Longer More Active Life

How over 50’s can pack a protein punch

16th October 2018 / Stephanie Fade

Ages and Stages, Longer More Active Life, more active life, muscle strength, over 50's, protein
  Research shows that people over 50 need a bit more protein than younger adults and they need to make sure they eat protein regularly throughout the day. For those of you who take part in sports or gym training several times a week, your requirements may be higher still and you will need a

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Can diet prevent dementia or slow its progression?

30th January 2017 / Stephanie Fade

Ages and Stages, DASH diet, Longer More Active Life, MIND diet, Mediterranean diet, dementia, healthy ageing
Eating well may help prevent and slow the progression of dementia. Dementia is the name given to a group of symptoms that we see when there is an ongoing decline in the ability of the brain to function fully. The most common symptoms include: • Memory loss • Reduced thinking speed • Difficulty solving problems

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Is it important to look after our guts for a longer, more active life?

23rd June 2016 / Stephanie Fade

Ages and Stages, Longer More Active Life
Scientists are asking whether diet might cause changes in our gut gardens or to use the correct technical term our gut microbiome. They are interested in whether these changes might be linked to inflammation and the degree of frailty (mental and physical weakness) we experience as we age? Our gut micriobiome is the unique mix

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