Here is the recap of this week’s news in health:
Amino acid with promising anti-diabetic effects NEW experiments conducted by researchers from the University of Copenhagen show that the amino acid arginine — found in a wide variety of foods such as salmon, eggs and nuts- greatly improves the body’s ability to metabolise glucose.
The week in health: 5 things you need to know This week’s health news was all heart – or at least mostly heart, thanks to controversy over new cholesterol treatment guidelines and news from the annual scientific meeting of the American Heart Association.
Taurine, L-arginine help diabetes and high blood pressure Taking dietary supplements taurine and L-arginine may cure hypertension or high blood pressure and at least help diabetes mellitus, according to a new study in Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology.
Why high cholesterol fuels growth and spread of breast cancer Researchers have suggested that breast cancer growth can be fuelled by high cholesterol, as a by-product of cholesterol functions like the hormone oestrogen to enhance the growth and spread of the disease.
10 reasons why the humble peanuts are great for you! Peanuts or moongfali are crunchy to taste and easier on the pocket as compared to other nuts. A member of the legume family, along with peas and beans, peanuts are available throughout the year all across India.