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August 2017

Mindfulness can help heavy drinkers cut back

Brief training in mindfulness strategies could help heavy drinkers of alcohol curb their tendency to respond reflexively to the urge to drink.

25 August, 2017

Unique ‘sugars’ in breastmilk help babies fight disease

Human breastmilk contains unique sugars which, scientists have discovered, have potent antimicrobial properties against bacteria that can harm infants.

25 August, 2017

Burned out? Rhodiola could help

A herbal remedy, used for centuries in traditional Eastern European folk medicine, has been shown to quickly help relieve multiple symptoms of ‘burn out’.

23 August, 2017

Collagen supplement helps strengthen nails

In a small trial women found that a daily supplement of collagen peptides could help strengthen nails and significantly reduce the level of breakage.

22 August, 2017

Multivitamins really do help prevent nutrient shortfalls

New data supports a view, long held by nutritionists, that a daily multivitamin and mineral supplement may be our best form of health insurance.

21 August, 2017

Mixed carotenoids could help tackle obesity in kids

Supplementing with a mixture of carotenoids and vitamin E could help overweight children manage their weight more effectively.

16 August, 2017

Almonds help clear cholesterol from the blood

A daily almond snack not only increases levels of ‘good’ HDL cholesterol, it makes it more active, helping to reduce overall levels of cholesterol in the body.

14 August, 2017

Yoga keeps your brain going strong

Regular practice of yoga can improve the structure of areas of the brain associated with attention and memory, suggesting that yoga could help protect against cognitive decline in old age.

14 August, 2017

Nettle plant extract protects skin from photo-ageing

A member of the nettle family, Urtica thunbergiana, or Japanese nettle, has been show to boost collagen and help prevent skin-ageing associated with UVB exposure.

11 August, 2017

Loneliness could cut your life expectancy

In many nations around the world people are facing a ‘loneliness epidemic’ which raises the risk of premature death as much as factors such as obesity.

9 August, 2017