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Beat falls with better BALANCE

A lot of good health comes down to good balance – a well-balanced diet, a decent work/life balance and the ability to move about without falling over. ‘Although falls can happen to any of us at any age, they’re the leading cause of death in older people,’ says Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones. It’s the combination of decreasing muscle mass and strength as we age, plus weaker bones, which can break more easily if we fall. ‘One in three people over 65 falls at

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