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Lutein supplements improve cognitive function
09 April 2020

Lutein supplements improve cognitive function

Lutein supplements found to benefit several functions in healthy adults including memory, inhibition and attention.

Singapore – CAM use in mental health
08 April 2020

Singapore – CAM use in mental health

Complementary and alternative medicine use more likely in Singapore among those with mental health concerns

Preconception nutrition improves foetal health
07 April 2020

Preconception nutrition improves foetal health

Improving maternal nutrition during preconception improves measures of foetal health

Dark chocolate improves verbal memory
02 April 2020

Dark chocolate improves verbal memory

Research finds that consuming 35g of 70% dark chocolate improves verbal memory in healthy young adults.

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30 March 2020

Medical students & nutritional care: attitudes and confidence

Medical students have limited confidence in delivering nutrition care and believe more education is needed.

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26 March 2020

Poor sleep linked to poor diet choices & CVD risk

Poor sleep linked to greater food intake, lower-quality diet, and increased cardiovascular disease risk.

Low vitamin D linked to back pain
24 March 2020

Low vitamin D linked to back pain

Low vitamin D levels linked to lower back pain and lumbar disc degeneration in postmenopausal women.

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23 March 2020

Ginkgo biloba: a role in managing metabolic syndrome?

New review finds that Ginkgo biloba has positive effects on different components of metabolic syndrome.