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.
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.
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.
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.
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.