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  • ​cycling

    ​Could Cycling Help Save the NHS?

    ​Could you do more to help the NHS? By boosting your physical activity you could have more of an impact than you realise. Cycling has been championed as a vital activity that could help provide both health and environmental benefits, as well as save the NHS money each year. As an easy and affordable way…

  • Vitamin D

    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…

  • #1in4

    #1in4: Getting Help for Mental Health

    This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and the Eagle-eyed social media users amongst you will have noticed that some celebrities have been taking selfies with four fingers held up. If you’ve spotted your favourite actor or singer pulling this pose and wondered what it’s all about, you might be surprised to find out that…

  • Vitamin D

    Vitamin D Supplements: A New Way to Self-Care?

      Over three million people in the UK could avoid contracting colds or flu every year by taking Vitamin D supplements, according to new research. Experts have found that Vitamin D can help combat the symptoms of acute respiratory infections such as congestion, runny nose, cough and sore throat. Increasing Vitamin D intake could have…

  • vitamin D and asthma

    Could there be a link between vitamin D and asthma prevention?

    Coughing, wheezing and struggling to breathe during everyday activities are the daily experience of many asthma sufferers. Asthma is a common long-term condition- around one in 11 people in the UK have it. Of these, less than 5% suffer from severe asthma. This means it’s difficult to breathe almost all the time, and asthma attacks…