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Adequate protein ensures bone health as we age

A new international expert consensus suggests that older people may need more protein – above the current RDA – to protect their bones.

Does hardening of the arteries begin in the gut?

New research links a low diversity of the ‘good bacteria’ in our guts to a significantly raised risk for hardening of the arteries.

How to get back on the ‘road not taken’

Our most enduring regrets – and the thing that most often holds us back – stem from a perceived failure to live up to our ideal selves, according to new research. Let it go!

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Does eating at night make you fat?

Eat a good breakfast and think before you snack at bedtime – studies show that late night snacking does tend to encourage weight gain.

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Try baking soda to fight inflammation

A little bicarbonate of soda in water each day can reduce acidity and inflammation and help to reduce some of the symptoms of autoimmune and other diseases.

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Promising botanicals for fighting cognitive decline

According to a recent review some herbal remedies have ‘very promising’ evidence behind them for combating cognitive decline.

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Five brain-boosting reasons to take up martial arts – at any age

Martial arts practices range from the more gentle and meditative, to the combative and physically intensive – but all have benefits for body and mind.