A new test is being developed to allow oat and barley breeders to
detect high levels of beta-glucans, cell wall plant components
which have been shown to have reduce the risk of heart disease in
Consumption of cocoa rich in flavonols, a sub-group of naturally
occurring flavonoids, may be associated with the modulation of
nitric oxide, according to new research from a team of scientists
at Brigham and Women's Hospital...
The National Heart Forum (NHF) in UK yesterday launched a new
programme called young@heart, offering a number of recommendations
promoting an active lifestyle and a diet low in fat and rich in
fruit and vegetables for the nation's...
This month saw the first annual workshop of the Food, GI-tract
Functionality and Human Health Cluster (PROEUHEALTH), a grouping of
64 research partners from 16 European countries working together to
obtain greater knowledge of the...
Scientists in Wales have new evidence that confirms the long-held
belief that cod liver oil is good for the joints. The Cardiff-based
researchers say taking a cod-liver oil supplement could delay or
even reverse the damage done to...
Natural health researchers and providers in the US have expressed
their concern over the results of a recent study on hormone
replacement therapy. They are urging women to look for safe,
natural alternatives to HRT.