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May 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

Hard water link to infant eczema

Living in a hard water area is associated with an up to 87% increased risk of eczema in very young children, according to a new study.

19 May, 2016

Yerba maté tea speeds muscle recovery post-exercise

New evidence suggests that yerba maté tea could help repair muscles and improve strength recovery immediately after eccentric exercise.

19 May, 2016

Study identifies the best foods for fighting inflammation

New research has shown that antioxidant polyphenols, derived from several everyday foods, may help reduce the chronic inflammation that contributes to many leading causes of death.

17 May, 2016

Tart cherry juice effectively lowers blood pressure

A daily ‘dose’ of tart cherry concentrate could significantly lower blood pressure as effectively as drugs according to fascinating new research.

16 May, 2016

Memory flagging? Kick your shoes off and run!

Running barefoot could benefit that part of our memories that helps guide our day to day decisions, according to new research.

12 May, 2016