How Much Salt Are You Eating?

As the world has become more conscious of the need to eat well for our health, the need to be cautious about our salt intake is still a relatively young concept. This year, National Salt Awareness Week enters its 17th year, and throughout all of this week, from 29th February – 6th March, people are

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Antioxidants: What are they and why do we need them?

Antioxidants. We hear about them all the time. From Universities, to the BBC, we hear about antioxidants in foods, in beauty products, in creams- but what are they, and why are they so important? Read on to find all about antioxidants and why we need them.   What are they? Antioxidants are a behaviour, a

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Do You Know About The Different Types Of Stress?

Stress is a normal part of daily life. The human body is designed to experience stress and then react to it. Stress can be a positive in the sense that it keeps you alert and prepared to avoid danger. However, it can become negative when a person faces continuous challenges and does not give enough

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A Guide To Palliative Care

Palliative care refers to the care given to patients who have been diagnosed with a serious or terminal illness such as cancer. Whilst palliative care doesn’t necessarily have to mean end of life care, it does refer to care for those with complex and difficult illnesses which may not get better. Palliative care aims to

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Eating Disorders Awareness Week

This year’s Eating Disorders Awareness Week takes place from 22nd-28th February, and provides a great opportunity to raise awareness of eating disorders in all forms and raises money to provide support to those affected. This international campaign not only helps through support and finance, but also helps dispel some of the myths and stigmas around

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