21 Nov 2016 Student News Bulletin
This week we give you the link to the recent BANT student webinar that we really enjoyed, we highlight a study on probiotics to help improve cognitive function, and bring your attention to a fascinating FREE seminar run by BioCare about the nervous system.
Link to webinar recording
In case you missed the free BANT student webinar on Monday 14th November you can click here to watch it. Don’t miss out – it was a really useful hour (and ten minutes) about the value of nucleotides, given by Rachel Hoyle: ‘Putting you in the picture about nucleotides and their role in human health – Nucleotides, Nutrition’s best kept secret’.
Study linking daily probiotics to improved cognition in Alzheimer’s
A new study from Iran, published in Frontiers In Ageing Neuroscience, studied the effects of Alzheimer’s patients consuming Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus casei, Lactobacillus fermentum and Bifidobacterium bifidum in milk for 12 weeks. The randomised, double blind, controlled study discovered that the cognitive function in the probiotic group improved, as well as markers such as high-sensitive C-reactive protein, VLDL and triglycerides. This may have positive implications for us students! Click here to read the study.
Biocare’s upcoming seminar day
Alessano Ferreti has been giving a fascinating seminar: ‘Nervous Breakdown: Key Factors in Nervous System health’ at various venues around the country. It’s coming to London on 3rd December and it’s FREE! The seminar, running from 10am – 4pm, will give new insights into how to bring a holistic, Functional Medicine approach to support stress. Click here to read more.