All news articles for June 16, 2014

“New dietary approaches always take a while to gain total acceptance in the scientific community,

Carbohydrates may offer IBS relief: Nutritional expert

By Nicola Cottam

Reducing consumption of carbohydrate foods containing naturally occurring fibres and sugars may offer almost 'instant' relief from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to nutrition consultant.

 There is little evidence to support most probiotics health claims, says the UK's National Health Service (NHS).

"There's likely to be a huge difference between the pharmaceutical-grade probiotics that show promise in clinical trials and the 'probiotic' yoghurts and supplements sold in shop": NHS

NHS probiotics advice 'flagrant understatement': ISAPP

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Probiotics association says the UK's updated National Health Service (NHS) advice on probiotics underestimates the potential health benefits of probiotics outside the digestive tract. 

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