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Curcumin
06 October 2021

Bioavailability-enhanced curcumin has greatest effect on inflammation

Australian researchers systematically reviewed the research on the effects of various curcumin formulations on circulating inflammatory markers, with very positive results.

Vitamin D’s vital role in pain modulation
23 September 2021

Vitamin D’s vital role in pain modulation

Chronic pain is now the leading cause of disease burden globally(1). Around 20% of those suffering pain, derive no benefit from analgesics with most current treatment protocols managing, not curing, ...

Unhealthy, ultraprocessed foods now make up nearly 70% of children’s and teens diets
09 September 2021

Unhealthy, ultraprocessed foods now make up nearly 70% of children’s and teens diets

Twenty years of nationally represented dietary data on US youths has found that ultraprocessed foods consistently comprise the majority of their total energy intake. Childhood obesity rates have steadily risen ...

Women’s risk of heart disease reduced in first-ever Dietary Portfolio study
26 August 2021

Women’s risk of heart disease reduced in first-ever Dietary Portfolio study

Promising findings from the Women’s Health Initiative study showed higher adherence to a plant-based Portfolio Diet was associated with lower risk of cardiovascular disease, coronary heart disease and heart failure ...

Telomere related ageing – key role for health professionals
16 August 2021

Telomere related ageing – key role for health professionals

How we can influence the ageing process at the chromosomal level by maintaining the length of our telomeres, health professionals are pivotal in providing appropriate information on healthy ageing to ...

Five facts you need to know about telomeres
12 August 2021

Five facts you need to know about telomeres

Key points from a review on telomere length and ageing suggesting that nutrition and lifestyle factors have a role to play in maintaining telomere length and therefore modulate the ageing ...

Fish oil for focus; curcumin for cognition
26 July 2021

Fish oil for focus; curcumin for cognition

With evidence suggesting a 74 percent increase in dementia if overweight or obese at middle-age, supplementation with fish oil and curcumin could counteract cognitive decline, especially in men.

Coffee – the healthy plant food, but not the caffeine
22 July 2021

Coffee – the healthy plant food, but not the caffeine

Results of a review have found the health benefits of coffee maybe due to several of its constituents that have potent antioxidant effects rather than caffeine.