If you’re not sleeping enough, the effects could be more significant that bags under your eyes, and there could also be dramatic but hidden effects on how you think and feel. Head of Preventative Medicine, Dr Ben Kelly, explains sleep can be closely linked to your physical and mental health.

Updated: Friday 22 October 2021

Published: Monday 5 June 2017

Not getting as much exercise as you’d like? Maybe you’re still working from home, or you’ve become a bit less active over lockdown. Dr Ben Kelly, Head of Clinical Research has 5 tips to help you move around more on a daily basis – starting with easiest first.

Updated: Friday 17 September 2021

Published: Wednesday 30 March 2016

Small changes to your lifestyle could make you happier, and see you living a longer, healthier life. There's no magic cure, but Head of Clinical Research Dr Ben Kelly has 5 top tips to help you keep your mind and body firing on all cylinders well into retirement.

Updated: Thursday 16 September 2021

Published: Thursday 31 August 2017

Exercise is a great way to help normalise your blood pressure levels.

Updated: Wednesday 28 July 2021

Published: Wednesday 30 March 2016

If you struggle with high blood pressure, subtle changes to your diet can help improve your situation alongside the advice given to you by your GP.

Updated: Wednesday 28 July 2021

Published: Wednesday 30 March 2016

Not sure what to make of your blood pressure? Here’s how the numbers work.

Updated: Tuesday 27 July 2021

Published: Friday 18 November 2016

They say mathematics can explain the universe. It can also explain why you’re not achieving your weight loss goals. Head of Preventative Medicine, Dr Ben Kelly crunches the numbers.

Updated: Wednesday 2 September 2020

Published: Thursday 5 January 2017

Dr Benjamin Kelly, Head of Clinical Research at Nuffield Health, explains how to calculate your BMI and analyse the results.

Updated: Wednesday 15 April 2020

Published: Wednesday 30 November 2016

Everyone knows exercise will help lower your blood pressure, but this little trick can help accelerate the drop. Best of all, it takes next to no effort. Head of Preventative Medicine, Dr Ben Kelly explains.

Updated: Monday 2 March 2020

Published: Monday 30 January 2017

Head of Clinical Research and Outcomes, Dr Ben Kelly, explains the truth behind the hype.

Updated: Thursday 15 August 2019

Published: Wednesday 23 January 2019

If you’ve been told your cholesterol levels are high, there are exercise habits you can adopt to help combat the problem.

Updated: Monday 5 August 2019

Published: Wednesday 30 March 2016

Doing a 30-minute HIIT workout just three times a week could make you measurably fitter and healthier in only a few weeks. Dr Ben Kelly, Nuffield Health’s Head of Preventative Medicine explains.

Updated: Thursday 17 January 2019

Published: Tuesday 21 March 2017

Your health isn’t just about the number on the scales. Here’s what having above average body fat percentage means for you, even if your BMI is normal.

Updated: Thursday 17 January 2019

Published: Thursday 5 January 2017

High blood pressure and cholesterol levels are a clear and present danger to your heart health. But there’s a super food that can turn the tide.

Updated: Friday 7 December 2018

Published: Wednesday 30 November 2016

A high cholesterol rating means you should think carefully about what you eat, but it doesn’t mean all the fun has to go out of meal times.

Updated: Monday 9 October 2017

Published: Wednesday 30 March 2016

Dr Ben Kelly explains why the real key to burning fat lies in understanding how your muscles work.

Updated: Friday 25 November 2016

Published: Friday 25 November 2016

A high blood glucose level (which may also be referred to as a high blood sugar level) can be actively controlled through exercise.

Updated: Monday 8 August 2016

Published: Wednesday 30 March 2016

Blood glucose levels can be improved by changing your diet. Here are five tips to get you started.

Updated: Friday 10 June 2016

Published: Wednesday 30 March 2016