Thank you to everyone who voted in the recent charity poll. 60% of you voted for the Stroke Association, so our fundraising efforts for this financial year will raise money for this deserving charity. A stroke is a brain attack. It happens when the blood supply to part of your brain is cut off. ThereRead More About The Stroke Association picked by staff as EH Charity for 2022
Staying hydrated, drinking plenty of fluids is important for both your physical and mental health. You will feel tired, unfocused, and even falsely hungry if you become dehydrated. The human body is made up of nearly 2/3rds water, so during Nutrition and Hydration week here are five top tips to help you stay hydrated. AddRead More About 5 Top Tips to staying hydrated during Nutrition and Hydration Week #NHWeek
14 – 20 March is Nutrition and Hydration week Nutrition is how food and drink affect your body, and good nutrition is making sure you get the right amount of each nutrient by choosing the right foods to eat. Each food contains different nutrients, these are: carbohydrates, fats, fibre, minerals, proteins, vitamins water. The foodRead More About Why is good nutrition important?
Today is National No Smoking Day, why not make it the day you stop smoking once and for all. The last couple of years have been extremely challenging and for many our physical and mental health has been compromised. But stopping smoking will bring instant benefits to your health and reduce your chance of developingRead More About National No Smoking Day 2022
There’s no denying it, January blues are well and truly upon us. Those dark and dreary nights alongside the sudden drop in temperature might seriously be impacting the way we feel. However, there is evidence to suggest that eating healthily during these times can help us feel more positive, remove that brain fog and helpRead More About Let’s beat the January Blues with these top tips on Food for Mood
We are proud to partner with Tempo Time Credits in supporting the fantastic and essential work of volunteers. They’re trusted by over 750 recognition partners, who accept Tempo Time Credits to enable volunteering at this scale to continue. To empower the community to support volunteers through 2021 and beyond, they’ve recently adapted their work soRead More About Tempo Time Credits
Everyone Health, the company that operates the Healthy You service, recognises and values the contribution that foster carers make to society and especially the lives of children in care. We understand that foster carers who do other work in addition to fostering, need some flexibility in their working arrangements in order to meet the needsRead More About Everyone Health is now a Fostering Friendly Organisation
Since I’m within the age range (actually, well into it), I thought it sensible to go for one of the Healthy You NHS health checks to spot early signs of stroke, diabetes, and more. I rang the phone number on the poster and spoke to a friendly woman about the checks. She explained what theyRead More About What is it like going for a Free NHS health check with Healthy You?
Trillions of microorganisms thrive within our gastrointestinal tract, and these are collectively known as the gut microbiome. These bacterial species are crucial to our survival, and we wouldn’t be without them. A symbiotic relationship between our own cells are theirs ensures overall health is maintained, but what can we do to help this relationship, orRead More About Prebiotics and The Gut Microbiome
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) is an expanding global health problem, closely linked to the epidemic of obesity. Historically speaking, diabetes is mentioned in Egyptian texts (1500 BC) way back in antiquity, describing the condition as ‘passing too much urine’. During the same period, Hindu medical texts discussed madhumeha or ‘honey urine’. By 250 BC theRead More About Type 2 Diabetes Diet and Lifestyle Management