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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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Could red meat be bad for your brain?

Nutrition is vital when it comes to not just a healthy body but also a healthy mind. And a recent study suggests that too much red meat may be linked with Alzheimer’s, with a build up of iron disrupting communication between the neurons in the brain. Too much copper, another heavy metal, could also have […]

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Is red meat bad for your brain?

Nutrition is vital when it comes to not just a healthy body but also a healthy mind. And a recent study suggests that too much red meat may be linked with Alzheimer’s, with a build up of iron disrupting communication between the neurons in the brain. Too much copper, another heavy metal, could also have […]

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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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Activities for a Healthy Brain

If you are one of those people think who think of fitness for the older generation is perhaps a gentle stroll, or a spot of light gardening, then think again. It’s not just about keeping muscles supple and joints less stiff, or keeping the weight off. Recent studies suggest that vigorous exercise might reduce the […]

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