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How to manage your mental health problem at work

August 7th 2020 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Is anxiety, depression or another mental health illness affecting your professional life? Here’s how to make your office a happier and healthier place to work >>>

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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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Shaking is the stress-busting trend that everyone can benefit from

August 4th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

Does your body automatically clench when you're under stress and you just can't seem to let things go? Put down the Pinot and shake it off. Here are the best shaking workouts to follow >>>

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Teeth grinding: are you wearing down your teeth without realising?

August 3rd 2020 / Anna Hunter

It can be the root cause of everything from tooth breakage to migraines, but many of us grind our teeth without realising it. Here’s how to spot the signs… >>>

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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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Why you need to try exercise snacking if you’ve got no time to work out

July 30th 2020 / Anna Hunter

Studies suggest that it’s as effective as long slog gym sessions and it’ll help you hit your health goals without early alarms or stressful scheduling. Here’s how fitness snacking works and why you should try it (no food involved FYI) >>>

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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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Should I brush bleeding gums?

July 19th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Nobody likes to see blood in the sink, but what should you do if you do spot it? >>>

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WFH giving you back pain? Here’s how to make your home setup more comfortable

July 16th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Who knew we'd be missing that ugly office chair? These are the simple tweaks to your sitting arrangements that an osteopath and Pilates teacher say you should make now >>>

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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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When the NHS saved her premature lockdown baby, this beauty founder thanked them with £1million worth of skincare

July 10th 2020

Skincare entrepreneur Joy Isaacs, pictured with baby Jax, tells her moving story >>>

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Gyms, yoga studios and swimming pools are opening in two weeks!

July 9th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

What will working out be like when gyms and fitness studios and swimming pools reopen on 25 July? We got a preview >>>

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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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Why trampolining could be the most effective at-home exercise

June 30th 2020

Tired of endless burpees, squats and planks? A rebounder could be the answer to all your home workout woes. Here's why and the online workouts to try >>>

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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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Powerful hand sanitisers that are kind to your hands (and not sold out yet)

June 22nd 2020

Hand gel is hard to come by at the moment, but these ones are still available - and won't leave your hands dry >>>

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Want to be more flexible? This vinyasa flow yoga class has all the moves

June 21st 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

In times of uncertainty and change, how can we become more flexible not just in our bodies but in our outlook? Join top instructor and positive psychology coach Mercedes Sieff for 40 minutes of going with the flow >>>

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

June 18th 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Vitamin D is being recommended to reduce the risk of coronavirus. How much should you take and which are the best supplements to buy? From vegan to child-friendly, here's what to shop for >>>

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Yoga teachers of colour to follow and practice with

June 10th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

If these inspiring yoga teachers aren't already on your radar, try their classes now >>>

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