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Read the latest health news and features from our award-winning writers and columnists. From the latest nutrition advice to the best workouts and diet plans, our experts have the guide to a happier, healthier life

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Hype around hemp: why you need to know the difference between hemp and CBD

3 hours ago / Melanie Macleod

Cannabis leaves are all over our beauty and wellness products right now but what does that tell us about what we are buying? Here's how to know your cannabis sativa seed oil from your cannabidiol – and why it's important >>>

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Why everyone in wellness is booking an infrared sauna session

1 day ago

They’re popping up in gyms, spas and yoga studios near you, and they’re already huge in the US. Here’s what infrared saunas can do for your skin, strength and sleep, and why it’s different from your average sweat box experience >>>

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This is why your IBS gets worse during your period

February 19th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

As if being on your period wasn't bad enough, you might find IBS symptoms rearing their ugly head too. Here's why and what do do about it >>>

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Beauty Shopaholic: what this fitness influencer spends her money on

February 11th 2020

With over 1 million followers on YouTube, PT Lucy Wyndham-Read is best known for her 7-minute workouts. But she's something of a beauty buff too. Here she shares what she spends her money on >>>

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Can daith piercings actually help with migraines?

February 10th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

There’s been much talk of this trendy piercing helping to alleviate headaches, but is there any truth in it? We spoke to acupuncturists, piercers and the Migraine Trust to find out >>>

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Are you getting enough of this memory-boosting sleep?

February 7th 2020 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Slow wave sleep - it’s one of the most important sleep stages and can help with everything from memory to sharpness. However, it dwindles with age. Here’s how to get more >>>

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Find your magnetism: how to be more hireable at work and desirable in love

February 7th 2020 / Dr Magdalena Bak-Maier

This is what a top neuroscientist and coach wants you to know about getting that true glow. Follow her very do-able 5 steps >>>

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Why the Tampliner could be be the answer to your period prayers

February 6th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

It's the first time in 80 years that the tampon has been reinvented. Now the two-in-one tampon and panty-liner is aiming to revolutionise our world - or at least our periods >>>

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Dr Michael Mosley: why full-fat milk is better for weight loss

February 5th 2020

Meanwhile skimmed milk can make it harder to keep the pounds off, according to the doctor behind the Fast 800 Diet. He explains how your milk choice, whether it's plant-based or dairy, affects your weight and health >>>

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How to have a healthy relationship with caffeine

February 5th 2020

Coffee (aka, survival juice) is a workday staple for many of us, and a good cup of builder’s tea is the ultimate British comfort drink, but how do you know if your caffeine habit has gotten out of hand, and what do you do about it? >>>

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JLo’s easy-to-follow secrets to looking amazing at 50

February 5th 2020

After killing it at the Super Bowl, everyone’s wondering how JLo looks so incredible at 50. Here are the secrets to her killer body and flawless face - and they're not even that hard to follow >>>

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The sex toys we feel no shame about having on our bedside table

February 3rd 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Gone are the days of burrowing your sex toys deep in your sock drawer, these ones deserve pride of place in your bedroom >>>

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Everything we learnt from five minutes with Bobbi Brown

February 3rd 2020

Get The Gloss' Victoria Woodhall sat down with Bobbi Brown to discuss her impressive morning routine and find out what a makeup pro keeps in her handbag >>>

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Recipe: Wendy Rowe's easy courgetti spaghetti recipe

February 2nd 2020

Wendy Rowe shares her speedy recipe for courgetti spaghetti recipe complete with prawns >>>

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Are you getting enough iodine?

January 31st 2020 / Rob Hobson

A new study shows that dairy alternatives could be leaving you deficient in this essential mineral. From its importance to iodine-rich foods and how to boost your intake on a dairy-free diet, registered nutritionist Rob Hobson shares his advice >>>

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Amelia Freer's coconut and almond pear crumble recipe

January 29th 2020

For a vegan take on a classic dessert, look no further than this gluten-free crumble recipe >>>

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Is your plant-based diet making you bloat?

January 24th 2020 / Rob Hobson

Doing Veganuary and finding that you're suddenly blowing a gale down there? Registered nutritionist Rob Hobson explains why and the easy swaps to stop it in its tracks >>>

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Kendall Jenner’s favourite beauty find is coming to the UK in March

January 24th 2020

Kendall Jenner’s Moon Teeth Whitening Pen will soon be available in Boots - and it marks a turn in the tide when it comes to dental products >>>

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Amelia Freer's recipe for healthy vegan snack bars

January 22nd 2020

Amelia Freer's new book Simply Good For You holds host to 100 quick and tasty recipes - here she shares her recipe for an on-the-go snack packed with vitamins and minerals. Your skin will thank you for it >>>

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Why fitness progress pictures could be ruining your progress

January 21st 2020 / Melanie Macleod

We’re taught to document our fitness progress, be it through weight loss, taking measurements or snapping pictures, but could analysing the changes actually be hindering us? Personal trainer and author Tally Rye thinks so. >>>

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Amelia Freer's simple chickpea soup recipe

January 20th 2020

Amelia Freer's new book Simply Good For You holds host to 100 quick and tasty recipes - here she shares her plant-based take on chicken and lemon soup >>>

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Wellness Wallet: I’m the founder of a sustainable activewear brand and I spend £429 a month on wellness

January 17th 2020

From supplements to help her sleep to two gym memberships, here’s what Contur’s Claire Turpin spends to keep her feeling physically and mentally strong >>>

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This is what an insomniac's bedside table looks like

January 16th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

From everyday essentials to desperate measures, this is what sleep-challenged GTG editor Victoria Woodhall relies on to get through the night >>>

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Glossy picks: the beauty and wellness launches to know about this week

January 15th 2020

It's that bit of January where we're starting to get bored of our resolutions. Luckily there's a bevvy of newbies from the likes of Urban Decay and Anastasia Beverly Hills injecting a bit of excitement into the least thrilling month >>>

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Is Veganuary wrecking your hair?

January 15th 2020 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Without the appropriate dietary and hair care modifications, hair can become more brittle and thinner when on a plant-based diet. Here’s how to keep it in good health >>>

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