Monthly Archives: January 2018

In the news – health and nutrition research

In this week’s article, we provide a roundup of some of the most recent health and nutrition related articles in the news, four items comprising:

  • Weekly fish consumption linked to better sleep, higher IQ
  • Curcumin improves memory and mood
  • Extent of vitamin D’s role extends to easing IBS symptoms: Reviews
  • Mediterranean diet may help women receiving IVF to achieve successful pregnancies

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Last updated on 1st February 2018 by cytoffice

Changes to nutritional needs as we age: maintaining health in the over 50s

A recent German study identified that one in every two people over the age of 65 have below optimum levels of Vitamin D and one in four are low in vitamin B12(1). This concurs with the National Nutrition and Diet Survey results (2013/2014) which showed that levels of some nutrients including B12 and vitamin D are low in the UK over 65 population(2).

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Last updated on 24th January 2018 by cytoffice

Exercise – can there be too much of a good thing?

It’s the New Year and many people will start exercise regimes to help them on their weight loss journey and throw everything; energy, time and resources at their weight loss, strength gain, or health goals, feeling invigorated and energised, high on their new workout drug.

This full-on approach seems to work for a while. However, things may then start to deteriorate. Stalling of weight/fat loss, fatigue, aches and pains and generally feeling run down may become more frequent.

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Last updated on 24th April 2019 by cytoffice