“Keep your waist to less than half your height”: why the waist to height ratio deserves more credit

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Dr. Sean Wheatley, PhD – Science and Research Lead/29 November 2019   The impact of being overweight or obese on health is well known, but some of the most widely used ways of measuring this are often criticised. Finding a simple to use and easy…

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Research suggests blood pressure medication should be taken in the evening

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Blood Pressure Medication In Evenings Dr. Sean Wheatley, PhD – Science and Research Lead/18 November 2019  Blood Pressure Medication In Evenings. A recent study that received a lot of media coverage claimed that people would be best advised to take their blood pressure medication in…

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Food, Mood and Cravings

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Food Cravings Author: Paul Hollinrake, Researcher & Trainer in Public Health/ 4 November 2019 Food Cravings. When we get a food craving it means we have a strong desire or motivation to eat a specific food. Most people have experienced this at some point in…

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Meditation over Medication

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Meditation over Medication Author Nina Evans, Researcher & Trainer in Public Health/1 November 2019 Meditation over Medication. Meditation is an age-old practice found in various forms in ancient religious traditions however it is most closely associated with Buddhism. It is not solely for spiritual people.…

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Nutritional Ketosis and Physical Activity

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Nutritional Ketosis & Physical Activity Author: Matt Whitaker, Digital Health Lead/3 October 2019 Nutritional Ketosis & Physical Activity. Glucose is the end result of carbohydrate digestion. For most of us, it is the principal source of fuel for our bodies. If one drastically reduces their…

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Menopause, Weight loss and Health

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Menopause and Weight Loss. Author Paul Hollinrake, Researcher & Trainer in Public Health/29 August 2019 Menopause and Weight Loss. Trying to lose weight during menopause has its challenges. Many women saying that weight loss is hard if not impossible. Pinpointing the exact cause can be challenging…

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It Takes A Little Motivation

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A Little Motivation Author Nina Evans, Researcher & Trainer in Public Health/16 August 2019 There may come a point in our lives where it will be beneficial to make some lifestyle changes to improve our health. But this is easier said than done. It can…

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Resistant Starch – What is it and what does it do?

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What is resistant starch? Author Paul Hollinrake, Researcher & Trainer in Public Health/03 August 2019 Carbohydrates are grouped into either sugars or starches (polysaccharides). Sugars can include natural sources. Such as fruit or milk or added to foods such as sweets and cakes. Starches are…

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Maximising Longevity

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Maximising Life Expectancy Author: Matt Whitaker, Digital Health Lead/1 August 2019 Maximising Life Expectancy. Longevity in a lifecycle is defined as the duration of life. In humans the age in which we decease is thought to be heavily influenced by the environment we live in and…

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One size doesn’t fit all (revisited) – how far have we come?

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One Size Doesn’t Fit All Dr. Sean Wheatley, PhD – Science and Research Lead/18 July 2019  One Size Doesn’t Fit All. In this week’s blog I am revisiting something I wrote in November 2016, when I discussed why one size doesn't fit all. The “one…

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