Leeks and chives fight stomach cancer
Allium vegetables such as garlic, onions, leeks, and chives
have been shown to have beneficial effects against several
diseases, including cancer.
Antioxidants and zinc combo aids AMD
A combination of antioxidants and zinc could delay the progression
of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and vision loss.
High protein diet a foe, not a friend
High-protein diets have no proven effectiveness in long-term weight
reduction and pose potential health threats for those who adhere to
them for more than a short time.
Soft drinks and dental cavities, new research
Age and income have a stronger influence on the advent of dental
cavities among teenagers and young adults than soft drink
Fat to beat stress
Long-term stresses can be dealt easily with proper nutrition and
exercise, according to a study conducted by a University nutrition
and food professor, HealthWorld reports.
Lime juice to prevent kidney stones
If you have kidney stones, a glass of fresh lime juice each day
could be the answer, a report in the Jakarta Post highlights
No more than 4 cups of coffee per day for pregnant women
Pregnant women should limit their intake of caffeine to less than
the equivalent of four average cups of coffee a day according to
new advice published by the UK Food Standards Agency(FSA) this
Iron supplements label-truth tested
Seventeen out of nineteen iron products tested passed on all parameters, ConsumerLab.com, an independent evaluator of dietary supplements and nutrition products, claimed this week.
Nutrition and weight control roundtable
Canadian nutritional bar company Stella Pharmaceutical announced on
Wednesday the U.S. launch of Nutribar, a meal replacement bar
Dietary supplement helps hot flushes
The dietary supplement Promensil may reduce hot flushing in
menopausal women, new evidence suggests.
Omega to soothe migraines
Migraine, a common severe headache that afflicts our society, may
be soothed by omega-3 fatty acids.
Onions to help the heart, more evidence
More evidence to support the view that the dietary intake of onions
is of benefit to cardiovascular health and may inhibit human
platelet aggregation was released recently following research by
One million UK children to eat free fruit
A million infant school children in England will get free fruit
Byrne visits US to discuss GM food
David Byrne, European Commissioner for Consumer and Health
Protection is on an official visit to the United States from 7 to
12 October to discuss biotechnology and public health issues.
Dietary fibre and insulin - data analysed
Scientists in the United States recently investigated a variety of
new information on the mechanisms that mediate insulin's biological
actions and, in particular, examined the effects of dietary
carbohydrates on insulin sensitivity.