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Theanine: How a tea amino acid could help fight liver disease

Theanine, an amino acid found in tea, has been shown to help fight liver disease. ©iStock

Theanine, the unique amino acid present in the tea plant, can potentially be used to treat liver injury and boost immunity, a new review has shown.

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Study links SDA, ALA to cognitive support, health of region in cerebral cortex

Dad’s vitamin D has impact on childhood growth and obesity risk

Dad’s vitamin D has impact on childhood growth and obesity risk

The clinical trial was funded by Danone Nutricia.

Unique combination of prebiotic mixture and fermented infant formula helps prevent colic: New Danone Nutricia study

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Responsible fishing: Sustainably sourcing the marine’s treasure trove

The brain has a high metabolic rate; therefore, oxidative stress and inflammation are common in ageing neural tissue. ©iStock/Attila Barabas

Vitamins may have larger role in halting brain decline: Review

Could probiotics restore microbiome imbalance linked to autoimmune disorder?

Could probiotics restore microbiome imbalance linked to autoimmune disorder?

Insufficient levels of vitamin D could lead to a higher risk of developing asthma. ©iStock

Vitamin D deficiency linked to higher risk of asthma in children: Korean study

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Danone Nutricia study backs synbiotic to ‘normalise’ microbiota after C-section

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Ghosts of our African guts: What traditional hunter-gatherers can teach us about gut health

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