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Playing Golf Improves Mental Health And Increases Life Expectancy, Study Finds

It may be time to hit the golf course because a study has found the sport can improve both physical and mental health. Scientists analysed findings from 5,000 studies looking at associations between golf and wellbeing and found regular playing may prevent chronic illness, improve mental health and increase life expectancy. These benefits can largely be…

‘This Girl Can’ Has Inspired More Than One Million Women To Start Exercising In Past Year

Hats off to Sport England’s ‘This Girl Can’ campaign, which has inspired more than one million women to start exercising since it launched last year. The campaign’s aim was to encourage women of all shapes and sizes to take part in regular exercise. And it appears it has done just that. Statistics suggest a staggering…

Average Brit Consumes Three Days Worth Of Calories On Christmas Day, The Same As 12 Big Macs

The average Brit will scoff their way through nearly 6,000 calories on Christmas day, the equivalent of around 12 Big Macs.  That’s according to a survey of 2,000 Brits conducted by Wren Kitchens, which found that we eat 5,905 calories each on the 25 December. The day-long feast is nearly three times the recommended daily…

Children Consume Half Their Daily Sugar Allowance At Breakfast, Warns Public Health England

Children in England consume half their daily sugar allowance before they start school each day, health officials have warned. Public Health England (PHE) analysed data from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey and found that the average child eats the equivalent of three cubes of sugar (11g) every morning for breakfast.  Sugary cereals, fruit juice and some spreads are…

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