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How to have a better breakfast

2018-07-18 Prescription Doctor 2018-07-21 10:12:48

Breakfast is the most important meal of day. Your body has rested for 8 hours and it's time to refuel. As you might expect, it's important that you pack in enough energy and nutrients to keep you going until your lunch - which could be 6-7 hours away from the moment you wake up.Here are some suggestions for quick and easy breakfasts that keep you feeling fuller for longer and taste great.1. Porridge (Oats) with fruits and seedsWhole porridge ...

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5 athletes you didn't know have asthma

2018-07-05 Prescription Doctor 2018-07-21 17:06:37

Asthma doesn't have to prevent a healthy lifestyle and, in fact, regular exercise can help manage asthma symptoms. A healthy workout can help: Improve lung strength Boost the immune system Support weight loss Asthma is not the debilitating disease that it is often portrayed as, and it certainly didn't stop these famous athletes from achieving their dreams.Paula RadcliffeDiagnosed at the age of 14 with an exercise-induced asthma trigge...

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Staying active with asthma

2018-07-02 Prescription Doctor 2018-07-21 17:05:47

What do Paula Radcliffe, David Beckham and Justine Henin have in common? They all have asthma. In a study published in the BMJ in 2012, it was found that 21 percent of the 2004 British Olympic team were asthmatic. Many people believe that having asthma means they cannot engage in sports, but multiple studies have proven this to not be the case.Despite popular belief, exercise is good for asthmatics and can even improve their health. In fact, ...

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How to protect your skin this summer

2018-06-27 Prescription Doctor 2018-07-21 17:06:12

With Britain in the midst of a heatwave, there's nothing quite like sunbathing in the garden with a cold glass of Pimm's. But without taking the right precautions to reduce your exposure to UV rays, you could be putting yourself at a significant risk of skin cancer (melanoma); the 7th most prevalent form of cancer in the UK. According to Cancer Research UK, over 85% of melanoma cases in the UK are directly linked to prolonged skin...

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10 Simple Home Remedies for a Stuffy Nose

2018-02-01 Prescription Doctor 2018-07-21 17:05:22

Is there anything more annoying than trying to breathe when you have a stuffy nose? Nasal congestion is very common - it can be caused by sinus infections, allergies, and the common cold - and it can ruin your day, regardless of its cause. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to get some relief. Try some of these quick DIY remedies, and you'll be breathing more easily in no time.1. Drink plenty of liquids.Staying hydrated is more impor...

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