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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 02.10.2014 | 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 01.10.2014 | 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 26.09.2014 | 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...

Could This Detect The Deadliest Cancer Before It Spreads?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Doctors may introduce a breath test designed to detect early signs of lung cancer which could help lower the disease's death rate. It comes after s...

Permission to Shine, 10 Steps to Breathtaking Hair

Rob Blakeman | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

Banish build-up! Product Residue is one of the major causes of bad hair days by weighing the hair down. A good quality detoxifying shampoo is the best place to start.

People In This Country Suffer From A Sweet Tooth More Than Anyone Else In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

According to the World Health Organisation (W.H.O), adults with an average BMI should eat about 25g of sugar per day - that's the equivalent of about ...

This Study Answers Which Diet Is Best

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

From Atkins and Paleo to Cambridge and Weight Watchers, the amount of diet plans out there is mind boggling. But new research has suggested it doe...

Mind and Body

Florence Sogga | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Florence Sogga

In my ignorance I had reduced this 3,000 year old practice into a simple exercise class. I wasn't in it for the 'hippy dippy' chanting and veganism, I was in it for the abs. Irrespective of the whole 'cool' new revival you wouldn't catch me chanting cross legged, or wearing a red bracelet. I liked meat, wine and enjoying life. I liked having fun.

This Is Why You Should Get To Know Your Neighbours

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Neighbours aren't just handy for watering your plants while you're on holiday, they could also improve your health. New research suggests people w...

Could This Spell The End Of Heart Transplants?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

British scientists have launched a pioneering trial to see whether gene therapy can potentially replace heart transplants. Lee Adams, a 37-year-old...

9 Foods To Keep You Looking Young

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We are constantly being told that we are what we eat, but could there be an element of truth in that? The types of food we munch on not only affect ou...

Why We're More Frightened Of Dementia Than Cancer

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As we get older, people are more fearful of developing dementia than cancer, a new poll has revealed. Two thirds of people over the age of 50 fear ...

Why Every Health Nut Is Using Coconut Oil

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The coconut may be the latest fruit to gain superfood status courtesy of its mineral-packed water, but it's time for its oil to take centre stage. ...

A Simple Meditation For Your Brilliant Mind

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

Meditation is not a religion. Nor is it a tradition involving levitation while sitting cross-legged on the floor pretending to be an all-knowing master of the universe. Meditation, sometimes disguised as boredom, slows our breath, lowers our heart rate, relaxes our mind and provides space for self-exploration while restoring our natural energy.

3 Secrets To Get A Flat Tummy

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A toned tummy is a hard thing to attain but not impossible, if you know the right moves. Sadly, it takes more than just sit-ups to pull off the look, ...

How Your Bikini Wax Might Give You An STI

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In 2014, having a bikini wax is a common beauty treatment for women who wish to fight the fuzz - but after reading this you may be more inclined to em...

Could Dehydration Be The Thing Making You Gain Weight?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Feeling thirsty is your body's way of saying you are already dehydrated. The trick is that you want to keep yourself hydrated throughout the day so th...

Summer Fitness

Diana Moran | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Moran

Whatever our age we all want to look our best in the sunshine and this means watching what we eat and being active to help us keep our bodies toned, trim and fit for summer. Summertime should be all about fun in the sun, so make sure you get outdoors whenever possible.

Conscious Living, What Is It, Why and How?

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

What exactly does "conscious living" mean? In a nutshell, it means to be aware of your thoughts, speech and actions in every moment without causing harm to yourself or those around you. This basic approach to life may sound simple, but after centuries of tribal conditioning, living with absolute awareness requires deliberate observation and on going personal development.

One In Three Brits Admit to Fighting Stress With Sugary Snacks

Jerrine M Lowe | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jerrine M Lowe

Nearly half of the UK's adult workforce are more stressed than 12 months ago and according to a study released today a third are unable to go a whole day without turning to a sugary snack for relief.