DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Can eating too much be a sign your body lacks nutrients?


[ad_1] For most people, the past 12 months have been really tough, but some businesses have thrived — it seems 2020 was a fantastic year for supplement manufacturers, with nearly £500 million in UK sales, up a record 14 per cent compared with 2019. We swallowed their products in record numbers partly because we’re all […]

Should you ignore the food traffic lights?


[ad_1] You see them on food packets — red, amber and green colours that are supposed to depict whether the food you are putting in your basket is healthy — or not. Introduced in 2013 by the Food Standards Agency, the traffic light colours are assigned for levels of fat, saturated fat, sugar and salt. […]

Poor iodine levels in women pose risks to fetal intellectual development in pregnancy — ScienceDaily


[ad_1] An increasing number of young women are at increased risk of having children born with impaired neurological conditions, due to poor iodine intake. Dietary changes, including a growing trend towards the avoidance of bread and iodised salt, as well as a reduced intake of animal products containing iodine can contribute to low iodine levels. […]

Can the new cheeses with added probiotics, protein and charcoal really be gouda for your health? 


[ad_1] Sales of cheese — one of the UK’s favourite comfort foods — were up by a massive 15 per cent at the height of the pandemic last year, according to market researcher Kantar.  While many of us find cheese delicious, it does tend to be packed with fat, calories and salt. So could one of […]

Eat your way to a dreamy sleep: The secret to a good night’s rest lies in the ‘brain’ in your gut


[ad_1] What you eat and when you eat it has an enormous effect on your body clock, your sleep and, by extension, how many years you will live.  By ‘eat’ we mean pretty much anything you take in — food, beverages, alcohol, caffeine, nicotine, medication, herbal remedies and supplements. Each play a role in either […]

New tablet promises to prevent AND treat crippling migraines


[ad_1] One of those involved in the rimegepant trials, Darlene LeBlanc, 63, describes how the drug was the first treatment she’d tried in over 40 years that worked well for her debilitating symptoms For almost three decades, Jennifer Farrington’s life had been dominated by migraines so bad that the GP had to go on sick […]

Her Legs Would Barely Follow Her Brain. Then She Saw Double.


[ad_1] But that strange walk, along with the symmetrical eye-muscle abnormality, suggested to Hoffman yet another diagnosis. The symptoms made up two-thirds of a triad that Hoffman had often observed and treated in his 20 years in the E.R. but had never seen quite so clearly. Called Wernicke’s encephalopathy, it is caused by a deficiency […]

Dietary folate, magnesium, and dairy products may all help stave off bowel cancer


[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Folate, magnesium, and dairy products may all help stave off bowel cancer, but there’s no evidence that garlic or onions, fish, tea or coffee protect against the disease, finds an overarching analysis of published pooled data analyses in the journal Gut. In the US alone around 1 in every 20 […]

Si të Hiqni Ujin e Tepërt nga Trupi – Zhdukni Ndjesinë e Fryrjes me Disa Hapa


[ad_1] Uji luan një rol kyç në organizmin e njeriut, pasi rreth 60% e trupit përbëhët nga kjo substancë. Në morinë e njerëzve që shqetësohen për peshën e tyre, janë edhe ata që përjetojnë ndjesinë e fryrjes dhe rëndesës. Fryrja e trupit mund të shkaktohet edhe nga sasia e tepërt e ujit që ndodhet në […]