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People with – or at risk of – type-2 diabetes may need more vitamin D

Two new studies show that people who have, or are at risk of, diabetes may need more vitamin D to stay healthy and keep inflammation at bay.

20 April, 2018

Lutein gives a boost to IQ and creative thinking

Lutein is recognised as a vision-boosting vitamin – but a new study suggests what’s good for the eyes may also be good for your brain power.

16 April, 2018

Vitamin D improves mental health in women with type-2 diabetes

Recent research suggests that a high weekly dose of vitamin D could improve depression and anxiety among women with type 2 diabetes.

19 March, 2018

Vitamin E could protect against gallstones

In a new study, individuals with the highest blood levels of vitamin E had the lowest risk of developing gallstones.

20 February, 2018

Study finds heart protective effects of sea buckthorn

A new review suggests that supplementing with nutrient- and antioxidant-rich sea buckthorn oil could help protect against heart disease.

5 February, 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

Turmeric shows benefits in lowering LDL cholesterol

Pooled evidence from several trials suggests that regularly consuming turmeric, or its active constituent curcumin, could help lower some of the risk factors for heart disease.

19 January, 2018

Melatonin – more than just a sleep remedy?

New evidence suggests that the hormone, known for its benefits in resetting the body clock and aiding sleep, may also have applications in diseases like Alzheimer’s.

16 January, 2018

Daily probiotic improves acne-prone skin

New research suggests that supplementing with the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus​ SP1 may work at the genetic level to improve the appearance of adult acne.

12 January, 2018

Pycnogenol acts directly on painful joints

A natural extract from French Maritime Pine bark exerts its anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effect on joints by being directly absorbed into the synovial fluid, new research shows.

12 October, 2017