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3 Nutritious Meals for Brain Health

Did you know that the food you eat has a large effect on how well your brain is able to function? According to the Brain and Spine Foundation, the brain uses one-fifth of all the blood that's pumped from the heart. To provide it with the nutrients it needs to stay energised and efficient throughout the day, you should feed it plenty of fatty acids, vitamins, amino acids and complex carbohydrates. Try these recipes that include these essential ingredients. 

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Understand the Most Common Types of Cancer

Cancer is responsible for the deaths of thousands of people each year in the UK. Cancer Research UK says that in 2012 alone, an estimated 162,000 people died from cancer - that's 254 deaths per 100,000 people. There are certain types of cancer that are more prevalent than others.  

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3 Warning Signs of Coronary Heart Disease

Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the No. 1 killer in the UK, responsible for the deaths of an estimated 73,000 people every year, according to Heart UK. To protect yourself from CHD, it's important to recognise the symptoms. Here are three common warning signs of the condition. 

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3 Healthy Breakfasts

For many people, eating a healthy breakfast each morning is essential to staying energised throughout the day. When people don't eat anything for breakfast, their bodies begin to conserve energy and burn fewer calories. To get yourself ready to take on the day, try one of these nutritious breakfasts.

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5 Easy Ways To Become More Active

Maintaining a regular exercise routine is important for healthy ageing. Just 150 minutes per week devoted to exercise will help keep everything from your muscles and joints to your heart in good condition. However, staying physically active can prove challenging at times, especially if you aren't used to exercising regularly. Use these tips to motivate yourself and make working out easier. 

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Tips for 'Love Your Liver Month'

January is Love Your Liver Month, which means it's time to focus on your liver health. One key component to maintaining a healthy liver is controlling what you eat. In addition to regular exercise, there are certain foods that protect this vital organ from damage and others that should be avoided. 

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Study Finds Nature Films May Benefit Those With Early Dementia

Dementia is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. In the UK alone, there are an estimated 850,000 people diagnosed with the memory-loss condition, according to the Alzheimer's Society. People experiencing the onset of dementia may begin to show signs of restlessness and frustration as symptoms like confusion start to occur. This is particularly true when the sun goes down - a condition called sundowning. A recent study by researchers at Exeter University discovered that watching nature films may reduce the side effects of sundowning in those in the early stages of dementia.

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Gracewell of Maids Moreton Celebrates New Name

Once known as Maids Moreton Hall, one of Gracewell Healthcare's care homes has recently celebrated its renaming. Residents of what's now called Gracewell of Maids Moreton enjoyed a purple-themed party for the special occasion.

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