Tag: NHS

Take Care of your Children’s Teeth

Take Care of your Children’s Teeth

I n the UK the story of children’s dental care is a success story. Fluoride toothpaste was introduced in 1973 and since then the dental health of the nation’s children has consistently improved until now 12 year old children in England have the best teeth in Europe. In England 60% of children start secondary school [...]

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Why most of Us should eat fewer calories

Why most of Us should eat fewer calories

Eat Less and Get Healthy Almost 66% of the adult English population is overweight or obese and the reason for it is simple. People eat too much and do not do enough activities. New research has reinforced what most people can see on a daily basis, the majority of people are overweight or obese. The [...]

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15 Minutes of Exercise Every Day Reduces Risk of Death

15 Minutes of Exercise Every Day Reduces Risk of Death

Previously it was generally accepted by international and national health organizations that to get any benefit from exercise then 150 minutes a week of moderately aerobic exercise had to take place. The World Health Organization and the UK’s NHS both promote the belief that 150 minutes of exercise should be done every week. But a [...]

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Obesity Statistics Makes Childhood Obesity Everyone’s Concern

Obesity Statistics Makes Childhood Obesity Everyone’s Concern

If you do not have children, should you be concerned about childhood obesity? According to obesity statistics, the answer is yes, especially if you live in America or the United Kingdom, where childhood obesity is at an all-time high. Nearly half of all American children are overweight, obese or morbidly obese. Obese children can become [...]

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Description of Colorectal Cancer

Description of Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer is the name given for any type of cancer whether it is a growth, lump or tumour found in the colon or the rectum and is also known as bowel cancer. According to the NHS it is currently the most common cancer across the world. The world health organisation disagrees claiming it is [...]

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How to Use the Weight Chart?

How to Use the Weight Chart?

In order to help you reach your weight loss goals, you first need a specific weight to aim for. Do not try to look like celebrities or supermodels because sometimes they are too thin to remain healthy. Ideally, you should ask your doctor what your healthy body weight should be. But you can also use [...]

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Acne – How it occurs and its treatments

Acne – How it occurs and its treatments

Acne is a skin condition which affects around 80% of people at sometime in their lives but it normally happens when the person reaches puberty. In general terms acne develops when there are hormonal factors at work. Acne is normally seen on the face but it is common on the back, buttocks and shoulders too. [...]

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Healthy Food Swaps

Healthy Food Swaps

Anyone who has tried to lose weight…and who hasn’t, knows full well about the difficulties of eating healthy. We all know about the temptation of the fatty, sugary foods. But the problem actually lies a little deeper, it is because we have made it a habit to eat these sorts of food that is the [...]

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