Author: Kelly Sallows-Cole, Commercial Director at Healthy Performance Breast Cancer Awareness month, and Wear it Pink day, always prompts me to remind my friends and my loved ones to check your boobs! If I have learnt anything over these years that is; you are never too young to get Breast Cancer. You don’t have to … Read moreBreast Cancer Awareness Month: My Breast Cancer Story
Many of us take priority in caring for our nutritional needs, ensuring we get enough physical activity and taking the time to look after our mental health. But what do you do to take care of your back and other joints? When you hear the phrase ‘back care’, you probably think about trying not to … Read moreBack Care Awareness Week 2021: Back Care in the Workplace
National cholesterol month is an entire month dedicated to raising awareness of high cholesterol, the health implications and reducing your numbers. Cholesterol is a topic that many of us don’t really understand – we just know the word and that there is a good and bad version of it. So, what is cholesterol? Cholesterol is … Read moreNational Cholesterol Month 2021: Why should you care about your cholesterol levels?
Do you often lay there staring at your bedroom ceiling counting sheep? Have you felt worries and anxious that you have a busy day at work and aren’t sure how you’ll cope? If this sounds familiar, then you are amongst the one in three people in the UK who suffer from a lack of sleep. … Read moreSleep and Workplace Productivity
There’s a well-known saying; ‘you are what you eat’ but most of us interpret this to relate to our appearance rather than our mood. Without a steady source of fuel from the foods we eat, our mind and bodies don’t function well. Blood sugar fluctuations and nutritional imbalances from unhealthy eating patters can often cause … Read moreGood food for a good mood: top 5 mood boosting food categories
If it feels like the summer of 2021 has been a long time coming, well that’s because it has been! The sun is out (periodically at least), we’re allowed to meet up with friends and family again and have our bags packed for our UK staycations. But as temperatures rise this summer, it’s essential that … Read moreLooking After Yourself During the Great British Summertime
Put simply, the answer is yes. But we’re going to delve a little deeper to see how many cases of type-2 diabetes could have been prevented as well as why your nutrition choices increase your risk. What is Diabetes? Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs either when the body does not produce enough insulin … Read moreDiabetes Awareness Week 2021: Does nutrition affect your risk of getting type-2 diabetes?
Did you know that women have a longer life expectancy than men? Women are also more likely to visit their GP than men, and less likely to drink excessive amounts of alcohol. But why is there such a large health gap between males and females? Life expectancy Men have a lower life expectancy than women, … Read moreHow has men’s health changed over time?
When most people hear healthy movement, they think exercise or long-winded gym sessions or looking better or weight loss. But, movement is so much more than vanity and doesn’t have to involve ‘working out’. Human life has become structured in a way that makes it very easy for us to avoid movement – even more … Read moreThe benefits and importance of moving more
Nutrition and hydration week usually takes place annually in March but this year, due to the pandemic, the campaign has unfortunately been pushed back until June. However, with many individuals losing motivation to take care of themselves, we feel that it is still an important topic to cover. Since the first lockdown began back in … Read moreNutrition and Hydration Week 2021: Has Covid-19 affected the way we’re eating and drinking?
Friday 19th March 2021 marks the 14th annual World Sleep Day and this year’s focus is on getting regular sleep for a healthy future. According to dreams.co.uk, the average person spends 26 years of their life sleeping and an additional 7 years trying to get to sleep. This totals 33 years of our lives in … Read moreWorld Sleep Day 2021: Regular Sleep for a Healthy Future
Testicular cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in young men in the UK. However, it has one of the best recovery rates of all cancers with 95% of those diagnosed making a full recovery, particularly if it’s diagnosed early – but for some men, long-term treatment-related side effects mean quality of life can be … Read moreMovember: Testicular cancer