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Probiotics and obesity: Consumption of Yakult’s Shirota strain aids weight loss in children

Yakult's Shirota strain aids weight loss in children.

Yakult’s probiotic strain Shirota (LcS) aids weight loss while also improving lipid metabolism in obese children, according to a new pilot study.

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Body’s fat metabolism wards off sugar's effects and promotes healthy ageing: Study

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Q-markers required to affirm beneficial effects of TCM, say Chinese researchers

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Polyphenol blend may boost post-exercise recovery: RCT

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Imperial network gathers expertise to tackle global nutrition issues

Finisngs showed that among mild asthmatics, vitamin E reduced sputum eosinophils and mucins – both markers of airway inflammation. ©iStock

Steroid-free asthma hope? Vitamin E holds anti-inflammation promise: Human Trial

The herbal mixture is said to lower blood glucose and insulin resistance. ©iStock

TCM herbal extract mixture helps lower diabetes risk: Chinese mouse study

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Fish oil may help your genes to ward off inflammation

Supplements like omega-3 and prebiotics were found to benefit acute pancreatitis patients. ©iStock

Supplementation and acute pancreatitis: Review reveals potential for 'promising treatment outcomes'

Bangladhesh has a 36% prevalence of childhood stunting. ©iStock

Bangladeshi RCT to assess effectiveness of preventive nutrition combinations on childhood stunting

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