Most people are familiar with the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and know that it affects short-term memory, and in the later stages even long-term memory goes. It also results in a loss of cognitive functions involved in language, recognising people, judging … continue reading "Further Evidence Resveratrol Can Treat Alzheimer’s In New Study" »
This is not so much about weight loss, more about reducing excessive overindulgent behaviour – from eating better, drinking less, moving more all the way to looking at gift giving. Essentially trimming the excess to expose a leaner and healthier … continue reading "5 ways to trim the fat this Christmas" »
It’s a topic that comes up in the media a lot; it’s something we here at About Health mention frequently too – but just what exactly are we referring to when we talk about heart health?
When Daniel King’s mother was diagnosed with a serious blood ailment, he decided there was more that he could do than simply be a supportive son. As a scientist he began researching and before long About Health was born…
Skin. It forms the entire covering of our body and is one of the first things people assess when they meet you (before your eyes and your witty intellect). So it is no surprise that the state of your skin … continue reading "Nutrients for healthy, naturally radiant skin" »
A lab study examining hundreds of ingredients has demonstrated that resveratrol could help improve the human immune system, and may also enhance the effect of vitamin D. In an analysis of 446 compounds, researchers in the Linus Pauling Institute at … continue reading "Lab Study: Resveratrol and Vitamin D combine for extra benefits" »
Staying healthy is more than just not getting cancer or having a heart attack, we need to keep our mental faculties as well. With this in mind I asked Dr Laurence Eyres to write a summary article on brain health nutrition. … continue reading "How to keep your brain young" »
Supplement companies take different approaches to developing and marketing supplements. Coming from a science background, it is important to me that all our supplements have a strong focus on research. With this in mind, rather than sell a large range … continue reading "Can supplements slow down the aging process?" »