LifeStyle: Health & Fitness

6 reasons why you can't resist unhealthy foods

Thursday  19:25,   08 march 2018
Prima (UK)

And how to beat those cravingsIt turns out that everything from your drinking habits to your hormonal cycle can have a major impact on your body's hunger levels and even trigger specific[...]

This Woman Lost 150 Lbs. Only to Be Bullied Online and Regain Weight — 'I Got Death Threats'

Thursday  16:45,   08 march 2018

<p>In 2015, weight loss Instagrammer Stephanie Seabrook went viral for writing on her stomach the cruel comments she used to hear about her weight. But after she had skin removal surgery, she began to receive death threats.</p>“At first I[...]

When does “clean eating” become disordered?

Thursday  15:54,   08 march 2018

As Jordan Younger, AKA The Balanced Blonde once said, "No one plans to develop an eating disorder." And yet, she did. Younger has publicly discussed (and even written a book about) her struggles with a sneaky form of disordered eating[...]

Half of Britons wrongly believe stress causes cancer

Thursday  07:52,   08 march 2018
The Week

YouGov survey highlights large misconceptions over the causes of the diseaseIn a survey of the public’s knowledge of what does and does not cause cancer, exactly 50% of the representative sample of 2,070 adults said that stress increases cancer[...]

This Healthy Eating Tip Will Help You Stay Within The Recommended Daily Calorie Intake

Wednesday  09:50,   07 march 2018

A new campaign is helping adults to reduce excess calories.According to Public Health England, adults in the UK are consuming more than 200 to 300 calories more than they need every day, with many unsure of how many calories they should be consuming [...]

Turns out there is a ‘best’ way to sleep during your period

Tuesday  16:55,   06 march 2018

Periods are never fun, let’s face it.&nbsp;While you might be an expert with a hot water bottle and you know the best of all painkillers for dealing with painful cramps (which, by the way, are officially as sore as a heart attack), but what[...]

7 reasons why baths are great for your health

Monday  20:20,   05 march 2018
Netdoctor (UK)

Take a dip in the most indulgent of home remediesSo get ready for the best news you'll hear all day: luxuriating in a long, hot bath actually has health benefits. Our longstanding cultural traditions surrounding bath-time may have clued you in to[...]

4 small tweaks to your walking technique that can help you get a fitter, more toned body

Monday  15:41,   05 march 2018
Country Living (UK)

This will help you lose weight, tone up and improve your balanceWe met with Joanna Hall, creator and founder of Walkactive who has partnered with Walk All Over Cancer, for a lesson in how to walk properly. It may sound very basic but we were[...]

What you need to know about the DASH diet

Monday  15:35,   05 march 2018
Prima (UK)

Experts rate this healthy eating plan for good reasonThe DASH diet, which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, has been ranked the best diet for the 8th year in a row by the News & World[...]

Melasma: what it is and how to treat it

Monday  12:10,   05 march 2018

Melasma is a skin condition that affects many – we speak to a top dermatologist about how to tackle itThough it can affect both genders, it is most common in women, and can develop during pregnancy. It’s not dangerous, but many with melasma are[...]

How to spot the signs of ovarian cancer

Sunday  13:20,   04 march 2018
Netdoctor (UK)

65% of UK women aren't confident about spotting common symptomsStatistics show that around 65% of UK women aren't confident about spotting the common signs of ovarian cancer, despite it being the fifth biggest cancer killer in the UK and the[...]

Five different types of diabetes identified in study

Saturday  14:15,   03 march 2018
Press Association

Researchers said their findings could represent the first step towards tailoring personalised treatment.Diabetes is presently classified into two main forms – type 1 and type 2 – but type 2 diabetes in particular is highly[...]

Easy ways to keep your nose from running

Saturday  14:15,   03 march 2018
Netdoctor (UK)

Some of these may surprise youThe good news is that there are several effective and simple home remedies to deal with a runny[...]

How Does the Brain Work When We Are Unconscious?

Friday  22:20,   02 march 2018

Three new studies probe this mysterious state.The researchers’ work was based on a theory that Dr. George Mashour, University of Michigan’s director of the Center for Consciousness Science, developed while in residency back in 2004. The theory,[...]

Why Whiskey Is The Healthier Spirit To Order At The Bar

Friday  19:18,   02 march 2018

Rihanna, Christina Hendrinks and Hillary Clinton are fans of the hard stuffA study recently published in the medical journal Springer has found that the only way to kill off the infection-causing bacteria in the ice plonked in your favourite alcohol [...]