Healthy Lifestyle

How to Keep Your Joints Healthy: Six-Step Guide

Petra Kravos | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Petra Kravos

I've been there. Unable to walk properly and cycle. The knee injury left me frustrated and sad but I didn't give up. I continued with my rehab exercises until things got better (it was a long recovery). I can now walk and cycle ok but my knees are not what they used to be (I still get knee pain sometimes).

Protein Bars, Whey and Acne

Dr Anjali Mahto | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Anjali Mahto

Female adult acne is common and consultations for this have been increasing over the past decade. I am certainly seeing more adult women with acne now in my clinics than ever before. We all know that acne makes you feel bad and the emotional and psychological effects such as low self-esteem are well-recognised.

Nine Tips for a Better Night Sleep

Jenna Downes | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jenna Downes

Whether you are suffering from an anxious mind, the side-effects of prescription meds or a chronic condition (such as IBD or arthritis) good sleep can often be hard to achieve!It can often seem like your mind is racing and the harder you try, the more difficult nodding off seems to be. Since sleep is such a common problem, today I'm sharing my top tips for a perfect night sleep.

10 Steps to Healthy Hair

Imogen Clegg | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Style
Imogen Clegg

It is one of those things most of us females strive for: luscious, thick locks. Over the years, I have seen so many different hair tips, and I have tried and tested numerous techniques. Some worked, some didn't, and here I want to share with you the ones that I found the most useful!

10 Things Slowing Down Your Fitness Progress

David Kingsbury | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
David Kingsbury

The road to fitness can be a long and arduous one. It's rarely without pitfalls, problems and self-doubt, even for the most focussed mind. With any training regime that can soon become all encompassing, there are things that will slow down your progress, especially if you're not aware of them. Here are the top 10 things that may be slowing down your progress.

The Obesity Crisis: A Complex Issue But We Need to Take Responsibility

Emer Delaney | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Emer Delaney

As a dietitian, the challenge is to educate people on healthier food choices, activity and lifestyle changes. Doing this in clinic on a one to one basis is excellent and, provided you have enough time, you can really drill down and identify the changes that need to be made.

The Five Best Health Tech Gadgets

Jenna Downes | Posted 03.04.2016 | UK Tech
Jenna Downes

Last week saw the Gadget Show come to Birmingham and I headed there with the sole aim of tracking down the best health technology out there. It was so exciting to see new technology arising, with the possibility of measuring our heart rates, body temperatures and sleep patterns.

Good Fats and Bad Fats in a Healthy Pregnancy Diet

Alexandra McCabe | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Parents
Alexandra McCabe

Fat. It's such a big issue! Whether it's 'being fat', avoiding too much fat or making sure you include the right fats for a healthy pregnancy diet - but which are the good fats and which are the bad fats for pregnant women?

How to Start 2016 With a Positive

Amie Cadwallader | Posted 10.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amie Cadwallader

I love am the type of person who tries their best to have a positive attitude, and there is definitely nothing I adore more than sharing the love and making others smile. One thing I do know is when you see the positive side off things, life seems a little better, a little easier, and you are able to make the most of the beautiful life that you have...

Nine Delicious Carbs That Won't Make You Fat

James Haskell | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

Just like when it comes to healthy and unhealthy fats, the key is to learn which carbs we should and shouldn't be eating. As with most things in life it's about achieving the right balance and avoiding the polar extremes a number of so called, self-appointed experts, would have you believe that's what you need to do.

WHO Report on Carcinogens in Red and Processed Meat: Living With A Vegetarian Isn't Difficult

Rebecca Tracy | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK
Rebecca Tracy

Good gourd. Fresh red meat probably causes cancer and processed meat definitely does according to a new report by the IARC, a branch of the World He...

The Case for Public Health: Attaining a Healthy Weight

Antony Morgan | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK Politics
Antony Morgan

After waging war on doctors and nurses over their working hours, it seems that Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has now turned his attention towards public health services designed to prevent weight-related health problems.

Five Healthy Food Alternatives to Your Favourite Summer Treats

Rebecca Fredericks | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Fredericks

Ice cream is definitely a firm summer favourite but it can often be a very high fat and high sugar option.

You Are Enough- Improving the Relationship You Have With Yourself

Lisa Regan | Posted 30.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Regan

When the chips are down or things are not going exactly according to plan that's when you know you are truly living life, for I believe it is life's challenges and obstacles that make us see where we are and where and how we need to move forward.

Vision to Reality: Why I Published 'My Relationship With Food'

Lisa Roukin | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

If you give your ideas the energy, focus and belief that they require, you will bring them to life. All of us have ideas, some however are never birthed and left remaining in our minds, but others inject life into those thoughts and the process of creation truly begins.

Get Up and Never Give Up: Nine Simple Ways to Find Your Mojo After a Set Back

Romy Grace | Posted 22.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Romy Grace

The steps below can help you to regain control of yourself, your emotions and your wellbeing. Maybe you've had a difficult time, or maybe you have just been lazy and want to boost yourself with a new lease of life. No one will do it for you.

I'll Start on Monday

Lisa Regan | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Regan

Endorphins should be the new buzz word for 2015. That is what exercise does for you and they are free. Endorphins boost your mood, leave you feeling happy and give you that feeling of really being alive.

Having It All? Or Spreading Yourself Thinner Than Marmite?

Paula Fry | Posted 28.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Paula Fry

Why do us girls spread ourselves so thinly now that just being in the here and now is harder and harder to achieve? I don't see my husband suffering in the same way. In fact, he manages one thing at a time, at the pace of a snail that's got a cannabis problem - which, of course, also drives me to distraction

Keeping You Tip-Top This Time of Year

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 31.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

Upon waking on Sunday morning still with the feeling of discomfort in my throat, I decided to take my juicing that one step further, I do love a good vegetable juice more than a fruit juice. I have been finding juicing difficult in the cooler months, I like to be warm so I decided to juice vegetables with ginger to create that warming effect.

Corporate UK's Wellness Agenda: A Case for Radical Innovation

Priyam Sharma | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Priyam Sharma

The present health crisis in the UK is a national issue and one that employers need to play an active role in managing. Among the several factors contributing to its current state, obesity and stress are said to be at the top of the list as the UK now faces an unprecedented public health crisis.

What Number Really Defines a Healthy Woman?

Juls Abernethy | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Juls Abernethy

The number on the scale or on the tag on my dress does not define who I am as a woman. I have worked with many women for whom the number on the scale dictates not only their mood for the day but how they feel about themselves as women, wives, girlfriends, mothers etc etc.

How a Healthy Get-Away Can Change Your Life

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

If you have ever spent 48 consecutive hours doing nothing but nourishing your body and soul, you know the value of stepping away from routine and taking a deep breath without the distraction of responsibility. A getaway built around an ambitious itinerary may be a great escape when you are looking to shatter monotony, but it can also leave you longing for a vacation from your vacation once you return home.

Can Corporate Well-being Programs Reduce Obesity in the UK?

Adam Strong | Posted 25.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Strong

The key is understanding how our lifestyles have evolved over the past 250 years. Back then when the industrial revolution started, people worked labor-intensive jobs such as farming, manufacturing and mining. Physical activity wasn't a problem it was a way of life as it became integrated into their everyday duties. Most workers were independent, they were either land or business owners.

Nine Ways to Banish Stress in Five Minutes (or Less)

Rebecca Fredericks | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Fredericks

Stress is just a fact of life for the majority of us living in the 21st Century. The mere thought of next week's presentation, the mother in law coming to stay, the kids Nativity play costumes to be made all have the tendency to send our stress levels soaring. Which means the sources of stress are literally everywhere!

Can a Holiday Help You Live Longer?

Paul Joseph | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Paul Joseph

To live longer, we need to start living better. So, if the mutterings of "I need a break" are doing the office rounds, plan a healthy holiday knowing that the reward is not only an escape but the chance to live life longer.