Action Against Alzheimer's Workshops

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The next series of workshops are currently being planned to start at  the end of this year. If you are interested in attending then please contact Jennifer for further information.

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All the workshops will be held at Unique Body Clinic, Coggeshall Road, Braintree, CM7 8UE

Workshop 1,2 and 3 - MIND what you eat

  • Prof. Bredesen's approach to brain health
    The nutrition gap
    How food affects blood sugar levels
    Blood sugar imbalances and the effect on the brain
    Nutrients - Carbohydrates
    Fats
    Protein
    Vitamins and minerals
    Nutrient dense foods
    Basic dietary programme
    Advanced dietary programme

Workshop 1 will also introduce the Self Care Journey, a series of self-assessment tools for you to understand what your own needs for making any changes are and to help you plan and monitor the changes.

Workshop 4 - Optimisation of gut health

  • Structure and function of the gut
    Gut microflora
    The gut-brain connection
    Negative effects of gut micro flora
    Nutrients to support gut health

Workshop 5 - Stress

  • What it is
    Physiological effects on the body
    Health effects of chronic stress
    Personal triggers of stress
    Relaxation techniques and management of stress

Workshop 6 - Sleep

  • Stages of sleep
    Serotonin and melotonin
    Sleep disruptors
    Connection between sleep disturbance and Alzheimer's disease
    Improving sleep quality

Workshop 7 - Exercise

  • Benefits of physical activity on cognitive function
    Exercise options
    Implementing sustainable exercise programme

Workshop 8 - Brain training

  • Brain plasticity
    Benefits of brain training on cognitive function
    Implementation of brain training