Get yourself outside and feel the benefits

Get yourself outside and feel the benefits

My favourite place is by the sea, any sea – North, South, East or West, I’m not fussy so long as the sea air hits my face and enters my lungs. I feel instantly better. Indeed in the Victorian times, visiting the seaside and sea bathing was prescribed as a cure...
Vitamin D is for Dementia

Vitamin D is for Dementia

Vitamin D plays a substantial role in the regulation of calcium and maintenance of phosphorus levels in the blood, two factors that are extremely important for maintaining healthy bones, teeth and muscles. It is vital for us all and particularly those with dementia to...
The Mind Diet Cookbook by Michelle Thomas

The Mind Diet Cookbook by Michelle Thomas

This Mediterranean based diet plan is designed to help significantly help improve brain functionality as well as help prevent a variety of brain diseases. Health claims aside, there are over 200 recipes which are fairly easy to follow and the ones this reviewer has...
Type 2 Diabetes and the Dementia Link

Type 2 Diabetes and the Dementia Link

Studies have clearly demonstrated that type 2 diabetes can be a risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia because cardiovascular problems associated with diabetes are also associated with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. However, an estimated 1...
That’s Not Fair – Period!

That’s Not Fair – Period!

As well as drawing the short straw in the childbirth department – it seems that the bad hand dealt to women by mother nature doesn’t end with the menopause. Women are twice as likely to suffer from dementia as men – with two-thirds of sufferers being...