Healthy lifestyle may reduce dementia risk
Staying physically active as well as having a healthy diet, doing brain training exercises and taking part in social activities may help people at risk of dementia to significantly improve their memory. That’s the conclusion of researchers writing in the medical journal, The Lancet, who studied more than a thousand people aged 60 to 77.
Blue collar workers are more likely to smoke
According to the British Heart Foundation (BHF), UK workers smoke a staggering 74 million cigarettes a day on average, which works out at 12 cigarettes per smoker. At that level, says the charity, you’re significantly increasing your risk of a heart attack or stroke.
Calling all chocaholics: it’s time for a Dechox
It’s official. The UK is a nation of chocaholics, with one in four admitting it’s the hardest thing to give up, even when compared to alcohol and caffeine. That’s just one of the findings of a survey by the British Heart Foundation (BHF), the results of which have been released to promote the charity’s latest campaign.
Revealed: reasons why Brits aren’t getting enough sleep
If you feel slow, hungry and irritable in the mornings, chances are you’re one of the many Brits whose lifestyles are preventing them from getting a proper night’s sleep, says a survey of more than 12,000 adults.