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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 25.02.2015 | 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 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Spirulina has been knocking around on planet Earth for more years than you can shake a stick at. The microscopic equatorial algae used to make up p...

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...

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 10.02.2015 | 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 21.02.2015 | 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 30.01.2015 | 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.