Eighty-two patients (mean age, 38 years) with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) were studied.
New research published in the International Journal of Food Microbiology has paved the way for the novel use of olives as a source of probiotics in our diets.
Nine hundred men and women (aged 60-74 years) with elevated psychological distress (Kessler Distress 10-Scale; scores > 15) were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, 400 pg per day of folic acid plus 100 pg per day of vitamin B12 or placebo for 2 years.
Whole grains deliver fiber, healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, plant enzymes and hundreds of phytochemicals. For those seeking a dense source of carbohydrate energy, they can be a healthy choice — but only if they are unrefined and minimally processed.
Here are a few steps toward upgrading your own grain options.
According to new research from the University of Adelaide, children who are fed healthy diets in early age may have a slightly higher IQ, while those on heavier junk food diets may have a slightly reduced IQ.
The study - led by University of Adelaide, Public Health researcher Dr Lisa Smithers, looked at the link between the eating habits of children at 6 months, 15 months & 2 years, and their IQ at 8 years of age.
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Crohn's disease causes portions of the digestive tract to enlarge. This can trigger pain and cause the intestines to empty regularly.
Around 60,000 Australians live with a chronic inflammation in their bowel causing symptoms like severe cramps, nausea, and even bloody diarrhoea – not to mention a higher risk of bowel cancer.
Making these tiny changes to your routine may help prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes, a disease that's expected to strike one in three Americans by 2050.
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Basketball-phenomenon Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks had to sit out part of the season because of a common knee injury-a torn meniscus. This can cause pain, swelling and a loss of motion. But you can have a torn meniscus even if you're not active or don't recall a recent injury. Unfortunately, many people get surgery who don't need it. Here's why surgery should be your last resort and effective treatments to try first...