Food and Supplements

The Health Cost Of Cutting Free School Lunches Will Be Far Greater Than The Price Of Them

Free School Meals

    By Sophia Komninou in The Conversation.   The Conservative Party’s manifesto pledge to replace free school lunches – for children in the first three years of primary school in England – with free breakfasts is curious to say the least. Since it was announced, researchers have found that the cost of the project is hugely […]

What’s The Harm ? How I Turned To Wellness Out Of Desperation To Cure My Chronic Illness

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    By Natasha Lipman.   This week, I headed up to Leeds to speak at the British Dietetic Association’s Eat Fact Not Fiction event, where I had the pleasure of telling my story of falling for wellness, and why it’s so important that we don’t just dismiss people as stupid for falling for these trends. I’ve […]

Grub Up ! What’s Happening At The York Taster Food Fest This Weekend

International Food

  By Georgia Simcock in YorkMix.   You can eat your way around the world this weekend without leaving Parliament Street. An assortment of cuisines from Jamaican to Thai, Greek to Indian, will be available to sample during the York Taster Food Festival. The little sister of September’s ten-day food jamboree, the taster fest still has […]

MTHFR Mutation, Symptoms And Diet: What You Need To Know


      By Joe in Diet vs Disease.   All humans have the same set of genes. Our differences come from the tiny variations in those genes. Those variations influence not only in how you look or behave different to others… But in how your body reacts differently to external factors. Especially how it […]

Muscle Spasms In Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome


By Adrienne Dellwo in Very Well. Muscle spasms can be a source of considerable pain in many people withfibromyalgiaandchronic fatigue syndrome. Our muscles clench and just won’t relax, sometimes in spite of multiple treatments. These conditions often show up alongside others, like irritable bowel and irritable bladder syndromes, that involve smooth muscle spasm. I almost always […]

10 Memory-Boosting Foods

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  By Daniel Coughing in Saga Magazine.   From brain-friendly oily fish to memory-enhancing rosemary, here are 10 foods that scientific studies show can help boost your powers of recall. Our brains require a variety of nutrients to function well, so it comes as no surprise that what you eat can affect your cognitive skills […]

How Drinking Tea May Change Your Genes


    By Amanda MacMillan in Time Health. Tea has been linked to numerous health benefits, from a reduced risk of heart attacks and high blood pressure to potential protection against certain cancers. Now, a study suggests that the biological effects of the beverage may extend to the genetic level: Drinking tea might change how DNA is expressed, which could […]

Plan To Turn York Shop Into A Burger Restaurant


    From YorkMix.     A chain of upmarket burger restaurants is planning to convert a York shop into one of its outlets. The Handmade Burger Co already has branches in Leeds, Hull and Sheffield. Now it wants to bring the concept to York. It has applied to City of York Council for a […]

Magnesium Deficiency: 9 Symptoms And 9 Necessary Foods


    By CureJoy.   Though everyone knows what magnesium is, many are unaware of how important a mineral it is to the human body. Involved in over 300 metabolic processes in your body, more than 3,750 magnesium-binding sites have been found in human proteins. Magnesium also plays a crucial role in the transportation of […]

According To Health Professionals, These 4 Natural Probiotics Can Boost Your Immune System


  By Kalli Sarkin in Shareably. When you think of bacteria, you may think of sickness and sanitation issues. However, not all bacteria is bad. In fact, your body contains numerous bacterial cells – the human body houses more bacterial cells than human cells! This means that bacteria has an enormous effect on your immune […]

Thumbs Down : Bid To Trademark ‘Iconic’ Four Finger Kit Kat Thrown Out

Kit Kat

  From YorkMix.   A bid to trademark the shape of York’s unmistakeable four-finger KitKat chocolate bar has been given the thumbs down. Nestle bosses insist the KitKat shape is “iconic” and deserves protection, but appeal court judges disagreed. The company originally took the case to the High Court in January, in the face of […]

Gluten-Free Food Labels Misleading Consumers, Study Says


    By Paul Gallagher in iNews.   Consumers are being misled by gluten-free foods with parents who buy them putting their children at increased risk of becoming obese, according to a new study. The research, presented at the 50th Annual Congress of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition, show that gluten-free […]

Yeast Could Be A Weapon In Battle Against Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria


    By Tom Bawden in iNews.   The battle against drug-resistant superbugs has received a major boost after scientists created antibiotics from yeast. Researchers from Imperial College London were able to re-engineer yeast cells to produce penicillin – raising hopes that similar techniques could be used to create other, new kinds of antibiotic and […]

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