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From party girl to triathlete: my first ever 10 mile run

1 day ago / Helen Croydon

Journalist Helen Croydon swapped cocktail bars for running shoes a few years ago and is now a triathlete. In an extract from her funny, honest memoir, she shares what her first ever 10 mile run was like >>>

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Tea-m picks: 10 healthy herbal teas worth stocking up on

1 day ago / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Whether you’re feeling bloated or nauseous, sluggish or stressed, there’s a tea that can help. Find your perfect wellness-boosting brew with our ultimate pairing guide >>>

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10 healthy food switch-ups for a slimmer summer

April 20th 2018 / Katie Robertson

Cut calories while still enjoying delicious summer dishes, with Eve Kalinik's top switch-ups for healthier cooking and her foolproof homemade ice lollies recipe >>>

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This is how your daily coffee affects your gut

April 20th 2018 / Anna Hunter

Whether yours is a short black or a flat white, here’s how your coffee order can impact your belly and digestion, from greater “regularity” to buzz-induced bloating >>>

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The new low FODMAP product range for IBS sufferers

April 20th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

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

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8 ways to get the most from your run

April 20th 2018 / Steve Mellor

Personal trainer and fitness fanatic Steve Mellor from Freedom to Train shares his top running tips >>>

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Which probiotics to eat, drink and buy - and why

April 19th 2018 / Anna Hunter

We know that they’re good for our gut health, but working out which probiotic strains do what and whether you need a supplement can be confusing. Know your lactobacillus from your bifidobacterium with this handy guide… >>>

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8 running tips to help you cross the finish line

April 19th 2018 / Katie Robertson

Ultra-marathon runner Ann Johansson provides her top tips on how best to prepare for a big race ahead in 8 simple steps >>>

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

April 19th 2018 / 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 >>>

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10 reasons you’re not losing belly fat

April 19th 2018 / Anna Hunter

Working hard but stomach still not resembling a washboard? It’s time to bring in the experts… >>>

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

April 18th 2018 / 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 >>>

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The 6 best tummy-flattering high waisted gym leggings

April 18th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Supportive, stretchy and super comfy, they provide a leg up on the competition >>>

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8 things that happen to your body when you run a marathon

April 18th 2018 / Peta Bee

From losing a toenail to increased hearing power, here's what you need to know before you run towards that finishing line >>>

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“Poor digestion is kind of taboo - no one wants to talk about poo”

April 18th 2018 / Anna Hunter

It’s twice as common in women than in men, and it’s thought that 20% of the population has it. Here’s how four women cope with IBS, its symptoms and their advice to fellow sufferers >>>

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How to stay calm in 12 common stressful situations

April 18th 2018 / Katie Robertson

When the going gets tough, the tough get going - or at least we can learn how to with these top tips from Life Coach Anna Percy-Davis >>>

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5 reasons why you should be taking probiotics

April 17th 2018 / Vicki Edgson

Nutritionist Vicki Edgson tells us why a daily dose of probiotics are the key to a happy, healthy body >>>

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Cramping up? This is why your period is so painful

April 17th 2018 / Anna Hunter

It’s not just an excuse to stay off games: doctors have compared the pain caused by menstrual cramps to that of experiencing a heart attack. If you’re one of the 20% of women suffering from painful cramping, read on for relief >>>

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5 belly fat-blitzing workouts from The Body Coach

April 16th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Swap the tube to the gym for YouTube with these waist-whittling workouts that you can do from the comfort of your own home >>>

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Why stress might be giving you visceral fat

April 15th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Forever trying to get rid of that spare tyre around your middle? It could be an indicator that you’re in need of a health overhaul. Here’s how to spot a ‘worry waist’, how to prevent it and how to lose it >>>

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Elle Macpherson: “After 50, I couldn’t rely on my genes for wellbeing”

April 15th 2018 / Elle Macpherson

Our columnist talks everything belly-related from bloating to gut feelings and why, at 54, a flat stomach involves work but not punishing yourself. Chocolate mousse for breakfast is involved... >>>

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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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Everything you need to know about your abs after birth

April 11th 2018 / Anna Hunter

From diastasis recti to resisting the pressure of “bouncing back” to your pre-baby body, here’s how pregnancy may affect your abs, how to strengthen yours safely and a pep talk from women who’ve seen their stomach change and are cool with that >>>

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What it’s like to run a half marathon with no proper training

April 11th 2018 / India Block

Is it possible to run a half marathon on minimal training? One writer learns how to put mind over matter for 21 kilometres... >>>

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The running playlists and podcasts that’ll help you go the distance

April 9th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Because the only thing that should be dropping is the beat >>>

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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 >>>

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