May 2017

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Healthy Tip: Men's health week

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 15:48
This year Men’s Health Week (12-18 June) is focusing on belly fat.  Belly fat is often a ‘hidden fat’ because it is tucked away inside your body, giving a false sense of security about how healthy you really are.  A man may not look seriously overweight, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a problem...

Healthy Tip: Children on the move

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 14:36
Childhood obesity is at an all-time high with NHS figures showing that more children are becoming obese as young as four or five years old.  More than 1 in 5 children are overweight or obese when they begin school and almost 1 in 3 children are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary...

Healthy Tip: Heart Healthy Hikes

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 09:35
The 29th May marks an important date on the mountaineering calendar – the anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa, Tenzing Norgay reaching the 29,000+ foot summit of Mount Everest in 1953 and becoming the first people to do so. Not only did this British expedition inspire 1,000’s more to...

adi group score support for Heart Research UK

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 12:47
  Birmingham based engineering company, adi Group, teamed up with other local businesses to raise vital funds for Heart Research UK, by facing off on the football field.  An annual initiative, twelve teams met at Aston University and went head-to-head in a six-a-side charity match, battling it out...

UK Dance Elite Championship 2017: Call for nation's dancers to help steps towards helping hearts

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 10:56
National dance competition, The UK Dance Elite Championship, returns in 2017 in their annual search for the United Kingdom’s number 1 dance act. Dancers of all styles and ages are encouraged to display their talents and celebrate the diversity of dance.  The UK Dance Elite Championship, now in its...

Healthy Tip: National Smile Month

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 16:43
This week marks the beginning of National Smile Month, the UK’s largest and longest-running campaign to promote good oral health.  The 2017 campaign runs from 15 May until 15 June and is organised by oral health charity, the Oral Health Foundation.  The campaign hopes to raise awareness of...

Healthy Tip: British Sandwich Week

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 16:40
Nowadays, there  is a huge range of sandwiches to choose from, you have choices coming in all different shapes and sizes, in a variety of breads, endless choices of fillings, which all have an impact on your heart and your health. Follow our four handy tips to make this British Sandwich Week (15 - ...

Healthy Tip: Pressure Control

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 11:13
Make May Purple is the Stroke Association’s annual stroke awareness month and stroke, like heart disease, can potentially be avoided by making simple lifestyle changes. Certain medical conditions like high blood pressure, raised cholesterol, diabetes and irregular heartbeat and lifestyle factors,...