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Mediterranean diet may ‘stave off frailty’

Eating a Mediterranean diet could help older people stave off frailty and keep sharp, researchers have found. A diet rich in fruit and veg, olive oil and fish boosts bacteria in the gut linked to healthy ageing and reduces bacteria ...

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Managing diabetes in aged care

Older diabetes sufferers are at risk of many problems, including malnutrition, but best practice is to balance blood glucose levels and quality of life.  Diabetes is a growing health problem, characterised by the body’s reduced capacity or inability to control ...

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Preventative eating for Alzheimer’s

Paying attention to diet and nutrition always has its rewards.  “As for people of any age and with or without a health condition like Alzheimer’s disease, a healthy and balanced diet is necessary for optimal brain function,” says Glenn Rees, ...

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