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Ever heard of the couch to 5K? Chances are you have, and chances are you had the same negative thoughts as me. Like most of us, I haven’t exercised since school other than the odd dog walk or spontaneous yoga session. So, when I heard...

At Achieve Oxfordshire we know how important it is to eat well for good health but we also realise that food accessibility can be a big problem and a sensitive subject. For some people good food is not always affordable or accessible. In this blog...

Nowadays, you have to go out of your way to avoid social media. Almost everyone has at least one social platform and it’s become a habit for most of us to spend some time scrolling every day. Social media can be great (the puppy videos!) but it can...

How reliable are your nutrition sources? There is a lot of nutrition information out there and it can be confusing trying to decide what is true and what isn’t. Whilst there is indeed a lot of nutrition information, it is not all created equal. By making sure...

This week is Men's Health Week 2020 and so we asked some of our male colleagues what health and well-being has looked like to them over the past months. Read to the end to see our tips on managing well-being.   Men's Health - PAUL...

On Diabetes Awareness Week 2020, lets talk about how diabetes affects you and how you can reduce your risk. Diabetes is a serious health condition where the levels of a simple sugar, glucose, is too high in our blood. Insulin is they key hormone needed for glucose to enter our cells....

Sleep facts and sleep myths During these difficult and unusual times, changes in the way we all live, learn and work impacts both our physical and mental health, which includes affecting our sleep. Be kind to yourself by prioritising your sleep to protect your mental health. Achieve...

Emotional eating in lockdown - By Hannah Buckland    It’s Mental Health Awareness week, which seems like a great opportunity for us to reflect on some of the challenges Covid-19 and the lockdown have imposed upon us in the past few months. It has been an incredibly stressful...

Monday 11th May - Sunday 17th May is National Vegetarian Week! Whether you're a full time veggie already or just looking to reduce your meat intake, this week is for you! Why not try out some of these classics recipes with a veggie twist? Click on any...

The most commonly consumed foods by Prophet Mohammed were milk, dates, lamb/mutton and oats. Healthy foods mentioned in the Holy Qur’an are fruit and vegetables, such as olives, onions, cucumber, figs, dates, grapes as well as pulses such as lentils. Complex carbohydrates are foods that will...