Monthly Archives: October 2015

In the News – Health and Nutrition Research

In this week’s article we provide a round-up of some of the most profound health and nutrition articles to reach the news over the past few weeks, comprising:

  • Virtual reality maze ‘predicts Alzheimer’s disease’
  • ‘Good bacteria’ key to stopping asthma
  • Processed meats do cause cancer – WHO
  • Healthy Mediterranean style diet could block brain aging
  • Immune clue to preventing schizophrenia
  • Vigorous exercise may counter cognitive decline in early Alzheimer’s

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Last updated on 29th October 2015 by cytoffice

Support your immune system this Winter: Important Nutrients to Note

As the mornings gradually become colder and darker, the realisation that winter is lurking around the corner sets in. And if that isn’t enough to dampen the spirits, the NHS have reported that winter leaves you around “80% more likely to get a cold” – although if you are sitting there with the sniffles right now, you are probably already fully aware of that fact!

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Last updated on 22nd October 2015 by cytoffice

We know there is a sugar problem, but what is the sugar solution?

Did you know that a 330ml can of regular Coca Cola has 35g of sugar?  This is the equivalent of around  10 teaspoons of sugar and 139 calories. Despite this clearly being a high volume of sugar, you would be forgiven for not being entirely ‘privy’ to the exact health implications of this; short term and long term.

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Last updated on 2nd February 2016 by cytoffice