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Health & Nutrition Articles: December 2015

Thiamin (vitamin B1) deficiency in diabetics
Dec 22, 2015 | 3 min read
According to research the low cost and readily available supplement Thiamin could benefit most people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes as between 70% and 90% of people with diabetes are thiamine deficient. Find out more in this post.
L-theanine reduces physiological responses to stre
Dec 15, 2015 | 2 min read
Diet, exercise, stress-management techniques such as yoga, and even psychological counselling can all help in the battle against stress but in addition to this an effective way to help ourselves is to take nature's own chill pill L-theanine. Research shows that L-theanine is effective....
Vitamin D as a treatment for MS
Dec 10, 2015 | 3 min read
Research is actively looking into the protective role of vitamin D in MS with evidence growing that vitamin D supplements could be part of an effective strategy in the management of MS. Read more in this post.
Avoid festive discomfort this Christmas
Dec 8, 2015 | 3 min read
Bad bacteria thrive on the sorts of food and drinks we like to consume at Christmas resulting in uncomfortable and sometimes painful digestive problems. The good news is that the imbalance can be offset to some extent by taking a supplement. Find out more in this post!
3 key things you should know about Omega 3 foods
Dec 4, 2015 | 3 min read
It is commonly known that omega 3 foods are great for a healthy body. As an essential fatty acid, omega-3 must be consumed through our food since it cannot be made in the body. While it's widely known that omega 3s are associated with reducing inflammation, the equation is not as simp....
Cherry extract for gout
Dec 1, 2015 | 3 min read
Gout is a common type of arthritis, sufferers are hit with sudden and very severe attacks of pain and swelling in the joints. It affects about one in 100 people, with men two to three times more likely to be affected than women. Cherries are a long thought and popular remedy for the a....