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Today is known as Blue Monday and you may well be feeling the January blues – bank balance low, feeling enlarged, the festive season feeling like it was a long time ago and Easter feeling like it’s a long way away. Take a rain check and look on the positive side that you had a […]

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Ready for a new You?

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The New Year is the perfect time to plan for a new YOU! One You Merton is here to support you to eat more healthily, be more active, drink less alcohol and stop smoking. We can help you to implement lifestyle changes to help you avoid future diseases caused by eating and drinking too much, […]

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The price of food is rising as a result of supply and demand and healthy foods can pay a price. Fresh fruit and vegetables can be expensive and we need this food group to provide us with vitamins and minerals. Families may not be able to afford to eat healthy on a budget especially if […]

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness month and is a great opportunity to stub out that last cigarette for good and make a change that will lead to a healthier, wealthier and more fulfilling lifestyle. One You Merton offers support to those interested in stopping smoking. How common is lung cancer? Every year 46,400 people are diagnosed […]

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One You Merton is supporting Alcohol Awareness Week 2017 which this year has the theme of ‘Alcohol and Families’. The campaign runs from Monday 13th to Sunday 19th November and Alcohol Concern are aiming for this year’s campaign to be an opportunity for a discussion around the affect that harmful drinking has on families and […]

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Self Care Week is an annual national awareness week that focuses on support for self care across communities, families and generations. One You Merton is supporting Self Care Week 2017 which this year runs from Monday 13th to Sunday 19th November and the theme this year is Embracing Self Care for Life. One You Merton […]

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What is sugar? Sugar is a carbohydrate found naturally in a range of different foods, from lactose in milk to fructose in fruit and honey. There are two types of sugar: naturally occurring sugars (such as the lactose in milk and sugars found in fruit and vegetables) and added or ‘free’ sugars that include refined […]

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One You Merton Drink Checker

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The One You Merton Drink Checker was developed by the Alcohol Health Network to support individuals to understand more about alcohol and its effects and to recognise if drinking is harming their health, signposting to advice, support and treatment if necessary. Many people are drinking more alcohol than they realise and it’s easy to go […]

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