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Give up to gain

As a nation, we like to indulge. However, our chosen methods of relaxation can sometimes be bad for our health. Browse out tips and articles to understand what you could gain by giving up red meat, sugary drinks and takeaways and much more. 

Red meat

Red meat is fine as part of a balanced diet, providing many important nutrients including iron, zinc and B vitamins.

The downside of red meat

Sugary drinks

The high quantities of sugar in fizzy pop and other drinks can have a big impact on our bodies.

The downside of sugary drinks

Takeaways

If you gave up your weekly pizza or indian, you could be making a big positive change for your health.

The downside of takeaways

Worrying

The modern world can flood our senses with potential threats setting up a cycle of constant worry that creates stress.

The downside of worrying

Alcohol

We all know someone who has given up drink for a month. But can it make a difference to your health?

The downsides of alcohol

Watch your salt in take

Adults should have no more than six grams (approx. one teaspoon) of salt a day and we have five good reasons why not to overdo it.

Cut back

Crisps

We get through around six billion packs a year. But what are those slices of fried gold doing to our bodies?

The downside of crisps

Chocolate

The creamy sweetness of chocolate is an indulgence many of us enjoy. But if you were to give it up how could it help your body? 

The downsides of chocolate

Bad habits

As a nation, we like to indulge. However, our chosen methods of relaxation can sometimes be bad for our health

The lowdown

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