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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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  • Huge celebration for Knowsley Business Awards
    In the biggest ceremony to date, 850 guests came together at this year’s Knowsley Business Awards, to celebrate the success... Read more »
  • Healthy Knowsley advisors promote Dry January
    Sign up is now open for Dry January 2019, the 31 day challenge to take a month off drinking alcohol in the New Year.... Read more »
  • Questions about cancer? We can help
    Free, cancer advice and support is coming to Knowsley on 12 December. Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile service will be visiting the area... Read more »
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EDUCATION

Pupils design mural for Prescot Community Police and Fire Station

Pupils from a Knowsley primary school have been competing to create a new mural for Prescot Community Police and Fire Station.

Youngsters from St Mary and St Paul’s CE Primary School were invited to create a police-themed picture to... Read more »



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DIDDIKICKS

Award winning pre school football classes for 18mths-5yrs - (Halewood). Halewood Youth in Community Centre, Lichfield Road, Halewood, L26 1TT. Diddikicks is now in to its 5th year and the sessions and classes have grown from strength to strength. Our... Read more »

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HEALTHY KNOWSLEY with Councillor Sean Donnelly, Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care

LOOK AFTER YOURSELF THIS FESTIVE SEASON

With the festivities approaching, it can be a time of very mixed emotions for people. Some relish this time of year, whilst others dread it due to a number of factors including financial pressures or... Read more »


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