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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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    A Knowsley programme for children with speech, language and communication needs has been highlighted as an example of best... Read more »
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    Following consultation with residents and businesses, a Public Spaces Protection Order in the Hillside and Page Moss... Read more »
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    Knowsley Chamber of Commerce celebrated International Women’s Day at the Suites Hotel Knowsley and were delighted... Read more »
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EDUCATION

Knowsley Community College launches new dental course

Knowsley Community College has launched an exciting new Dental Nursing course in response to the growing demand of industry professionals.

The level 3 Advanced Diploma in Dental Nursing will help students take their first steps towards a... Read more »



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HOLDING YOUR BABY IN MIND (PEEP) POSTNATAL - HILLTOP CC, HUYTON

Hilltop Children’s Centre,Bedford Close, Huyton, L36 0XU. Come along to 8 sessions (4 before & 4 after your baby is born) to share ideas and find out more about ways to help your new baby, how babies develop, learn, communicate and thrive.... Read more »

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HEALTHY KNOWSLEY The Public Health Annual Report 2018

This year, our Public Health Annual Report has been presented in a video format and focusses on healthier and happier children and young people.

We know that this is a big issue nationally, with Department of Health figures showing that one... Read more »


Posted by
Matthew Ashton, Director of Public Health for Knowsley and Sefton
on April 11th, 2018



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