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Rhodiola reduces mild anxiety and stress in students

Daily supplementation with Rhodiola rosea extract may help us cope with stress as well as improve other symptoms associated with mild anxiety, according to a new study from the UK.

27 June, 2016

Low fat chocolate more hype than help?

Scientists have shown that bombarding chocolate with electricity can lead to a reduction of fat content in the finished bar – but is fat really the problem with chocolate?

21 June, 2016

A dull, dirty workplace can affect brain function

New research has shown that both a lack of stimulation in the workplace and a dirty working environment can have a long-term effect on the brain health of employees.

20 June, 2016

Yoga & meditation could reduce dementia risk

Over just 12 weeks, a combination of yoga and meditation has been found to improve brain connections, boosting verbal and visual-spatial memory for older adults.

1 June, 2016

Ashwagandha supplement improves men’s muscle strength

For men engaged in strength training, supplements of ashwagandha root extract may help improve muscle strength, size, and recovery.

1 June, 2016

Higher omega-3 consumption could cut EU healthcare costs by billions

Supplementing with just 1000mg omega-3 daily could lower heart disease risk and cut healthcare costs across Europe by billions each year.

31 May, 2016

Risks may outweigh benefits with sugar substitutes

New evidence suggests that the bacteria in the gut may be able to break down artificial sweeteners, resulting in negative health effects.

26 May, 2016

Menopause symptoms respond to acupuncture

Acupuncture treatments can reduce the number of hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause by as much as 36%, according to a new study.

25 May, 2016

Are low-fat diets a health time-bomb?

Urging people to follow low-fat diets and to lower their cholesterol is having “disastrous health consequences”, a health charity has warned.

24 May, 2016

Low-sodium diets may not benefit everyone

New evidence suggests that many of us in the West worry needlessly about salt intake and that current recommendations to lower sodium intake may do more harm than good.

24 May, 2016