"I’m a physician, and I’m a medical researcher. So each day I try to follow the advice of the late great Mohammed Ali: “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee”. Maximise time with people and minimise time with screens. And above all focus on the big picture tasks, the few that really matter."
"Salt increases blood pressure, which increases the risk of cardiovascular disease – such as heart disease, heart attacks and stroke – the biggest killer worldwide. By reducing salt intakes, we can reduce the risk of such diseases, and save lives."
"More and more, I think people are realising that this light-touch but personal-touch support can help people to change behaviours, which is fundamental to a lot of chronic health conditions these days."
"Excess salt consumption increases blood pressure which is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Therefore we need strategies to reduce salt intake especially in populations at high risk of cardiovascular disease."
"There are plenty of ways that communication can be harnessed and lifted to make tangible improvements in health outcomes. Everyone is geared for it, just not geared up to do it well – it’s a human condition that we can all work together on."