Health

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 ...
3 May 2017

Dr Pixie McKenna Reminds Us Of The Importance of Good Pet Hygiene

To mark National Pet Month a new study has found that, although we’re a nation of pet lovers, we are often not cleaning up properly after our furry friends which ...

3 May 2017

51 Year Old Mistaken For A 30 Year Old By A Doctor – All Down To Her Gym Routine!

Tracey Sylvester, age 51, is a nurse at Sheffield Northern General.  After her Mum and partner passed away, Tracey drank alcohol and put on weight She turned her life around by going to ...
3 May 2017

Why Go Organic When Buying Health Food Powders?

Health-supporting food powders provide a great way to integrate essential nutrients into our day-to-day diets. In fact, green powders and other superfoods such as maca or spirulina/reishi are becoming increasingly ...

3 May 2017

Cura Oil Is The New And Natural Way To Care For Your Skin

Deeply hydrating and reparative, Cura Oil is a blend of 8 natural oils, including Camellia, Argan, Red Mandarin, Bergamot, Sunflower, Crambe Abyssinica, Geranium and Vitamin E with numerous benefits for normal, sensitive ...

2 May 2017

10 Reasons Why You Should Drink Cactus Water

Coconut water has long been the drink of choice for gym-goers and healthy living millennials, but there’s a new kid in town. Cactus water is the newest plant-based water to ...

25 April 2017

6 Reasons Why Your Weight-Loss Regime May Not Be Working For You

Are you frustrated because although you eat a healthy diet and exercise regularly you still can’t achieve your weight-loss goal? Don’t worry, you’re not alone – this is a common ...
24 April 2017

8 Ways To Recognise You Have Issues With Your Pelvic Floor

The pelvic floor is a key set of deep muscles situated in the pelvis. They run from the frontal pubic bone to the coccyx at the base of the spine. ...

24 April 2017

The Benefits Of Drinking Water by Faya Nilsson

Fitness on Toast's Faya Nilsson tells us why we should be reaching for the clear stuff before anything else.  Water is one of the healthiest and guilt-free ways to hydrate ...