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The LiveWell Lifestyle Podcast!

Hi everyone! I thought I would use this week’s blog for an announcement! I've excitingly recorded a podcast! It's a joint venture between LiveWell Dorset & this platform. So far we have a pilot episode where we share introductions, explore the root cause of unhealthy habits and answer the question 'how do you LiveWell?'. Here's… Continue reading The LiveWell Lifestyle Podcast!

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Active transport – why it’s good for both you & the planet

What is active transport? Active transport (also known as active mobility or active travel) is a method of transport that only utilises the physical activity of an individual. Examples of active transport are running, walking, cycling, skateboarding and roller skating. “The NHS can make a significant contribution to tackling the public health challenges of obesity… Continue reading Active transport – why it’s good for both you & the planet

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Who else wants to get healthy whilst helping our planet?

I think I’ve always been fascinated with nature and how the health of our species, the planet and all the other creatures which call our world home are connected. Yet, as with many things, as much as I delve into this huge topic and become more passionate and educated about it, I have tried to… Continue reading Who else wants to get healthy whilst helping our planet?

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My Public Health Master’s – Year One

I’ve had more questions about my Master’s in Public Health recently and on a poll this week 100% of those who answered wanted a blog on the modules I’ve taken so far, so here we go! If you’d like an overview of why and where I’m studying I recommend you check out the blog I… Continue reading My Public Health Master’s – Year One

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Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a growing health and wellbeing issue. Numbers can be surprising: Nearly 1 in 5 children are overweight or obese when the start primary school. 1 in 3 are overweight or obese by the time they start secondary education1. The children of today are becoming obese earlier and staying that way for longer… Continue reading Childhood Obesity