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June 2017

Magnesium helps maintain bone health

Whether through diet or supplementation, new studies show that getting enough magnesium is important to maintain healthy bones.

28 June, 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

Want to be smarter? Put your phone away

New research has shown that just having a mobile phone in the same room as you is an unconscious distraction that can interfere with your ability to think and retain data.

27 June, 2017

African plant extract shows promise as Alzheimer’s treatment

A plant extract used for centuries in traditional medicine in Nigeria could form the basis of a new drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease, according to UK researchers

22 June, 2017

Juice fast helps promote weight loss

New evidence shows that fruit and vegetable juices contain a variety of beneficial substances that can feed good bacteria in the gut which are associated with healthy metabolism.

20 June, 2017

Acupuncture delivers fast pain relief in an emergency

New data from Australia shows that acupuncture can be used in hospital emergency departments for fast pain relief that is as effective as conventional drugs.

19 June, 2017

Natural compounds in fruits and herbs halt prostate cancer

Encouraging news during International Men’s Health Week; laboratory experiments have shown that anti-inflammatory chemicals found naturally in foods have the power to halt the growth of prostate cancer cells.

16 June, 2017

Broccoli could be a secret weapon against diabetes

Concentrated broccoli sprout extract may help people with type 2 diabetes manage their blood sugar, according to a new study.

15 June, 2017

Air pollution link to measles outbreaks revealed

New evidence from China suggests that when it comes to measles outbreaks levels of air pollution, and their effect on immunity, may be influential.

14 June, 2017

Magnesium has anti-inflammatory effects

According to a new analysis, supplementing with magnesium could help reduce inflammation which, if left unchecked, can lead to diabetes, heart disease, immune dysfunction, depression and more.

12 June, 2017