How to protect yourself against dementia

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Dementia and in particular Alzheimer’s, it’s most common and severe form, has reached epidemic proportions in the older members of the world population. And evidence suggests the trend is increasing. Statistically the risk of getting dementia is staggeringly high A recent meta-analysis reported that the global prevalence of dementia is between 5 and 7% for those over 60. For those …

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Brush your body to health

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If you’ve never heard of dry brushing your body before, I’m sure you’re imagining using your hair brush all over and thinking how odd it sounds? Well, that would be odd and probably a bit painful. Dry brushing is, in fact, a very pleasant sensation It involves brushing with a dense brush with flexible hairs specially designed for the task. …

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Fast health

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Fasting has been practised for thousands of years – sometimes for religious reasons, sometimes as a result of famine and sometimes by choice. And it turns out that, whatever the reason for going on a fast, it is hugely beneficial to health, reducing obesity and even reversing conditions such as type 2 diabetes. If only fasting wasn’t so gruelling to …