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Diet and Depression

Although diet in itself is not a treatment for depression, eating the right foods can help with stabilising our mood and control side effects of medications—such as increased appetite and weight gain. Eating regular meals is really important to stabilise energy and mood levels. Ensure all of your meals contain …

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It’s time to start pumping that iron!

Sarcopenia, or the decline of skeletal muscle tissue with age, is one of the most important causes of functional decline and loss of independence in older adults. Estimates of how much of our muscle is lost with age varies from 8 percent to about 50 percent, with men seeming to …

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