Diet and Exercise

The medical literature tells us that the most effective ways to reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and many more problems are through healthy diet and exercise. Our bodies have evolved to move, yet we now use the energy in oil instead of muscles to do our work.

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Robbie Williams reveals his father has Parkinson’s disease

Robbie Williams reveals his father has Parkinson’s disease

Robbie Williams has revealed his father has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, saying he has been feeling “fear” since the beginning of lockdown.

The singer is currently isolating with his wife Ayda Field and their four children at their home in Los Angeles, California.

His father, 70-year-old Peter Williams, has remained in the UK throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

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Speaking of being separated from some members of his family, Williams told The Mirror he has been experiencing “fear and panic” amid the current climate.


“We’re got a lot of family issues right now. My dad has got Parkinson’s, my mother-in-law who I love dearly has got a very big illness. We can’t get to them. My dad is thousands of miles away,” the 46-year-old said.

Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative neurological condition that

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Robbie Williams reveals his father has Parkinson’s disease

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