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Tips on cutting down

If you regularly drink more than 14 units a week, try these simple tips to help you cut down. Fourteen units is equivalent to six pints of average-strength beer or 10 small glasses of low-strength wine. Make a plan Before you start drinking, set a…

Tips on surviving exams

Being well prepared for your exams is the best way to overcome stress and anxiety, and gives you the best chance of getting good grades. Revision tips Make a realistic revision schedule. Work out how much you have to do and the time you have…

Tips to prevent RSI

Repetitive strain injury (RSI) can be caused by a variety of tasks at work, such as forceful or repetitive activity, or by poor posture. The condition mostly affects parts of the upper body, such as the forearm, elbow, wrist, hands, shoulders and neck. RSI is usually…

Toddler food: common questions

What are healthy snacks for toddlers? You could try: raw vegetable sticks, such as cucumber and carrots a plain yoghurt with a banana sliced into it a slice of toast with cheese spread, hummus or a slice of ham some crackers, breadsticks or unsalted rice…

Tomato pasta sauce

Tasty and rich, this easy-to-make tomato sauce is great with pasta, and can be made in advance and reheated. It's low in salt and fat, and is suitable for vegetarians too. Serves: 2 Time: 35 minutes Ingredients 1 tsp vegtable oil 1 onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, finely…

Top 10 healthy heart tips

A healthy lifestyle will make your heart healthier. Here are 10 things you can do to look after your heart. Give up smoking If you're a smoker, quit. It's the single best thing you can do for your heart health. Smoking is one of the main…

Top diets review

With so many diet options to choose from, it can be hard to find a weight loss plan to suit you. To help, the British Dietetic Association (BDA) has taken a look at the pros and cons of, and given its verdict on, some of the most popular…

The top five causes of premature death

Thousands of people in England could avoid an early death from one of the five most common killers: cancer heart disease stroke lung disease liver disease A child born today should expect to live a longer, healthier life than ever before. Yet, a Government report, Living Well for…

Top sources of added sugar in our diet

From cola, chocolate and ketchup to beer, yoghurt and soup, find out where most of the added sugar in our diet lurks. "Added sugar", such as table sugar, honey and syrups, should not make up more than 5% of the total energy we get from food and drink each…

Training & Consultation sessions for Professionals & services to support Families

his section provides practitioners with access to a range of CPD courses provided by Havering Education Services. There is also information about drop in's and consultation sessions for professionals in Havering to book on to.
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