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FREE Places for NHS Staff at GoFest Kids Camps

FREE Places for NHS Staff at GoFest Kids Camps

Surrey based company GoFest Active is offering free places at its Easter and May Half Termkids camps for NHS workers and emergency services staff. Paul Farris, CEO said “Nobody is working harder than those on the frontline. As well as the unprecedented workloads they are taking on, childcare is also a concern. ...

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Father & Son Health Awareness

Father & Son Health Awareness

It’s a well known fact that the average man pays less attention to his health than the average woman. Compared to women, men are more likely to drink alcohol and smoke, make risky choices and not see a doctor for regular checkups. Men have 4% more brain cells than women and about 100g more brain tissue but somewhere ...

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The Sound of Health

The Sound of Health

'Health is life lived in the silence of the organs' wrote the French surgeon René Leriche in 1936. Disease or ‘dis-ease’ (the absence of ease) usually shouts loudly and makes a lot of noise whereas health is silent. Or is it? A body struggling to cope will send messages of distress, but more often than not the ...

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Love Your World…Love Your Body

Love  Your World…Love  Your Body

'Despite advances in modern medicine and technology, today more than ever people are suffering from chronic illnesses through all stages of the human life cycle. In our search for health, have we missed something?' . . . writes Dr Joseph Pizzorno in his book The Toxin Solution. The sub-heading reads as follows: ...

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Seeing With NEW Vision!

Seeing With NEW Vision!

As we enter a new year and a new decade. It's common at this time of year to look back over the past year and to take stock. We buy new journals or new diaries, we set new goals and adopt new habits. Science shows that those new goals and new habits have often fallen away by the middle of February. What is it that ...

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A peaceful Christmas . . . or a stress filled Nightmare?

A peaceful Christmas . . . or a stress filled Nightmare?

Imagine this . . . Children playing quietly with their new Christmas presents, wonderful smells of Christmas lunch wafting in from the kitchen and parents enjoying a quiet cup of coffee before family arrive. Or maybe your scenario looks more like this . . . children racing around the house screaming, a harassed cook ...

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Eggs: Friend or Foe?

Eggs: Friend or Foe?

The humble egg has been the subject of controversy for many years with our fears of high cholesterol, salmonella etc. being fuelled by various reports in the media. We have been warned for a long time to cut down on our intake of cholesterol and within the last 40 years the consumption of eggs was called into ...

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Did Someone Mention ‘Magic’ Mushrooms?

Did Someone Mention ‘Magic’ Mushrooms?

Before you get too excited about magic mushrooms and reminiscing about your chequered past….I am referring to medicinal mushrooms and not the hallucinogenic version! Two of the most recognised pharmaceutical drugs today originate from the mushroom kingdom: penicillin and statins. In Japan, polysaccharides, ...

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Growing Older Gracefully!

Growing Older Gracefully!

There comes a time in every woman’s life when her body begins to change as she heads into menopause. Not so long ago, menopause was seen as one of the rites of passage through life, part of the journey through womanhood. Something to celebrate, not to dread. In today’s modern world there are thousands of blogs about ...

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Sow Healthy . . . Reap Healthy!

Sow Healthy . . . Reap Healthy!

Newton’s Third Law of Motion is loosely referred to as ‘action-reaction’ and states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction. In other words the force exerted is the action, and the force experienced as a consequence is the reaction. Whatever your body is like today is the result of the fuel ...

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