The annual report ‘Trends in Healthy Aging – A Multi-Generational Perspective’ published by the Natural Marketing Institute’s (NMI) reveals that cognitive health has become of utmost importance and a common worry not only for the elderly, but also for younger generations. The report’s finding stems from a survey conducted in over 3 600 people in […]

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The older people get, the more inefficient the metabolic processes become, and hence the greater the need for high-quality nutrition and supplementation. The elderly have their own specific health challenges because the body is in a constant process of ageing. Try to form an image of the ageing process, by imagining a factory that prints […]

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– an investigation into the positive health benefits of regular exercise Exercise plays an important role in all the phases of life, not just until you pass your driving test! Ian Craig gives some good reasons to get moving, and suggests some exercise options. Not all that far back in the evolution of humankind, exercise […]

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Organising and integrating the human body in gravity promotes wellbeing ‘If you can imagine how it feels to live in a fluid, light, balanced body, free of pain, stiffness and chronic stress, at ease with itself and the gravitational field, then you will understand the purpose of Rolfing.’ (Dr Ida P Rolf, PhD) Among the […]

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As your elderly family members enter their golden years, there is much that can be done to help them do so with comfort, grace and dignity. Growing old, for most, is challenging as the later years can bring with them a wide variety of health conditions, ranging from Alzheimer’s disease and depression to backache and […]

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The high stress level of modern living, together with our excessive exposure to electromagnetic fields and other pollutants, plus our pesticide-laden, nutrient-depleted food, is taking an early toll on our lives – resulting in premature ageing and poor quality of life. Alternative, functional and natural medicine can successfully be used to slow down the ageing […]

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Osteoarthritis (OA) has long been regarded as a degenerative disease, a natural consequence of getting old, but more recent research is suggesting another story. Clearly ageing has something to do with the onset of OA but the story, like all of medicine, can be considered in much more holistic and broader terms. When the bigger […]

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According to the Danish Twin Study, only about 10% of the length of an average person’s life is dictated by our genes. The other 90% is determined by our lifestyle. So, in theory, if we can come up with the optimal formula for a good lifestyle, we can come up with the formula for longevity. […]

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