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Could eating meals at the same time every day help to stave off dementia?
Could eating meals at the same time every day help to stave off dementia?

Could eating meals at the same time every day help to stave off dementia?

Sitting down to eat meals at the same time every day could help to prevent dementia, according to new research. A study carried out by the University of California looked at how regular meal-times had a positive influence on gene…

‘Healthy’ vegetable oil could increase plaque build-ups in brain
‘Healthy’ vegetable oil could increase plaque build-ups in brain

‘Healthy’ vegetable oil could increase plaque build-ups in brain

A vegetable oil that is marketed as being less expensive and healthier than some other cooking oils could lead to a build-up of plaques in the brain associated with dementia. In a new study, canola oil was also found to…

Four million children in UK are now overweight, WHO warns
Four million children in UK are now overweight, WHO warns

Four million children in UK are now overweight, WHO warns

An international study has found that four in ten children aged between five and 19 are overweight or medically obese – with ten per cent of youngsters in the UK deemed at an unhealthy weight. The research, published by Imperial…

Cranberry juice can help reduce the risk of recurrent UTIs, new research says
Cranberry juice can help reduce the risk of recurrent UTIs, new research says

Cranberry juice can help reduce the risk of recurrent UTIs, new research says

New research has thrown weight behind the argument that cranberry juice can decrease the occurrence of urinary tract infections (UTIs). The Journal of Urology has published results of a study involving 28 clinical trials using nearly 5,000 patients, which showed…

Research finds eating an avocado a day boosts levels of brain-friendly lutein
Research finds eating an avocado a day boosts levels of brain-friendly lutein

Research finds eating an avocado a day boosts levels of brain-friendly lutein

Eating a fresh avocado a day could boost brain function in older adults, new research has found. A modest study of 40 healthy adults aged over 50 found that those who consumed the trendy green fruit on a daily basis…

Good food is our human right; but forcing producers to make recipes healthier won’t solve obesity
Good food is our human right; but forcing producers to make recipes healthier won’t solve obesity

Good food is our human right; but forcing producers to make recipes healthier won’t solve obesity

Simon Tuckey, Ambassador to the Food Industry for the College of Medicine, writes on how the food industry has evolved to put manufacturers in the driving seat, leaving them firmly in control of the nation’s tastebuds…and our health: FOOD IS…

The Green Dreams Project CIC

CoM Tags: community, GP The Green Dreams Project provides local, community-based solutions in East Lancashire to unemployment, isolation and reduced quality of life. The project prioritises those who other agencies have been unable to help. Our uniqueness is the triad…