Better health with natural & lifestyle medicine

You can enhance your health, prevent illness, and, in some cases, reverse disease with nutrition and lifestyle medicine [1]. In fact, one study found that a healthy lifestyle (not smoking, regular exercise, eating a healthy diet, and maintaining a healthy weight) prevented 93% of diabetes, 81% of heart attacks, 50% of strokes, and 36% of all cancers [2]. And these same lifestyle changes can extend our health-span and improve wellness [3].

Personalised nutrition and lifestyle medicine are emerging as important ways to improve health and wellbeing [4]. Our individual state of health is dependent on the dynamic function of our bodies systems and their response to our internal and external environment [5]. Improving our physiological function with lifestyle changes can sometimes be superior to drug treatments for optimising health [6,7].

Advances in science are informing practical, personalised, and preventative health care that optimises wellness with nutrition and lifestyle medicine [8,9]. Food supplements, herbs, and other natural products are also of growing interest as evidence-based ways to improve health and wellbeing [10]. And social, environmental, and planetary health are powerful determinants of our own health [11]. Stay connected with scientificwellness.com for new research in natural and lifestyle medicine. 

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Digestive enzymes for functional dyspepsia
Posted on Tue, 30 Oct 18

Digestive enzymes for functional dyspepsia

Digestive enzyme supplements may be an effective way to relieve functional dyspepsia, according to a new study that builds on previous clinical research.

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Turmeric changes the microbiome
Posted on Tue, 30 Oct 18

Turmeric changes the microbiome

Curcumin and turmeric change the gut microbiome, according to the first human clinical study investigating such effects. This discovery may help explain the turmeric paradox: efficacy despite poor bioavailability.

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