This study examines the efficacy of a new plant-based emollient and assesses product acceptability.
A new, as yet unpublished, study shows that the elderly are very likely to seriously lack vitamin D, raising their risk of broken bones. What’s more care homes rarely offer supplements. Making the situation even worse are the cocktails of prescription drugs that many of these patients swallow daily. Few doctors are aware that common drugs can make it harder to absorb vitamins and minerals.
A pilot study to evaluate the effectiveness of a natural source tryptophan rich night time beverage to enhance disturbed sleep patterns with relevance to athletic performance
Lack of sleep can cause detrimental effects on athletic performance, induce alterations in glucose, carbohydrate and protein metabolism, appetite, food intake, and neuroendocrine function.
Probiotics are defined as living microorganisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host. Health benefits can be attributed to an ability to assist the natural microflora, either to re-establish itself following imbalance or upregulate vital metabolic functions of the bacteria.