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A study from Columbia has linked vitamin D deficiency with childhood obesity.
Daily consumption of dried apple has been shown to help weight loss and improve levels of cholesterol and inflammatory markers in post-menopausal women.
A supplement containing a mix of essential fatty acids has been shown to significantly reduce the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS), by a Brazilian team.
The antibacterial effects of honey have long been recognised in traditional medicine. A new UK study has found that medical grade manuka honey can hamper the attachment of bacteria to tissues, which is an essential step in the initiation of bacterial infection.
The children of mothers who drink milk containing a probiotic supplement during and after pregnancy have a significantly lower risk of developing eczema, according to a Norwegian study.
A probiotic supplement has been shown to significantly relieve the symptoms of infantile colic, compared to placebo.
Drinking several cups of tea daily can cut your risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) by more than a third, according to Dutch researchers.
A systematic review by British authors has concluded that eating a diet rich in green leafy vegetables may lower the risk of developing type-2 diabetes. Combining the results of six studies (a total of more than 220,000...
Postmenopausal women who take fish oil supplements may reduce their breast cancer risk, suggests an American study. The Vitamins and Lifestyle (VITAL) cohort study followed 35,016 postmenopausal women (50 to 76 years), who were...
A new systematic review refutes the association between dietary saturated fat intake and increased risk of developing coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, and cardiovascular disease (CVD). The paper by American authors identified...