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Colour and Brain Health

Colour and Brain Health

August 20th, 2021 | Posted in Info

You may well have heard about the recommendation to eat colourful foods – the rainbow diet as it is called. This is generally regarded as being good for the immune system. A new study has found ...

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Eat to Protect Brain Health

Eat to Protect Brain Health

August 13th, 2021 | Posted in Info

The blog post Colour and Cognitive Decline extols the benefits of eating colourful plant foods for brain health. Here are some more dietary tips to protect cognitive function throughout ...

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Risk Factors for Dementia

Risk Factors for Dementia

August 6th, 2021 | Posted in Info

Population aging is one of the biggest challenges of the twenty-first century. 1 in 3 babies born in the UK today are expected to celebrate their 100th birthday. Longer life expectancy is likely to ...

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Sugar – What’s the Alternative?

Sugar – What’s the Alternative?

July 23rd, 2021 | Posted in Info | Recipes

Many diseases, including dental caries, chronic inflammatory diseases, diabetes, and obesity, are associated with sugar consumption. If you’ve read the blog posts Sugar Leads to More Sugar and ...

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Sugar and Fat Synthesis

Sugar and Fat Synthesis

July 16th, 2021 | Posted in Info

If you’ve read the blog post Sugar Leads to More Sugar you’ll understand that sugar rewards the brain in a way that makes you want to eat more. This, coupled with the high calorie content of ...

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Sugar Leads to More Sugar

Sugar Leads to More Sugar

July 9th, 2021 | Posted in Info

The taste of sugar is one of the most basic sensory experiences for humans and other animals. The sweet taste is one of the first sensory pleasures we experience. Our mother’s milk and formula milk ...

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Diet and Lifestyle Can Increase Your Healthspan

Diet and Lifestyle Can Increase Your Healthspan

June 25th, 2021 | Posted in Info

A new research trial shows that dietary and lifestyle changes can deliver an immediate and rapid reduction in biological age. As ageing is the primary cause of chronic disease, this reduction has the ...

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Eating for Longevity

Eating for Longevity

June 18th, 2021 | Posted in Info

If you’ve read the blog post Diet and Lifestyle Can Reduce Biological Age you’ll know that a few dietary, lifestyle and supplement interventions can reduce biological age. The research goal of ...

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Maintain Muscle to Maintain Health

Maintain Muscle to Maintain Health

June 11th, 2021 | Posted in Info

From about 25 years of age we begin to lose muscle mass. We may lose up to 40% of muscle mass between our 20s and our 80s. This gradual loss of muscle mass, muscle strength and physical performance ...

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Exercise and Recovery

Exercise and Recovery

May 26th, 2021 | Posted in Info

If you’ve read the blog post on Exercise and Mental Health you’ll be in no doubt as to the benefits of exercise for psychological well being. However, it is important to remember that exercise is ...

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