CRAVINGS FOR HIGH-CALORIE FOODS MAY BE SWITCHED OFF IN THE BRAIN BY NEW SUPPLEMENT

CRAVINGS FOR HIGH-CALORIE FOODS MAY BE SWITCHED OFF IN THE BRAIN BY NEW SUPPLEMENT Eating INULIN, a type of powdered food supplement, based on a molecule produced by bacteria in the gut, reduces cravings for high-calorie foods such as chocolate, cake and pizza, a new study suggests. Scientists from Imperial College London and the University.. read more →

Anti-Aging Compound That Humans Get From Eating Pomegranates

A team of Swiss scientists from Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) have just discovered a potential key to rejuvenation called urolithin A (UA). But pomegranates don’t produce the molecule on their own. After eating the fruit, a natural substance within the fruit, called ellagitannins, are broken down by the intestinal bacterial in the stomach,.. read more →

Dad’s Role in Baby’s Health Very Important

Dad’s Role in Baby’s Health Very Important New research shows that a man’s age and lifestyle may have a significant effect on his children’s health — well before they are born. A study at Georgetown University, looked at dozens of studies on dads’ and children’s health. The research suggests that paternal age, diet and lifestyle can.. read more →

COULD VITAMIN DEFICIENCIES BE CONTRIBUTING TO YOUR MIGRAINES?

According to a recent study, it was discovered that vitamin B6, B12, and folic acid supplements cause a two-fold reduction in migraines over a six-month period. Previous research has pointed out that migraine attacks can be avoided by consumption of high doses of B2 (riboflavin). Moreover, levels of homocysteine production can be increased by some.. read more →

SAFFRON improves symptoms of depression and anxiety

Saffron is a beautiful and aromatic plant Saffron and particularly its constituent crocin have been shown to affect dopamine, norepinephrine, and serotonin levels in the brain. A recent study demonstrates that crocin tablets given with SSRIs lead to a greater improvement in symptoms of depression and anxiety when compared to SSRIs alone. Crocin’s role in.. read more →

ARE YOU STRESSED AND ANXIOUS?

Historically Rhodiola rosea has been used for reducing symptoms of fatigue, and stress related symptoms such as depression and anxiety. Adding to a long traditional history of use, there is considerable scientific study showing the effectiveness of Rhodiola for both mild and severe anxiety, and for generalized anxiety disorder. Rhodiola can also increase stamina, improve.. read more →

DO YOU HAVE PANIC ATTACKS?

You may be low in Vitamin B6 and Iron levels A human scientific study from Japan has found significant correlation between panic / anxiety attacks and  vitamin B6 and iron levels in the blood. B vitamins in general are associated with better mental health. Other symptoms of vitamin B deficiency may include agoraphobia, anxiety, fatigue, irritability,.. read more →

NEED HELP WITH LOSING WEIGHT?

Need help with losing weight? Get smaller plates and put them on a big table Obvious – and it works Certain kitchen tables and plates may trick your mind into eating less. A team of food scientists from Cornell Food & Brand Lab set out to discover if table and plate size could influence a person’s calorie intake… read more →

Do you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome? – you may be deficient in Vitamin D

The majority of people living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) could well be deficient in vitamin D, severely affecting their quality of life, a study has found. Tests revealed that vitamin D deficiency was high across different IBS symptoms: 81.8% of those with IBS with constipation, 70% of IBS with diarrhoea and 81.6% of IBS.. read more →

ANTIBIOTICS DISRUPT GUT FLORA FOR A YEAR

New evidence  has reinforced the need for probiotic supplementation in those recently prescribed antibiotics,finding that even a single course of antibiotics can disrupt the microbiome for up to a year after administration.     When assessing the impact of four different types of antibiotics researchers found that all of them significantly altered the oral microbiome for.. read more →