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Excess weight and obesity: the positive effects of spirulina

Tackling excess weight and obesity has become a genuine public health issue 1 . Defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health, overweight and obesity has reached epidemic proportions, affecting almost 2 billion adults worldwide 2 . Given these alarming statistics,...
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Carob: natural benefits for staying in shape

Summer can be a tempting time calorie-wise. Ice-creams, sugary drinks, cocktails, appetizers … all these tend to push up our calorie intake over the summer period, but the good news is there are ways of controlling weight and preventing weight gain. A natural product with a powerful appetite-suppressant effect is:...
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Excess weight and obesity: the benefits of an Ayurvedic herb

For many decades now, the scientific community has become increasingly interested in plants from the Ayurveda system of medicine. One such plant is Coleus forskohlii , studied for its many therapeutic virtues and advantages for weight control. In this context, a clinical study published in the journal Nutrients 1 has...
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Ayurvedic medicine: the multiple benefits of gymnema sylvestre

If you haven’t yet come across the medicinal plant gymnema (Gymnema sylvestris) , you may be surprised by just how many health benefits it offers. Originating from Asia, this perennial climber has been used therapeutically for thousands of years. In Ayurveda, it is known as gurmar, a Hindi name related...
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Tanning: how to get your skin 'sun-ready'

The summer holidays are drawing near and the fine weather has finally returned. The sun’s shining, the temperature’s rising, the beaches and terraces are starting to fill up. But have you given any thought to preparing your skin for the sun? Both friend and enemy, the sun may be good...
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