Dr Robin Philipp, a consultant in occupational and public health at Bristol Royal Infirmary, found 75% of a group of 196 people with emotional problems gained “release” from writing or reading poems.
The antioxidant vitamin E helps to protect the body from free radicals — the naturally forming substances that can harm cells and organs, and lead to diseases such as cancer.
● 15 blackberries (2.4mg)
● 120g can sardines in tomato sauce (3.6mg)
● Large avocado (6.2 mg)
Other good sources are almonds, sweet potatoes
*Try it:* Using a home blood pressure monitor Research from the US found one in four adults over the age of 65 may have unknowingly suffered a silent mini stroke, which tests show will lead to memory loss. Maintaining a healthy blood pressure (120/80) can reduce the risk.