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Eating less slows the ageing process

The secret to maintaining a youthful body – inside and out – may lie in reducing the number of calories you consume on a daily basis, according to a new study by US researchers.

22 March, 2017

Mediterranean diet stops your brain shrinking

New research shows the combination of healthy foods common in Mediterranean style eating could help keep your brain young.

6 January, 2017

Regular saunas lower men’s dementia risk

Frequent sauna bathing may reduce the risk of dementia by as much as 66%, suggests a recent 20-year study out of Finland.

20 December, 2016

Daily cinnamon protects working memory

Daily cinnamon consumption could help maintain working memory – necessary for planning, problem solving and reasoning – even in those with health challenges like diabetes.

14 December, 2016

Ashwagandha’s anti-ageing effects revealed

Supplements of Ashwagandha root extract may work at a genetic level to slow the cellular ageing process, new research reveals.

30 November, 2016

Skin’s natural bacteria fights free radicals

An enzyme secreted by a common skin bacteria – the same one associated with acne – is as powerful as vitamins C and E in fighting off free radical skin damage.

14 November, 2016

Stronger muscles keep your brain young

New evidence shows that gradually increasing muscle strength through activities such as weightlifting improves cognitive function too.

27 October, 2016

Nutrient rich diet could help keep you younger for longer

A new study shows that regular consumption of foods rich in vitamin C, folate and potassium, earlier in life, can ‘delay biological ageing’.

24 October, 2016

‘Fountain of youth’ hormone triggered by diet

A low-protein, high-carbohydrate diet may be the most effective way to trigger a hormone with life-extending and obesity-fighting benefits.

11 October, 2016

Could vitamin E help prevent pneumonia in the elderly?

Taking 50mg of vitamin E decreased the risk of pneumonia in elderly male smokers by as much as 72% but, say researchers, the picture remains complex.

10 October, 2016