The Benefits of Consuming Cinnamon!

Did you know that cinnamon was once a spice of great value, imported by the Egyptians 4000 years ago and considered a fit offering for Kings and Gods. Like many spices, cinnamon has been touted as a remedy for several diseases and a recent meta-analysis of 10 randomised controlled trials concluded that cinnamon consumption is associated… Read More

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HDL Cholesterol & Cardiovascular Mortality

High density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is a strong predictor of reduced cardiovascular mortality in the general population, and drugs to increase HDL cholesterol have been seen as potential successors to statins – which have been huge profit makes for the pharmaceutical industry. But none developed so far has shown any protective effect. And a new study… Read More

Research: Kids and Metabolic Syndrome

Research Paper Title Adiponectin in Eutrophic and Obese Children as a Biomarker to Predict Metabolic Syndrome and Each of Its Components. Background Obesity is associated with the rise of non-communicable diseases worldwide. The pathophysiology behind this disease involves the increase of adipose tissue (i.e. fat), being inversely related to adiponectin, but directly related to insulin… Read More