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How the festive trimmings 'can be good for your health'

Nourishing: Brussels sprouts are full of antioxidants, according to dietician Sarah Keogh. Stock Image How the festive trimmings ‘can be good for your health’ Independent.ie Don’t feel too guilty as you tuck into your Christmas dinner – the traditional turkey and trimmings can be relatively healthy and actually contains some superfoods. https://www.independent.ie/life/christmas/christmas-food-drink/how-the-festive-trimmings-can-be-good-for-your-health-37654816.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37654537.ece/132d4/AUTOCROP/h342/Christmas%20dinner.jpg Email Don’t… Read More »

Sauna use linked to good heart health

Regularly sweating out in a sauna may be linked to a reduced risk of death from cardiovascular disease in the over-50s, a long-term study suggests. The lower risks for males and females associated with the amount of time spent bathing as well as frequency of use may be because they mimic the affects of mild… Read More »

What’s good for the heart is good for the mind

Right now the world is experiencing an epidemic that is projected to get much, much worse. It’s an epidemic of dementia, affecting 40 million people — and millions more of their caregivers — staggering numbers that will likely triple by 2050. Dementia is a progressive deterioration of brain functioning associated with aging. While there are… Read More »

Dietary fat is good? Dietary fat is bad? Coming to consensus

Which is better, a low-fat/high-carbohydrate diet or a high-fat/low-carbohydrate diet — or is it the type of fat that matters? In a new paper featured on the cover of Science magazine’s special issue on nutrition, researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston Children’s Hospital, and colleagues with diverse expertise and perspectives on the issues… Read More »