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Tsinghua University in partnership with Blackmores Institute has released a new Green paper
05 December 2019

Mental Wellbeing of Chinese Career Women Green paper highlights a serious but ‘invisible’ issue

Tsinghua University in partnership with Blackmores Institute has released a new Green paper titled: 'Mental Wellbeing of Chinese Career Women'.

Omega-3 for cardiovascular health
04 December 2019

Omega-3 – high doses found to be anti-atherosclerotic

A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials has found that the anti-atherosclerotic effect of high-dose omega-3s is a potential mechanism behind the reduced cardiovascular outcomes demonstrated in the ...

Fiber intake predicts dietary adherence
03 December 2019

Fibre key to weight loss

Fibre may be the key to sticking with your calorie-restricted diet and losing weight according to new research published in The Journal of Nutrition.

B5 for wound healing
02 December 2019

Vitamin B5 – key roles in wound management

Vitamin B5 may play a key role in wound management, new research finds due to its dual roles in the healing process and immune system function.

Avocado for cardiovascular health
28 November 2019

An avocado a day decreases CVD risk factor

The old adage of ‘an apple a day’ may need an update with new research finding an avocado a day decreased oxidised low density lipoprotein which is associated with increased ...

Diet improves depression in young adults
26 November 2019

Diet improves depression in young adults

Changing your diet may have benefits not only for your waistline but also for your mental health according to results from a recently published Australian study.

Isoflavones relieve menopause symptoms
25 November 2019

Isoflavones relieve menopause symptoms

Women experiencing menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, may find relief by using isoflavones, results of a systematic review published in Nutrients, reports.

Probiotics series #3 - Conditions that will benefit
21 November 2019

Probiotics & the microbiome – roles in health and disease

In this third article in our microbiome and probiotics series we look at variations of the microbiome frequently seen in common health conditions and review the evidence to see which ...