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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...

Juice Founder's Ridiculously Healthy Diet Sparks #MyDayOnAPlate Spoof

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When Kara Rosen, founder of PlenishCleanse, took part in The Telegraph's My Day On A Plate feature, we're guessing she didn't expect the interview to ...

Why Is Matcha Green Tea Good For You?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

By now you are probably au fait with the many health benefits of green tea - it has been linked to cutting the risk of stroke, heart disease and diabe...

This Is Your Body On A Juice Cleanse

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

With people like Gwyneth Paltrow and Millie Mackintosh raving about its benefits, juice cleansing has become big news in the healthy eating world. ...

'I Feel More Confident Now' Says Woman Who Lost 6.5 Stone For Health Reasons

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who lost 6.5 stone has said that wanting to be healthier was the key motivation for her dramatic transformation. Sam Akerman was 21st 9lb a...

Kalettes-New Veggie on the Scene

Layne Lieberman | Posted 23.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

Move over kale and those mini cabbages we call Brussels sprouts---there is a new kid on the block called Kalettes.

Celebrity Diets To Avoid In 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It happens every year - a celebrity tweets about a diet and before long we're typing the key words into Google and replacing every item of food in our...

Why You Don't Need To Feel So Guilty About Your Coffee Habit

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Put the kettle on, because tea and coffee could be good for your health. In a new study of nearly 9000 people, scientists discovered drinking three...

Tried and Tested, Valmont Facial for Men, the Dorchester Spa

The Spa Spy | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

I've tried many facials in the past and it's been pretty much the same procedure as it would be for a female clientele. The main difference with some male grooming spa menus is that they swap the natural aromatherapy products for musky scented creams and potions. I guess this swap is supposed to make us feel more masculine - in reality it can be somewhat overbearing.

'We Are Killing Ourselves': Britain's Obesity-Fuelled Cancer Problem

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 26.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As many as one in four people in the UK are thought to be obese, and it seems all that extra weight is have a serious impact on the nation's health. ...

Why You Should Be Drinking More Coffee

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Good news coffee lovers, your favourite drink could be doing your health the world of good. Drinking up to four cups of coffee per day can cut your...

Your Best Chance At Preventing Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Over eight million people die from cancer worldwide each year, but according to the World Health Organisation, at least one-third of all cancers are p...

Smoothies And Fruit Juices Have The Same Amount Of Sugar As A Coke

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Many of us assume fruit juice is a healthy way to start the day - after all, in the last year we've been advised to up our fruit and veg intake from f...

'I'm Able To Socialise' - How Weight Loss Surgery Changed One Man's Life

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A 33-year-old man has said weight-loss surgery changed his life for the better after it helped him lose more than 23 stone. Wayne Mentessi, weighe...

My Relationship With Food

Lisa Roukin | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

I've always had a complicated relationship with food. A foodie for as long as I can remember, by the time I was 13, I weighed 13 stone. Constant teasing and self-consciousness finally led to a full-blown eating disorder in my late teens. After a great deal of hard work I managed to conquer my illness, and thankfully my love of food remained.

All Your Cold And Flu Questions Answered

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's that time of year again, when you give in and don your winter coat and style it out with the ultimate accessory - tissues. You can catch cold ...

Could Grapefruit Juice Be The Key To Weight Loss?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Never mind the Cambridge, Atkins, Paleo or 5:2 diets, scientists have discovered that consuming grapefruit could help people lose weight. A study ...

Men Strive for That Body Beautiful Too

Jordi Sinclair | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jordi Sinclair

We're under no illusion that the majority of women would prefer someone with a "six-pack" as opposed to a "keg". Women aren't plastering 45 year-old men with beer bellies on their Facebook Page, they're posting pics of Channing Tatum with his shirt off shaking his "groove thing" during "Magic Mike"...... And that puts pressure on us.

Preaching Isn't Working!

Nigel Denby | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nigel Denby

It's something I never thought I would suggest, but a daily vitamin and mineral supplement for everyone could be a simple, and precise, solution to Britain's greatest health problem. The over fed and undernourished both lack vital nutrients for good health.

Make Love, Moisturise and Drink Tea This Autumn...

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

Autumn is officially upon us and we are more than ready for the falling leaves and unlimited cups of hot tea. As the temperatures shift, so do our internal seasons

A Quarter Of People Around You Have Poo On Their Hands

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We're feeling a sudden and overwhelming desire to wear surgical gloves for the rest of our lives. The reason? A study has revealed that our hands are ...

Chickenpox: How To Spot The Signs

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The first thing that springs to mind when you think of chickenpox is children, and you'd be right to think that as the virus mainly affects their heal...

This May Help With Migraines (And Costs Nothing)...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Here at HuffPost UK Lifestyle, we've long been fans of meditation, and according to a new study, the practice may have more benefits than we first rea...