Monthly Archive: September 2018

Sep 25

Know Your Numbers: 6 Ways to Reduce Salt

There’s been a bit of controversy about the salt/blood pressure issue in the last couple of years.  Critics claim that the obsession with reducing dietary salt has been harmful, we have gone too far, and that there’s no real evidence that reducing salt is helpful in reducing blood pressure. In fact, there have been many …

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Sep 03

Sweatember 2018 Day 2

If only I looked this good in a leotard when I'm confused - or indeed at any other time.

It’s 11pm.  I’ve been on a pharmacology course all day, followed by a mad dash to make the train for a 4-hour journey from Edinburgh to London.  I’m tired, I’m cold, I’m missing my husband and I just want to go to bed. BUT it’s Day 2 of Sweatember, and I promised to be active …

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Sep 03

Sweatember 2018 Day 1

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Everyone who knows me even a little bit knows that exercise and I are not good friends.  To be honest, we’re rarely passing acquaintances.  In the last few months I’ve tried to change this, had a horrible experience, and ended up having a worse relationship with exercise than ever before. The question is, do you …

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