Now that pubs, restaurants and cafes are starting to open, many of us are starting to meet with friends we haven’t seen for a while, usually over food. But eating out can be a challenge for people with type 2 diabetes, as many meals can be high in sugar, processed carbohydrates and calories, which makesRead More About Eating out with Type 2 Diabetes
Yesterday was the hottest day of the year so far, and whilst we may have drunk more than normal, I bet very few of us drank enough – the recommended daily intake of 3 litres per day. As gorgeous as the warm weather is, it can pose health risks, including heatstroke and sun burn, butRead More About Are you drinking enough water?
I’ve been told that each of us reacted differently to lockdown, some of us, me, ate more than we would normally, continually snacking on all the wrong foods – Chunk. With the pubs being closed and being stuck in, others drank more alcohol than normal, especially as we tend to over pour – Drunk. AndRead More About Did Lockdown turn you into a Chunk, Drunk or Hunk?
Many of us volunteer, although not all of us recognise what we do as ‘volunteering’. Volunteering comes in many forms. We recognise volunteering as running a local scout’s group or football team or working in a local charity shop but don’t necessarily recognise helping at a school or doing a neighbours shopping as volunteering –Read More About The Mental Health Benefits of Volunteering – Volunteer’s Week 1- 7th June
1. Smokers have a greater risk of developing a severe case of, and dying from, COVID-19. 2. Everything stinks! From your skin and hair to your house, clothes, and especially your breath. 3. Tobacco causes teeth to yellow and creates excess dental plaque. 4. Smoking tobacco and the use of smokeless tobacco cause bad breath.Read More About 100 Reasons to Quit Smoking – World No Tobacco Day 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has provided another reason to stop smoking, according to the World Health Organisation, (WHO), smokers have a greater risk of developing a severe case and dying from COVID-19. However, we all know that quitting can be challenging, but you don’t have to go it alone. That’s why Healthy You are supporting WHO’sRead More About Commit to Quit – World No Tobacco Day 31st May 2021
NHS-led BMI Can Do It movement partners with British Nutrition Foundation and Healthy Schools to deliver innovative Healthy Eating Week BMI Can Do It, the NHS-driven local healthy living movement, is partnering with the British Nutrition Foundation, the Healthy Schools initiative which is commissioned by the Local Authorities, and local organisations including Peterborough and CambridgeRead More About BMI Can Do It – Healthy Eating Week
So as May draws to end and we say goodbye to National Walking month for another year, I think it’s only fair to tell you that we failed in our efforts to virtually walk all of Route 66. We arrived as planned in Oklahoma, and then set off for our next stop Dallas, Texas butRead More About Learning to fail along Route 66
Mindfulness can be described as maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and surrounding environment, through a gentle, nurturing lens. It is an innate quality of being human, that unfortunately, can get side-tracked and unlearnt by our busy demanding lifestyles. Mindfulness training has been developed by scientists and psychologists, drawing on anRead More About How mindfulness practice can promote wellness
It is estimated that 100,000 people die each year from smoking-related diseases, including cancer and that smoking causes more than a quarter of all cancer deaths in the UK. In addition, the average smoker spends over £4300 per year on cigarettes. So, what will be your reason to stop smoking once and for all? WeRead More About Find your reason to Quit Smoking