Is it safe to take melatonin after an evening drinking alcohol? Quick update on the interactions between melatonin and alcohol.
Used for thousands of years, activated charcoal is reputed to be the most effective natural remedy for reducing gas. Discover precisely how this substance works to combat bloating and flatulence.
Intake of calories, macronutrients, micronutrients and fibre: finally, a comprehensive article on adult nutritional requirements and recommended intakes.
N-acetylcysteine (NAC) supplements have enjoyed consistent success in recent times. What’s behind this continuing popularity? And what’s the relationship between NAC and glutathione?
Flying somewhere on holiday but worried about the effects of jetlag? Discover the best anti-jetlag solutions, as well as some tips for preventing motion sickness, constipation and other travel-related problems.
Which foods will we all be eating in 2050 and beyond? Discover how the culinary landscape is likely to change in the decades to come.
Organic farming is better for the environment, but is it also better for your health? Exposure to pesticides, nutritional quality, etc.: we give you the lowdown on eating organic.
“Don’t go out dressed like that – you’ll catch cold”. We’ve all heard – and even repeated - this advice, but is cold weather really responsible for winter ailments?
Bones are the body’s framework – they protect our internal organs and control our mobility. Discover the best natural substances for maintaining healthy bones.
Want to know why pharmacists, naturopaths and nutritionists recommend SuperSmart? Discover, in their own words, what they think and which products are their favourites.
Less well-known than Chinese or Ayurvedic medicine, traditional Russian medicine is nonetheless just as popular with Russian citizens. Discover the well-kept secrets of its natural remedies.
Japanese researchers have succeeded in developing a vaccine that specifically targets senescent cells. Could we soon have an anti-ageing vaccine? Let’s take a look.
Though they are both products of the beehive, honey and royal jelly are very different, both in how they are used and in their composition. How do bees produce them? What are their benefits for health?
Research has shown that the human body has an endocannabinoid system which reacts with the active principles in hemp, one of which is CBD. What do we actually know about this system?
“A glass of wine keeps the doctor away”. Do you agree with this old adage? Our true/false article tells you all you need to know about the health benefits or otherwise of alcohol.
It’s a fact: mental health conditions have risen sharply this year, a clear consequence of pandemic-related anxiety and isolation. Here we take a brief overview of the situation and look at some potential solutions.
Ageing is the result of a combination of genetic and environmental factors: DNA shortening, oxidative stress, glycation... Here we take a look at the ageing process, its causes, and the ways in which we can slow it down.
As a result of an initiative in April 2021, SuperSmart has enabled thousands of trees to be planted in Madagascar. Discover the positive impact of this project in which large numbers of you participated.
Pesticides, the substances used for killing ‘harmful’ organisms, continue to contaminate our food. Discover how to deal with these toxic compounds on a day-to-day basis.
Though it might be trendy among young people, for many in their thirties and forties, grey hair is definitely to be avoided. What makes hair turn grey? What natural solutions are there? Read on for the answers.
Do you suffer from hypertension but want to avoid taking long term medication? Did you know you can lower your blood pressure by changing your dietary habits? That’s what DASH is all about. Read on for analysis and sample menus.