Alzheimer’s Risk: Fish or Meat?

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Dementia Risk: Fish or Meat? Do fish lovers suffer less dementia than meat eaters?  It would be good to know if those omega-3 oils really do have something going for them when it comes to neuroprotection.  After all, Alzheimers Disease is one of the most feared down sides of the Longevity Boom. Including omega-3 oils [...]

Reduce Brain Plaque Now

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Are your brain neurones beginning to malfunction?  Alzheimer’s Disease affects many millions of people worldwide.  It’s one of the most feared diseases of the ageing process.  Investing in brain health is a choice many longevityboomers are making. Alzheimer’s Disease involves damage to the neurones rather than the vascular system. In the brain we can get [...]

No Complaints in Whinge-free Zone

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Here’s some cheap insurance for longevityboomers against becoming “cranky old *****” as opposed to lovely old smilies.  But you can’t just buy it.  You have to work for it.  No excuses now because the word’s out that we have “plastic” brains.  In other words we have the ability to change. So when the script in [...]

Coffee may delay onset of Alzheimer’s

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Coffee is no longer the nutritional bad guy it used to be. There’s scientific talk that it might reduce the risk of diabetes; possibly also endometrial cancer.  Apparently it can reduce the damage associated with a fatty liver, but the good news this week is that moderate coffee intake can significantly slow the onset of [...]

Feeling Good on a Mediterranean Diet

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Chances are a Mediterranean diet will make you feel better, in mind as well as in body.  This diet which includes whole grains and dark green vegetables is high in B vitamins and folate which enhance production of the feel-good hormone, serotonin.  Omega-3 fatty acids associated with higher fish consumption improve the delivery of serotonin [...]

Tai Chi Helps Chemobrain

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Tai chi is a gentle approach to exercise and relaxation that is ideal for anyone experiencing a lower level of fitness or general slow-down after surgery. It can be adapted for various disabilities (including wheelchairs). Tai chi has been practised for many years as a stress-management technique to improve cancer survival.  The side effects of [...]