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Vitamin supplements effective for fighting COVID-19

Vitamin supplements effective for fighting COVID-19

New findings have confirmed the efficacy of dietary vitamin supplements – including vitamin C and vitamin D – in helping the immune system fight...
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Looking to burn more calories? Then eat a big breakfast

Research finds that eating more at breakfast time instead of lunch and dinner could burn twice as many calories and help to prevent obesity New...
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Human breast milk found to enhance cognitive development in babies

New research suggests that a carbohydrate found in breast milk is shown to affect a baby’s neurodevelopment Previous animal studies have shown that the carbohydrate,...
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Coeliac disease: are biopsies needed for childhood diagnoses?  

Experts have issued new guidance to physicians on the diagnosis of coeliac disease in children The new guidance from the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and...
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Fat fighter: trials for obesity reversing drug underway

Research from the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Centre, have discovered a potential new drug that prevents obesity in mice. The researchers discovered that a receptor,...
The keto diet: how ‘cheat day’ can damage your body

The keto diet: how ‘cheat day’ can damage your body

The keto diet is gaining popularity due to its low carb count, but can it do damage to our bodies? The often embraced 'cheat day'...
Could the Monarch butterfly help us to understand seasonal depression?

Could the Monarch butterfly help us to understand seasonal depression?

New findings pave the way for understanding the mechanisms by which vitamin A operates in the brain. Understanding the findings to translate day length encoding...
Fewer food choices at high prices are impacting child health in Ethiopia

Fewer food choices at high prices are impacting child health in Ethiopia

Study find that the rural poor in Ethiopia usually live near lower-quality food markets that sell fewer food groups at high prices, adversely impacting...
Care home residents to get high-tech support for nutritional health

Care home residents to get high-tech support for nutritional health

Elderly residents at more than 100 care homes in Scotland are set to benefit from a high-tech nutritional health support. Developed by NHS Tayside in...
Is our nose to blame for junk food cravings after bad sleep?

Is our nose to blame for junk food cravings after bad sleep?

People who are sleep deprived tend to reach for doughnuts, fries and pizza – but why do we do this? A new Northwestern Medicine study,...
Urban gardens can help curb food insecurity and health problems

Urban gardens can help curb food insecurity and health problems

Food deserts are an increasingly recognised problem in the United States and a new study indicates urban and home gardens - combined with nutrition...
Eating mushrooms could lower risk of prostate cancer

Eating mushrooms could lower risk of prostate cancer

Results from the first long-term cohort study suggests an association between eating mushrooms and a lower risk of prostate cancer. The study on the consumption...

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