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How yoga can benefit Alzheimer’s

Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) is a key protein that helps diminish neural degradation. People with Alzheimer’s, however, are found to have significantly lower NGF levels causing them to be more vulnerable to the disease. Breakthrough research has revealed that NGF levels can be increased by introducing yoga into your fitness routines. Here are two easy […]

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Exercise keeps you biologically young!

Can exercise keep you young? Here at Kaia we believe in the rejuvenating qualities of keeping fit. According to a fascinating UK study there’s a molecular link between exercise and your cells being biologically younger, which in effect links exercise to healthier and slower aging. There’s no doubt that keeping the weight off, focusing on […]

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Exercise to be biologically young!

Can exercise keep you young? Well, according to a fascinating UK study there’s a molecular link between exercise and your cells being biologically younger, which in effect links exercise to healthier and slower aging. There’s no doubt that keeping the weight off, focusing on functional fitness, and improving your health with cardio, can make you […]

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Can speeding up slow down aging?

Over 57s who think you can’t teach an older dear new tricks might want to consider the findings of a new study which suggest exercise, even in the short term, could have a positive impact on aging and memory too. Certainly, there’s plenty of evidence to suggest that keeping fit as you hit the twilight […]

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Alzheimer’s poor sleep link

Poor sleep as you get older may not only leave you feeling tired out but could have an impact on the level of beta-amyloid, a biomarker for Alzheimer’s. And it’s not just lack of sleep that could have a negative impact on this type of dementia, but also quality of sleep too. With around half […]

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Can a bad diet lead to dementia?

Piling on excess pounds might make you worry about the way you look. And if you really start to expand and your Body Mass Index (BMI) rises then health issues may start to concern you – especially as overweight people run a higher risk of developing diabetes or a cardiovascular disorder. However, one thing that […]

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Can a bad diet result in dementia?

Piling on excess pounds might make you worry about the way you look. And if you really start to expand and your Body Mass Index (BMI) rises then health issues may start to concern you – especially as overweight people run a higher risk of developing diabetes or a cardiovascular disorder. However, one thing that […]

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10 reasons older people need exercise!

If 70 is the new 50, 60 the new 40 and 50 the new 30 then that means that the older you are today the younger you are compared with generations gone by. What this also means is that far from settling down to a sedentary life and taking things easier, many older people are […]

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Dancing for an active and happy mind

You don’t need to be an expert or even John Travolta to know that dancing makes you feel good. This is something every child learns soon after taking their first steps. Put on a tune with a solid beat and a catchy melody and try and stop yourself from tapping your toes and busting out […]

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