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Staying active with asthma

  • 02 Jul, 2018
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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

  • 27 Jun, 2018
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With Britain in the midst of a heatwave, there's nothing quite like sunbathing in the garden with a cold glass of Pimms'. 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 exposure and...

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10 Simple Home Remedies for a Stuffy Nose

  • 01 Feb, 2018
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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 (such as hay fever), 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 hyd...

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How to Salvage Your Failing New Year's Resolution

  • 12 Jan, 2018
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Eighty percent of people have abandoned their New Year's resolutions by the time February rolls around. If you've already put off going to the gym or you're hitting snooze on your alarm clock instead of getting up that whole hour earlier, you're not the only one.New Year's resolutions fail for several reasons.Too unrealisticLet's say you're used to eating out for breakfast, lunch and dinner for convenience and suddenly decide you'll prepare e...

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Xmas & New Year Delivery Times

  • 14 Dec, 2017
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