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Sugar-free – and Happy!

Sugar-free – and Happy!

My journey started last century, when as a young lad in my 20’s and flatting, I made my first Muesli. The interest in good food gained momentum in the 1970s when my wife and I started experimenting with diet to see what effect it had on running marathons.   The quest...

Exercise Challenge: Clockface Lunge For Better Balance

Exercise Challenge: Clockface Lunge For Better Balance

Imagine you are stepping out onto the road and a cyclist or car suddenly appears in front of you. You need to have the balance and power to step back quickly to avoid a collision and this great little exercise will help with exactly this situation.   How To Do the...

Is Superfood A Myth? With Dr Jian Guan

Is Superfood A Myth? With Dr Jian Guan

https://youtu.be/YCEi_B4weIk   'There are no BAD foods and no superfoods." Dr Jian Guan's research tells her that the idea of superfood is a myth. And what about dairy cream? Isn't that bad for you? Memory Foundation talks with Dr Jian Guan about her research into...

Gillian Eadie on Breakfast TV

Gillian Eadie on Breakfast TV

https://youtu.be/aohIG1ZKki4   Watch Gillian Eadie talk with Rawdon Christie about the work of the Memory Foundation and the 7 Day Brain Boost Plan on Breakfast TV.

What do 100-year-olds eat?

What do 100-year-olds eat?

Here's what the centenarians in Dan Buettner's Blue Zones eat. Sardinia – Bread, vegetables, small amounts of wine and goats’ cheese, very little meat Okinawa – Sweet potatoes, fermented soy products, rice, vegetables Loma Linda – Fresh fruit, oatmeal, salads,...

Why did I come into this room?

Why did I come into this room?

Don't you HATE that? You set off to get something and by the time you reach where it is, you've forgotten what it was! How come? Is it an 'old age' thing? Not really. Dr Gabriel Radvansky,  professor of psychology at the University of Notre Dame, says: "When you go...

Exercise Challenge: The Bird Dog

Exercise Challenge: The Bird Dog

Is it a bird? Is it a dog? No . . . it's a super balance improving bird dog! This exercise really is a super strength builder - a strong core helps stabilize your entire body - it's a must have. The bird dog exercise is one of the most commonly recommended exercises...

9 Habits for a Long Life

9 Habits for a Long Life

Somewhere in the remote Nicoyan peninsula of Costa Rica, a 101-year-old great-great-grandmother has already cleared brush, chopped wood and made tortillas from scratch - all before you have finished reading your morning newspaper. And here's the best part: she's not...

Tap your Toes! Why?

Tap your Toes! Why?

Are you a foot-tapper? You hear music and away you go! Congratulations! Not only does toe-tapping lift your mood, It helps prevent trips and falls, too. How come? It's all to do with the muscle that runs up the front of your shin - your tibialis anterior. Positioned...

Memory Skills Practice videos

Memory Skills Practice videos

Memory skills need practice. Have you worked through one today? Practice keeps your memory skills strong and sharp. Memory Foundation has 24 videos on You Tube to challenge you.   Here are 6 for you to start with.   Each is around 2 minutes long. You can pause the...

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