Nutrition in Lockdown

Nutrition in Lockdown

Eating habits have changed for a lot of us, with stress and comfort eating creeping in, the access to our own kitchen (and fridge!)  24/7, and food, of course, remains a source of pleasure which is helpful in stressful times. So try to fix a routine here at what times...
Good night, Sleep right

Good night, Sleep right

Preventicum speaks to Nick Littlehales, Elite Sport Sleep Coach and International author of ‘Sleep’. Can a good nights’ sleep make a difference for the elite athlete or the elite businessperson? We are all aware of factors and influences that help us to work well...
Are you getting enough vitamin D?

Are you getting enough vitamin D?

With many of us having to stay at home during the present Corona virus crisis, we are not being exposed to much in the way of sunlight and as a result our vitamin D levels are reduced. Vitamin D is made in the skin with the help of sunlight. It has several important...
Be Well. 8 Steps to a Better You!

Be Well. 8 Steps to a Better You!

In our busy intense lives how do we make lasting changes to better our immediate health and health outcomes for the future? We all know the things we should be doing, but often life gets in the way. We are now almost two months into the new decade, with resolutions...
Know your numbers

Know your numbers

Have you ever been told that you have high blood pressure? What is it, and why it is important?  Have you ever wondered what those two numbers mean? What is normal and what can you do to manage it? Much like water being pumped through pipes, the blood pumping from...
Alcohol and you

Alcohol and you

As we move into the festive party season, the association with drinking alcohol is as deep-rooted as ever, driven by social norms, with strong cultural connotations. What is more, in England, both men and women with high education and higher socioeconomic status are...