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A Healthy Curiosity

Award-winning journalist Peta Bee investigates the latest health and fitness trends and news

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Sun safety for kids explained

May 6th 2015 / Peta Bee

Peta Bee gets the expert verdict on how to keep your children protected from the sun >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: Would you put butter in your coffee?

May 1st 2015 / Peta Bee

A new health trend sees the health and fitness conscious putting butter in their coffee before their workouts. But why? Peta Bee investigates >>>

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Should we eat enriched or fortified foods?

April 23rd 2015 / Peta Bee

Peta Bee weighs up the pros and cons of food manufacturers adding nutrients to the food we buy >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: Is exercise ageing?

March 24th 2015 / Peta Bee

Peta Bee investigates the claim that workouts cause wrinkles and proves once and for all that when it comes to your health there is no excuse not to get those trainers on… >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: The truth about carb back-loading

February 24th 2015 / Peta Bee

Peta Bee lifts the lid on whether we should be following the bodybuilders and jumping on the back-loading bandwagon >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: Start running and live longer - here's how to do it

January 27th 2015 / Peta Bee

Peta Bee - England Athletics qualified coach and founder of Cookham Running Club - gives the lowdown on how to start running >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: The truth about detox plans

January 1st 2015 / Peta Bee

Many detox plans promise dramatic results, but do they work? Peta Bee separates the truth from the fiction >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: Should you be giving your children supplements?

December 9th 2014 / Peta Bee

Do your children need a nutritional boost? Peta Bee investigates the divisive topic of supplements >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: Is your cocktail making you fat?

November 10th 2014 / Peta Bee

We count calories in our food, but what about when we're down the pub? Peta Bee looks at the food equivalents of our favourite tipples >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: The rise of luxe fitness brands

October 6th 2014 / Peta Bee

Peta Bee investigates the rise of the craze that's seen everyone from Jennifer Aniston to Gisele Bundchen ditching cargo pants for sculpted sweats >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: The top 10 fat-burning foods to add to your shopping list

September 23rd 2014 / Peta Bee

Fight fat with food simply by picking the right snacks and ingredients. Peta Bee shows you how >>>


The best of summer on GTG

September 4th 2014

Been away this summer? Here’s what you missed on GTG… >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: Paleo vs alkaline

September 2nd 2014 / Peta Bee

In the battle to be crowned the most popular diet of 2014, should it be paleo or alkaline diet that gets your vote? Pete Bee investigates >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: The ultimate guide to protein

August 13th 2014 / Peta Bee

Peta Bee gets the lowdown on how and why we should be eating the great ingredient of the moment, protein >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: Calorie counting vs. low GI

July 4th 2014 / Peta Bee

Is it all about calorie counting or is focusing on the glycaemic index the way to go? Peta Bee tackles the food-lover's great debate >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: The top 5 fashionable waters

June 19th 2014 / Peta Bee

Forget plain old coconut water - the new drinks in town are healthier than ever >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: Work out while you work

May 12th 2014 / Peta Bee

Victoria Beckham has one, but is a 'treadmill desk' the ultimate cure for our increasingly sedentary lifestyles? >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: Nutrition on the cheap

May 8th 2014 / Peta Bee

These nutritious staples will leave you with a healthy body AND a healthy bank balance >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: Oil pulling - does it work?

March 24th 2014 / Peta Bee

The centuries-old Ayurvedic practice of oil pulling is back in the spotlight, but what is it and does it even work? Peta Bee finds out >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: Why are we so fat?

January 20th 2014 / Peta Bee

A recent report showed that half the UK is heading to be obese by 2050. How did we get so fat and what is being done about it? Peta Bee says it times to get off our butts >>>


The HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) lowdown

December 5th 2013 / Peta Bee

HIIT training - or High Intensity Interval Training - has long been practised by the experts as the best way to get fit and now it's down to us to try it. Peta Bee introduces the new way to work out >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: The fat fallacy

November 8th 2013 / Peta Bee

Does fat make you fat? Peta Bee investigates whether we should be swallowing the advice to eat low-fat food >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: Is barefoot running better for you?

October 10th 2013 / Peta Bee

The new footwear trend in fitness is to go without - or at least wear a shoe that mimics barefoot running. But is baring our soles better for us? Peta Bee finds out >>>


A Healthy Curiosity: Using weights in pregnancy

September 24th 2013 / Peta Bee

Fitness fanatic Lea-Ann Ellison caused a social media storm last week by posting a picture of herself on Facebook lifting weights in a CrossFit Session. Health writer, Peta Bee suggests that for Ellison, it's not as harmful as you may think >>>

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