Treat cow milk allergy with probiotics

And now, if you’re allergic or intolerant to cow’s milk, the good bacteria can help you. The gut bacteria of infants who developed tolerance to cow’s milk after treatment with probiotic formula showed significant differences from those who remained allergic, according to a new study published September 22, 2015, in The ISME Journal by scientists from the University of Chicago, Argonne National Laboratory and the University … Continue reading Treat cow milk allergy with probiotics

Vitamin E to the rescue of polluted cities

This one is for all those crying about high pollution levels in Delhi. A new study from King’s College London and the University of Nottingham has found an association between the amount of vitamin E in the body, exposure to particulate pollution and lung function. The paper adds to growing evidence from previous studies suggesting that some vitamins may play a role in helping to … Continue reading Vitamin E to the rescue of polluted cities

Are you getting enough Vitamin E?

If you have high cholesterol, triglycerides, your lipids could be blocking your vitamin E absorption, which means that the anti-oxidant properties of vitamin E that protect your heart, could be compromised. A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition by Oregon State University has found that high levels of blood lipids such as cholesterol and triglycerides can keep this essential micronutrient tied up in … Continue reading Are you getting enough Vitamin E?

Yet another reason to have fish oil: cancer

This wonderful oil found in fatty fish has already established many benefits: it protects the heart, prevents atherosclerosis, reduces inflammation and pain, pacifies the brain cells… and now, adding omega-3 fatty acids (an unsaturated fatty acid of a kind occurring mainly in fish oils, with double bonds between the carbon atoms that are third and second from the end of the hydrocarbon chain) to anti-tumor medications could … Continue reading Yet another reason to have fish oil: cancer

Bad proteins give you disease

Have diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, spine issues, pain related conditions? An international team of more than 18 research groups has demonstrated that the compounds they developed can safely prevent harmful protein aggregation in preliminary tests using animals, as per the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). “Diseases caused by protein aggregation affect millions of people around the world,” said Gal Bitan, Ph.D., associate professor … Continue reading Bad proteins give you disease

Female? Obese? You’re at higher risk for cancer

Women have always had it tough. As if hormones blocking weight loss, making skin pigmented, hairfall more weren’t enough, now there’s the risk of cancer. Obese women have around a 40 per cent greater risk of developing a weight-related cancer in their lifetime than women of healthy weight, according to new figures released by Cancer Research UK. While we all know that our cancer risk … Continue reading Female? Obese? You’re at higher risk for cancer

Eat less later to control diabetes

This is what nutrition experts call the “D-U-H” moment for research findings. It’s always been known that a good breakfast, a moderate lunch and a miserly dinner is the key to good health and weight loss. Now, Tel Aviv University study published in Diabetologia that proposes a “new” way to suppress deadly glucose surges throughout the day — eating a high-caloric breakfast and a more modest dinner. They found … Continue reading Eat less later to control diabetes

Eat folic acid to reduce risk of stroke

It takes a study for doctors to believe what nutrition experts like Patrick Holford have always said: folic acid reduces the risk of stroke, as per JAMA – Journal of the American Medical Association. Over 20,000 adults in China with high blood pressure but without a history of stroke or heart attack, were part of the study where the combined use of the hypertension medication enalapril and … Continue reading Eat folic acid to reduce risk of stroke

Eat selenium to lower cancer risk

Brazil nuts, broccoli, chia seeds, brown rice, flaxseeds, sunflower seeds, shell fish… they’re all rich in selenium. And selenium has been proven to be a cancer fighting micronutrient as per a joint study conducted by Newcastle University,UK, the International Agency for research on Cancer (IARC-WHO) and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. As per this, higher levels of selenium are associated with a decreased risk … Continue reading Eat selenium to lower cancer risk