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6 Essential Nutrients

  Nutrients are the basic building blocks of health. Without them, our bodies would not be able to function as they should or remain healthy. In order to maintain a good, nutritious diet and maximise your health, there are six essential nutrients which must be included in your diet on a daily basis.   The

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National Bug Busting Day: Preventing bugs in the workplace

  As well as being Halloween, the 31st of October offers a chance to talk about some other horrifying beasts and creatures, head lice. National Bug Busting Day is an annual event which aims to educate parents and families about detecting and preventing head lice and stopping them in their tracks. Whilst there are plenty

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Rest and Wellness: What’s the link?

  If you’ve ever felt run down or stressed out, it’s very likely that you’ve been advised to get some good rest. Most of us have been told to treat ourselves to some much-needed rest at some point in our lives, but what does that really mean? The connection between rest and wellness, both physically

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Is Mark Zuckerberg’s aim to eradicate disease possible?

Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, have recently announced an ambitious aim to completely eradicate disease by 2100, but is such a thing really possible? Since 2015, the pair have pledged over $1.6 billion dollars to charity, and have promised that in the fight against disease they will devote $3 billion to medical research

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Sugar free alternatives for children

A worrying new study has revealed that the sugar intake levels of children aged four to 10 are twice what they should be, whilst teenage children are consuming up to three times as much sugar. Despite initiatives aiming to lower the sugar intake of both children and adults, it seems that sugar consumption remains high,

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World Mental Health Day

Mental health is an ongoing global health issue, and one that receives regular attention from the media in the UK. Most recently, a Higher Education Policy Report has recommended that some universities need to triple their spend on mental health services, whilst mental health concerns around children are consistently in the headlines. World Mental Health

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National Cholesterol Month

October 2016 marks the beginning of National Cholesterol Month. This is the time for people up and down the UK to help one another by spreading the facts about the importance of heart health and the dangers of cholesterol. This year, the main focus of National Cholesterol Month will be on the Great Cholesterol Challenge.

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ADHD Awareness Month

October 2016 will mark the beginning of ADHD Awareness Month. This month long awareness-raising campaign happens every year, with an number of important events taking place all across the UK and even further afield. These events will be taking place online and in local communities with one aim – help end the stigma and confusion

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