Our rich pool of knowledge from our staff and through our collaborations and partnerships makes us incredibly well equipped to advise on health and quality of life. Our combined resource of experts includes doctors, nurses, scientists, exercise specialists, physiotherapists, psychology graduates, dieticians and many more.
The UK Summer has arrived in all its glory, and with it comes BBQ season! Social events such as BBQ’s are bit of a nutritional minefield of burgers, hot dogs, ice cream and a few too many ice-cold beers. Although the thought of giving up that extra bread roll is daunting, here are plenty
Training in extreme climates can cause additional stress to the body on top of exercise demands. We would like you to be able to perform in any conditions, even when summer is in full swing. However, there are certain risk factors associated with exercising in high temperatures and extra precautions you need to take.
Diabetes is a condition characterised by high blood glucose levels. There are two main types: Type 1 Inherited Can develop at any age The immune system attacks cells in the pancreas so it is unable to produce insulin. Low insulin levels results in the body being unable to regulate blood glucose. Management by
When were you diagnosed with cancer and what was the diagnosis? I was diagnosed just over a year ago on 7th March, 2017. Following many scans and tests I was diagnosed with advanced, aggressive prostate cancer which had spread to my lymph nodes and bones. Where did you go for your treatment? I was
Experiencing heartburn after eating? Feeling bloated? Experiencing ectopic beats? All these signs could point to a digestive issue. How about brittle nails, or even arthritis? All these issues could be related to what ends up in your stomach. Every choice of meal is a choice of nutrients which you supply to your body. The
The fixation on protein supplements – particularly powdered drinks or ‘shakes’ – continues to grow in the world of health, yet an internet search will provide plenty of opinions but no clarity to one simple question; are they good or bad for you? Read on for our advice when it comes to protein.
High blood pressure – a reading above 140/90 mmHg – is termed ‘hypertension’. A quick recap on blood pressure… Why does high blood pressure put your health at risk? High blood pressure can damage the lining of the blood vessels and cause build-up of fatty plaque deposits, known as atherosclerosis. This can increase
At CP+R we love science and embrace any opportunity to indulge our inner science geek with others who share our passions. This week is the Pint of Science festival. A festival celebrating brilliant scientists and their research in an informal setting – making science accessible to everyone. Pint of Science is happening in 21 countries,
Sticking to your 80:20 eating plan can be most challenging when you’re socialising as you can find yourself either wanting to throw the towel in and completely overindulge or opt-out altogether. Neither are good options! Food is a form of celebration and should be enjoyed and this doesn’t mean your food diary has to
Do you ever get to the end of the day and feel cloudy headed or slowed down by brain fog? Imagine what you could achieve with an extra boost of brain power. Your diet plays an essential part in keeping your brain healthy and fully functional. With our 5 best brain-boosting foods below, you