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How Are You quiz

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Try our FREE How Are You quiz!

One You Hounslow is encouraging people to take the ‘How Are You?’ quiz this January. The free, online quiz analyses your lifestyle to provide a personal health score and gives tailored advice on how to improve your health. Over 2.5 million people have taken the ‘How Are You?’ quiz, so why not join them! Depending […]

Fiona Harcombe

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How I managed to stop smoking

I gave up smoking on 27 May 1987. I remember it clearly because it was such a massive achievement for me. An older cousin gave me my first cigarette when I was 8. By the time I went to university I was smoking a packet of 20 a day and by the time I started […]

Alcohol Awareness Week 2018

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Alcohol Awareness Week 2018

Do you know your drink? Are you aware how many units of alcohol are recommended for adults each week? One You Hounslow is supporting Alcohol Change’s Alcohol Awareness Week from Monday 19th November to Sunday 25th November. This year’s theme is ‘Change’ and in the words of charity Alcohol Change: “Change is necessary. Change is possible. […]

Sweet Potato & Spinach omelette

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All About Sugar

The Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) recently examined the relationship between dietary carbohydrates and health. The review found that an increased consumption of sugar is linked with tooth decay, higher energy intakes, type 2 diabetes; and consumption of high sugary drinks is associated with increased weight gain in teenagers and children. As a result […]