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Category list : student healthy tips

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  • Running

    Does housework count towards exercise targets?

    NHS Choices28 October, 2013

    “Housework is not exercise,” reports the Mirror today. It goes on to say that cleaning is “not intense enough” and that those who disagreed “were often fat”.

  • Woman relaxing

    Allow yourself time to recuperate...Subscription

    Blogs10 March, 2012

    Make sure you rest well between bouts of exercise and take the odd day off. Regular exercise is good for you, but too much - particularly when starting out - can sap your energy levels.

  • Shrunken uniforms

    Overcoming the barriers to exercise...Subscription

    Blogs3 March, 2012

    Too tired to exercise? Even a small amount of exercise will give you an energy boost and over time regular exercise will decrease fatigue and give you more energy. Still “too tired” to exercise?

  • Fish

    Is money tight? Then listen up...Subscription

    Blogs25 February, 2012

    If cash is tight, you can buy oily fish like sardines, salmon and anchovies in tins - they will be cheaper and still contain heart-friendly omega-3 fats.

  • herbal ginger garlic cod liver oil

    Prevent with a healthy diet...Subscription

    Blogs18 February, 2012

    Flavour your cooking with pepper, herbs, garlic and spices to help reduce your salt intake and lower you blood pressure.

  • Sunburnt woman

    The danger of heat waves...Subscription

    Blogs11 February, 2012

    Heat waves are dangerous. To prevent heat-related illness, keep yourself cool. Keep out of the sun between 11am and 3pm. If you do go out, stay in the shade; apply sunscreen and wear a hat and light scarf; avoid excessive physical exertion; wear light, loose fitting clothes and avoid drinking too much alcohol.

  • Fruit

    The old 5-a-day...Subscription

    Blogs4 February, 2012

    Get yourself off to a good start on your five-a-day by adding two portions of fruit into your breakfast.

  • exercise_outdoors_fitness

    Gym too pricey? Get an exercise DVD...Subscription

    Blogs28 January, 2012

    If you can’t afford a gym membership, then invest about £14 (or sometimes even less) in an exercise DVD. Davina McCall’s DVDs are our favourites.

  • speech_bubble_talk_chat

    Talk it out...Subscription

    Blogs21 January, 2012

    Go out with friends and chat! It’s important to spend time downloading your day. Everyone needs to get things off their chest!

  • Peanuts

    Don't cut out fats completely!Subscription

    Blogs14 January, 2012

    Don’t eliminate fats from your diet completely. Your body needs essential fatty acids to operate - nuts and seeds are a good source.

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