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Childhood Obesity and Diabetes Prevention

In 2017 around 9% of UK’s 4-5 years olds were classified as obese, by Year 6 (age 10-11 years) this figure had risen to 20%. I have been drawn more and more to try to understand how and why this is happening, and what we can do to stop it.

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World Heart Rhythm Awareness Week

Arrhythmia Alliance World Heart Rhythm Awareness Week takes place on the 4th – 10th June and aims to raise awareness for people with abnormal heart rhythms and to highlight what the symptoms are.

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Seasonal Nutrition - Asparagus

A distant cousin of the onion consumed for over 2000 years, Asparagus is a highly prized vegetable with a number of nutritional and health benefits. Asparagus season starts around 23rd April, St George’s day, and extends to 21st June, Summer Solstice. These delicious stalks are sometimes referred to as the ‘Queen of vegetables’ and here’s just a few reasons why.

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Prediabetes = preventdiabetes. All you need to know…

This week is Diabetes Prevention Week. What’s it all about…. Diabetes is a complex, progressive and multifaceted disease. Probably a fact that is less well understood is that prediabetes is following in close pursuit and it (type 2 diabetes) is totally preventable. We all need to do something to stop this exploding disease to save lives and reduce complications.

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Seasonal Nutrition - Sardines

Did you know there are more than twenty varieties of sardines around the globe? They all look the same and thankfully for us share the same wonderful nutritional and health benefits.

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The Benefits of Seasonal Eating

I love veggies. My role as clinical lead for diabetes means I have a vested interest in improving dietary care for long term health benefits. As far as I can see, veggies always win.

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