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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

Another first for Our Lady’s Prescot

Children from Our Lady’s Catholic Primary Prescot have become the first school to visit the archaeological dig at the site for the new Shakespeare North Theatre in Prescot.

The children from Our Lady’s Catholic Primary Prescot... Read more »



WHAT'S ON

Adult Drama Group at Valley Theatre, Netherley

Fresh from their great success with "Babes in the Wood", the Valley Theatre adult drama group are back, starting a new season, which will finish in June with a performance for the Liverpool Fringe. 18 and over. all welcome. Friendly and supportive... Read more »

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HEALTHY KNOWSLEY with Matthew Ashton, Director of Public Health for Knowsley and Sefton

ACT FAST CAMPAIGN

Earlier this month, Public Health England relaunched the national ‘Act FAST’ stroke campaign, working closely with the Stroke Association.

Hopefully by now, you will have seen or heard about the campaign,... Read more »


Posted by
Matthew Ashton
on February 7th, 2018



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