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 →

DADS !!!!!! WHAT YOU EAT IS VITALLY IMPORTANT

Sperm carries information about dad’s weight There is increasing evidence that parents’ lifestyle and the environment they inhabit even long before they have children may influence the health of their offspring. A study led by researchers from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, reveals that a man’s weight affects the heritable information.. read more →

Do you suffer from an Auto Immune Disease?

  Auto immune diseases include rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, lupus, psoriasis, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, Grave’s disease, Hasimotos, etc.  A recent study showed that Dietary fats impact the severity and duration of autoimmune flare-ups. They found that long-chain fatty acids, from dairy, meat and vegetable oils and coconut oil promoted the development and release of.. read more →

Weight loss, exercise improve fertility in women with polycystic ovary syndrome

Weight loss, exercise improve fertility in women with polycystic ovary syndrome Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common cause of female infertility. A recent study examined the differences in pregnancy outcomes among 149 women with PCOS who either (1) took birth control pills, (2) underwent lifestyle modification or (3) a combination of the two.. read more →

EATING FISH MAY PROTECT AGAINST DEPRESSION

  Fish is rich in multiple beneficial nutrients, including n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, high-quality protein, vitamins, and minerals. Significant Protective Effect of fish consumption on depression was found in an analysis of 26 studies involving 150,278 participants. Ten studies were conducted in Europe, seven in North America, four in Asia, three in Oceania, and two.. read more →

EAT YOUR PROTEIN AND VEG BEFORE CARBS TO HELP KEEP BLOOD SUGAR IN CHECK

Protein and veg before carbs helps keep blood sugar in check The order in which we eat food could play a vital role in how our bodies manage post-meal blood sugar and insulin levels. A study, published in Diabetes Care, tested the effect of food order using a typical Western meal – incorporating vegetables, protein,.. read more →

Processed Meats And Male Fertility

    PROCESSED MEATS MAY AFFECT MALE FERTILITY Men who ate the least amount of processed meat had a 28 percent higher rate of fertilization during IVF compared to those who ate the most  Those who ate the most poultry (and presumably less processed meats and possibly overall healthier diet) had a 13 percent higher.. read more →

DO YOU WANT TO PREVENT LAST MINUTE WINTER COLDS?

A key set of immune cells that protect the body from infection would be lost without directions provided by vitamin A. It is known that vitamin A deficiencies lead to increased susceptibility to disease A large percentage of immune cells are concentrated in the intestines.  This is important because these tissues are the point of.. read more →

DO YOU SUFFER FROM RECURRENT URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS?

    Garlic extract may be an effective weapon against multi-drug resistant strains of pathogenic bacteria associated with urinary tract infections (UTI), according to a recent study. In this study, the team found that 56% of 166 bacteria strains isolated from the urine of people with UTI showed a high degree of resistance to antibiotics… read more →