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No Problem With Plant-Based Plates

Contrary to popular misconception, adequately planned vegetarian diets can easily meet your body's requirements for protein, iron and zinc – but the jury's out on vitamin B12 and omega-3 fatty acids.

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Active Minds Boost Elderly Brainpower

Keeping your brain active and stimulated may be the key to preserving your memory.

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Fitness Boost In A Bottle?

Can drinking beetroot or tart cherry juice really boost sports performance? Is fitness to be found in a bottle instead of the training track?

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Supplementing A Health Risk?

If you're popping dietary supplements or multivitamins in the belief you'll balance your diet and improve your health, you may want to think again.

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Chia Seeds: Super Food Or Super Hype?

Once a staple food for the Incan, Mayan, and Aztec cultures, Chia seeds have taken the world by storm because of their potential health benefits. So what are Chia seeds and why have they been labelled a “super food”?

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Garlic: The Answer For Colds?

Is there evidence to support claims that garlic can prevent or treat the common cold?

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Go Fish For Healthier Hearts

On-going research finds omega-3 fatty acids from fish or fish oil supplements not only help prevent cardiovascular diseases in healthy people, but also reduce cardiac events and mortality in patients with existing heart disease.

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Low-Cal Sweeteners: Trick Or Treat?

Are low-cal sweeteners an effective way of eating your cake and staying slim too? A review of studies suggests that it depends on how you use them.

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Supplement Fails To Stop The Clock

A supplement promoted as an anti-ageing remedy falters under scientific scrutiny.

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Vitamin C May Reduce Gout Risk

Men with higher vitamin C intake appear less likely to develop gout, a painful type of arthritis.

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Seaweed To Make Burgers Better

British scientists are pushing for junk food to be made healthier - by adding seaweed extract.

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Folate A Force To Be Reckoned With

Folic acid can help defend us against some diseases. But to what extent can it fight off an existing illness?

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Cherry On Top For Muscle Soreness

Cherry juice before and after exercise can help reduce muscle soreness - and might even be useful in treating arthritis.

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Vitamin C: What Is It Good For?

Using vitamin C to try to prevent a cold may be a waste of time and money. Research suggests the popular supplement has little or no impact on stamping out the sniffles.

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Does Vitamin C Boost Blood Flow?

UK researchers have reported that vitamin C has anti-inflammatory effects which may benefit blood flow and so help reduce risk of coronary heart disease. But not everyone is convinced…

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