Red meat nutrient used in weight-loss and muscle-building supplements could cause heart disease

Red meat nutrient used in weight-loss and muscle-building supplements could cause heart disease Government already suggests eating maximum of 2.5oz of red meat dailyHigher consumption linked to bowel cancer and cardiovascular diseaseNow researchers have found link between L-carnitine and heart disease By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 20:37 GMT, 7 April 2013 | UPDATED: 20:37 GMT, 7 April 2013 Supplement: New research has found a link between red meat compound L-carnitine and heart disease A nutrient abundant in red meat and also sold as a dietary supplement could raise the risk of heart disease.

Could herbal pill cure your cravings for fatty foods by making them unappealing?

Could herbal pill cure your cravings for fatty foods by making them unappealingPlant extract stopped people eating three minutes earlier than counterparts Participants reported no side effects By Louis De Bernires and Louise Eccles PUBLISHED: 00:37 GMT, 1 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:44 GMT, 2 March 2013 A new herbal supplement claims to dramatically reduce people's appetite and make fatty foods seem less appealing.

Botox booster Zytaze: New pill "keeps wrinkles at bay for 30 per cent longer"

Is this the new Botox booster New pill 'keeps wrinkles at bay for 30 per cent longer'Pills contain zinc and an enzyme called phytase which helps the vitamin to be absorbedPack of ten costs 45; zinc supplements cost 8 for 100Manufacturer Eden says cheaper zinc tablets won't have same effectExpert says tablets may work because zinc helps to speed up healing | UPDATED: 21:52 GMT, 8 September 2012 A new pill is promising to make the wrinkle-smoothing effects of Botox injections last for 30 per cent longer.

"Natural" tomatoes are packed with more disease-fighting antioxidants, claim scientists

Does it pay to eat organic 'Natural' tomatoes are packed with more disease-fighting antioxidants, claim scientists Organic tomatoes produce higher levels of antioxidants in response to more stressful growing conditions | UPDATED: 12:21 GMT, 4 July 2012 Better for you Organic tomatoes do contain higher levels of disease-fighting chemicals, say scientists It's an argument that continues to exercise consumers and growers across the UK – organic produce may be good for the environment, but is it any better for your health A new study has found that when it comes to tomatoes at least, it really may pay off to fork out for the more expensive organic produce.

Antioxidant supplement "reduces irritability and repetitive behaviour in autistic children"

Antioxidant supplement 'reduces irritability and repetitive behaviour in autistic children' Scientists believe N-Acetylcysteine, or NAC, could be an effective therapy for autistic children | UPDATED: 16:11 GMT, 30 May 2012 An antioxidant supplement may be an effective therapy for autism, according to scientists.

A cup of Earl Grey to keep the doctor away: Fruit extract can help you lose weight, lower cholesterol and prevent diabetes

A cup of Earl Grey to keep the doctor away: Fruit extract can help you lose weight, lower cholesterol and prevent diabetes Research: The fruit extract in Earl Grey tea could help lower cholesterol and prevent diabetes, according to a new study A fruit extract loved by tea drinkers for the aromatic flavour it lends to Earl Grey tea could help you lose weight, lower cholesterol and protect against diabetes.

Middle-aged women warned against buying unlicensed herbal menopause treatment

Middle-aged women warned against buying unlicensed herbal menopause treatment Concerned: The MHRA said the pills contain 50 times the approved dose for treating menopausal symptoms People are being warned against buying a potentially dangerous herbal product for treating symptoms of the menopause. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a safety notice over FSC (Food Supplement Company) Black Cohosh 1000mg capsules. The MHRA said the pills – an unlicensed herbal remedy – contain 50 times the approved dose for treating menopausal symptoms and do not have the necessary authorisation as a medicine