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Carrageenan: food additive linked to diabetes
Posted on Mon, 3 Sep 18

Carrageenan: food additive linked to diabetes

Carrageenan is a common food additive, despite being linked to adverse health effects. A carrageenan-free diet significantly improved blood glucose metabolism in people with early stage diabetes.

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Bugs for bugs? Edible insects as prebiotics
Posted on Mon, 3 Sep 18

Bugs for bugs? Edible insects as prebiotics

Edible insects are emerging as a sustainable, eco-friendly alternative to meat, but health effects beyond basic nutritional value has not been documented. In a novel exploratory study edible crickets were found to have significant prebiotic effects.

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Do probiotics cause ‘brain fog?’
Posted on Mon, 3 Sep 18

Do probiotics cause ‘brain fog?’

A widely reported study has been said to prove that probiotics are linked to adverse effects such as digestive problems and brain fog, but the research had important flaws.

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Low acetyl-l-carnitine: a biomarker for depression
Posted on Mon, 3 Sep 18

Low acetyl-l-carnitine: a biomarker for depression

Identifying low levels of the amino acid acetyl-l-carnitine may help personalise nutritional treatment for people with depression.

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Bathing: science reveals health benefits
Posted on Tue, 7 Aug 18

Bathing: science reveals health benefits

Enjoy a good bath? A study that compared bathing to showering found significantly greater physical and mental health benefits.

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Turmeric supplement quality
Posted on Tue, 7 Aug 18

Turmeric supplement quality

Turmeric supplement quality was recently analysed by scientists at the University of Arizona, who identified possible issues with adulteration.

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