Category Archives: Cognitive / Depression

Glycobiology: An interview with Professor Gordan Lauc

In the first of a 3-part series preceding our event on “Reversing the clock on biological ageing”, clinical neuroscientist and functional nutrition practitioner Miguel Toribio-Mateas interviews Professor Gordan Lauc of the University of Zagreb, one of the world’s leading glycobiology scientists, and a speaker at our upcoming event in February.

During the interview, Professor Lauc discusses the complex field of glycobiology and why it is becoming one of the most promising scientific disciplines of the 21st century.

Professor Lauc will be speaking at our Practitioner Education Day in February. To find out more about this event, and to book your place, please click here.

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In the News – Health and Nutrition Research

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

  • Kids with vitamin D deficiency more likely to develop asthma: 10 year study
  • Landmark chronic fatigue trial could treat two-thirds
  • Test cholesterol of one-year-olds to prevent early heart attacks, study suggests
  • High resting heart rate and blood pressure linked to later mental health disorders

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In the news – Health and nutrition research

In this week’s article we provide our usual monthly roundup of some of the most recent health and nutrition related articles to be in the news, five items comprising:

  • Illnesses associated with lifestyle cost the NHS £11bn
  • Probiotics may ease severity of multiple sclerosis: Study
  • Could Turmeric really boost your health?
  • Mediterranean diet ‘could prevent 19,000 deaths a year in UK’
  • Feeding babies peanuts and eggs can reduce risk of developing allergies in later life, study shows

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Leading a sedentary lifestyle – Could sitting really be the new smoking?

Have you ever considered how much time a day you spend sitting down? And what impact this may be having on your health? Well the average person living in the United Kingdom now spends approximately 8 to 9 hours sitting down every single day. This is quite a staggering statistic and a major health concern, one that carries distinctly separate health risks to those associated with a ‘lack of exercise’. But what are the negative impacts that a sedentary lifestyle has on our health? And how is it different from simply not exercising enough?

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Children’s health: Preparing for a new school year

It’s that time of year when we say goodbye to the summer and the new school term gets underway. It is also the time of year when due to season changes and numbers of children grouped together inside that there is an increase in common infections such as coughs, colds and flu.

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