Health and Wellbeing

Hip to waist ratio

The Hip to waist is an additional tool to judge the potential health risk of excess body fat and is used by medical practitioners in conjunction with other measurements to identify health risk factors.

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Freeze, don't throw!

Don't waste food there is so much you can do with it at a later date, so get freezing and be creative!

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Worried About Weight Gain when You Stop Smoking?

Do you want to stop smoking but are worried you’ll put on weight? No one wants to swap one problem for another and it’s no different when it comes to your health. There’s no doubt that if you are a smoker, quitting is the single most important step you can take to better health. A person who stops smoking at age 40 can expect to live an extra nine years than if they continue to smoke.

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Back Pain

Exercise is an excellent way of preventing back pain and reducing any back pain you may already have. If you can it is important to keep moving and be as active as you can.

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High Blood Pressure

What you eat and drink can have a real effect on your heart health and can also directly affect your blood pressure.

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Knee Issues

When putting together a weekly exercise plan you should start low and build up gradually.

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Diabetes

Diabetes is a common long-term condition that is caused by too much glucose (a type of sugar) in the blood. In the UK, diabetes affects approximately 3.7 million people, and more than 7 million people are thought to be at high risk of developing type 2.

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Pregnancy

This is a really exciting time, with many bodily changes happening, so it’s very important that you eat a well-balanced diet and remain active throughout your pregnancy. You should always check with your GP and or Midwife before making changes to your diet and lifestyle when you are pregnant.

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High Cholesterol

High cholesterol is when you have too much of a fatty substance called cholesterol in your blood. It is predominantly caused by eating fatty food, not exercising enough, being overweight, smoking and drinking alcohol.

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What is IBS? - Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

BS is a common condition that affects the digestive system.

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