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Which oil is best for frying? Study busts myth
Posted on Tue, 15 May 18

Which oil is best for frying? Study busts myth

Which oil is safest to cook with is a common question in nutrition. The typical answer, however, may have been based on a scientific myth.

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Low-dose DHA for depression
Posted on Mon, 14 May 18

Low-dose DHA for depression

Low-dose docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) could be of substantial benefit in severe depression, with 45% of people previously unresponsive to medication or psychotherapy achieving clinical remission.

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Omega 3 beats cholesterol for predicting heart disease
Posted on Tue, 27 Mar 18

Omega 3 beats cholesterol for predicting heart disease

Results from a new study found that people with higher blood levels of omega 3 had a 34% lower risk for death from any cause, and that blood omega 3 was a stronger predictor of future risk of cardiovascular disease than cholesterol.

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Vitamin G increases brain size
Posted on Tue, 27 Mar 18

Vitamin G increases brain size

Green space, referred to as vitamin G, has been associated with better mental health. A remarkable new study found that exposure to greenness was positively associated with brain size in school children.

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Just 1 cup of blueberries daily improves cognition
Posted on Tue, 27 Mar 18

Just 1 cup of blueberries daily improves cognition

Despite the popular belief that blueberries are a super food for the brain, few clinical studies have examined effects on cognition in older age. A new study showing that just 1-cup daily improves cognition is welcome news.

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Probiotic enhances weight loss, satiety, eating behaviour, and mood
Posted on Mon, 26 Mar 18

Probiotic enhances weight loss, satiety, eating behaviour, and mood

The addition of a probiotic to a personalised, supervised weight loss diet not only enhanced weight loss, but improved satiety, decreased food cravings, and enhanced mood.

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