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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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Thought Provoking Questions to create a Balanced Healthy Lifestyle

Thought Provoking Questions to create a Balanced Healthy Lifestyle

A healthy lifestyle consists of eating healthy, getting the right amount of sleep, exercise, spending time looking after yourself, creating a positive mindset and yes having some enjoyment. In a previous post  I wrote ‘If you want to achieve true success in life, you must take steps to ensure you maintain ...
Healthy lifestyle ‘may reduce breast cancer risk’

Healthy lifestyle ‘may reduce breast cancer risk’

This morning an item on sky news talked about how unhealthy lifestyles and heavy drinking are contributing to high rates of breast cancer in Britain, according to a new report from the World Health Organisation (WHO). There has been a substantial increase in cancer rates with the ageing population, obesity rates soaring ...

Combine aerobics and weights for diabetes

New research has shown a combination of aerobic exercise with resistance training could be the best solution for people with type 2 diabetes. People who did both types of exercise had lower glycaemic levels than people who did no exercise, and better results than people who did either aerobic or resistance ...
Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle – Don’t Let Excuses Hold You Back

Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle – Don’t Let Excuses Hold You Back

You are responsible for your position in life at this moment. It is your responsibility to create the person you want to be and the life that you want to live. Do you want to carry on as you are? Do you want to change so you can create the life ...
Steps to a New You This Year

Steps to a New You This Year

Christmas has come and gone. The New Year has arrived. Hopefully you had a wonderful time, let your hair down and had great fun, and took a well deserved break. It’s the time that we look forward to all year long knowing we will be enjoying all those extra special, mouth ...
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, ...