Please take a minute to complete this Vitamin D Survey
Low levels of Vitamin D have been associated with a range of diseases. So if we increase our Vitamin D levels will that protect us? How can we do this? Who is most at risk of Vitamin D deficiency? What counts as Vitamin D deficiency? And what are the symptoms?
Nearly 50% of older adults complain of sleeping problems. These include difficulties in getting to sleep, waking up at different times during the night and waking up too early in the morning. Over 5 million prescriptions for sleeping tablets are issued each year in the UK to the over 65's!
Ageing - What happens to our skin and our senses as we age? What causes these changes? Can we delay the effects?
Regional Diets - Like the Japanese, Mediterranean and Nordic. Do they have health benefits? What are the similarities and differences?
Might there be health benefits, as well as practical benefits, to learning new skills?
Frequent cognitive activity in old age has been associated with reduced risk of Alzheimer’s Disease – do we know yet why this is?
Our bodies change as we get older – do our brains? If so, is there anything we can do to compensate? Can you teach an old dog new tricks?
Skin changes are amongst the most visible signs of ageing - with wrinkling, sagging and "liver spots". What causes these changes? Is there anything we can do to delay them?
Each of our senses can be affected as we age. So what can we do to protect them?
Our fifth sense is touch – how important is it for our health?
What is the Nordic Diet? How does it compare with the Mediterranean Diet? Is it easy to follow outside Scandinavia?
Obesity carries serious health risks. So what can we do to combat obesity – and how important are exercise and diet?
We know too much salt is bad for our health. But what is too much? And how can we reduce our salt intake?
What is stress? Can too much stress make us ill? Might some stress actually keep us healthy?
What does the Mediterranean Diet consist of? Why is it important? Is it the diet or is it the climate? Are there any adverse side effects?
What are the main causes of ill health? Are they preventable? And which countries have the best record for healthy life expectancy?
People seem to live longer in some parts of the world than others. So why are they living longer and what can we learn from them?
We know that people in Japan live longer. How important is diet? Has the introduction of more Western Diets affected Japanese health and longevity? How easy is it to adopt a Japanese Diet if we live in the UK or the US?
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