Dementia diet: Prevent memory loss by eating the mediterranean diet

Dementia may be prevented by eating a mediterranean diet. That’s according to several health websites and a host of scientific studies. Rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fish and, of course, olive oil, eating this southern european diet could reduce the risk of memory loss and prevent the condition. “Research suggests the mediterranean diet may […]

A father and son are growing fruit and vegetables 8 metres below the surface of the Mediterranean Sea — here’s why

Nemo’s Garden is an underwater farm in Italy. The project consists of 5 biospheres connected by a central ‘tree of life’. Each biosphere has carefully monitored temperature and humidity.   This is Nemo’s Garden, it’s an underwater farm created by the Ocean Reef Group. The project was started as an experiment as the owner’s crops were suffering […]

Six great deals for cruises to Cuba, the Mediterranean, idyllic Alaska and more…

SNOW-capped mountains, prolific wildlife including humpback whales and gigantic glaciers are just some of the things you’ll encounter in Alaska. Holland America Line (0843 374 2300 / offers a seven-night Alaskan Explorer cruise on Eurodam from £1,597 (two sharing, full board). Set sail from Seattle on June 2, stopping ports including Juneau, Ketchikan and […]

The Hairy Bikers’ Mediterranean Adventure review: Gastronomy tour stops off in Corsica

My dad had decided that our holidays there would be a chance to see the ‘real Switzerland’, industrial zones, banking hubs, immigrant hostels and all. The wisdom of this decision is up for debate (my mum certainly had an opinion or two on the matter) but I was reminded of these peculiar trips to the […]

Dementia diet: Lower your risk of Alzheimer’s disease by following the Mediterranean diet

Dementia risk could be reduced by following the Mediterranean diet, researchers have claimed. The diet, which includes large amounts of vitamins and omega-3 polyunsaturated fats, could slow cognitive decline. Fish, fruit, vegetables and nuts – which make up most of the diet plan – could delay memory loss, it was revealed. Memory loss is one […]