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April 2017

Grape seed extract could calm gut inflammation

Proanthocyanidin-rich grape seed extract may help protect the gut from the damaging effects of a high-fat/high-carbohydrate Western diet, according to new research.

28 April, 2017

Fake it til you make it – how the placebo effect can mend broken hearts too

Sophisticated brain imagining suggests that doing anything that you believe will help you feel better can significantly increase your chances of getting over a broken heart.

28 April, 2017

Potential cancer benefits of a stimulating environment

Living in a stimulating environment has a wide range of mental health benefits – now research shows it may also have physical benefits, helping to speed wound healing and slow cancer.

26 April, 2017

Green tea drinkers have stronger bones

Regular consumption of green tea, which is rich in beneficial polyphenols, could help keep your bones stronger as you age, according to new Chinese research.

21 April, 2017

Elderberry extract aids blood sugar management

New research from Norway has shown that polyphenolic extracts from elderberries could help with blood glucose management.

20 April, 2017

Fibre feeds bacteria that help prevent diabetes

A fibre-rich diet can encourage the growth of a type of healthy gut bacteria which, in turn, produces a chemical that can help prevent diabetes.

18 April, 2017

Toxic sofas – the link with thyroid cancer

US scientists have discovered a link between the flame retardants used in furniture and a rise in the most common type of thyroid cancer.

11 April, 2017

Yoga brings benefits for ulcerative colitis

New research shows that for patients with ulcerative colitis, yoga practice can bring an increase in quality of life and reduce the activity of their disease.

10 April, 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

Common virus may be the trigger for celiac disease

Infection with a common but otherwise harmless virus, can trigger the immune system response to gluten that leads to celiac disease.

7 April, 2017