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Almonds: a simple nutritional strategy for managing the risk factors of heart disease

Dietary modification is an important preventative strategy used to reduce the incidence of dyslipidaemia; a major risk factor for coronary heart disease (CHD) and when managed properly, has also been shown to reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD)

Oct 19, 18

Hyperhomocysteinaemia may arise from genetic defects of several enzymes involved in homocysteine metabolism including MTHFR, MTR and CBS.

Oct 12, 18
Stress plays a role in metabolic disorders

Prolonged periods of stress are putting Australians at risk of hypocortisolism and therefore at risk of a number of health conditions, one such condition being osteoporosis.

Oct 05, 18
Lycopene: a natural solution for exercise-induced asthma

Lycopene is a carotenoid found in those foods that have a pink-to-red hue to them, such as tomatoes, pink grapefruit, watermelon, papaya and guava. The most common dietary source in the western diet is tomato paste.

Sep 28, 18
Steroid Hormone Allergy

Steroid hormone allergy is where exposure to exogenous or endogenous steroid hormones triggers an immune response and subsequent...

Sep 26, 18

There has been an increase in the prevalence of food allergies over the past 20 years and it is now becoming an important public health issue.[1-3] Food allergies are defined as an adverse reaction arising from an immune response to a food or foods.[1]

Sep 07, 18
Sea Buckthorn Oil

Although the average woman goes through menopause at around age 51, symptoms can start years before – this is perimenopause. A woman is considered postmenopausal when she has not had a menstrual period for 12 months.

Aug 31, 18
Can NAC improve the cardiometabolic profile of women with PCOS

NAC shows promise in the management of cardiometabolic parameters in women with PCOS, via reducing insulin resistance, blood glucose levels and improving lipid profile.

Aug 10, 18

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