Monthly Archives: July 2019

In the news – health & 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, five items comprising:

    • New research: Zinc holds diabetes prevention promise
    • 100m bacteria a day keep the doctor away, apple research suggests
    • Micronutrient deficiencies: Researchers discover change in celiac disease symptoms
    • Dementia: Lifestyle changes that could lower your risk
    • Insomnia sufferers can benefit from therapy, new study shows

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Last updated on 3rd November 2022 by cytoffice

L-taurine – functions and therapeutic uses

Taurine was first identified and isolated from the bile of the ox (Bos taurus), from which it derives its name. It is an important amino acid with many functions in the body including osmoregulation and calcium homeostasis. It provides substrate for bile salt synthesis and supports a number of bodily systems, particularly the nervous system1.

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Last updated on 3rd November 2022 by cytoffice

Supporting health during exercise and training

Exercise is an essential and integral part of a healthy and optimal lifestyle. The benefits of exercise are extremely well documented with overwhelming evidence that lifelong exercise is associated with an increased health span, delaying the onset of forty chronic conditions and diseases.1

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Last updated on 3rd November 2022 by cytoffice