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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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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