Research Shows a Lower Protein Diet Could Be the Key to Healthier Eating Habits

By The European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN) July 18, 2022 By the time they were 18 months old, infants who began receiving taster portions of the new Nordic diet were eating 46% more vegetables than those who were fed a conventional diet. Introducing infants and toddlers to a lower-protein Nordic-style diet … Read more

Why you have nasty stomach issues months after suffering covid

A nutritionist has revealed why people are continuing to suffer from nasty stomach issues months after recovering from Covid – and the easy ways to get your digestive health back on track. Australian nutritionist  Lee Holmes said she’s seen many patients visit her clinic with lingering gut issues after having Covid including bloating, reflux and flatulence … Read more

‘Is Wordle a form of brain training? The answer’s no’

The big question is: do such puzzles or “brain training” games work? The evidence is, unhelpfully, confusing. Along with many of its other tips, Dementia UK emphasises that “taking part in hobbies, learning a new language, knitting, puzzles and listening to music… will stimulate different areas of the brain and help with attention and concentration”. … Read more

Covid vaccine protection ‘short lived,’ booster doses essential, study confirms

Protection offered by Covid-19 vaccines against infection with the novel coronavirus is “short-lived,” according to a new study that says up-to-date booster doses are essential for “dependable” immune defense against the virus. The findings, published last week in the journal PNAS, provide additional evidence that booster vaccination is a crucial approach towards the curtailment of … Read more

Why a hormone imbalance could be the cause of your unruly hair

There are two main types of HRT: bio-identical hormones, which replace the exact molecular structure of the hormones we produce naturally, and synthetic ones. “If you use bio-identical HRT, especially oestrogen, this will improve hair growth and stimulate it to support blood vessels, so good blood supply gets to the scalp, and the result is … Read more

Nordic Walking Improves Quality of Life, Depression, and Functional Capacity

Nordic walking, also known as pole walking, requires more effort to be applied to the poles with each step than conventional walking does. Upper body muscles are stimulated more during Nordic walking than they are during regular walking, which may cause considerable increases in heart rate at a given speed. When compared to walking without … Read more

Eight benefits of prebiotics | Live Science

When it comes to gut health, there’s a lot of hype about probiotics – but what about the benefits of prebiotics? Research on prebiotics is expanding rapidly, but studies show promising results. By consuming prebiotic foods, you may reduce your chance of developing chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes.  So what exactly are prebiotics? Prebiotics … Read more

‘Gout is like having a foot full of glass shards’

Sue McDonagh has had ovarian cancer, two replacement hips and a heart attack. But nothing, she claims, has come close to the excruciating pain she experienced from 10 years of living with gout. “It’s like having a foot full of glass shards and every time you stand on it, you’re in agony,” explains McDonagh, 64, … Read more