Frank Rowntree compilation recordings. Part 3, Track 2.

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Frank Rowntree talks about World Health Week. The focus this year is on heart disease. The health agencies around the World endeavour to promote good health practices from childhood. Six rules for a healthy heart have been devised; not smoking, eating less to combat obesity, avoiding saturated fats, reducing the consumption of egg yolks (cholesterol), eating more grain, salads and vegetables.


Sheffield : BBC Radio Sheffield, 1972.

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1 encoded audio file (4.03 min.) : 44.1kHz.



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BBC Radio Sheffield 1972

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In English.

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BBC Radio Sheffield.


Francis St. D. Rowntree 1928-1996 was awarded the OBE in 1986. In 1987 he was appointed Vice President of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents and also Vice President of the Institute of Health.
For a period in the 1970s, Frank Rowntree was the Health Education Officer for Sheffield. He was invited into the BBC Radio Sheffield studios for a regular short weekly health spot.


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