Can the nutritional status of adults be improved by hazelnuts? Research by Oregon University

This study involved 32 subjects aged 55+ eating 2 ounces of hazelnuts every day for 16 weeks. The study concluded hazelnuts added to diets of older adults increased blood concentrations of magnesium and increased urinary levels of vitamin E. There was also a decrease in glucose and LDL levels. Hazelnuts represent a natural multivitamin and…

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INFLAMMATION fought by foods

Chronic inflammation has been linked to diseases like cancer, heart disease arthritis and Alzheimer’s. An anti-inflammatory diet can fight off inflammation for good. For more info: https://www.health.harvard.edu/staying-healthy/foods-that-fight-inflammation

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World Mental Health Day 2018

On 10 October every year The World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day. It promotes mental health education and awareness against the social stigma people with mental health face. This year’s theme is ‘young people and mental health in a changing world,’ set by the World Federation for Mental Health. See, http://www.who.int/mental_health/world-mental-health-day/2018/en/

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Back pain experienced more in the UK: BCA research

More people in the UK are experiencing back or neck pain each week than they were five years ago according to new research just released from the British Chiropractic Association (BCA). The consumer research, which looked at trends from the past five years, revealed the number of people experiencing back or neck pain on a…

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Back to School: Advice from the BCA

Children are back for a new school year soon and the British Chiropractic Association (BCA) is encouraging parents across the country to check their children’s posture, as well as the design and contents of their school bag to help prevent school children suffering from back and neck pain. When it’s time to get the kids…

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World Breastfeeding Week: British Chiropractic Association Advice

This year’s World Breastfeeding Week ran from 1st – 7th August, aiming to raise awareness of the links between good nutrition, food security, poverty reduction and breastfeeding as well as to galvanise action to increase breastfeeding rates worldwide. Breastfeeding is supported and promoted by the World Health Organisation and UNICEF, as well as national and…

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