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Lifestyle in NICE guidance – Part 2b – preventing excess weight gain

Following on from last week, I'm discussing NICE guidance is going to be ‘Preventing excess weight gain’  (NICE guidance NG7). I started this discussion last week, so if you haven't read this yet, I recommend it. Further advice for parents and carers of children and young people Encourage parents, carers and everyone in regular contact… Continue reading Lifestyle in NICE guidance – Part 2b – preventing excess weight gain

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Lifestyle in NICE guidance – Part 2a – preventing excess weight gain

This week’s NICE guidance is going to be ‘Preventing excess weight gain’  (NICE guidance NG7) I realise this is an emotive subject, but I think it is important to talk about it and empower people with the information and tools they can use to maintain or improve their health and wellbeing. The aim of this… Continue reading Lifestyle in NICE guidance – Part 2a – preventing excess weight gain

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Lifestyle in NICE guidance – Part 1 – Brief advice: physical activity

Lots of people think lifestyle medicine is fringe, or alternative. I want to present how lifestyle interventions are mainstream and today is the start of a blog series on NICE guidance which covers aspects of lifestyle. NICE is evidence-based guidance, advice and information services for health, public health and social care professionals across the UK.… Continue reading Lifestyle in NICE guidance – Part 1 – Brief advice: physical activity

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Yoga for the complete beginner: A guide through Sun salutation A

After starting to post some short yoga flows on my Instagram page I was asked to provide more of a guide for those who were a complete beginner, either with descriptions or voiceovers. In light of this I thought I’d write a blog guiding you through one of the most common and foundational sequences you’ll… Continue reading Yoga for the complete beginner: A guide through Sun salutation A

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My Favourite Health & Wellness Apps – Take 3

Due to the positive response to my previous blogs on health and wellness apps, I’ve decided to do another! Again, I’ve included a range of offerings, to suit those at different stages of their health journey. So without further ado, here they are: Deliciously Ella - the new app. picture source: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/deliciously-ella-app/id1445510165?mt=8 Ella has released a… Continue reading My Favourite Health & Wellness Apps – Take 3

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My Favourite Yoga YouTube Channels

It's really important you find a yoga teacher that resonates with you and you enjoy their classes. This is true for in person classes or at home online. When I was getting into yoga I tried many a YouTube channel before I found one I clicked with. Since then I've been finding more and more… Continue reading My Favourite Yoga YouTube Channels

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Health Benefits of Yoga

I was sad to miss the Yoga in Health Care conference last week. To make up for this I thought I’d research more and share some of the evidence I found for yoga therapy. “Yoga therapy is the process of empowering individuals to progress toward improved health and well-being through the application of the teachings… Continue reading Health Benefits of Yoga