Dr Decker Weiss is a naturopathic cardiologist with an important message about inflammation. Here, Rosie Greenaway relays some of the key messages conveyed during his 2018 retailer roadshow, and discovers why ignoring the red flags could be catastrophic for cardiovascular health
Prominent experts in nutrition and cognitive function explained the importance of diet and nutrients in preventing or slowing cognitive decline at the fourth meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Micronutrients and Health, held at the House of Commons on 14 Mar
Scientists in Edinburgh have shown eating a Mediterranean diet – rich in fruit, vegetables and olive oil – is associated with slower brain shrinkage in older age.
Researchers at the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Centre and Rutgers University have found that vitamin D deficiency among the elderly is related to accelerated cognitive decline and impaired performance, particularly in areas such as memory loss that are associated with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. The study, published online in JAMA Neurology, found that the effect […]
‘Omega-3 supplements don’t improve memory’ declared a headline in Time Magazine this week. Other national and international media also came to the same stark conclusion when reporting the findings of a newly published study into the effectiveness of omega-3 supplements. But could it be that the study, Published in the Journal of the American Medical […]
A study by US researchers has linked prolonged use of certain widely available over-the-counter medicines with an increased risk of dementia. The medicines implicated – which include popular hayfever and allergy tablets such as Benadryl and Piriton, sleeping pills like Nytol and and asthma drugs – are a class of drugs known as anticholinergics. They […]
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a substantially increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people, according to one of the biggest studies of its kind. An international team, led by Dr David Llewellyn at the University of Exeter Medical School, found that people who were severely vitamin D deficient were more than […]
A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association has found that high doses of vitamin E taken daily may assist in slowing down the onset of dementia in those with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease. The study – Effect of Vitamin E and Memantine on Functional Decline in Alzheimer Disease – analyzed […]
Aduna’s Great Green Wall pilot bears fruit
February 27, 2020 Jane Wolfe
Aduna’s partnership with the Great Green Wall has achieved some significant results as it strives to build a global value chain for baobab in rural Africa.
Personal experience is fuelling a fresh wave of natural nootropics to help consumers back to mental balance, says Matt Chittock (more…)
Abel & Cole trials innovative refill delivery service
Organic grocery business Abel & Cole has launched a refillables trial which will remove single-use packaging from a variety of products.
New report highlights gender pay gap in chocolate trade
Research from the Fairtrade Foundation looking at women cocoa farmers has found that many face an even worse situation than their male counterparts.
The rise of clean and conscious
The Natural Beauty & Spa Show (part of Natural & Organic Products Europe) is back at ExCeL London. Do you have the date in your diary? Okay, great. Now let us inspire you with what to expect at Europe’s leading natural beauty show … (more…)
… packaging, water, excess ingredients, pollutants. There is a huge amount of interest in the ‘zero waste’ movement at the moment, but it’s not a simple concept. Here Jane Wolfe poses the question: can zero waste really exist in the beauty industry? (more…)
From topping up a tan and soothing sunburnt skin to luscious lashes and salty tresses, the natural beauty industry has summer in the (beach) bag, reports Matt Chittock (more…)
As we become more aware of our impact on the environment it seems even the newest arrival in the family can get in on the act. Alice Wright explores new options out there for parents looking to go green (more…)
Garden of Life®
Your body was created to eat, process, and derive its nutrition from food—real, healthy food. Garden of life® are fanatical about food. The core ethos is that they always start with real foods and these (foods) provide the formulas, the power to be at their best. Completely free of any synthetically created, chemical breakthroughs from […]
How to become the next influential natural beauty brand
The world doesn’t need another natural beauty brand. It’s a market that is set to be worth up to $54 billion by 2027. It’s saturated like every other industry in the world. What it does need however, is a brand that is passionate, value driven and has clarity around how they want to shake things […]
The Health Store Open Day is back!
The Health Store’s ever popular Open Day makes a welcome return on Sunday 8th September. Paul Rideout, Sales & Marketing Manager at the Health Store, explains “The Open Day is back by popular demand! This will be our 8th Open Day since we launched the event back in 2009 and it is more popular than […]
Setting Industry standards for Golden quality CBD Products
Over the past few years Hemp and its CBD-rich extracts have made a stunning entrance to the nutraceutical business. More and more people are now commenting on the wonderful health benefits of supplementing their diet with natural phytocannabinoids and new CBD oil brands pop-up regularly as a result.