All news articles for March 2017

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Probiotics and memory: When conclusions can go too far

By Stephen Daniells

A recent rodent study indicated that a combination of probiotics may impair memory in healthy animals – conclusions that industry experts say go ‘a bit too far’, and are at odds with the totality of the evidence.

A higher intake of legumes - and in particular lentils - has been linked to a 35% reduction in type 2 diabetes risk.

Higher consumption slashes risk by 35%

Legumes linked to lower diabetes risk

By Nathan GRAY

A higher total intake of legumes is associated with a lower risk of type 2 diabetes by more than a third, the long-term PREDIMED trial had concluded.

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