October 2017

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Healthy Tip: Bounce back from stress

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 17:22
For National Stress Awareness Day (1 November) why not take stock of your resilience so that you can ‘bounce back’ when life tries to knock you down? Professor Cooper from NHS inform recommends accepting the things you can’t change like the time the train arrives or what the weather is doing and...

What’s The Deal? NEW Findings Reveal Lunchtime Meal Deals Serve Up FOUR Full Days’ Worth of Sugar in Just One Meal

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 11:59
NEW shock survey reveals certain lunchtime meal deals sold by supermarkets and retailers contain up to 30 TEASPOONS of sugar – that’s the amount of sugar in 79 chocolate fingers • 7 out of 10 (72%) meal deal drinks sold in Morrisons are HIGH (red) in sugar • Call for all ‘high’ sugar drinks and...

EKV Design Annual Charity Dinner

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 13:06
Our corporate partners, EKV Design held their 3rd annual charity dinner in aid of Heart Research UK in the Midlands at Seven Restaurant in Derby. It was  a fabulous evening, full of food, drink, live music, charity roulette tables, an auction and raffle.  A big thanks to their generous partner...

adi Group employees take on the Birmingham Marathon and Birmingham Half Marathon for Heart Research UK in the Midlands.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 09:47
A big thank you to Graham Bond & Karl Healy of adi Group, who joined more than more than 9,000 other runners at the Birmingham International Marathon and Half Marathon events on Sunday 15 October. Starting at Alexander Stadium, the marathon took in many iconic city sights including Villa Park,...

10 Years of Heart Research UK in the Midlands

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 12:06
2017 was a big year for Heart Research UK with not one but two special anniversaries. We celebrated 10 years of HRUK in the Midlands with a very special evening at the Plough and Harrow Hotel in Birmingham. Many of the charity’s closest supporters, partners, patrons and ambassadors from around the...

Healthy Tip: Add time to your ticker

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 10:45
With the days drawing in and temperatures dropping, don’t be tempted to snuggle under the duvet and hit the snooze button, as evidence suggests that ‘’morning people’’ may be ahead of the game when it comes to heart health. Healthier lifestyle choices such as eating regular healthy meals and...

Healthy Tip: Heart Healthy Halloween

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 17:11
Halloween is creeping up and that means pumpkins, scary costumes and trick or treat. Sweets and sugary snacks though contain more tricks than you may know.  Eating too many high sugar foods can lead to weight gain and dental cavities – two things that could spell bad news for your heart health. Don...

Healthy Tip: The fats of the matter

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 16:35
The Heart Research UK and Damart women’s #LovingHearts survey suggested that women between the ages of 18-24 had very little awareness of a healthy cholesterol level, with less than 1 in 5 knowing that a healthy cholesterol level is less than 5 mmol/l.  Worryingly, one third of the 4,000 women...

Healthy Tip: World smile day

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 13:11
On the 6 October 2017 World Smile day commences, which was created to honour Harvey Ball, a commercial artist who drew the first famous yellow smiley face in 1963.  Since then the first Friday of the month in October is dedicated to ‘’improving the world, one smile at a time.’’  Periodontal disease...