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Water works! How to give your drink a healthy upgrade

11 hours ago / Ayesha Muttucumaru

If you want to lose weight, a new study shows it could be as easy as drinking more water. Here are 9 quick and easy ways to give your brew of choice a healthy upgrade >>>


Meet the trainer who rarely has a rest day…

1 day ago / Anna Hunter

Freedom2Train’s Steve Mellor is into intermittent fasting, punishing exercise and doesn’t really do ‘downtime’. We investigate where all of this energy comes from… >>>


The ketogenic diet: can high fat really equal healthy?

August 26th 2015 / Anna Hunter

Could you consume less than 50g of carbohydrates a day? We explore the pros and cons of getting your fuel almost exclusively from fats… >>>


Orthorexia: do you have an unhealthy obsession with healthy eating?

August 25th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

When does healthy eating become the disease and no longer the cure? We asked a psychologist for her advice regarding the symptoms, causes and support available for this unofficial eating disorder >>>


My Week in Food: Lucy Buckingham

August 24th 2015 / Elizabeth Bennett

The founder of Lucy Bee coconut oil shares her week on a plate >>>

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Going South: Beware the summer stone

August 24th 2015 / Imogen Edwards-Jones

Forget Christmas, Imogen Edwards-Jones finds out why a summer holiday poses the most risk for falling off the wagon >>>


How I Keep Fit: Cat Meffan

August 22nd 2015 / Katie Robertson

Health and fitness blogger Cat Meffan gives us some insight into her jam packed wellness world >>>


How to quit smoking for good

August 21st 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

This week it was announced that e-cigarettes could be prescribed on the NHS to help smokers quit. We asked an expert for an alternative to 'vaping'... >>>


The paleo diet: does the caveman lifestyle work?

August 19th 2015 / Susannah Taylor

Millie Mackintosh, Jessica Biel, Megan Fox, Miley Cyrus and Gwyneth Paltrow are all said to eat according to paleo principles. But what is it and why do it? Susannah Taylor adopted the cavewoman diet for 6 weeks to find out… >>>


Eat, Play, Heal: 10 steps to stop bloating

August 18th 2015 / Rosemary Ferguson

Nutritional therapist and Get The Gloss columnist Rosemary Ferguson breaks down the basics on avoiding bloating >>>

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Healthy But Tasty: how to do a healthy BBQ

August 17th 2015 / Amelia Freer

Nutritional therapist Amelia Freer explains how to have fun this summer without falling off the wagon >>>


Work related stress? Here is how to beat it...

August 17th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From tricky bosses to major screw ups, we’ve all been there. We asked a careers coach for the best ways to combat stress when work gets rough… >>>


Swim to success: the ultimate guide for becoming a better swimmer

August 15th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Swimming is the full body workout that’s cheap, easy and hugely effective. Dive in with both feet with these expert-approved swimming tips >>>

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Doing It All: 10 reasons to never travel with a toddler

August 14th 2015 / Emma Bartley

News that a French family had “accidentally forgotten” their small child by the roadside didn’t entirely surprise a just-back-from-holiday Emma Bartley >>>


All you need to know about collagen

August 13th 2015 / Anna Hunter

What it does, how you can boost yours through diet and skincare and should you be taking supplements? Here’s your collagen 101… >>>


Can you tailor your workout plan to your body type?

August 13th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Are you an apple, pear, banana or carrot? We asked a personal trainer for her workout recommendations to fit the most common fitness goals for these body types >>>


What to eat when you're breastfeeding

August 12th 2015 / Vicki Edgson

New mum? If you're planning to breastfeed, here's nutritional therapist Vicki Edgson's guide to eating well for you and the baby >>>

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A Healthy Curiosity: Are sports drinks bad for you?

August 11th 2015 / Peta Bee

Peta Bee investigates whether those drinks we load up on pre- and post-workout are really what our bodies need >>>


Hunger games: the 10 reasons why you’re always hungry

August 11th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Feeling peckish? We asked a nutritionist for her tried and tested recipe on how to stop feeling hungry throughout the day >>>


Healthy But Tasty: Why gluten-free isn't always good for you

August 10th 2015 / Amelia Freer

Nutritional expert Amelia Freer on why you should be wary of those 'free-from' labels - it's not a fast track to a good diet >>>


Get the buzz: is bee pollen the next big superfood?

August 8th 2015 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

To bee or not to bee: we spoke to a nutritional therapist to get the lowdown on the latest buzzwords in the health food industry >>>


Wakey wakey: 10 ways to get up on the right side of the bed

August 8th 2015 / Katie Robertson

From gorging on your greens to categorising clothes, here are the experts' top 10 ways to ensure you wake up lighter, brighter and altogether better >>>


5 ways to make your workplace a better place to be

August 6th 2015 / Katie Robertson

From plenty of natural light to a ping-pong game at lunchtime here are some top tips on how to make your work a better, more productive place >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: Why you need more vitamin D

August 5th 2015 / Peta Bee

As the government calls for more people to take vitamin D Peta Bee investigates why we all need a little more of this sunny supplement in our diet >>>

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Why is diet cola bad for you?

August 5th 2015 / Peta Bee

Peta Bee can't get enough of the fizzy stuff but why do nutritionists think cola is the Devil? >>>

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