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May 2020 Blog: The Rhythm of your Life

“Understanding which factors affect your clock will help you make small changes that will add years of good health to your life”. Prof. S. Panda This month we want to quickly touch on two things. • Your general health during lock down, • A way of sleeping better, getting more energy and losing weight you…

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April 2020 Blog: Big Food, Zoonotics and the Climate Crisis.

Corvid-19 We, like just about everyone around the world, have pushed most other topics off the headlines for now, as we adapt to the big changes of the last weeks. Here is our Blog for April, hopefully to inform or just amuse, while you sit things out at home. Remember, there are a decades worth…

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March 2020: The life saving nature of Friendship

Love and Connection: A fundamental Human Need “The world’s longest-lived people chose–or were born into–social circles that supported healthy behaviours, Okinawans created “moais”–groups of five friends that committed to each other for life. Research from the Framingham Studies shows that smoking, obesity, happiness, and even loneliness are contagious. So, the social networks of long-lived people have favourably…

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Xmas Opening Hours and December 2019 Blog:

From all at Helix House, we wish you all good health, a merry Xmas and a happy year coming up. Helix House’s opening hours over the festive period are as follows: Monday 23 December – Helix House is open – Reception service is available 9am – 3pm Tuesday 24 December – Helix House is closed…

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Changing Hands & Another Coast to Coast – October 2019, blog

If you have tried to access the website or blog over the summer and found it unavailable we apologise, we have suffered some technical difficulties that took far longer to sort than we could ever have expected. However if you are seeing this now that should mean we are back on line as before. Summer…

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Eating just got simpler! April 2019

“When my information changes, I alter my conclusions. What do you do, sir?” Variously attributed to economists John Maynard Keynes or Paul Samuelson Changing our minds Have you ever changed your mind about something that for years you were in favour of? I think I have had a bit of a major, ah ha moment,…

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December 2018 – What should we eat now?

As October’s autumn fruitfulness is lost in November rains, December days get shorter and we start to look towards a midwinter feast to stave off the gloom. December is not only the lead up to Christmas, but these days it is also when thousands gather for two weeks at the United Nations Climate Change conference,…

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November 2018: How long are you planning to live?

How long are you planning to live? You probably know the old joke from the financial advisor when asked about his clients funds he said, “All I need to give you an accurate assurance about the suitability of your pension pot is one figure, when are you planning to die?” The good news is that,…

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