Cold and flu sufferers often turn to probiotics - but are they really the best cure?
PROBIOTICS are the key to a healthy gut according to health experts, and a healthy gut leads to a robust immune system - but do yoghurt drinks and sauerkraut really hold the answers to seeing off a cold or flu, and are they worth the money spent on them? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 1, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do pricey probiotic drinks boost your stomach's health?
Do live bacteria and yeasts added to yoghurts really improve digestion? The BBC ’s Trust Me, I’m A Doctor team tested their effects on 30 volunteers from Inverness and NHS Highland. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yogurts that ARE good for you and not packed full of sugar
Public Health England recently raised concerns about the huge amounts of sugar in some yoghurt brands. Here, registered dietitian Kaitlin Colucci looks at the healthy options available. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Watching your weight? Revealed, the yogurts that ARE good for you - and not packed full of sugar
Public Health England recently raised concerns about the huge amounts of sugar in some yoghurt brands. Here, registered dietitian Kaitlin Colucci looks at the healthy options available. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 28, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Approaching menopause? Vitamin K and YOGHURT could ease symptoms such as hot flushes
SYMPTOMS of the menopause can last for around four years, but Dr Sarah Brewer, GP and author of Live Longer, Look Younger has advised how women - especially those in their forties - could boost their health ahead of the change. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 1, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Droylsden toddler saves his father's life when he fell into a diabetic coma  
Mark Jones, 34, from Droylsden, had fallen into a diabetic coma after his blood sugar levels had dropped. But his son Lenny-George managed to grab two yoghurts from the fridge. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Droylsden toddler saves his father's life when he had fell into a diabetic coma  
Mark Jones, 34, from Droylsden, had fallen into a diabetic coma after his blood sugar levels had dropped. But his son Lenny-George managed to grab two yoghurts from the fridge. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts say probiotic yoghurts could relieve anxiety in humans
Researchers at the University of Missouri tested beneficial live bacteria on zebrafish and their responses to stressful situations, but say the findings could be replicated in humans. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 22, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The 'healthy' foods that nutritionists would NEVER eat
London nutritionist Rhiannon Lambert reveals the foods we should all avoid. She explains that low-fat yoghurts can contain as much sugar as a dessert. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Public Health England is alarmed sugary yoghurts are fuelling weight gain
Public Health England is alarmed that sugary yoghurts, such as Nestle Smarties split pot, which contains 5.7 teaspoons of sugar, are fuelling weight gain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 15, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Probiotics 'aid memory in people with Alzheimer's disease'
Conclusion This randomised controlled trial looked at whether probiotic supplements help improve cognitive function in patients with Alzheimer's disease over 12 weeks. It also investigated the effect of probiotics on biomarkers for inflammation and metabolism in the body. It found treatment with probiotic supplements resulted in a small improvement in cognitive function compared with the control group. But everyone remained severely cognitively impaired, and it's not clear if the change in score was clinically important in terms of function. Although these are interesting findings, there are a few things to bear in mind...
Source: NHS News Feed - November 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology Food/diet Source Type: news

Alzheimer's disease: Probiotics could improve memory for people with dementia
PROBIOTICS such as yoghurt can improve some of the symptoms such as memory loss in patients with Alzheimer's disease, new research has revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Having a probiotic yoghurt each day could help alleviate Alzheimer's symptoms
A daily dose of probiotics over just 12 weeks produced a moderate but significant improvement in the score of elderly Alzheimer ’s patients, Iranian researchers found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 11, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eating YOGHURT every day 'could help improve Alzheimer’s symptoms'
A DAILY yoghurt can improve some of the symptoms in Alzheimer ’s patients, according to new research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 10, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutraceuticals: Rich in Potential
The strong growth and globalization of the nutraceuticals sector may be down to the ingenuity of brand managers as much as food scientists, but it also reveals a lot about current trends in healthcare and the cultural, economic or demographic factors underlining them, across both mature and emerging markets. What is interesting about the nutraceuticals boom is that no-one has really agreed yet what these products are exactly, or at least where they sit in standardized legal and regulatory terms either at country level or worldwide.Stephen DeFelice, founder and chairman of US non-profit the Foundation for Innovation in Medi...
Source: EyeForPharma - October 28, 2016 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Marc Yates Source Type: news