OBESITY is associated with a higher risk of cognitive impairment and neurodegenerative disease, such as Alzheimer’s disease. However, as weight can be tough to shift, is there another way to reduce this risk?
SURVIVAL rates of cancer could start receding as a result of the daunting backlog facing the NHS. Some preventative measures could lessen the impact of the disease, however. One seemingly healthy supplement could do more harm to the body than good.
MOST people do not need to take vitamin supplements because they can get all the vitamins and minerals they need by eating a healthy, balanced diet. However, the supplement market is booming. According to one study, supplementing with a popular vitamin hiked the risk of prostate cancer in men.
SUPPLEMENTING with vitamins is a standard practice for millions of people but the jury is out on their health benefits. In fact, one study found six popular vitamin supplements actually “increased” the risk of death.
VITAMIN D supplements and screening tests surged in popularity during the pandemic, after it emerged the nutrient may help protect against the coronavirus. Two signs, however, could be warning the vitamin is doing more harm than good to your body.
INSTEAD OF blowing half your paycheque on expensive moisturisers and hair masks, try investing in some beauty vitamins that will help you achieve the glowing skin, healthy hair, and strong nails of your dreams. And right now at Boots you can pick some up best sellers with a 15 percent discount.