Foodies back bone health

Foodies back bone health

Healthy Bones Action Week might be behind us for another year, but this is no time to forget about our bones. According to Jean Hailes for Women’s Health endocrinologist Dr Sonia Davison, the agenda of bone health is urgent, especially as Australia’s population ages. With osteoporosis affecting 2 in 3 Australians over 50, making small…

Sweet cherries could alleviate obesity-related inflammation

Sweet cherries could alleviate obesity-related inflammation

Clinical trials to investigate the anti-inflammatory capacity of sweet cherries, in a bid to prevent and treat obesity-related inflammation, are due to start in 2016. Melanie Blackhall, from the University of Tasmania’s Faculty of Health, is collaborating with industry partners Reid Fruits and Essential Oils Tasmania to determine whether cherries offer anti-inflammatory health benefits. “Anecdotal…