Monthly Archive: September 2018

People can die from giving up the fight

People can die from giving up the fight

People can die simply because they’ve given up, life has beaten them and they feel defeat is inescapable, according to new research. The study, by Dr John Leach, a senior research fellow at the...

The quality of protein supplements for sportspeople

The quality of protein supplements for sportspeople

Powdered protein supplements are one of the most commonly consumed nutritional supplements, whether by professional sportspeople or amateurs, even by those who use them for aesthetic purposes instead of sporting ones. This study, led...

Cocoa: a tasty source of vitamin D?

Cocoa: a tasty source of vitamin D?

Many people do not get enough vitamin D. Brittle bones and an increased risk of respiratory diseases can be the result of a vitamin D deficiency. A research group at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg...

High-carbohydrates diet lead to weight loss

High-carbohydrates diet lead to weight loss

Diets high in carbohydrates reduce body weight and body fat and improve insulin function in overweight individuals, according to a new study published in Nutrients. In the 16-week randomized clinical trial, researchers with the...

Height is a  risk factor for varicose veins

Height is a risk factor for varicose veins

The taller you are, the more likely you are to develop varicose veins, according to a study led by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers that examined the genes of more than 400,000 people...