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Study reveals: Vitamins, omega-3 supplements may improve autism symptoms

Researchers examined data from 27 trials involving a total of 1,028 children with autism spectrum disorder. Kids were randomly selected to take various dietary supplements, including vitamins or omega-3s, or to take a dummy pill instead. Omega-3s and vitamin supplements were more effective than the placebo pill at improving several symptoms, functions, and clinical domains, […]

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Immunity boosting nutrients which you should include in your kid’s diet

A balance mix of all major nutrients along with essential vitamins and minerals, can keep your child’s immune system strong. Good nutrition helps in early recovery, more efficiently and leading to less complications. When children get exposed to viruses or pathogens, someone with a weakened immune system is more vulnerable to catch infection than one […]

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12 health benefits of drinking pomegranate juice

Fresh juice doesn’t have to be green or full of spinach to be healthy. Pomegranate juice contains more than 100 phytochemicals. Pomegranate juice contains higher levels of antioxidants than most other fruit juices. The pomegranate fruit has been used for thousands of years as medicine. Today, pomegranate juice is being studied for its many health […]

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Here’s how whole grains can play a role in protecting your liver

Eating a diet rich in whole grains and dietary fibre has been linked to numerous health benefits, including a lower risk of insulin resistance, high insulin levels in the blood and inflammation in the body – all of which are risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of liver cancer. With that in […]

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Consuming fish oil in pregnancy can help manage kids’ blood pressure later in life

Consuming fish oil in pregnancy can help manage kids’ blood pressure later in life

The findings could be important since rising numbers of children are obese and experiencing hikes in blood pressure. That could have long-term consequences for their health, said study co-author Susan Carlson. She’s professor of nutrition at the University of Kansas. “It is known that blood pressure tracks over time, such that people with higher blood […]

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Common and mineral supplements provide no health benefit, reveals study

Common and mineral supplements provide no health benefit, reveals study

Published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, the systematic review of existing data and single randomised control trials published in English from January 2012 to October 2017 found that multivitamins, vitamin D, calcium and vitamin C – the most common supplements – showed no advantage or added risk in the prevention […]

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Do you keep moving your legs? You may have Restless Legs Syndrome

Do you keep moving your legs? You may have Restless Legs Syndrome

RLS is a condition marked by unpleasant leg sensations while resting. Arti Shroff, a Clinical Psychologist in Mumbai said “Restless leg syndrome belongs to the class of neuro – motor and sleep – wake disorders. It is characterized by a constant and persistent urge to move the legs by shaking, stomping and rubbing the legs […]

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