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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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Safety first! Boost better thinking with neuroprotective food

Safety first! Boost better thinking with neuroprotective food

It's food safety week.Yes really!Which got me thinking - perhaps it's time to think about which foods are neuroprotective. And because, "we are what we eat", why not choose to include those foods that have been shown to boost memory, mood and cognition?There is no...

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Do our gut bacteria rule our minds?

Do our gut bacteria rule our minds?

In a word, yes.Welcome to your gut microbiome, a diverse community of bacteria we harbour in our gut. Not to be underestimated, the number of our gut bacteria outnumber by 100 fold, the total number of cells that make up our bodies.Unlike mistletoe, a parasitic plant...

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Gluten intolerant? Or is it FODMAPS?

Gluten intolerant? Or is it FODMAPS?

Are you “gluten free”?Ten years ago, someone who was gluten free would have been in a minority group. You might have been seen as being “a bit different” or “out there” or “difficult” to feed. Today, it’s a different story, with many supermarkets, cafes, restaurants...

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A healthy food choice today may prevent dementia later

Like our cars, our brains work better for longer with regular servicing and maintenance. And in just the same way our vehicles run better with the best fuel appropriate to the model and make, our brains work best with healthy food choices.New research from Finland has...

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