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What Makes a Skin Expert?

Dr Anjali Mahto | Posted 04.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Anjali Mahto

In the past week alone, I have already lost count how many times I have seen "expert" comments in the popular press by self-proclaimed skin specialists.

Easy Life Hacks to Think Your Way Slim

Victoria Wills | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Wills

So, we've officially dived-in to the bikini and flip-flops season. And like many of us, you might be trying to convince yourself that a punishing new gym regime is the way forward if you're going to squeeze into your swimsuit or beach shorts.

Using 'Willpower' to Lose Weight Will Doom You to Failure

Victoria Wills | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Wills

By trying to use 'willpower' to stop you overeating, you're embarking on a vain attempt to overrule three millions years of evolution. It's a pointless exercise unless you REALLY know what you're doing.

Atchoo! Hayfever and Alcohol

Laura Willoughby | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Willoughby

If you do drink, you may want to think about what type of alcohol you have. Spirits like vodka, whiskey, gin and rum have less histamine than beers, ciders and wines. Red wine seems to be particularly high in histamine, so may be best avoided at the times when you suffer from hay fever symptoms.

Stuck? Three Easy Keys That Turn Your Life Around...

Sacha Knop | Posted 07.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sacha Knop

Now you're kicking your own butt for failing AGAIN at something that SHOULD be simple. If you can't change this ONE little thing, how can you POSSIBLY succeed at the bigger dreams you have?

A Student With Blood Cancer Just Beat 1 In 25 Million Odds To Find A Stem Donor Match

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A matching stem cell donor has been found for the 24-year-old London student whose fight with blood cancer inspired more than 20,000 people to registe...

Are Kids in Danger of Forgetting Real Food? A New Report Suggest So

Hattie Garlick | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK Parents
Hattie Garlick

What's in a name? Well, if the name is 'chicken nuggets', it could be up to 14 different ingredients, according to research published yesterday by the University of Nottingham.

Breast Cancer: Green Tea's Amazing Properties!

Hilda Glickman | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Hilda Glickman

Have you ever wondered if there is anything you can drink to help prevent breast cancer? Well the latest research shows that there certainly is. Many studies have shown that green tea has amazing anti-cancer properties, which make it an ideal drink for anyone trying to live a healthy life.

Golden Rules of Clean Eating

Hedi Hearts | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Hedi Hearts

Have you heard of clean eating? It's the new buzz phrase in nutrition. The days of calorie counting and low fat diet foods are soon going to be a thing of the past and in its place whole and natural nutrition.

Everything You Need To Know About Miranda Kerr's Go-To Drink, Alkaline Water

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Earlier this week, former Victoria's Secret Angel and all-round mega babe Miranda Kerr announced her love for alkaline water. "I follow an alkaline...

Stop Selling Yoga - A Positive Rant

Nova Milesko | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Nova Milesko

Yoga is not about money. It never can be, which is why it is wonderful that everyone and their dog is now a yoga teacher. A world full of yoga teachers is a world of conscious conscientious people who are actively trying to make the world a better place.

Why Slow Travel Is Healthy

Layne Lieberman | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

People who have the time and resources enjoy the sense of adventure that comes along with the travel experience. However, traveling from one place to another creates challenges and often feels more like work than a vacation.

Lucuma Is The Tropical Wonder Fruit You Need In Your Life

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Lucuma yellow-fleshed South American fruit packs a powerful health punch with its glorious abundance of antioxidants, fiber, carbohydrates, vitamins a...

8 Tips For Banishing Belly Fat Like A Boss

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If the winter's-worth of chocolate clinging to your midriff is losing its cute appeal, then we've got some tips and tricks to help send it packing. ...

Plus-Size Fitness Instructor: 'You Can Still Be Overweight And Healthy At The Same Time'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A plus-size fitness instructor is sticking two fingers up to expectations within society that anything other than skinny means unhealthy. Charlott...

My Experience of Chicken Pox to Author

Lisa Roukin | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

There are some experiences in life that spur a person to make positive changes. One such experience for me came in the form of Chicken Pox. At the ripe age of 36, I was struck down with a severe case which had me holed up at home for a month and feeling truly miserable.

Health Benefits Of Alcohol May Be Too Good To Be True

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Almost every month a study will suggest alcohol is good for our health, and each and every time we head to the pub feeling a little less guilty. Bu...

8 Home Remedies For Sickness That Actually Work

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

From soup to Echinacea, a lot of classic home remedies for illness actually have some scientific background. Thanks to Mitchell Moffit and Gregory ...

This Is How Often You Should Wash Your Pyjamas

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When was the last time you washed your pyjamas? A week ago? Or maybe a fortnight? Or even a month? While you might think they're clean, chances...

Terminally-Ill Doctor Fights For Dignity Of Fellow Cancer Patients

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A terminally ill doctor who launched a "compassionate" campaign to encourage fellow healthcare staff to introduce themselves to patients, has been bac...

Spirulina Might Smell Gross, But It's Super Good For You

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Spirulina has been knocking around on the planet for a long time, but it's only recently become a staple superfood in pantries of the health conscious...

This Could Be The Unexpected Cause Of Your Excessive Sweating

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

To stay healthy, it's important to replace the fluids we lose when we sweat, breathe and urinate by drinking water. But a health expert has warned ...

These Are The Most Obese Countries In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Around one in every four adults in the UK is obese, but how do we size up compared to the rest of the world? A new map indicates that the global ob...

How Your Weekend Lie-In Could Be Damaging Your Health

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

After a tough week at work, it's tempting to turn off the alarm and lie in late at the weekend. But having a drastically different sleep pattern at...

How Sitting All Day Could Undo All That Hard Work In The Gym

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us know that to be fit and healthy we should be doing at least two and a half hours of physical activity per week. But did you realise that...