Winter health

Heart health resolutions you can stick to

At the start of each new year, many of us make resolutions to improve our health and wellbeing. But while our intentions may well be good, without the right support and motivation those resolutions are often broken – sometimes even before the first week of the New Year has played out.

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Weight Loss

How your pharmacist can help you become healthier in 2017

If you’re looking for ways to become healthier this year, the one simple resolution you should seriously consider is to make more use of your local Careway pharmacy. Why? Because your local pharmacist has everything you need, from lifestyle advice and support to health tests and checks, as well as help with your medicines.

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Winter health

Celeb diets to avoid in 2017

If you’re planning to start a weight-loss diet this January, you may be tempted to find your inspiration from the many celebs who have endorsed or claimed to have tried various diet plans during the past 12 months.

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Weight Loss

Head outdoors to burn off the mince pies

Despite good intentions, most of us will have treated ourselves to one too many treats this Christmas. But the good news is you can burn off lots of those excess festive calories by going on a winter walk.

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Weight Loss

How to keep overindulgence in check this Christmas

During the Christmas holidays most of us eat too much, drink too much and don’t do enough – or even any – exercise. Perhaps that’s why so many people make resolutions to try and get healthy every January.

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Winter health

Mocktail recipes to help you love your liver this Christmas

Even if you’re careful to stick to sensible drinking levels throughout the rest of the year, chances are you probably let your hair down a bit over Christmas and New Year, and forget to keep track of how much you’re drinking.

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Winter health

Protect yourself – and others – against the winter vomiting bug

A report by Public Health England (PHE) has revealed cases of the winter vomiting bug called norovirus are up 55 percent in England compared with last year. But what is norovirus and what can you do to stop the virus spreading?

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Weight Loss

Seven ways to avoid festive weight gain

Most people gain some weight over the festive period – and no wonder, as many eat the equivalent of 6,000 calories on Christmas Day alone. So what could you do differently this year?

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Winter health

Cooking for vegetarians this Christmas

According to the latest statistics from the Department of Health and Food Standards Agency, two percent of adults and children in the UK are vegetarian (that’s more than a million people altogether). But while that’s good news for turkeys, if one or more of your Christmas guests is a vegetarian and you’re not used to catering for them, it could add to your stress levels at this time of year.

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Weight Loss

Festive ways to burn calories

Haven’t done your Christmas shopping yet? Here’s a good reason to head off to the shops this weekend, especially if you’re watching your weight (and who isn’t over the festive period, when the average person gains about 5lb in weight).

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Sweet soup to keep you warm

Winter is here for a few more months, so warm yourself up with this sweet potato and orange soup – it’s the perfect comfort food on chilly days and winter nights.

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