Cancers targeted by curcumin

Cancers targeted by curcumin

Curcumin targets multiple cancers through multiple effects. I wanted to share this graphic which was copied from a paper in Cancer Letters by Preetha Arnand, University of Texas. It illustrates the range of cancers on which scientific studies have shown curcumin to...
Starlight excess

Starlight excess

A study has found that people who eat their evening meal later have more fat than those who eat earlier.  Incredible as it may seem, this is not pseudoscience but a respected scientific study. By studying people who eat ‘closer to natural bed time’ compared to those...
Diabetes all shook up

Diabetes all shook up

Scientists have found that type 2 diabetes can be reversed by a simple change in diet. Our mantra at Vivheart is healthy ageing through exercise and a healthy diet. Obesity is not an option for healthy ageing as obesity is the biggest risk factor for developing type 2...
Fishy supplements

Fishy supplements

Fish oils containing omega-3 are promoted as healthy foods that can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. So, it follows that omega-3 supplements should have the same beneficial effect. It is odd then, that a large review of studies has not found any...
Apple appeal

Apple appeal

Don’t peel those apples! Apple peel contains quercetin and scientists have found that quercetin, in combination with dasatinib, a leukaemia drug, lengthens the lives of old mice by one third. In human terms, that would be an extra 40 years. And the scientists know...