Health

Study spells out huge health benefits by cutting back sugar in sugary drinks

If sugary drink manufacturers were forced to reformulate their products, it would save $ 8 billion over the lifetime of the Australian population, research at The George Institute has found. The study published in Nutrients examined the lifetime health benefits of reducing the energy/sugar content of sugary drinks by either 5 per cent or 30 per cent. The study also examin… Nutrition – ...

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Arthritis: THIS supplement could help osteoarthritis symptoms including joint pain

Polyphenols – a group of beneficial natural compounds – in the pine bark supplement Pcynogenol are absorbed directly into joints, research has revealed. The compounds can relieve symptoms of osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis is a chronic degenerative joint disease, which limits joint mobility. Symptoms also include joint inflammation, stiffness and discomfort. But, Pycnogenol helps to alleviate joint pain by reducing the amount ...

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Antibiotic resistance a thing of the PAST? THIS treatment could save thousands of lives

Researchers have unlocked more information about how some bacteria manage to resist antibiotics. They found 76 new types of resistance genes that make bacteria invulnerable to last-resort antibiotics. Several of the genes give the bacteria its ability to protect against our most powerful antibiotics. The findings meant scientists are one-step closer to finding a way of developing drugs to get ...

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Diabetes diet: THIS popular carb could help manage type 2 symptoms

Diabetes sufferers have to be careful what they consume in their diet in order to manage symptoms such as excessive thirst and hunger, fatigue and blurry vision. This is because certain foods can cause blood sugar levels to spike – dangerous for diabetics who’s bodies struggle to deal with sugar in the bloodstream properly. While patients can enjoy sugary foods ...

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How to live longer: Doing THIS will add YEARS to your life

Every year spent studying, beyond school, adds almost an extra year to your lifespan, according to researchers form the University of Edinburgh. Their major study discovered the key ways to live longer, and the lifestyle choices that could lead to an early death. Smoking was the main cause of an early demise, they found. Obesity was also a major factor ...

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Dementia: Eating THIS 99p sweet treat could prevent neurological conditions

Eating honey daily could reduce the risk of developing dementia, scientists found. Although high in sugar, honey could prevent neuroinflammation in the hippocampus section of the brain – part of the brain that’s directly involved in spatial memory. Honey possesses natural antioxidants, and therapeutic properties, that help to prevent cognitive decline and dementia, scientists claimed. It was also claimed that ...

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