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Welcome to my blog

There is a lot of information around on the importance of looking after our health, like maintaining a healthy diet and plenty of exercise... Which is all well and good if your aim is just to keep your body healthy. But what about your brain?

From chocolate to coffee and sleep to sharper smarter thinking, join me for an article or three as I share insights, tips and ideas on what it takes to keep your brain operating at full speed, so you can wake up feeling refreshed, happier and healthier every day.

Welcome to my blog

There is a lot of information around on the importance of looking after our health, like maintaining a healthy diet and plenty of exercise... Which is all well and good if your aim is just to keep your body healthy. But what about your brain?

From chocolate to coffee and sleep to sharper smarter thinking, join me for an article or three as I share insights, tips and ideas on what it takes to keep your brain operating at full speed, so you can wake up feeling refreshed, happier and healthier every day.

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Could being a fat dad lead to more diabetic daughters?

An interesting article published in Nature this week looked at how the role of diet in males affects the health of their daughters. In particular it looked at how male obesity can predispose to one’s offspring’s likelihood of developing diabetes. What has this got to...

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Sugar, sugar, too much is bad for your brain and memory.

Statisticians have been telling us how Western societies are facing a tsunami of people developing dementia and Alzheimer’s over the next couple of decades. This is associated with our ageing population; we are all living longer, so our relative risk of developing...

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Vitamin E rich foods linked to a lower risk of dementia.

My Dad, who is a retired vet, used to give many of his older canine patients Vitamin E, because he found it seemed to give them a bit more spring in their step and kept them going for longer. Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant found in nuts, seeds, eggs, whole grain...

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Why Eating Curry Is Good For Your Brain

During a chat with a group of ladies last week, we got onto the topic of of supplements, and which herbs and spices might be beneficial in promoting brain health. One lady advised me that every morning she pours a good dollop of flaxseed oil onto her breakfast cereal...

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