Valerian beneficial for symptom management of Restless Leg Syndrome

A recent study compared the effect of valerian with a placebo on sleep quality and symptom severity in people with restless leg syndrome (RLS). The study concluded that the use of valerian for 8 weeks improved the symptoms of RLS and decreased daytime sleepiness. Cuellar NG, Ratcliffe SJ. Does Valerian improve Sleepiness and Symptom Severity …

Cereals or confectionery? It’s difficult to tell says Which?

Just 8% of 100 breakfast cereals tested recently by Which? received a green light for healthy sugar levels. Some were so sugary they were indistinguishable from confectionery, said the consumer body. 31 cereals out of the 100 compared in Going Against the Grain contained more than four teaspoons of sugar per recommended serving and only …

Study Shows Omega 3, Zinc and Vitamin C Improve Symptoms of Asthma

A new study from researchers in Egypt and published in the medical journal Acta Paediatrica has found that a combination supplement containing omega 3, vitamin C and zinc may help to improve symptoms of asthma. The trial was a randomised, double blind, placebo-self-controlled crossover trial, which involved 60 children with an average age of 8 …