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Cut Down the Salt

Salt intake is currently a much talked about health concern. It is important not to eat too much salt as excessive salt intake can increase your blood pressure, upping your risk of cardiovascular diseases... Read more »

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is an important micronutrient which plays a role in wound healing, the maintenance of healthy connective tissue, as well as working as an antioxidant within the body to help protect and maintain... Read more »

Sugar

After years of the media portraying the fat in our diet as the leading cause of the rise of obesity within the UK, recently we have been hearing more and more of the dangers of sugar in our diets.Read more »

Vitamin D

We all know it is important to get our five a day to make sure our body gets enough vitamins and minerals to keep us healthy.  
Unlike all other vitamins in the diet, Vitamin D is the only... Read more »

Fats - the good, the bad and ugly

When trying to live a healthy lifestyle you are constantly being given conflicting information on what you should or shouldn’t be eating.
Fat is no exception. Is all fat bad? Will all fat... Read more »


Alcohol - The only cause of liver disease?

Most people are aware of the common health problems which can be caused from being overweight or obese. Cardiovascular disease and diabetes being the main issues that are likely to be mentioned by doctors,... Read more »


Love your body

In order to treat your body with the respect it needs when you are trying to lose weight you need to love it.
The old saying ‘my body is a temple’ has never been more true. It is... Read more »


Diet Myths

There are many theories about the ‘best’ way to lose weight or diet. And some of these theories are just complete myths! For the truth on some of these well trusted theories read on.
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EDUCATION

Pupils shine at STEM challenge

A group of Year 8 pupils from Kirkby High School recently took part in the Merseyside STEM challenge day at Liverpool John Moores University.

The STEM project work on lots of different projects to bring exciting Science, Technology, Engineering... Read more »



WHAT'S ON

Ramble to Bakewell Derbyshire

Join LCRA for Sunday coach rambles to the Lakes, North Wales and Peak District. We are a friendly Merseyside based group open to all, with walks for all abilities. For more information call Will on 0151 486 6541, visit liverpoolcatholicramblers.com... Read more »

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KNOW YOUR NUMBERS

This month our Know your Numbers roadshow is touring the borough offering you free blood pressure checks from 10 to 16 September.  

You can drop in to any of the events below to get your blood pressure checked for free and if there... Read more »


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HEALTHY KNOWSLEY with Matthew Ashton, Director of Public Health for Knowsley and Sefton
on September 6th, 2018



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