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These are the best CBD sleep drops to take at bedtime for a restful sleep

November 20th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

CBD is loved for its sleep supporting powers and in drop form can get to work in just 20 minutes. Which blends are worth your money? We put them to the test >>>

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Milk thistle: The liver-boosting herb that helps see this nutritionist through party season

November 19th 2021 / Anna Hunter

According to the experts we quizzed, the supplement can get to work when taken before and after a night out >>>

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Best weighted blankets: we tested 6 in search of a peaceful night's sleep

November 12th 2021 / Melane Macleod

If stress and nighttime anxiety regularly disrupt your slumber, this bedding upgrade could be a game-changer >>>

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Vitamin C: the powerhouse formula we all need right now

November 11th 2021 / Dr Tara Swart

Dr Tara Swart explains the different dosages of vitamin C we need right now to fight viruses and why liposomal vitamin C should be on your radar >>>

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5 healthy lunch recipes under 400 calories to make when you're working from home

November 10th 2021

Nutritionist Rob Hobson shares his favourite lunchtime recipes that will keep our bodies nourished and resilient – and are so much tastier than a meal deal. Plus they're all under 400 calories >>>

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The LED face mask: why this mood-boosting beauty tool is your best friend in winter

November 10th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

Celebs such as Carey Mulligan and Victoria Beckham love LED masks for their glow-giving powers, but it's the mood-boosting benefits of LED that have got us hooked >>>

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Coronavirus: Which painkiller should I take?

October 27th 2021 / Victoria Woodhall

Paracetamol, codeine or ibuprofen? Doctor Sophie Shotter advises us which pain relief to take for which type of ailment from period cramps to Covid-19 >>>

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7 best books on menopause and perimenopause to inform and inspire you

October 27th 2021 / Victoria Woodhall

With insights from the likes of Mariella Frostrup, Dr Louise Newson and Liz Earle, these are the reads we rate >>>

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This is the best sleeping position for your health and skin

October 21st 2021 / Anna Hunter

It’s how athletes boost their performance and facialists keep skin clear and smooth - the way you sleep can have a huge impact on how you feel, look and function. Here are the best and worst ways to nod off according to the experts >>>

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6 things that happen to your skin in menopause and perimenopause – and what this top skin doctor recommends

October 20th 2021 / Dr Sophie Shotter

Dr Sophie Shotter explains why our skin becomes dry and dull during the menopause and the skincare and in-clinic treatments to give it a helping hand >>>

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6 supplements to ward off a cold when everyone around you is ill

October 15th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

Whether you can feel a cold coming on or want to make sure you don't get the lurgy that's being passed around the office, these are the best supplements to take >>>

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Try our 25-minute glute workout for a strong, toned butt

October 14th 2021

Wake up your glutes with PT Caroline's Circuits' easy-to-follow home workout - resistance band a bonus! >>>

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This vegan and gluten-free goddess bowl is perfect when you're craving comfort food  

October 14th 2021

Think goddess bowls are just for summer? Think again! This chickpea, sweet potato and nut medley will see you through the dark evenings >>>

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Amelia Freer's coconut and almond pear crumble recipe

October 13th 2021

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

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'I was furloughed from my sales job, now I skip for a living'

October 11th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

Skipping sensation Lauren Flymen took up jump rope in lockdown and now inspires 417k Instagram followers – no surprise as it's one of the most efficient calorie-burning workouts on the planet. She gives us her tips >>>

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Supplements for menopause: what to take for hot flushes, brain fog and bad sleep

October 7th 2021 / Victoria Woodhall

Menopause and perimenopause symptoms range from anxiety to low libido to joint pain. We spoke to experts about how to help to ease the symptoms >>>

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#myhormonehero: everything that gets us through peri- and menopause

October 6th 2021

We asked leading women in the menopause space from celebrities Lisa Snowdon and Davina McCall to doctors and campaigners to tell us what helps them feel on top form >>>

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I’m two years into recovery and these are the best non-alcoholic drinks I’ve tried

October 1st 2021 / Hattie Sloggett

After two years sober, Hattie Sloggett knows her way around a non-alcoholic drink. Here are the ones she rates - sugary concoctions not welcome >>>

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Gluten-free Halloween recipe: stuffed pumpkin

October 1st 2021 / Elizabeth Bennett

Pumpkins aren't just for carving this Halloween, why not stuff them instead with this tasty vegetarian and gluten free recipe >>>

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Why the menopause has made me terrified of driving

September 30th 2021 / Jane Druker

Jane Druker used to be confident behind the wheel – until she went through the menopause. As she discovers, it's a surprisingly common issue for menopausal women >>>

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FOREO ISSA 3™ sonic toothbrush is here to give your teeth a next-level clean

September 29th 2021 / Victoria Woodhall

With a manual toothbrush action that promises electric toothbrush results, does ISSA 3™ live up to the hype? We tried it >>>

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Why autumn is the perfect time to take up running

September 29th 2021 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From banishing the blues, to supporting your immune system, there couldn't be a better set of reasons to take your workout outdoors >>>

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The 3 day retreat that taught me how to sleep again

September 28th 2021 / Marie-Louise Pumfrey

Chronic bad-sleeper Marie-Louise Pumfrey visited Ibiza’s 7 Pines Resort and learned an ultra-simple trick that eased her sleep woes >>>

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The purple powerhouse food you need to know about

September 27th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

We all know we need to eat the rainbow, but purple foods are coming to the forefront thanks to their ability to help fight flu – just what we need as cold season amps up >>>

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Best electric toothbrushes for a fresh-feeling mouth

September 24th 2021 / Melanie Macleod

Electric toothbrushes do so much more than polish your teeth, with everything from tongue cleaning to whitening on the table. We put them to the test >>>

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