Every day Twitter offers a wealth of health-related information. It can be a great resource for up-to-date news. Although with so much data available it can be difficult to wade through at times. To make it easier for you to access the best snippets I thought it would be helpful to produce a weekly round-up of the past week's most interesting tweets. So let’s take a brief look at the top tweets from the week commencing 19th October 2015...
Dr Ai Lyn Tan brought some much needed #MondayMotivation to our Twitter feed by highlighting the importance of physical activity at all ages.
On Tuesday Dr Pamela Peeke asked us whether our marital status can lead to an inevitable piling on of the pounds.
The fight against refined sugars continued on Wednesday with NHS Choices highlighting some of the worst offenders. Which sugar-filled sweets are you unable resist?
On Thursday Dr Kailash Chand OBE questioned whether the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet stem from the food or the lifestyle. Sunshine and less stress gets our vote!
The Friday afternoon energy dip was taking hold when Deliciously Ella brought these tasty and healthy treats to our attention. Perfect for a quick baking session over the weekend.
On Saturday the Herpes Viruses Association shared an article which discussed condom use and young people.
How old is your heart? We took Heart UK’s quiz on Sunday to find out.
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