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The new low FODMAP product range for IBS sufferers

13 hours ago / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Delicious and carrying impressive credentials, Schär’s new range of low FODMAP foods offers choice to IBS patients following the diet >>>


Shop at Waitrose? Your trolley’s about to get a whole lot healthier

1 day ago / Anna Hunter

Waitrose has just done the most Waitrose thing ever by introducing roaming nutritionists to inspect the contents of customers’ baskets and suggest healthier alternatives. ‘Overheard in Waitrose’ is about to go into overdrive >>>


Move over coconut oil, cooking with ghee will boost your gut health

1 day ago / Ayesha Muttucumaru

The Ayurvedic butter is not just great for tastebuds, but your digestive tract too. Rich in flavour and anti-inflammatory fatty acids, here’s why it should become your new kitchen staple >>>


Why we need to stop Googling and start talking about bipolar disorder

April 12th 2018 / Anna Hunter

Mariah Carey this week revealed that she has lived with bipolar disorder for 17 years for fear of being “exposed”. As one of the most Googled health conditions and with 4 million sufferers in the UK, here’s why we all need to get clued up, and open up, about bipolar, whether we’re sufferers or not >>>

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How the UK’s new sugar tax will affect you

April 7th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

The sugar tax on soft drinks has now come into effect, but which drinks are affected and is it likely to decrease obesity levels? Here’s the lowdown on the new levies >>>


These new sculpting leggings will make your butt look amazing

April 4th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Sweaty Betty’s new Union Jack Power leggings are as much of a treat for eyes as they are for bum and thighs thanks to their patriotic design and clever features designed to flatter and support >>>


How to make a low calorie snack more filling

March 27th 2018 / Anna Hunter

Put down the boring white cracker. If we’re going to adhere to new Public Health England snacking guidelines, we may as well add substance and ensure our snacks fill us up. Here’s a more protein rich option to consider… >>>


This is probably the simplest diet in the world

March 23rd 2018 / Anna Hunter

The Scandi Sense Diet is a ‘common sense’ eating plan that helped its founder to lose over six stone in ten months. Here’s how and why it works… >>>

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Tight leggings and spin classes increase the demand for vagina surgery

March 16th 2018 / Anna Hunter

At least, according to one plastic surgeon. Dr David Cangello puts a 39% rise in labiaplasty surgery down to cosmetic concerns when wearing gym leggings and comfort issues on a bike saddle… >>>


Finally, women who experience heavy periods are being taken seriously

March 15th 2018 / Anna Hunter

Thousands more women will be offered a new test by their GP to help to identify possible causes of heavy menstrual bleeding. It’s about time too… >>>


Are probiotics and prebiotics the key to a good night’s sleep?

March 13th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

A case of bed bugs needn’t be a bad thing. Here’s how certain prebiotic and probiotic foods and supplements can improve your gut health and help you get your full eight hours >>>


Possibly the best night’s sleep you’ll ever have

March 12th 2018

Can the Casper Mattress bring calm to GTG’s most restless sleeper? Victoria Woodhall puts it to the test >>>


3 tasty Joe Wicks breakfast recipes worth getting out of bed for

March 10th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Make mornings that little bit brighter with these delicious breakfast ideas from The Body Coach >>>


The KonMari Method: 10 top tidying tips from Marie Kondo

March 7th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

She's a bestselling author and has a new Netflix series on the subject on the way. Make tidying more of a joy than a chore with our favourite tips from the organisational guru's Instagram >>>


What is the government's new 400-600-600 calorie-counting rule all about?

March 6th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

The government has unveiled its new campaign to cut excess calorie consumption in a bid to reduce obesity - but what's the best way to balance quantity with quality? We found out >>>


Diabetes type 1, 2 and...5? Diabetes could be 5 separate diseases

March 2nd 2018 / Anna Hunter

One in eleven of us has been diagnosed with diabetes, but new research suggests that there could be five categories of the disease- here’s why, and how it’s a positive for treatment prospects… >>>


34% of us can’t identify a single symptom of an eating disorder

February 26th 2018 / Anna Hunter

The average eating disorder sufferer waits for three and a half years before seeking treatment, and the general public is often oblivious as to the signs of killer illnesses. Here’s why signs and symptoms aren’t always as you’d assume… >>>


Persistent bloating could be a sign of ovarian cancer, not a food allergy

February 20th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Although more commonly associated with food intolerances or gut problems, it can also be a key symptom of ovarian cancer too - yet many of us would be more likely to make changes to our diet than visit our GP, a new poll reveals >>>


We’re eating 50% more calories than we think we are

February 19th 2018 / Anna Hunter

But is calorie counting always the way forward for weight loss and staying healthy? >>>


Dancing could make you cleverer

February 1st 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

A study conducted on the BBC’s The Truth About Getting Fit showed that dancing could be the best exercise to get maximum brain benefits >>>


Joe Wicks just teased book number six

February 1st 2018 / Anna Hunter

Tupperwares at the ready: The Body Coach’s new book is coming in September. Here’s a tiny taste of what you’re in for… >>>


Flour fortified with folic acid could be hitting our shelves soon

January 31st 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

New research indicates that making the inclusion of the B vitamin mandatory could help reduce birth defects such as spina bifida >>>


Eat Happy by Melissa Hemsley - healthy-but-thrifty food that delivers

January 25th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

If you’re looking for fast feelgood food that cuts down on kitchen waste, this could be your next must-read >>>


Free water-refill points to be rolled out to reduce plastic waste

January 25th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

The nationwide scheme hopes to help people make the switch from single-use plastic bottles to tap water instead >>>


Just 15% of Brits think they’re unhealthy, but experts say otherwise

January 24th 2018 / Anna Hunter

Middle aged Brits are predicted to have up to four serious illnesses in 20 years time unless they address sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy diets. Depressing stats, but evidence indicates that we’re up for changing our ways… >>>

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