Herbal Remedies

Diets never work? It’s not your fault: You may just need to eat ice cream instead, as new research shows we all get slim with different foods

Standard dietary advice is that some #foods are fattening and some aren’tBut study finds people’s bodies react very differently to the same foods Remarkable findings made by researchers at Weizmann Institute in Tel Aviv Most people find most #diets don’t #work for them. That’s why the diet industry is so ...

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Blackcurrants may lower diabetes risk

Researchers carried out study at the University of Aberdeen Believe that antioxidants in the fruit affect how body breaks down carbs ‘Reduce amount of sugar that ends up in the bloodstream after eating’ Can eating #blackcurrants cut the #risk of #diabetes in people who are overweight? That’s the thinking behind ...

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Alzheimer’s ’cause’ discovered: Poisonous algae found in UK freshwater lakes and reservoirs could be fuelling dementia epidemic afflicting one million people

It is the first direct evidence that a chemical, produced by #algae, might be linked to devastating brain conditions Scientists have #discovered the toxin in seafood and plants, through which it is feared it is entering the food chain Researchers highlighted a growing body of evidence that the toxin, named ...

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How frying is ‘HEALTHIER than boiling

#Frying vegetables in extra virgin olive oil increases antioxidants in them Transfers phenols from the oil to the vegetables during cooking process Phenols and antioxidants are thought to help prevent #cancer and diabetes Experts warn frying does increase calorie content, at the same time Budding chefs eager to cook up ...

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Ginger: The Superman Against Breast Cancer

The Biological Sciences Department, Faculty of Sciences at the King Abdul Aziz University in Saudi Arabia conducted a research on the #ginger plant (also known as Zingiber officinale) and observed that its extract can inhibit growth and proliferation of #breast #cancer cells. Unlike traditional anticancer treatment, normal cells are not ...

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Fenugreek Boosts Female Sex Drive

Not in the mood? An extract from the herb #fenugreek may actually help. While most of us are familiar with those “blue pill” ads targeted to males experiencing “Low-T”, #female sex #drive – or a lack of it – has received far less attention. Interestingly enough, a recent study from ...

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Scotland could add folic acid to flour

#Scotland is considering whether to add #folic #acid to #flour as concern mounts that there #could be an increase in birth defects while the Westminster government delays a decision. Any move by Scotland could lead to folic acid being added to flour-based products UK-wide, as this would be the easiest ...

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Could BAKING SODA save your life?

Compound in #baking #soda – bicarbonate – reduces early death, study found Baking soda – or sodium bicarbonate – helps regulate pH levels People with low bicarbonate levels have 24% higher risk of early death They should eat fruits or vegetables to get more bicarbonate, scientists say Many of us ...

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Sleeping in on weekends may help reduce diabetes risk

(Reuters Health) – Getting too little sleep during the week can increase some #risk factors for #diabetes, but #sleeping late on #weekends might #help improve the picture, a small U.S. study suggests. Researchers conducted a sleep experiment with 19 healthy young men and found just four nights of sleep deprivation ...

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