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Household chemicals linked to chronic disease in men

Men regularly exposed to chemicals found in everyday plastics materials are at a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease, type-2 diabetes and high blood pressure.

14 July, 2017

Need calcium? Drink water!

Water is an effective natural source of easily absorbed calcium, and has the benefit of being calorie free – but beware claims that bottled water is ‘better’ for you.

13 July, 2017

More veggies, less meat protects against obesity

‘Flexitarian’ diets, which favour plant-based foods over meats, bring multiple health benefits including halving the risk of obesity and protection from early menopause, according to new studies.

27 June, 2017

Global survey shows we’re eating more packaged food

In spite of the evidence of its many benefits, fresh food is playing a smaller and smaller part in our diets, according to a new global survey.

10 April, 2017

Access to nature lowers rates of obesity and depression

A new review of hundreds of studies suggests that access to nature brings measurable health and wellbeing benefits and should be a fundamental right for everyone.

23 March, 2017

Does vitamin D deficiency play a role in metabolic syndrome?

A high fat diet alone may not be enough to cause metabolic syndrome, say scientists; but combined with vitamin D deficiency it could raise our risk for diabetes, heart disease and more.

23 January, 2017

Sugar a big problem in packaged foods

Added sugar in processed foods is a worldwide problem and a new survey has found that even so called healthy foods like granola bars or yoghurt can be full of it.

19 January, 2017

Glyphosate herbicide causes liver damage

Newly published evidence shows that at levels many thousands of times below what regulators consider ‘safe’ glyphosate can trigger liver disease.

10 January, 2017

Study finds toxins lurking in ‘safe’ GMO foods

They may look the same but, according to a new study, GMO corn and non-GMO corn are definitely not the same – and the GMO version could be very bad for our health.

20 December, 2016

Water study challenges 8-glasses-a-day rule

Study shows that if you drink too much water your brain makes swallowing harder – helping maintain a tightly calibrated water balance in the body.

24 October, 2016