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24-hour fast could help reverse gut problems

New research has discovered that fasting boosts the regeneration of the stem cells in our intestines, potentially aiding recovery from gastrointestinal infections or other conditions that affect the gut.

9 May, 2018

Vitamin D deficiency link to metabolic syndrome

Vitamin D deficiency could raise the risk of metabolic syndrome among postmenopausal women, according to a recent study.

23 January, 2018

Ashwagandha normalises thyroid function

Ashwagandha root can normalise thyroid hormone levels in hypothyroid individuals and also maintain normal thyroid function in healthy people, according to new research.

1 November, 2017

Spirulina has anti-fatigue benefits, study shows

Supplementing with spirulina may increase people’s ability to resist mental and physical fatigue in both the short- and long-term, according to new preliminary data.

27 September, 2016

Tea and grape compounds could help burn fat

New evidence suggests that antioxidant polyphenols from grapes and green tea could help the body burn fat more efficiently.

12 July, 2016
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More cheese? Dairy foods boost metabolic health, study shows

Dairy foods – a little, not a lot – can have beneficial effects on rates of diabetes, and on the risk of stroke and heart disease, according to new studies

17 September, 2014
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Stressed? Depressed? Stay away from high fat meals!

Eating a high fat meal when you are stressed – even if it contains ‘healthy’ fats – can significantly slow your metabolism down, say scientists

17 July, 2014
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Stress makes the health effects of bad food even worse

A high stress lifestyle and a junk food diet are a dangerous combination that substantially raises your risk of metabolic syndrome

30 April, 2014
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Low diversity of gut bacteria linked to heart disease, obesity

Taking care of your gut, by ensuring a rich diversity of healthy bacteria, could help fight off diabetes and heart disease

3 September, 2013
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Hypothyroidism risk higher in women exposed to PFCs

Widespread exposure to perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) from carpets, cookware, stain resistant fabrics, paper coatings and cosmetics raises the risk of disrupted thyroid function

13 August, 2013