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Is Your Current Lifestyle Making You Ill?

Are your daily lifestyle choices setting you up for illness in later life, or even worse are they impacting your life right now? Take our quiz today and find out! 15 Questions, 70 points, what's your health score?

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Lead a Healthy Lifestyle if you want to Feel Better and Live Longer

Lead a Healthy Lifestyle if you want to Feel Better and Live Longer

Think of lifestyle change as an evolving process, not as something with which you can start then stop when your targets are achieved. It’s easy to get caught up in the idea that you can achieve a certain number on a scale or a certain body size and that will be ...

Nuts to Diabetes

The UK is seeing an explosion of diabetes linked to growing obesity rates.  Since 1996 the number of people diagnosed with diabetes has increased from 1.4 million to 2.6 million. By 2025 it is estimated that over four million people will have diabetes. Most of these cases will be Type 2 diabetes, ...
Obesity is a modern problem

Obesity is a modern problem

80% of men and nearly 70% of women in the United Kingdom will be overweight or obese by 2020, based on data from the Health Survey for England. The statistics from the National Heart Forum showed that 41% of adult men will be obese while 40% will be overweight by 2020. ...
Get started on a Healthy Lifestyle

Get started on a Healthy Lifestyle

A healthy lifestyle encompasses many things: Eating healthy foods Avoid excessive fats, sugar, and alcohol No nicotine Drink plenty of water Exercise Doesn’t resemble what you’re doing hey! Well the good news is that it's never too late to change your habits, and by implementing a healthy lifestyle now, you'll continue to gain the rewards in the ...
Porridge your Healthy Start to the Day

Porridge your Healthy Start to the Day

This morning I woke up shivering. My room was freezing. With a rush of excitement, I leaped out of bed, ran to the window and threw open the curtains. Everything was white! A deep blanket of soft, fresh snow covered the whole view in front of me. The trees, the bushes, ...
What A Healthy Lifestyle Involves

What A Healthy Lifestyle Involves

A Healthy Lifestyle involves • eating correctly, • exercising sufficiently, • using your mind effectively • limiting the amount of unnecessary stress you experience. There could be so many reasons that you have decided to make changes in your life, and therefore were attracted to this blog, and the concept of healthy lifestyle living. Maybe you’ve ...
What diet is recommended for diabetics?

What diet is recommended for diabetics?

First, it should be noted that diabetics do not need special diabetic foods; they should eat the ordinary food obtainable from local shops and supermarkets. From my wife’s experience, she has found the ‘diabetic special foods available, both expensive and tasteless. On close inspection of the ingredients, we found that equivalent ...
Diabetes – Your Wake Up Call

Diabetes – Your Wake Up Call

  Being an advocate of healthy lifestyle living, I would like to bring my attention to the growing number of people being diagnosed with diabetes. Diabetes is becoming more and more common in our society.Diabetes affects an estimated 246 million adults worldwide and accounts for 6 percent of all global deaths. Type ...
The Components of a Healthy lifestyle

The Components of a Healthy lifestyle

It’s a busy life for most of us. And keeping ourselves healthy is all too rarely near the top of our list of ‘things to do’. Convenience often wins - we are all so busy that convenience is at a premium. It is so important to make ‘keeping healthy’ a part of ...
Healthy Eating Habits

Healthy Eating Habits

Developing healthy eating habits is simpler than you may have thought if you make the transition to healthy eating slowly but surely. Daily healthy eating begins with fresh food simply cooked, lots of fresh vegetables, salads and fruits and smaller helpings of meat, fish, poultry, seeds, nuts, pulses and wholegrain. You ...