Monthly Archives: January 2023

Types of diets: young woman stood in her kitchen eating

Types of diets: benefits & pitfalls of GF, Keto, Vegan & Low FODMAP

With the progression of nutrition research and the desire for many people to find the key to their health, there has been a rise in the number of people who try different types of diets. Many of these have been labelled as fad diets, however some can be beneficial for both health and the environment. This blog investigates the benefits and pitfalls of different ways of eating and when they may be appropriate for you or your clients.

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Last updated on 3rd January 2024 by cytoffice

Woman eating healthy smoothie bowl

In the news – health and nutrition research

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

  • Probiotics taken alongside antibiotics can help to preserve gut diversity
  • Dark chocolate may support mood via the gut-brain axis
  • Flavonoid intake could reduce cardiovascular risk
  • Flavanol intake may be associated with slower cognitive decline
  • The anti-inflammatory Mediterranean diet could improve fertility

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Last updated on 11th January 2023 by cytoffice

Anti-ageing diets: beautiful woman making healthy fruit smoothie

Anti-ageing diets: foods to add in & foods to avoid

Ageing is both a natural and unavoidable part of life but anti-ageing diets and many other dietary approaches can help to support healthy ageing and longevity pathways and minimise the risk of disease. In addition to the visible signs of ageing, there are many associated conditions, which include cognitive decline, osteoporosis, reduced mobility, hearing loss, and many more.

However, many conditions related to ageing should not just be an inevitable part of getting older and the dietary and food choices we make throughout life play an important role in determining how our ageing process takes place. With an ageing population and a rising life expectancy, it is more important than ever to consider how to stay healthy as we age.

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Last updated on 3rd January 2024 by cytoffice