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Beat Alzheimers’ Diseases: Eat fish once every week
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A recent study has found that people who eat fish once a week are five times less likely to develop Alzheimer’s Disease. Click here to read the article.

Fibre and whole grains 'reduce bowel cancer risk'
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Whole grains such as whole grain breads, brown rice, cereals, oatmeal and porridge help prevent colorectal cancer. Click here to read the article.

Cancer alert on red meat

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Scientists have warned that eating overcooked meat is twice as likely to cause cancer than previously thought. Click here to read the article.

Breast cancer link to small amount of alcohol

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Regularly drinking even a small quantity of alcohol could increase the risk of breast cancer, say researchers. Click here to read the article.

Eating just three eggs a week ‘increase chance of men getting prostate cancer’.
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Men who consume more than an average of two-and-a-half eggs per week are up to 80 per cent more likely to get a lethal form of the disease, according to research. Click here for more information.

Raw vegetables and fruit 'counteract heart risk genes'
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People who are genetically susceptible to heart disease can lower their risk by eating plenty of fruit and raw vegetables. Click here for more information.

Lentils and kidney beans 'cut bowel cancer risk' by up to a third

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This study is one of the first to look at which specific foods can cut the risk of bowel cancer. It used data from a survey of nearly 3,000 people 25 years ago who were asked how often they ate certain foods. Click here to read the article.

Chocolate may protect the brain and heart
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Eating high levels of chocolate could reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke, according to a review of previous research. Click here to read the article.

Fatty food triggers diabetes: Scientists believe discovery paves way for Type 2 'cure'

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In studies of mice and humans, researchers found that high levels of fat disrupted two key proteins that turn genes on and off. Click here to read the article.

People over 65 should drink less


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Elderly drinkers are less able to process alcohol and the drink might also interact with medication they may be taking for other ailments. Click here to read the article.

Olive oil lowers risk in stroke in the elderly

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Figures show that people over 65 who use olive oil for cooking and on salads and bread are 41 per cent less likely to suffer a stroke.

It can also help protect against other health problems, such as diabetes, high-blood pressure, high-cholesterol and obesity.  Click here to read the article.
Obesity in mid life linked to dementia 

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People who are obese in middle age are at almost four times greater risk of developing dementias such as Alzheimer's disease in later life than people of normal weight. Click here to read the article.

Health Promotion for the Elderly

The  first one-stop community functional screening and on-site follow up for elderly, “Health Promoting Residents’ Corner “ is launched to bring health awareness and activities close to the community. Click here to read more.


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