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Our Weekly Healthy Tip: Family Hearts First

Posted: Thu, 26/02/2015 - 10:57

Most of us are aware of the alarming rates of obesity both in the UK and globally.  Currently, around a third of children in the UK are classed as overweight or obese, with rates continuing to grow among adolescents.

Our Weekly Healthy Tip: Shop Smart for a Healthy Heart

Posted: Fri, 20/02/2015 - 15:48


The weekly shop can be a minefield of deals and discounts often tempting us to impulse buy and overspend on less healthy choices. There are so many options on the supermarket shelves that knowing what’s good for you can be a little overwhelming.

Football club to help young South London hearts

Posted: Thu, 12/02/2015 - 15:53

Championship football club Charlton Athletic is to teach children in Bexley and Bromley about living healthy lifestyles after being given a second Healthy Heart grant by national heart charity Heart Research UK.

Run for Heart Research UK

Posted: Thu, 12/02/2015 - 15:41

Running is a wonderful aerobic exercise, and aerobic exercises are great for improving your cardiovascular health. Running is also a good way to burn calories and to control your weight. 

Our Weekly Healthy Tip: Enjoy a Heart Healthy Great British Curry

Posted: Wed, 11/02/2015 - 16:05

Curry is one of the UK’s favourites, with Chicken Tikka Masala declared ‘Britain’s National Dish’ in the early 2000’s, and shows no sign of waning.

New research seeks better heart disease diagnosis

Posted: Wed, 11/02/2015 - 12:16

Imaging heart muscle structure could give clues to heart disease

London researchers to develop new MRI technique to improve diagnosis

Researchers are to develop a new heart imaging technique that could help give a more accurate diagnosis of heart disease.