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  • skin health

    Skin Health: How Important Is It?

    Skin is the largest organ in the body, not to mention one of the most important. Consisting of three layers—epidermis, dermis and subcutis—skin acts as the first line of defence against injury and infection. It also has a range of functions that are vital in maintaining skin health and overall wellbeing, including: Regulating body temperature…

  • bad diets

    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…

  • Reduce your risk of dementia

    Is There a Way to Reduce Your Risk of Dementia?

    Millions of people are affected by dementia and Alzheimer’s every year.  These conditions affect the memory and are mainly suffered by older people. At present, there is no cure, but research is ongoing to find ways of preventing dementia. While most of the risk factors are out of your control, there are some things you…

  • How important is hydration?

    How Important is Hydration to Your Overall Health?

    We’re often told to drink more and stay hydrated throughout the day, but how important is it really? Nutrition and Hydration Week (11th – 17th March) is a good time to learn about the benefits of staying hydrated. Being hydrated helps your body and mind work to the best of their ability, and when you’re…

  • Ovarian cancer awareness

    Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month: Know the Signs

    March is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, serving an important reminder of the signs of ovarian cancer to help ensure an earlier diagnosis. Through raising awareness of the signs and symptoms, it could be possible to get ovarian cancer treated sooner and help bring down the statistics that put it as the sixth biggest cause of…