In recent years a clear link has been established between Alzheimer’s disease and high blood sugar. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia – around two thirds of New Zealanders suffering dementia have Alzheimer’s.
The B vitamins are actually a group of vitamins, called the B complex vitamins, which perform similar functions, and are often found together in the same foods. There are eight of them and they are all subtly different.
Need tips on falling asleep faster? Some people fall asleep the moment their heads hit the pillow. Most of us don’t. While it’s not uncommon to lie awake for a while, it’s no fun lying awake for hours, getting more anxious about the fact that you can’t sleep. Here’s some helpful tips on falling asleep faster!
Schisandra, also known as Schizandra or Schisandra chinensis, comes from a vine native to northern China and eastern Russia. Its sometimes referred to as the ‘five flavor berry’ because it supposedly encapsulates the five major favors – sour, sweet, salty, bitter, and spicy.
Magnesium is required for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. Magnesium is especially important for muscle and nerve function, helping to convert food into the cellular energy needed to transmit nerve impulses. Which types do you need?
Did you know polar bear liver is high in Vitamin A – making it poisonous for humans? Or that nutmeg can cause hallucinations? Fascinate your friends and family with these 31 health facts!
About one billion people each year are affected by migraines around the world. Doctors and research scientists have, as yet, no definitive answer as to exactly what causes them. We know that it is probably partly genetic, partly due to dietary deficiencies and lifestyle as well as hormone imbalances.
Considering most people’s jobs take up about a third of their lives, anxiety at work can be a major problem. Not only does stress makes you less efficient at your job, it also has a negative impact on your mental and physical health and your ability to enjoy your time away from work.
I thought it was about time I do an update on resveratrol research. When About Health started, we were…