Are You Eating Enough Fibre?

Superfoods are often claimed to provide many benefits for your health. From kale to pomegranates, a new ‘superfood’ seems to be talked about every week. However, in and amidst the latest trends, it seems many people are forgetting about basics, such as fibre. Fibre and your health The benefits of fibre for your health have long been

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Health Prevention – A 21st Century Strategy

The NHS has launched a new strategy focusing on health prevention that it hopes will reduce the pressure on hospitals. It is hoped that the 10-year plan could save 500,000 lives through providing support to those whose lifestyles could result in serious illness, that could otherwise be prevented. With a larger proportion of funding being given

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Smokers and Drinkers To Receive Help To Quit

Preventing ill health is the focus of the NHS’ new 10-year plan that aims to save up to 500,000 lives. The plans will give particular attention to smokers and drinkers, providing them with the support they need to quit, and reduce the risk of developing serious or fatal health conditions. It’s hoped that these measures

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Good News On HIV Prevention

Efforts to prevent the number of people contracting HIV are paying off, as the UK achieves global targets set by the UN earlier this year. With HIV diagnoses falling, it’s great to see the efforts to tackle HIV numbers are working. While any decrease in diagnoses is positive, more can still be done to keep

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NHS To Curb Prescriptions

In a bid to cut costs on the number of unnecessary prescriptions issued each year, the NHS will be phasing out the issue of ‘low priority’ prescriptions for items such as silk undergarments and some other kinds of medication and items. Curbing prescriptions could save the NHS up to £68 million a year, freeing up

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