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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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Do you wear an NHS hearing aid?

Do you wear an NHS hearing aid?

A group of volunteers in Cranleigh have been trained to service NHS hearing aids and will be offering drop in sessions in the village where you can have batteries changed, hearing aids re-tubed etc at no cost. We have been trained as part of an initiative called ‘Hearing Champions’, run by the Guildford C of E ...

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This Is My Song: The Way That I Work!

This Is My Song: The Way That I Work!

I am often asked what I do when meeting new people, and my reply is usually that I am a health detective and that you’re the crime scene! Just like a crime detective looks for clues as to why, when and how a crime was committed I look at a client with health issues in the same way. Why have you got this issue? When ...

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Trim, tone and dance your way to stay FABS!

Trim, tone and dance your way to stay FABS!

A new fitness class designed specifically for the over-60s is to be launched in Wonersh Memorial Hall, Wonersh as part of a campaign to help people to stay young by improving strength, balance and overall health as we age. Anna Pritchard is on a mission to keep the over 60s moving by encouraging them to go along to an ...

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Special Wartime Health Advice

Special Wartime Health Advice

According to an old booklet ‘How to Keep Well in Wartime’ published in the 1940s by the Ministry of Health for the Ministry of Information ‘the nation’s stubborn good health has been invaluable to our war effort. Even so, as a nation we are still losing about 22 million weeks’ work every year through common and ...

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Dementia – Local Support Groups

Dementia – Local Support Groups

WeCare The Glebe Centre Ewhurst GU6 7PY 1st & 3rd Thursday morning, 10am to 12.00 noon Come for Refreshments, Friendship, Chat and Activities. The opportunity for those with memory problems to be entertained and for those who care for them to talk amongst themselves. Just turn up you will be made most welcome. ...

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