Britain is a nation of sun-seekers, especially over the winter months, but much concern and confusion surround this particular form of inactivity. Let’s take a hard look at some facts:
A diet rich in green, leafy vegetables such as spinach may help reduce the risk of blindness among the elderly, a major study has concluded. ...
Q My nine-year-old daughter is just recovering from a bad bout of measles. With this, she had an ear infection and conjunctivitis, and this is clearing up, but her cough seems to be lingering. I’m worried that her weakened immune system may not be...
Consuming lots of fruit and vegetables can reduce your risk of high blood pressure, say British researchers.
Vitamin E is an antioxidant that enhances immune function, and protects against cancer, heart disease, diabetic retinopathy and kidney disease. Very high doses (1800 IU/day) may reverse diabetic retinopathy and kidney disease. Vitamin C, another...
The Popeye effectJust as most of the risk factors for AMD parallel those of heart disease, most of the best alternative measures to keep the heart healthy can also maintain eye health.
There is copious evidence for the role of two particular antioxidants - lutein and zeaxanthin - in maintaining eye health. Carotenoid composition varies between internal organs, suggesting selective uptake
To prevent and treat cancer, make the following dietary and lifestyle changes:
Scientists at the University of Utah claim to have invented the first accurate, non-invasive, method to measure antioxidant levels directly in the body.
* Herbal medicine. Studies show that Ginkgo biloba can stop some of the major symptoms of cerebrovascular insufficiency. It is especially helpful in early-stage Alzheimer’s, and can slow its progress