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1103, 2019

Avoiding cardiovascular disease: The UK’s biggest killer

By |March 11th, 2019|

Cardiovascular disease, the UK's biggest killer, will account for 155,000 deaths in the UK this year. That figure constitutes 27% of all deaths in the UK and reflects global figures categorising cardiovascular disease the biggest killer in the western world. This figure is all the more astonishing when we consider cardiovascular disease is a [...]

1802, 2019

Stress resilience

By |February 18th, 2019|

Stress resilience. The biggest error people make around stress is to assume stress in itself is negative thing. It has been long understood that stress is actually great for us. Stress, be it called pressure, arousal or stimulus drives our performance, our energy; it provides purpose to our lives. Stress is essential to life and has [...]

2901, 2019

Exercise for the over 50s

By |January 29th, 2019|

Exercise for the over 50s. Walk into any gym or exercise class in the land and chances are they are full of the wrong people... Not wrong in the sense that the participants won’t benefit – they most certainly will. Wrong in the sense they are not the people who would benefit most from [...]

901, 2019

Back pain, a modern day epidemic

By |January 9th, 2019|

Back pain, a modern day epidemic. Globally back pain causes more disability than any other condition, yet we accept this as a natural part of ageing. The struggle to identify and manage back pain. One of the great challenges with tackling back pain is that in the majority of cases there are no obvious [...]

3108, 2018

The importance of sleep and how we can improve it

By |August 31st, 2018|

The importance of sleep and how we can improve it. At Viavi:be we recognise that sleep is an integral part of your overall wellbeing, as well as in helping you avoid ill health. Humanity has long been interested in uncovering the mysteries of sleep, and today we understand more about sleep than we have [...]

1408, 2018

The health benefits of cycling

By |August 14th, 2018|

The health benefits of cycling. On Thursday 8th August 2019 it will be Cycle to Work Day, the UK’s biggest cycle commuting event. It involves enthusiastic cyclists coming together to cycle to work, and encourage others to do likewise. If this sounds like something you’d be interested in, head to their website to find [...]

1807, 2018

Proven results – our members’ stories

By |July 18th, 2018|

Proven results - our members’ stories. At Viavi:be we have a very clear purpose and that is to help our members live life, well. We recognise that everyone is unique, that we all have very different needs. We might want to stop struggling on long family walks, climb the stairs without getting out of [...]

2806, 2018

When to eat organic … or not?

By |June 28th, 2018|

When to eat organic … or not? I recently met with a Michelin-starred chef who was bemused that I recommended organic foods. “I have never been able to taste the difference” he mentioned. “Possibly true but, unless you like having lethal chemicals inside your body, I highly recommend going organic”, I replied. The one study [...]

1306, 2018

How type 2 diabetes can be managed and reversed through lifestyle medicine

By |June 13th, 2018|

How type 2 diabetes can be managed and reversed through lifestyle medicine. This week is national diabetes week, and we’re thrilled to see people coming together to discuss diabetes and raise awareness of how it can be recognised. In this article I’d like to address one of the most common misunderstandings surrounding diabetes that [...]

3105, 2018

Health Supplements: the facts

By |May 31st, 2018|

Health Supplements: the facts. In a world where our soil is between 55% and 85% less dense in nutrients than it was 60 years ago, to be well nourished is sadly becoming a real challenge. At the Viavi centre in Harley Street, London, the team of clinicians has extensive experience of undertaking sophisticated evaluations [...]