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  1. FAQ - How much sugar? FAQs

    19/04/16

    In July 2015 new recommendations on sugar were published. The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) final report on carbohydrates and health, published by Public Health England in July has led to new recommendations on how much sugar to eat. W ... More

  2. FAQ - Exercise FAQs

    19/04/16

    How to get active, the easy way. Don’t underestimate it. If exercise were a drug, we’d all want to take it. Exercise boosts physical and mental wellbeing and helps you live longer.  Scientists now reckon being inactive is even more of a health risk than b ... More

  3. FAQ - Bowel Cancer FAQs

    18/01/21

    You can beat this cancer by not being embarrassed to talk about it. What is bowel cancer? Bowel cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK. There are 40,000 new cases every year. Nine in ten cases are in people over 60.  You’re also at inc ... More

  4. FAQ - Heart health FAQs

    14/01/21

    How to be good to your ticker. And how to find out your 'heart age'. Tune your engine by using the right fuels. The heart needs:  fresh air a balanced diet   a healthy weight  regular exercise and  a relaxed attitude.  Heart disease is caused wh ... More

  5. It's good to chalk: snooker and health

    18/04/19

    Your Survival Guide to the 2019 World Snooker Championships. Once upon a time, snooker was played through a haze of cigarette smoke and alcohol. Not any more. Today’s players are fit and sharp and if you’re tuning into the marathon that is the World Profe ... More

  6. FAQ - Anger time - out

    18/01/21

    How to spot anger and stop it. Men are generally more explosive in their anger than women, and often  express it in more violent ways- violent language, violence against others or  themselves, criminal violence or even suicide. Occasional anger is normal. ... More

  7. FAQ - Stress: warning signs

    18/01/21

    How to spot stress and how to talk about it. What is stress? Stress is normal. It is what we feel when a situation is hard to handle. Adrenaline rushes through the body, increasing heart rate and boosting mental and physical alertness. We feel sweaty, tin ... More

  8. FAQ - AAA - FAQs

    24/10/14

    AAA is not the American Automobile Association or the Amateur Athletic Association. It stands for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm- a heart problem that can kill instantly but for which screening is available. What is AAA? AAA is a disease that occurs when the w ... More

  9. FAQ - Skin Cancer FAQs

    14/04/16

    How to spot a dodgy mole. Women are more likely to get skin cancer than men. But men are more likely to die from it. What is skin cancer? It is cancer that begins in the skin. There are two types: non-melanoma- cancer that develops slowly on the upper lay ... More

  10. FAQ - MND/ALS FAQs

    24/10/14

    The ice bucket challenge has brought motor neurone disease, a rare disease of the nervous system, to public attention. The ice-bucket challenge to raise money for ALS research has been all over the media. If you’ve been following, you may well have wonder ... More

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