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Could micronutrient supplements combat ADHD?

Could micronutrient supplements combat ADHD?

The links between nutrition and ADHD deepen. A recent study examined whether or not vitamin and mineral supplements might ease ADHD symptoms, and it yielded encouraging results. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is…

Dietary supplement may help to prevent seizures

Dietary supplement may help to prevent seizures

Researchers found that a dietary supplement called glucosamine helped to reduce neural excitability in rodents. A new study reveals how a dietary supplement could be used to reduce excitability in…

Everything you need to know about ketones

Everything you need to know about ketones

Ketone is an organic compound that the body produces when fats are broken down for energy. People with diabetes may not be able to regulate the level of ketones in…

Does skipping breakfast really lead to overeating?

Does skipping breakfast really lead to overeating?

Researchers suggest that skipping breakfast may not cause us to overeat later in the day. Juggling the demands of modern life can leave little time for breakfast, despite it being hailed…

What you need to know about tocotrienols

What you need to know about tocotrienols

Tocotrienols are a group of chemicals that are part of the vitamin E family. So far, research has uncovered numerous benefits associated with tocotrienols. Tocopherols are another group of chemicals…

How a green tea compound could prevent Alzheimer’s

How a green tea compound could prevent Alzheimer’s

Researchers say that the green tea compound EGCG may help to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Studies have tied green tea to a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s, but the mechanisms underlying this link…

New genetic risk factors for peanut and food allergy identified

New genetic risk factors for peanut and food allergy identified

Scientists find that a gene called EMSY is linked to food allergy. Researchers have found new genetic factors linked to peanut allergy and food allergy. This discovery offers further evidence…

Why does my breath smell like acetone?

Why does my breath smell like acetone?

People often associate strong smelling breath with the food someone has eaten or poor dental hygiene. But it may reveal much more than that. If a person’s breath smells like…

Omega-6 could lower type 2 diabetes risk by 35 percent

Omega-6 could lower type 2 diabetes risk by 35 percent

Researchers suggest that omega-6 fatty acids, which are found in soybean oil, could lower the risk of type 2 diabetes. Eating a diet rich in omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids could…

The 10 best food allergy apps

The 10 best food allergy apps

Food allergy apps can help you to determine what food products are safe for you to eat and those that could be problematic. If you have food allergies, the best…