Quick Tips for Improving Brain Health

Quick Tips for Improving Brain Health

With dementia on the rise in Australia and no known cure, it seems an opportune time to raise awareness of how to keep our precious brains healthy. With the right lifestyle choices and a few achievable changes to our routine we can not only offset the risk of cognitive decline as we age, but even improve our intellect and grow a bigger brain.

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Sun Safety and the Importance of Vitamin D

Sun Safety and the Importance of Vitamin D

In Australia we’ve had the ‘slip, slop, slap’ mantra drummed into us all our lives and it’s no wonder with such alarming statistics relating to skin cancer. We have been endlessly warned to be cautious about overexposure to sun as it can result in the skin becoming burnt and damaged. Cancer Council statistics indicate that 1 in 8 adults and 1 in 5 teenagers are sunburnt on an average summer weekend. Direct sunlight isn’t the only reason for this as UV radiation can still be high on cloudy days and in some cases sunburn can be worse as people may have a false sense of safety when there’s no direct sun exposure.

 

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