The Charles Perkins Centre: easing the burden of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease

The Charles Perkins Centre: easing the burden of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease

My name is Professor Stephen Simpson and I lead the Charles Perkins Centre. A multidisciplinary research and education initiative based here at the University of Sydney in Australia. In this visionary initiative, we’ve brought together more than a thousand researchers, educators and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines together with a single aim: to ease the burden of chronic disease by generating collaborative research and education that translates into…

High Vitamin C Containing Food Items

High Vitamin C Containing Food Items

hi everyone welcome to health now TV this video has a list of top 10 food items having high vitamin C content at Number ten is Kellogg’s all-bran complete wheat flakes having 207 milligrams of vitamin C at number nine is fresh dried Chinese jujube having 217 milligrams of vitamin C at number 8 is guavas having 228 milligrams of vitamin C at number seven is Green Hot Chili Peppers…

Your Body on Carbs

Your Body on Carbs

You’ve probably heard that carbs are bad for you. And there’s a lot of us searching for signs they’re good, possibly sugar, or just the devil. But carbohydrates are your body’s main fuel source. So what do carbs actually DO when they pasta through your body? Carbohydrates in our food fall into three categories: sugars, starches, and dietary fibre. Sugars, like lactose, fructose, and sucrose, can be found in foods…

MHFA Wellbeing Tips – Wellbeing Week 2018 (3)

MHFA Wellbeing Tips – Wellbeing Week 2018 (3)

So during Wellbeing Week I’ll be probably taking a few walks through Epping Forest which is right close to my house I will be de-cluttering my room, my life, and kind of organising things that have been disorganised for a very long time. … also going to the gym to do some day classes which I can’t usually do because I’m at work. I’m going to treat myself to a…

MHFA Wellbeing Tips – Wellbeing Week 2018 (2)

MHFA Wellbeing Tips – Wellbeing Week 2018 (2)

Couple of different things for me really – one thing I know really works is managing my sleep, so making sure I get enough sleep. The second thing is exercise so I do a lot of walking. I’m also training to do a mountain trek in a few months’ time so I’ve been having a personalised training programme for that. I like learning new things – one of the things…

Food and Your Health: Cholesterol

Food and Your Health: Cholesterol

– [Narrator] It may surprise you to know that cholesterol itself isn’t bad. In fact, cholesterol is just one of the many substances created and used by our bodies to keep us healthy. So, what is cholesterol exactly and where does it come from? Cholesterol is a soft, fat-like substance found in the bloodstream and in all your body’s cells. Your body makes all the cholesterol it needs. Low-density lipoprotein,…

MHFA Wellbeing Tips – Wellbeing Week 2018 (4)

MHFA Wellbeing Tips – Wellbeing Week 2018 (4)

So what do I do for fun? Erm… Putting on some daggy music and dancing – and it’s not Beyonce it’s just ridiculous dancing and it makes me feel much better. …I hang out with my son watching cartoons for hours… Playing plenty of golf with a few friends, possibly some family as well – great way to do a bit of exercise, keeps your mind occupied … and it’s…

MHFA Wellbeing Tips – Wellbeing Week 2018 (1)

MHFA Wellbeing Tips – Wellbeing Week 2018 (1)

My wellbeing tip would be to be able to listen to your own emotions, to know when you need time to yourself. So one of the things I have a problem with, living in London I always feel like there’s something going on, that I could be doing something better, but just knowing and being able to listen to your own body and say – right I need a day…

Poppy Jaman, CEO of Mental Health First Aid

Poppy Jaman, CEO of Mental Health First Aid

The point of our courses is is two things: one is to raise awareness and understanding of mental health and mental illness and the second is about identifying early warning signs and signposting and the individual or yourself to get help early. We are at the mental health first aid course is about action and early intervention and the idea is that if we’re all educated in mental health we’ll…

Living [email protected]: Why all employees need mental health training

Living well@work: Why all employees need mental health training

I was just going to say that the methodology that Mates in Construction are using, this is that John’s firm that he works for has used a very similar methodology in that we partnered with with John’s firm to really do the mental health awareness for most of the partners and directors and managers and then we really looked at well would somebody go to disclose a mental health issue…