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Healthy Living Tips: Week 15 – Keeping Active

» 16 November 2011 » No Comments

If you heard the sport and health radio show a couple of weeks ago you will know all about this this week’s healthy living tip. You’ve all probably heard that it’s probably a good idea for your own health to make sure you stay active. The department of health have published guidelines as to how […]

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Healthy Living Tips: Week 14 – Binge Drinking

» 07 November 2011 » 1 Comment

Alcohol plays a major role in the life of many students at University in the UK. Some students drink on a regular basis, at least once a week. Most people are also aware of the long term effects of alcohol and the dangers but not many people are informed about how to drink safely. Mostly […]

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Healthy Living Tips: Week 13 – Are you eating the right amount of Salt?

» 31 October 2011 » No Comments

So I can imagine you have all been told that too much salt is bad for you. One of the major guidelines that have been followed for the past few years is that you should not exceed a daily intake of more than 6 grams of salt a day which equates to roughly one teaspoonful. […]

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Healthy Living Tips: Week 12 – Feeling full up for longer

» 24 October 2011 » No Comments

There are so many factors that make dieting really difficult. I’ve tried some and I can never seem to follow a diet for longer than a few weeks before I’m back binging on junk food again. Whether it’s because the food is too “boring”, the lack of variety or even not being able to eat […]

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Healthy Living Tips: Week 11 – Increasing fat burning with Green Tea

» 17 October 2011 » 1 Comment

It’s that time of year again where winter approaches and we begin to turn the heating on and wrap up warm in our houses to beat the winter chill. Further to this we begin drinking more of the English favourite, tea. With every sip of tea we feel the warm sensation travel through our body […]

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Healthy Living Tips: Week 10 – Is your home Carbon monoxide free?

» 07 October 2011 » 1 Comment

Now we’re starting to get into the swing of things at University; lectures have started, clubs and society activity is thriving, and the University campus is looking really lively again. With all this it can be easy to neglect one of the things we take for granted most – The home. Things like poor maintenance […]

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Healthy Living Tips: Week 9 – Stop that Freshers Flu

» 25 September 2011 » No Comments

“Freshers Flu is the name commonly given to a battery of illnesses contracted by as many as 90%of new students during the first few weeks at a university, in some form; common symptoms include fever, sore throat, severe headache, coughing and general discomfort” – Wikipedia definition. Freshers Flu is caused by the convergence of millions of […]

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Healthy Living Tips: Week 8 – Early morning exercise

» 18 September 2011 » 4 Comments

Many people dread the thought of exercise, let alone doing it in the morning. The problem is that often, during the course of the day we are swamped by various commitments and by the end of it we realise we’ve done nothing to help burn the excess calories consumed by the various unhealthy snacks that […]

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Healthy Living Tips: Week 7 – Identifying causes of headaches

» 06 September 2011 » No Comments

More than 10 million people in the UK get headaches, making them one of the most common health complaints. Headaches involve mild to severe pain in one or more parts of the head as well as the back of the neck. While painful and annoying, the majority of headaches do not indicate a serious disorder. There […]

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Healthy Living Tips: Week 6 – Sleep

» 28 August 2011 » No Comments

Despite the fact we spend around a third of our lives doing it, no one knows for sure why we sleep. However, it is generally accepted that sleep plays a significant role in brain development. A lack of sleep can negatively affect cognitive skills such as speech, memory, innovative and flexible thinking. There is no […]

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