The Mediterranean Diet Can Help Boost Brain Health

We know that the Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of heart disease, and some research even suggests that it can help lower your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Now new research is showing that following the Mediterranean diet may also help keep your brain younger as you age. Keeping your grey matter In a recent […]

Ageing Gracefully… It’s All In The Mind

In addition to eating a healthy diet, effectively addressing stress and emotional challenges plays a key role in maintaining a healthy and youthful appearance. In fact, previous research has found that your life experiences or, perhaps more precisely, how you deal with them, has a greater impact on the ageing process than your genetic makeup. […]

Omega-3s May Improve Age-Related Muscle Loss

In 2008, the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition published three studies investigating the role of EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids in elderly populations. The results showed that low levels of EPA and DHA Omega-3 fatty acids increased the risk of death from all causes, and also accelerated cognitive decline in the elderly. Now, based […]

Beers Criteria: Knowing To Avoid These Medicines Could Save Your Life

If you live in the UK, then you’ve probably not heard of Beers Criteria. However, irrespective of what continent you live on, this list of medicines, compiled by the American Geriatric Society, could be a lifesaver if you are over the age of 65. Beers Criteria… A must have Beers Criteria is a list of […]