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Optimal Gut Health

Have you ever wondered what the secret to overall good health is? 

Turns out, it all starts with your gut.

The gut microbiome is an ecosystem of hundreds to thousands of microbial species living within the body. These populations affect our health, fertility, and even our longevity.

There is increasing evidence that the mixture of microorganisms found in the gut and intestinal tract plays a key role in regulating health. It is central to the digestion of food but has also been linked to the functioning of the immune system, mood and brain function, as well as to a range of conditions, including cancers and neurodegenerative diseases.

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What’s Love Got to Do With It

One way to define love is as a strong connection between two individuals. This relationship can be either romantic or Platonic.

Romantic love means that both parties are attracted to each other and want to spend time together. Platonic love refers to a close companionship friendship where people care deeply about each other without sexual involvement.

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Learn to Love Stress

Stress, in itself, is not a bad thing. What makes all the difference is how you cope with it.  Stress usually throws our life out of balance, sometimes causing physical and psychological problems.

Yet stress cannot be avoided, and so it is worth thinking about how to make the best possible use of it.

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How the food you eat affects your brain – Brain food

Juliette Kellow and Dr Sarah Brewer take a look at some of the best foods to eat for brain health. We can't reverse all the brain changes that come with getting older. But as we find out about how ageing affects the brain, research offers up new food solutions to slow cognitive decline, boost mood, improve memory, and protect against dementia and stroke.

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