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What diet helps Alzheimer’s? Why are Alzheimer’s NZ selling biscuits to raise money?

A year or so ago I spent a fair few hours doing an assignment looking at the relationship of diet to Alzheimer’s disease (AD). One fact is very clear, biscuits are probably the worst food you can eat if you have this disease or want to stay free of it. Saturated fat (I know this […]

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How much control do you take of your child’s screen / TV / Text time?

I watched the “Weight of the Nation” yesterday View on YouTube here: Weight of the Nation I heard concerned parents of overweight children complaining about the amount of time they spent online, and how having screen time stopped them doing exercise: Facebooking with their friends, rather than spending real time with people. Playing online games […]

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Dr Wahls’ super-nutrient paleo diet, that reversed her Multiple Sclerosis

I’ve just finished reading “Minding My Mitochondria: How I overcame secondary progressive multiple sclerosis” By Terry Wahls, MD If you haven’t already see the viral video of Dr Wahls talking about her reversal of Multiple Sclerosis, you must, it is inspiring. As a result of watching her talk I couldn’t wait to read her book […]

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Want to make your children smarter by two years? Put them to bed earlier

I saw this TV programme last week, where ‘Super Nanny’ Jo Frost had a group of children change the amount of sleep they had to see if it affected their performance. I was astonished at how much the amount of sleep a child impacted on their ability to perform tasks like verbal fluency. Jo Frost: […]

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