High fibre, yogurt consumption could help lower lung cancer risk

High fibre, yogurt consumption could help lower lung cancer risk

Health News — A diet high in fibre and yogurt is associated with a reduced risk for lung cancer, according to a new analysis.Shu suggests the health benefits may be rooted in the prebiotic (nondigestible food that promotes growth of beneficial microorganisms in the intestines) and probiotic properties of both these foods.

Vegetable-rich diet lowers fatigue, raises good cholesterol in MS sufferers

Vegetable-rich diet lowers fatigue, raises good cholesterol in MS sufferers

Natural Health News — Higher levels of blood high-density lipoprotein (HDL) – or good cholesterol – may improve fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients, according to a new study.

Electrolytes help lower blood pressure

Electrolytes help lower blood pressure

Natural Health News — Increasing levels of electrolytes such as potassium and magnesium, while lowering sodium intake, could be as effective as drugs for lowering blood pressure. “In general, few studies are available, which assessed the effect of these electrolytes on blood pressure,”​ they reported.

Poor sleep quality link to peptic ulcer relapse

Poor sleep quality link to peptic ulcer relapse

Natural Health News — Poor sleep quality and peptic ulcer disease are both major public health problems that affect the physical and psychological wellbeing of older adults.

Common food additive could raise the risk of diabetes and obesity

Common food additive could raise the risk of diabetes and obesity

Natural Health News — A food ingredient widely used in baked goods, animal feeds and artificial flavourings, appears to increase levels of several hormones that are associated with risk of obesity and diabetes, according to new research.

Childhood asthma and inflammation – the role of dietary fatty acids

Childhood asthma and inflammation – the role of dietary fatty acids

Natural Health News — Dietary intake of two fatty acids, omega-3 and omega-6, may have opposite effects on the severity of asthma in children and may also play opposite roles in modifying their response to indoor air pollution.