Health

7 July 2017

7 Unhelpful Beliefs Sabotaging Your Sleep

A sleep doctor has warned that common myths and longheld beliefs about sleep could be at the root of the nation’s woeful slumbering. After decades of studying sleep complaints, Silentnight’s ...
6 July 2017

10 Years On: 10 Benefits Of The Smoking Ban

It’s hard to believe that only a decade ago you wouldn’t be able to go to the pub for a drink without smelling like an ashtray when you left. July ...
6 July 2017

10 Ways To Feel Confident On Holiday When You’re On Your Period

Light exercise can really help alleviate period pains due to the increase in blood circulation. Whether it be going for a light jog on the beach in the morning before ...
4 July 2017

7 Things You Should Know About Emergency Contraception

Superdrug now offers women more choice and accessibility to emergency contraception by being the first high street retailer to launch a generic emergency hormonal contraceptive pill (EHC), which is now ...
4 July 2017

Rachel McAdams Is Doing It, But Just What Is Ultimate?

Find out more about this fast moving sport that’s growing in the UK Sweeping across the country is a unique sport, Ultimate. A testament to its popularity, Ultimate is played ...
3 July 2017

The Five Secrets Of Lifelong Health

The media today can make you think that living a long, healthy (and happy!) life is quite complicated.  There are diet wars, exercise wars, and competing tips on how to ...
3 July 2017

Top Superfood Supplements

By Super Foodist and nutritionist Rick Hay I love it as it is a really strong antioxidant that boosts immunity. If you have a strong immune system then it's also ...

3 July 2017

8 Things You Need To Know About Swimming During Your Period

People often wonder if it is okay to swim while menstruating. Will you get terrible cramps, catch an infection or be eaten by sharks? Not likely. If you enjoy swimming ...
28 June 2017

The A-Z Of Menopause

“For lots of women ‘the change’ can be tough physically and emotionally - hot flushes, painful sex, night sweats and fluctuating moods are all common symptoms that can make us ...

28 June 2017

Dr Pixie McKenna Explains Why Many Women Are Dreading Their Summer Holidays This Year

Prior to summer holidays, women are boosting their confidence with trips to the hairdresser and beauty salon. 50% say they invest in their appearance when preparing for holiday as it ...

27 June 2017

10 Reasons Why Pure Orange Juice Is Great For You

As the obesity crisis continues, one of the latest issues to come under the spotlight is the sugar content of soft drinks and processed foods - since the Soft Drinks ...
26 June 2017

10 Reasons Why You Should Take Up Cycling Right Now

They are one of the easiest (and cheapest) forms of transport around. And now, thanks to high-profile cyclists such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Pippa Middleton, good old fashioned bikes are ...
14 June 2017

10 Benefits Of Following A Low Carb Diet

We've heard stories of low carb diets aiding weight loss- but how else does it benefit your body?  When you eat a high carb diet, that’s the fuel source your ...
13 June 2017

10 Reasons To Track Your Contraceptive Pill On An App

While the pill is undoubtedly a fantastic and reliable form of contraceptive, its effectiveness can dramatically decrease if you don’t take it correctly or if you miss a pill. To ...

13 June 2017

6 Reasons Your Scales Are Tricking You (And How To Stop Them)

This is by far the most common reason people give up on their fat loss quest. Here’s how it goes: You want to lose weight so start training hard and eating ...
1 June 2017

The History Of The Vaccine

On 40th anniversary of the last natural case of smallpox, it’s reported that a quarter (27%) of Brits would not take every opportunity to protect themselves against diseases through vaccination ...

30 May 2017

More Than 160 Reported Deaths On UK Coasts In 2016

We’re told to trust our instincts but today the RNLI is calling on the public to fight their instincts should they get into trouble in UK waters and, instead, remember ...
18 May 2017

10 Ways To Motivate Yourself To Do Something About Your Weight

Sophie Hardy, 26, has reached her goal weight, having lost over 4 stone with a popular weight loss programme. She's gone from a size 26 to a size 12 and today ...
18 May 2017

10 Tips for a Happier Life

Happiness has been a study for me and one that has led me to innumerable self help books, endless google searches, and countless seminars.  Not to mention the more intensive ...
17 May 2017

10 Ways Walking Helps To Improve Your Health And The Way You Feel

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends that adults should carry out a minimum of 150 minutes of physical activity per week to stay healthy. However, a recent survey by Living ...

11 May 2017

Yes, You Have Got Time. How To Fit Exercise In, And Take Time Out Of Your Busy Life

Rushing to work, dropping kids off at school, endless meetings, catching up with friends… according to new research from Bupa, despite waking up at 6.30am and going to sleep at ...
11 May 2017

Are You Living On Autopilot?

If you feel like you’re sleepwalking through your life this article could be just the wake up call you need. The UK is an “autopilot” nation according to a new ...
10 May 2017

The Benefits Of Walking And How It IS Possible To Squeeze It Into A Busy Lifestyle

Being physically active isn’t just good for your heart: there is lots of evidence that it can also reduce the risk of developing breast, bowel or womb cancer. Keeping active could ...
9 May 2017

Are You Suffering From ‘FOFO’? If So This Article Might Just Save Your Life…

FOFO is the punchy acronym for ‘Fear of Finding Out’. It’s not a disease, and can barely even be called a syndrome, as it’s actually a normal human trait, which ...
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