Are Bad Diets Worse for Our Health Than Tobacco?

When you think of the ‘nation’s biggest killers’, your first thought probably jumps to cigarettes and alcohol. However, you might be surprised to learn that bad diets could be to blame for more deaths worldwide than either of these habits. A poor diet can lead to obesity, diabetes and other dangerous health conditions, but it

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Why Vitamin D Is Essential for Health

Most people get the vitamin D they need from the sun – at least during the spring/summer. However, in winter, your vitamin D levels can dip, which could leave you at risk of bone and back pain, low immunity, fatigue and more. It’s important that you do your bit to increase your vitamin D intake

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​Women’s Heart Week: Tips for Improving Your Heart Health

Women are probably at a higher risk of heart disease than you think. In fact, it’s actually the biggest cause of death in women worldwide. Women’s Heart Week serves as an excellent reminder to all women of the importance of improving your lifestyle so that you can look after your health and prevent heart disease.

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Improved Food Labelling – Will It Help Prevent Allergic Reactions?

In light of several widely-reported incidents of deaths by allergic reaction, new laws around food labelling are being proposed to help prevent further deaths. Current labelling laws means foods don’t necessarily feature key information for allergy sufferers, with no legal obligation to list potential allergens in foods prepared on premises. The proposed laws hope to

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Children’s Mental Health Week

It’s a subject that’s close to many people’s hearts, and a lot has been done in recent years to raise awareness around mental health in children. The 4th – 10th of February marks Children’s Mental Health Week, which this year celebrates its 5th year. It’s an important topic to be aware of, and the more

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