Tag Archives: "Education"

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 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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Stop Food Waste Day – 24 April 2019

Stop Food Waste Day is an international day of action in the fight against food waste which is a serious and growing problem. Roughly one-third of the food produced globally is either lost or wasted every year. On 24 April 2019 consumers, corporates an …

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Parkinson’s Awareness Week – 10th to 16th April 2019

Parkinson’s Awareness Week is our annual opportunity to come together and raise awareness of Parkinson’s across the UK.   To learn more and get involved go to : Parkinsons UK

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World Health Day – 7 April 2019

“Health is a human right; everyone should have the information and services they need to take care of their own health and the health of their families.” WHO 2019 To learn more: World Health Day 2019

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Mama’s & Papa’s – Nutrition Advice

Dietwise has been busy last month, and this, advising mums-to-be in Mama’s and Papa’s Stores at Stockton and Gateshead.  Our new registered dietitian, April Haithwaite, has been available in store to answer questions and give advice regarding breast fe …

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Haemochromatosis

Dietwise has (also) been keeping busy attending a haemochromatosis event in Newcastle.  This is a condition where people store too much iron in the body.  April went to an information event for people who are living with haemochromatosis and advised on …

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NOSH Programme – Fun with Food!

The NOSH programme offers great family fun activities during the school holiday – with a bit of tasty food thrown in too! Families who attended the most recent events held at the Laurel Avenue Community Centre on the 18th and 19th February and at Giles …

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