Dawn Shotton


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National Picnic Month

Did you know that July is National Picnic Month? Why not take advantage of the lovely weather we have been having lately and pack yourself up a basket, grab a blanket and head off for a picnic. There are lots of healthy picnic recipe ideas on the inter …

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Men’s Health!

UK men, on average, consume less fruit and veg, eat more salt, drink more alcohol and smoke more, than Uk women. As a result of this 6 out of 10 men are overweight or obese! That’s 66.2%! Even more frightening, smoking is the single most avoidable caus …

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MEN’S HEALTH WEEK 2019: BY NUMBERS

Last week (10th – 16th June) was Men’s Health Week.  Men are supposedly obsessed with numbers but when it comes to our own health, there are quite a few we don’t know. Men’s Health Week 2019 takes up the challenge of correcting this. Men’s Health Forum …

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Healthy Food Swaps

A few small changes can make a big difference… try some of these:

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Top Tips: May 2019

Variety! Try new things experiment with cooking styles. A good way to try new things is too see what is on offer in the supermarket fruit and veg fridges at the end of the day. These products are usually cheaper and there is less to choose from if you …

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How do you feel about your body?

If you don’t immediately answer “Great!” with a smile – don’t worry, you’re not alone! This is a very common problem for people today, especially for women.  With advertisements and images of a specific body type constantly bombarding us wherever we ar …

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Body Image – Common Assumptions ….how many do you make?

Physically attractive people have it all…. The first thing people notice about others is their appearance Outward appearance is the sign of worth of the person If I could just change……………. life would be better By controlling my appearance, I can contro …

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Mental Health Awareness Week 13th-19th – Body Image

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week 2019 will take place from Monday 13 to Sunday 19 May 2019. The theme for 2019 is Body Image – how we think and feel about our bodies. https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental- …

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HEALTHY EATING

Healthy eating gets some bad press!  You will be familiar with these remarks… “All you can eat is rabbit food”  “Everything nice is bad for you” We are made to feel like eating well requires being on a “diet” constantly thinking about food and never en …

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May is… National Walking Month!

Did you know May is National Walking Month? Get those comfortable shoes on and get walking!   There are lots of good reasons to walk more and the NHS have an interesting page on the topic which offers some useful facts and tips: Walking for health Walk …

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