In the search for the perfect figure without having to starve, we are often tempted to turn to one or more of the many slimming supplements on the market at the moment. We are often asked about Garcinia cambogia (GC) so we have picked apart the existing evidence for this supplement. If you are thinking of taking any product containing GC or HydroxyCitricAcid (HCA), read on..
A recent article in the Daily Mail Newspaper (26/09/2014) suggested that 'Eating a Curry a Day Helps Beat Dementia' which was too good a claim not to be investigated further.
Turmeric is an interesting herb. A member of the Ginger family, it is widely used in Indian cooking and Ayurvedic medicine and is used in many supplements. It contains a number of compounds that are known to be bio-active and are currently under intense investigation in the hope that they will be found to be useful for health.
A new study published in the prestigious Annals of Internal Medicine has looked into the literature published to date and has come to the conclusion that the evidence to date does not support recommending the use of Omega 3 and 6 supplements whether as part of or in addition to a healthy diet.