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Is rice protein as effective for muscle gain, body composition and power and strength as whey?

Mar 16, 18

Until recently, most studies conducted on the benefits of exercise have focused on benefits of endurance and aerobic exercise, lacking data on strength-based exercise. 

Mar 09, 18

The Mediterranean diet emphasises eating primarily a plant-based diet, with high consumption of fruit, vegetables, legumes, cereals, olive oil (as the primary source of fat), moderate consumption of fish, low to moderate intake of dairy and wine, and a low intake of red meat and poultry.

Feb 16, 18
Can probiotics improve memory

Evidence continues to grow showing that manipulating the gut microbiome can play a role in brain activity and memory. 

Feb 09, 18
EPA and DHA in Adolescent Depression

Evidence linking omega-3 fatty acid deficiencies to mood disorders was demonstrated in two recent studies, with diminished EPA and DHA levels being suggested as modifiable risk factors or prodromal biomarkers for depressive illness in adolescents.[1,2]

Feb 02, 18
Green tea and periodontal health

The link between gum and oral health and other infectious and inflammatory diseases, such as heart disease, is well documented.[1] So maintaining healthy teeth and gums is integral for general health and wellbeing.

Jan 26, 18
Pomegranate for strep and staph infections

Pomegranate has been used traditionally for infections worldwide, with studies showing the peel extract to have antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and antioxidant effects.

Jan 19, 18

Honey has been used since ancient times as an antimicrobial for wound healing, but was largely dismissed by mainstream medicine with the discovery of antibiotics, until the current and growing crisis of antibiotic resistance has become a global issue. 

Jan 05, 18