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Health on Get The Gloss

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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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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How to deal with the anxiety attack 'hangover'

June 5th 2020 / Judy Johnson

Panic attacks are hard enough at the time, but what about that sense of feeling completely drained in the aftermath? Judy Johnson finds out how to recover, with tips on dealing with anxiety and the after effects of an attack >>>

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

June 1st 2020 / 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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