Antioxidant

A Cambridge based biotechnology company, Lycotec, has developed a process which makes drugs more easily delivered into the body and absorbed into the liver. The process? Mix it with chocolate! Lycotec identified that patients fail to regularly take their medication over long periods of time and saw the potential to mix them with chocolate to […]

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Rosehips For The Heart

by on March 1, 2012

Overweight patients who took rose hip powder every day for six weeks saw significant improvements in their blood pressure and cholesterol levels. This study was reported in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (EJCN). Though rose hips are known for their vitamin C content they are also thought to have a powerful anti-inflammatory effect too. […]

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Eggs Don’t Raise Cholesterol

by on November 28, 2011

There are a lot of authorities who say that the old advice that eggs raise the body’s cholesterol is pure unproven nonsense. The latest research from the University of Alberta in Canada confirms this view. In fact, Jianpint Wu, who led the research team, tells us that not only are eggs an excellent source of […]

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This time of year many people feel deflated, lacking in energy and tired after the festive season. The winter weather and dark nights drawing in can also add to a low mood and feeling of lethargy. January is also the time of year when people think they should start a diet after over indulging at […]

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