“It is not that we have a short time to live, but that we waste a lot of it. Life is long enough, and a sufficiently generous amount has been given to us for the highest achievements if it were all well invested. But when it is wasted in heedless luxury and spent on no…

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“Understanding which factors affect your clock will help you make small changes that will add years of good health to your life”. Prof. S. Panda This month we want to quickly touch on two things. • Your general health during lock down, • A way of sleeping better, getting more energy and losing weight you…

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Love and Connection: A fundamental Human Need “The world’s longest-lived people chose–or were born into–social circles that supported healthy behaviours, Okinawans created “moais”–groups of five friends that committed to each other for life. Research from the Framingham Studies shows that smoking, obesity, happiness, and even loneliness are contagious. So, the social networks of long-lived people have favourably…

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How long are you planning to live? You probably know the old joke from the financial advisor when asked about his clients funds he said, “All I need to give you an accurate assurance about the suitability of your pension pot is one figure, when are you planning to die?” The good news is that,…

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In our last blog we talked about waist circumference and its role in your health and longevity. An even simpler ‘string test’ exists to assess your visceral fat. Just get a piece of string about as long as you, then stand on one end and hold the other at the top of your head. Now…

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If you have been reading these occasional blog spots from Helix House this year you cannot have escaped hearing that Clive, along with three friends, cycled from Lands End to John o’Groats this last summer, which he reported on in July’s blog. Being the story teller that he is, Clive later turned the blog into…

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If you have been reading these occasional blog spots from Helix House this year you cannot have escaped hearing that Clive, along with three friends, cycled from Lands End to John o’Groats this last summer, which he reported on in July’s blog. Being the story teller that he is, Clive later turned the blog into…

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If you have been reading these occasional blog spots from Helix House this year you cannot have escaped hearing that Clive, along with three friends, cycled from Lands End to John o’Groats this last summer, which he reported on in July’s blog. Being the story teller that he is, Clive later turned the blog into…

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“Cycling from Land’s End to John o’ Groats or End to End as it is popularly known, is a truly British Adventure. It is a challenging long-distance bicycle tour of almost a thousand miles, from the very tip of south-west England to the far north of Scotland, usually undertaken with a two-week time frame, providing…

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