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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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How an 800 calorie fasting retreat fixed my diet mentality

October 5th 2018 / Christa D'Souza

Her last detox retreat ended with three glasses of wine on the plane home. Could adding meditation to the mix at a top German fasting clinic fix Christa D’Souza’s retox habit? >>>

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Moon Milk: the social media trend promising to improve your sleep

October 4th 2018 / Anna Hunter

It’s huge on Pinterest and Instagram shots of frothy ‘moon milk’ abound. Here’s why moon milk is taking off, how to make a cup and why its roots go far deeper than a hashtag… >>>

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7 tips to make giving up alcohol (for a month) easier

October 4th 2018 / Helen Foster

Whether you’re taking part in Go Sober for October or simply want a break from the booze, here’s some ‘been there, done that’ advice for quitting social drinking >>>

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Joe Wicks' goat's cheese and chorizo morning muffins

October 3rd 2018 / Judy Johnson

Taken from The Body Coach's 30 Minute Meals cookbook, this morning muffin recipe is an energy-boosting way to start your day >>>

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A painful vagina issue that affects 75% of us is on the rise

October 2nd 2018 / Anna Hunter

We’re in the midst of a modern thrush epidemic according to experts and everything from our workout habits to hormones could be playing a part. Here’s how to get relief and the thrush treatment myths not to believe >>>

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Our 6 favourite health and beauty discoveries since GTG launched

October 1st 2018 / Judy Johnson

It’s 6 years today since we opened our online doors and began talking about the best of health and beauty, but what have been the real highlights? Here are team GTG’s top discoveries since the site was born… >>>

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The surprising things that are making your teeth more sensitive

September 27th 2018 / Anna Hunter

Green juice, hot water and lemon and Prosecco have a lot to answer for… >>>

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Chrissy Teigen's Pad Thai Carbonara recipe

September 26th 2018

The day Chrissy's mom threw together a Pad Thai with bacon and spaghetti, was the moment that this insanely popular recipe was born >>>

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HPV decoded: 9 things you need to know

September 26th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

The Human Papilloma Virus - its symptoms, prevention and treatment explained by a gynaecologist and someone who has it >>>

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Speed supper: Chrissy Teigen's 15-minute Garlic-Honey Prawns

September 24th 2018 / Chrissy Teigen

Try this zesty, spicy Chinesey recipe from Chrissy's latest book 'Cravings: Hungry For More' >>>

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Chrissy Teigen's Banana Bread Recipe that took Twitter by storm

September 21st 2018 / Victoria Woodhall

In her new book Cravings: Hungry for More, Chrissy shares the recipe that made social media (and Uncle Mike) go wild! >>>

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Our tattoo stories - the inspiration behind our ink

September 20th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From marking new beginnings to commemorating a loved one, there’s more to a tattoo than meets the eye. Four women share their personal stories with us >>>

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Freeing the nipple – are there health drawbacks to abandoning your bra?

September 20th 2018 / Anna Hunter

Going braless is becoming increasingly popular thanks to movements such as #freethenipple and Saggy Boobs Matter. Here are some implications of casting away the cups and underwires... >>>

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Goop is about to open its first London pop-up store

September 19th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

It marks 10 years since Gwyneth Paltrow sent her first e-newsletter from her West London kitchen table and brings Goop's own-brand skincare to the UK for the first time >>>

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

September 19th 2018 / 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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The reasons why so many women are suffering from IBS

September 18th 2018 / Anna Hunter

Women account for two thirds of IBS cases in the UK, and a leading doctor thinks he knows why. Here’s how to get to the root of digestive issues and ensure you’re taken seriously at the GP’s >>>

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What to do if someone posts a cry for help on your Instagram

September 17th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

An increasing number of influencers are having to adopt counsellor roles nowadays to answer followers' mental health questions - but don’t have the necessary support around them to help. The new First Listener programme changes that >>>

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The best Ibiza wellness hotspots, picked by someone who actually lives there

September 15th 2018 / Nina Deckers

If you’re headed to Ibiza for the closing parties this month, make sure these places are on your radar. Nina Deckers, Creative Director of luxury resort and swimwear brand Lazul, shares her favourite yoga classes, markets and hiking routes >>>

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We’re at work for 8 hours a day – mental health first aid is vital

September 14th 2018 / Anna Hunter

More and more workplaces are offering training and introducing mental health first aiders to support their staff- here’s what it’s like to be one, and why it could prove more useful than the traditional first aid box at work >>>

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Why swapping Ibiza for a wellness break gave me the rest I really needed

September 14th 2018 / Judy Johnson

Spend most of your holidays with your feet up and a cocktail in hand? It’s not the only way to recharge your batteries says Judy Johnson, who braved the foreign idea of a wellness break and came back with a healthier mindset >>>

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The best ‘arm day’ workouts for toning triceps, biceps and shoulders

September 12th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

From YouTube’s finest to the techniques the pros swear by, here are the classes and moves to try for stronger and leaner arms >>>

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If your tongue could talk, this is what it might say about your health

September 12th 2018 / Anna Hunter

From bad breath to burnout, your tongue can be surprisingly telling of your general health. Here’s what to look out for and how to “read” your tongue >>>

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The sportswear e-tailer that’s catering for all shapes and sizes

September 11th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Because foundation ranges aren’t the only thing that can benefit from a greater degree of inclusivity >>>

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3 easy spread recipes to give your snacks a health boost

September 11th 2018 / Judy Johnson

Blend up these nutrient-rich, easy-to-make spread recipes to top your rye bread or oatcakes for a healthy, satisfying snack or lunch idea >>>

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The new chat-based meditation app that helps you relax anywhere

September 10th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

The first of its kind, Breathe with Terrence is a breath of fresh air in the world of meditation apps thanks to its innovative ‘chatbot’ technology. Here’s how it works >>>

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