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Night sweats: when is being hot in bed a health issue?

1 day ago / Anna Hunter

Admittedly there are many reasons you could be hot under the covers, but if you’re waking up drenched, the culprit could be night sweats. Here’s what to do if you’re too hot in bed at night and soaking the sheets >>>

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Recipe: Joe Wicks' coconut pancakes for a totally tropical breakfast

May 30th 2020

Jazz up your morning with Joe's banana, oat and coconut pancakes that definitely aren't just for babies >>>

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Spicy salmon noodles that take less than 15 minutes to make

May 28th 2020 / Jack Monroe

Cookery author Jack Monroe's easy recipe is perfect for days you don't have the energy to think about dinner >>>

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Plant-based store cupboard essentials to buy in lockdown

May 27th 2020 / Rob Hobson

Going to the supermarket has become even more of a chore than usual - stock up on these must-haves to avoid your weekly trip and create healthy plant-based meals >>>

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The best ways to recover after intense exercise

May 27th 2020 / Hanna Ibraheem

Six nutrition and fitness experts reveal their top tips on how to recover after a gruelling workout… >>>

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The Gloss Report: 5 body brushes reviewed

May 24th 2020 / Elizabeth Bennett

We know it helps cellulite, but will any body brush do the job? We tried and tested five of them to find out >>>

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Amelia Freer: how to do a healthy BBQ

May 20th 2020 / Amelia Freer

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

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The 6 best supplements to help you stay mentally strong

May 18th 2020 / Rob Hobson

Good nutrition is vital for building up mental resilience in trying times. These are the mood-boosting vitamins and minerals to have in your mental first aid kit, says nutritionist Rob Hobson >>>

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Dental emergencies: when to seek medical help and when to sort it yourself

May 17th 2020 / Octavia Coates

PR Octavia Coates lost a veneer during lockdown and had to fix it herself. Her dentist explains the teeth issues to take into your own hands and the ones that definitely need medical attention >>>

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The best high waisted gym leggings

May 15th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Supportive, stretchy and super comfy, these squat-proof leggings will keep you covered no matter how big your moves >>>

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3 recipes that will help you get a better night's sleep

May 14th 2020 / Alexandra Harrison

Struggling to nod off at night? The answer could be as simple as what you have for dinner. Two experts share the evening dishes that are packed full of nutrients to promote healthy sleep hormones >>>

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Joe Wicks Wean in 15 book: quick recipes the whole family will love

May 13th 2020

Our favourite PE teacher has teamed up with a nutritionist for a weaning advice cookbook with clean tasty dishes you'll want to eat too (OK maybe not the purees) >>>

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What yoga teachers know about deep cleaning your mat without ruining it

May 11th 2020 / Rosie Underwood 

With all those home workouts, when did you last sanitize your exercise mat? There's an art to it, so before you go at it with the Dettol, read this >>>

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7 exercises to boost your mental health

May 7th 2020 / Anna Hunter

With physical exercise being prescribed on the NHS as a form of therapy, we ask the experts which workouts best improve our mental wellbeing as well as our bodies >>>

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The best resistance band workouts on Instagram

May 1st 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Resistance bands weigh next to nothing, don't cost a lot and can target everything from bum to guns. Here’s how and why a resistance band ups the ante on your workout >>>

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The vegan shortbread biscuit recipe you'll want to make again and again

April 30th 2020

These easy zesty wheat-free bites made with oats and almond flour are soooo good >>>

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5 chocolate desserts and snack recipes to make from the Fast 800 Diet

April 26th 2020

From brownies to chocolate mousse, satisfy your sweet tooth with these healthy treats >>>

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Video: Week 3 of our full body circuits with Jessica Ennis-Hill

April 25th 2020

This week Jess has us doing sit-ups, planks and high-knees – and still manages to make it fun >>>

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The best vitamin D supplements to support your immune system right now

April 22nd 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Vitamin D is being recommended to reduce the risk of coronavirus - time to stock up! >>>

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These vegan banana bread muffins are our new favourite breakfast

April 19th 2020 / Roz Purcell

For when you want to flex your baking muscles further than banana bread, try Roz Purcell's vegan recipe – ideal for breakfasts and snacks >>>

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Video: Week 2 of our full body circuits with Jessica Ennis-Hill

April 18th 2020

This 15-minute circuit even left Olympian Jess out of breath >>>

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10 things you need to know about vitamin D

April 17th 2020 / Anna Hunter

Including why taking a vitamin D supplement may be more important than ever in the time of Covid-19 >>>

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Dr Michael Mosley: how to succeed at the Fast 800 diet

April 16th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

These are habits of successful intermittent fasting dieters - and they are surprisingly simple >>>

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The embarrassing reason why a third of women dread hayfever season

April 15th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

A sneeze isn’t just a sneeze when your bladder won’t hold out. But accidental peeing is easily fixed, says this women’s physio. She explains the latest thinking on pelvic floor exercises – and why you’ve probably been doing them wrong all this time >>>

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8 techniques to strengthen your breathing and calm anxiety

April 12th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Try these breath techniques for health and wellbeing >>>

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