Monthly Archives: March 2014

Cardiovascular protective role of resveratrol: dietary sources and supplementation

Cardiovascular protective role of resveratrol: dietary sources and supplementation by Anamaria Cucliciu Resveratrol is a naturally occurring polyphenol with phytoestrogenic properties. Resveratrol is widely present in plants which reproduce from seeds[1] and is found in high concentrations in grape skin. Other

Posted in Nutrition, Supplements

Is Fructose Making Us Fat?

Is Fructose Making Us Fat? by Syrone Burr The increase in obesity has become more pronounced in recent decades. The reason for this increase is often attributed to basic energy imbalance i.e. we are eating more calories than we are burning

Posted in Added Sugar, Fructose, Lipids and Lipid Metabolism

Thinking of supplementing with calcium and scared of cardiovascular disease?

Thinking of supplementing with calcium and scared of cardiovascular disease? by Humaira Rehan Osteoporosis is a skeletal disorder in which bones become thinner, brittle, and more susceptible to fractures.  Although Osteoporosis affects both men and women, post-menopausal women account for 80%

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Gluten free – The magic diet bullet? Some food for thought…

Gluten free – The magic diet bullet? Some food for thought… by guest blog author Rebecca Haskoll   Not so long ago, ‘gluten’ was a word reserved for science books, bakers and those with coeliac disease (CD). CD is an autoimmune reaction

Posted in Education, Gut Health, Healthy Eating, Nutrition, Uncategorized

“The E. coli made me do it.” – Bacteria and Behaviour

“The E. coli made me do it.”  – Bacteria and Behaviour by guest blog author Katsiaryna Dalidovich. In a recent The New Yorker article, James T. Rosenbaum – Professor of Ophthalmology, Medicine, and Cell Biology at Oregon Health and Science University – reviewed the research suggesting that E. coli and

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Dr Scott Harding