Antioxidant rich foods and why to eat them

Antioxidant rich foods and why to eat them

  It’s a paradox that oxygen, one of the things we depend upon to live also very gradually contributes to our mortality as we breathe. Oxidation is the process by which damage occurs as a result of contact with oxygen, and even though oxygen is essential to humans, we...
Exercise: the appliance of science

Exercise: the appliance of science

  I think most of us believe we should exercise, but I often wonder if people really understand the health benefits of daily exercise have actually been scientifically proven? How else can one explain that 31% of the global population do not meet the recommended...
Might a healthy heart depend on a healthy gut?

Might a healthy heart depend on a healthy gut?

     Might a healthy heart depend on a healthy gut? They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. Turns out the way to keep all our hearts healthier may depend on our gut health. The microbes in our guts help with digestion, make nutrients, and release...
Sleep: make time for bed

Sleep: make time for bed

  In many parts of the world our quantity, and quality, of sleep has been seriously eroded over the past few decades. Our ‘long hours’ business culture, the internet, social media and of course technology has left many of us feeling we must be available 24/7, while...
Getting fit to face the future

Getting fit to face the future

  Recently I was privileged to be invited to Schroders in the City of London for the launch of a CSFI report by Professor Les Mayhew of Cass Business School focusing on issues around economic activity of people of 50+. Typically, this is when activity starts to tail...

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