In this section you can find some reliable nutritional News about Food Supplements. Please before beginning a nutritional program see your specialist.
Get a Better Gut Feeling
Get a Better Gut Feeling According to a recent survey of 500 people, one in ten Britons suffer from heartburn, indigestion, constipation, diarrhoea or abdominal pains almost every day. Here we look at just a few areas of digestive health and highlight how you can successfully use supplements in practice. Peppermint Oil Peppermint has a […]
Calcium intake in women on low fat diets
263 female subjects in New Zealand were recruited to investigate the possibility that low fat diets (recommended in the treatment of high blood fats and obesity) were often deficient in calcium. It was seen that the intake of calcium was similar in both the control group and the ‘dieters’, however the mean calcium intake (754mg […]
Healthy Skin From Within (by Sherryl Mason)
A good skin is something that many of us strive for, because a youthful complexion is associated with health, vitality and even success! Many skincare companies now concentrate their promotions on the “Thirty Somethings”, recognising that nowadays more mature women expect to retain their looks for longer. As we live longer, however, so our skin […]
Vitamin E brings HEART
An important medical study by a team at the clinical school at the University of Cambridge and Papworth Hospital has confirmed that vitamin E dramatically reduces the risk of heart attacks. Vitamin E is reputedly a beneficial element in the Mediterranean diet and supposedly responsible for lowering the risk of heart disease. Cambridge scientists, Professor […]
How Healthy is a Vegetarian diet? (by Sarah Tooley)
Over 1.5 million people in Britain are vegetarian and a further 1.5 million avoid all red meat. Many are opting instead for a wide range of different foods including some of the novel protein sources on offer such as tofu, quorn (myco-protein) etc. Analysing the nutritional status of this group, be they lactovegetarian, demi-vegetarian or […]
Bromelain and its application in respiratory diseases
Bromelain is an enzyme that is obtained from the stem of fresh pineapple. Its best known properties are as a digestive aid and as an accelerator in the healing of sprains and sports sprains.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS )
Earlier last year we heard about the calming effect of turmeric root extract on typical IBS symptoms such as frequent diarrhea and flatulence.
Combined use of Glucosamine and Methylsulfonylmethane (MSM) in Osteoarthritis
A study conducted on more than 100 patients on the combined therapy of glucosamine and MSM demonstrates its efficacy in the treatment of osteoarthritis joint pain.
Early Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease
Trials involving Ginkgo biloba have demonstrated its usefulness in the treatment of a wide range of health conditions including macular degeneration, intermittent claudication and resistant depression. In this particular study, 40 patients diagnosed with senile dementia of the Alzheimer type received 80mg of gingko biloba three times daily for three months. The SKT test was […]