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Diet and Nutrition tips, advice, trends and news

Read the latest expert advice on dieting and nutrition, try out recipes from nutritional experts such as Amelia Freer and Vicki Edgson and find out what's hot in the food industry from our award-winning writers...

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Are we finally over the avocado?

October 13th 2020 / Rob Hobson

We’ve been quite literally toasting the success of the avocado in recent years but all is not quite as wholesome as it seems where the green brunch staple is concerned. Here’s why and five vegan alternatives to try according to a registered nutritionist >>>

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Best foods for perimenopause and menopause: what to eat in your 40s and beyond

October 12th 2020 / Jackie Lynch

Feel like you've been hijacked by hormonal changes? Nutritional therapist and menopause specialist Jackie Lynch explains which foods to eat to ease your symptoms >>>

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I’m one year into recovery and these are the best non-alcoholic drinks I’ve tried

October 9th 2020 / Hattie Sloggett

After one year sober, Hattie Sloggett knows her way around a non-alcoholic drink. Here are the ones she rates - sugary concoctions not welcome >>>

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Acne, rosacea, eczema, sensitivity: is your skin issue actually caused by your gut?

September 28th 2020 / Carla Oates

Gut health expert and founder of wellness brand The Beauty Chef, Carla Oates, explains the power of the gut-skin connection and why good gut health can be the missing piece of the puzzle for problem skin >>>

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What happens to a busy control freak on a meditation retreat?

September 14th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

Will Williams, has taught hundreds of people to meditate from Kate Winslet to Take That. We sent GTG editor Victoria Woodhall, and her inner control freak, on his weekend retreat. Boy did she need it – and probably so do you >>>

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The reasons why so many women are suffering from IBS

September 14th 2020 / Anna Hunter

There's been a spike in people contacting IBS helplines since lockdown and women account for two thirds of IBS cases in the UK; leading doctor Rangan Chatterjee thinks he knows why. Here’s how to get to the root of digestive issues and ensure you’re taken seriously at the GP’s >>>

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What happened when real women followed this 8-week anti-cellulite plan

September 6th 2020

Exercise, body care and an eating plan make a powerful trio when it comes to banishing water retention and fighting cellulite as these women's 'after' pictures show >>>

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Are meal replacement shakes a good idea if you’re trying to shift a few pounds?

September 4th 2020

The NHS is prescribing meal replacement shakes for those with type 2 diabetes, but could they also work for others trying to lose weight? >>>

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The health checks to book in for (even if you think you’re healthy)

September 3rd 2020 / Anna Hunter

The notion of a general check-up has become old fashioned (in Britain at least) but there are some health checks you should never skip, even if you feel fighting fit. There are also a couple you might not need to bother with… >>>

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How to do a post-summer healthy habits reset

September 1st 2020 / Susannah Taylor

Had a great summer but feeling a tad unhealthy right now? Nutritionist James Collins says the key to finding your healthy feet again is to start a ‘transition period’ (aka ‘time to reign it in’). Susannah Taylor gets on board   >>>

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What it's like to lose your hair as a young woman of 24

August 27th 2020 / Lauren Clark

Journalist Lauren Clark first noticed her hair clogging the plughole in her mid-twenties and was devastated. She eventually found solutions - but looking at Instagram wasn't one of them!. Here's what worked for her >>>

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What we learned from Michael Mosley's Lose a Stone in 21 Days

August 19th 2020

The final episode of Michael Mosley's Channel 4 weight loss show airs tonight. From how to burn fat to making mushroom pizza, it's been quite the learning curve >>>

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The perfect granola recipe to learn by heart

August 16th 2020

Vegan chefs The Happy Pear, who sell tons of granola every week, share their delicious easy recipe for a healthy breakfast >>>

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What dietitians really think of the The Sirtfood Diet

August 7th 2020

It's the eating regime that's said to be behind Adele's dramatic 7-stone weight loss and it involves coffee red wine and chocolate. We asked dietitians to decode it >>>

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5 ab exercise videos that definitely work – and the viral one that doesn't

August 5th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

The Japanese Ab Workout claims to deliver flat abs just by lying on a towel. We cut through the fake news to bring you the core blasts we know work >>>

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Abs are made in the kitchen: 10 rules for a flatter tum

August 1st 2020 / Susannah Taylor

After having children, Susannah Taylor decided to tackled her mum tum. Turns out that middle management is mostly about what you eat, not what you do in the gym >>>

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What a dietitian really thinks of Netflix's diet documentaries

July 29th 2020 / Sophie Medlin

Consultant dietitian Sophie Medlin explains why Netflix is not the place to learn about diets >>>

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Louise Parker: 8 health and fitness boosts to change how you feel in one week

July 27th 2020 / Louise Parker

Hoping to look and feel a little leaner in time for that holiday or event? Author and sustainable weight loss expert Louise Parker shares her 7-day plan >>>

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Why you're probably not getting enough magnesium

July 22nd 2020 / Victoria Woodhall and Ayesha Muttucumaru

More than 70% of people in the modern world are magnesium deficient – and a major cause is stress. These are the tell-tale signs that you're not getting enough and how to boost your daily intake >>>

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Sarah Vine: 5 things they don't tell you about losing weight

July 22nd 2020 / Sarah Vine

No longer being the largest person among your friends creates a vacancy, says Sarah Vine. And you spend a fortune on clothes. Just some of the surprising side-effects of losing nearly two-and-a-half stone >>>

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10 best foods to eat for thicker hair

July 13th 2020 / Susan Curtis, Tipper Lewis and Fiona Waring

If you suffer with hair loss, hair fall or hair thinning, your diet could be key to preventing further fallout. Here are the superfoods you need to feed your hair growth >>>

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These are habits of successful intermittent fasting and 5:2 dieters

July 10th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

Dr Michael Mosley answers 11 key questions to help you succeed at the Fast 800 or 5:2 diet. Good news, it's surprisingly simple >>>

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Why did my workout feel rubbish today?

July 6th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Even the biggest exercise fans have off days - here’s what could be causing your bad session and how to fix it >>>

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How to stop alcohol from wrecking your skin

July 2nd 2020 / Anna Hunter

The pubs open again this weekend! Here’s the ‘need to know’ on how alcohol affects your skin, and how you can minimise the damage >>>

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7 ayurvedic tips on how to keep cool in the heat

June 25th 2020 / Jillian Lavender

Struggling to keep a clear head in the heat? Ayurveda expert Jillian Lavender shares how to cool down in the summer Pitta season >>>

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