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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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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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