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Billberries, crabapples could help cut cholesterol

Two recent studies have shown that both bilberries and crabapples – fruits normally associated with foraging – have properties that can help the body maintain healthy cholesterol levels.

2 December, 2016

Lack of sleep ups men’s cancer risk

New evidence shows that men who have worked night shifts for more than 20 years, or who work night shifts without daytime napping, may have an increased risk of cancer.

2 December, 2016

Zinc protects against diabetes complications

Higher zinc levels in the blood may be linked to a lower risk of cardiovascular disease for those with diabetes, according to a new review.

30 November, 2016

Ashwagandha’s anti-ageing effects revealed

Supplements of Ashwagandha root extract may work at a genetic level to slow the cellular ageing process, new research reveals.

30 November, 2016

Tomato extract betters aspirin’s blood thinning effect

A proprietary tomato extract has been shown to thin blood – but less severely than aspirin and without typical worrying side-effects.

28 November, 2016

Hurrah! Chocolate eaters may have better brains

A little of what you fancy does do you good! A 30-year study is one of the first to link regular chocolate consumption over the long-term with better brain performance.

28 November, 2016

Yogic breathing – benefits for major depression

New evidence suggests that yogic breathing could help alleviate severe depression in people who don’t fully respond to conventional antidepressant treatments.

25 November, 2016

Dietary vitamin C protects against cataracts

A recent study of vitamin C for the prevention of cataracts shows that diet and lifestyle may play a greater role than genetics in maintaining lifelong eye health.

23 November, 2016

Fat cells help protect against breast cancer

Vigorous exercise can help reduce levels of hormones that encourage breast cancer to grow and may even work with conventional drugs in unexpected ways.

23 November, 2016

Can’t afford a vacation? Try meditation

Meditation can produce multiple beneficial changes, at a genetic level, and that these benefits are similar to those gained from taking restful luxury holiday.

21 November, 2016