Good Measure Blog

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November 2015

Staying safe and well at winter

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Staying safe and well at winter The perishing cold weather that winter brings with it can have health implications for us all, but particularly for vulnerable people such as the elderly. It is important to keep yourself and others safe and warm throughout the winter as the drop in temperatures can cause a number of [...]

Staying safe and well at winter 2018-06-28T19:57:37+00:00

Superfoods for Super Health

2018-06-28T19:57:37+00:00

Superfoods for Super Health Autumn. The season of mists and mellow fruitfulness. And traditionally, the time for eating well to prepare for the winter. However, this also means eating sensibly and in this article, I will look at a few superfoods and their beneficial qualities. Oats​ A good way to start the day, wholegrain oats [...]

Superfoods for Super Health 2018-06-28T19:57:37+00:00

Skin Problems

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Your skin is the largest organ of your body and performs many functions. It acts as a barrier against bacteria and viruses. It helps regulate your body temperature by sweating. It manufactures vitamin D from sunlight. And it protects your inner organs from damage by heat, injury or radiation. With so many vital jobs, so [...]

Skin Problems 2018-06-28T19:57:37+00:00

Heart Health

2018-06-28T19:57:37+00:00

Our hearts are the powerhouses of our bodies. They beat day and night, pumping blood around our arteries, veins and capillaries, carrying oxygen-rich blood to all our organs and deoxygenated blood back to our lungs. Therefore, they must be kept in the best possible condition. We are told to keep our cholesterol levels low and [...]

Heart Health 2018-06-28T19:57:37+00:00

Don’t let your health slip this winter

2018-06-28T19:57:38+00:00

Don’t let your health slip this winter...  As winter quickly approaches and the first flakes of snow begin to settle, the plummeting temperatures, ice, fog make us all more prone to a range of minor maladies which can be easily avoided and dealt with. Slips and falls are much more common in the wintertime as [...]

Don’t let your health slip this winter 2018-06-28T19:57:38+00:00

Keeping Healthy as the seasons change

2018-06-28T19:57:38+00:00

Keeping Healthy as the seasons change The long days of summer are coming to an end and we need to look forward to the colder months with a positive attitude and keep as healthy as we can. Colds and flu are the most prevalent autumn and winter illnesses and the herb echinacea has been shown [...]

Keeping Healthy as the seasons change 2018-06-28T19:57:38+00:00

Passport to holiday health

2018-06-28T19:57:38+00:00

Your passport to holiday health Going on holiday is something we all look forward to. But many of us are stressed about travelling, especially when taking medication on a plane now that security has tightened Pack most of your medicines in your hold luggage in pharmacy-labelled containers, but keep enough in your carry on cabin [...]

Passport to holiday health 2018-06-28T19:57:38+00:00

Your Baby Is Blooming | You & Your Health

2018-06-28T19:57:38+00:00

Your Baby Is Blooming | You & Your Health Deciding to have a baby can feel like a frightening decision, but it can also be an enjoyable and exciting time. Try not to feel overwhelmed by the amount of information there is for women who are trying to get pregnant. Our simple, useful tips will [...]

Your Baby Is Blooming | You & Your Health 2018-06-28T19:57:38+00:00