Cardiovascular disease remains one of the biggest killers in the UK which is why it’s so important we look after our hearts. There are plenty of simple tweaks you can make to your daily routine that can help to keep your heart healthy and in great shape which we’ve covered below: Stub out the smokingRead More About 5 ways to keep your heart healthy
What feels like 29172 days later, the end of January is almost in sight! With February nearing, the new month calls for a new abundance of fresh fruit and veg to grace our supermarkets. So with that in mind, keep reading to discover the freshest (and cheapest!) ingredients to add to your shopping lists thisRead More About What’s in season this February
With February looming, that means it’s almost time to ditch our favourite fizzes for another year of Fizz Free February. The tooth-saving initiative, which was launched by Southwark Council in 2018, calls on the UK to cut out fizzy drinks for the entire month of February in a bid to slash our sugar intakeRead More About Fizz Free February returns in 2024
Cold and flu season is well and truly upon us! If you’re on a mission to avoid the flu this year (aren’t we all), then you might want to think about revamping your dinner menu with these foods that can help to boost your immune system. Broccoli They don’t call it a superfood for noRead More About Fight off the flu with these foods
With New Year resolutions on the mind, we can bet that many of us are setting off on a new health journey of eating healthier and exercising to shift some weight. While a lot of these resolves fizzle a few weeks or months into the effort, this hasn’t been the case for many of Southend’sRead More About The Southend programme where 85% of participants have shed 5-10%...
Your favourite cereals could be packing a spoonful (or 5) of sugar. Nothing says ‘quick and easy breakfast’ like a bowl of cereal to tide you over until lunch – but research from Action on Sugar shows that 47% of cereals contain a recommended daily maximum sugar intake for a 4-6 year old (that’s 19gRead More About Is your breakfast packing up to 40g of sugar? Find...
Good things happen when you stop smoking. From better relationships to boosting your productivity, there are a whole host of reasons why you should make 2024 the year you stop smoking for good. Over 1 million people die every year from exposure to second-hand smoke. Everyone Health offers FREE Stop Smoking support, advice, plus stopRead More About 20 Reasons to Stop Smoking that You Probably Haven’t Heard...
Between the timely arrival of Dry January, and your bank account taking some time out to recover after a pricey December, hitting the town is perhaps the last thing on your mind. It comes as no surprise that trading nights out for cosy nights in is a money and sanity-saver (no hangovers lingering around here!),Read More About How much do you spend on a night out?
After an indulgent month filled to the brim with booze and food, many of us will be planning on taking a break from alcohol in January. A month off the booze can bring a whole host of benefits from more energy and a boosted mood (be gone hangovers!). However, aside from the much healthierRead More About What happens to your body 1 month alcohol-free
Many of us will find that our healthy habits that we have built up over the year tend to slip when we enter the festive period. The words ‘go on, it’s Christmas’ rolls off our tongue all too easily, as we wolf down a tub of Celebrations and abandon yet another workout session. While it’sRead More About How you can stay active over Christmas