UK Lifestyle

Father's Day Adverts Harness The Laziest Kind Of Sexism Towards Men

Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Gallagher

What does it say about women's expectations of male peers if advertisers know they can successfully sell us products by embarrassing a man who might be perfectly happy smelling like roses?

Five Things We Learned About Fitness in May

Chris Hall | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Hall

Another month has been and gone, and with it, the usual stream of brand new fitness research has appeared. But what does this new research say, and how can you use to to benefit your training?

Eating Whole Grains May Prevent Early Death, Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Having a diet rich in whole grains, such as brown rice, oats and Weetabix, could significantly reduce our risk of early death, a new study suggests. R...

How To Combat A Migraine Attack

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A migraine is more than just a headache. An attack is normally accompanied by symptoms of nausea or vomiting, as well as oversensitivity to light, noi...

Eatwell Guide Promotes Industry Wealth Not Public Health, Argues Expert

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The government's latest Eatwell Guide does not offer healthy diet recommendations and has been formulated by too many people with industry ties, a lea...

6 Simple Activities To Combat Stress

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Whether it's concern over work, our finances or family, none of us are immune to feeling stressed. According to the NHS, stress is defined as "the fee...

Want to Play Hipster Bingo?

Melanie Haynes | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Melanie Haynes

I often spend time in the two main 'hipster' neigbourhoods in Copenhagen. To be clear I am not totally against some of the changes to these places but I'd like to see it slow down (but that is a more serious debate for another day, probably on my blog).

Don't Be Scared of Carbs for Fat Loss

David Kingsbury | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
David Kingsbury

When it comes to carbohydrates, keep them focused on your training days. Only you will know when that is, but eating carbs on training days will help boost your performance, the subsequent recovery and your metabolism overall.

Me, Myself and Anxiety

Lizzie Griffiths | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lizzie Griffiths

In a world where we are now all connected by social media, with people appearing to be natural extroverts where they freely share their thoughts, views, experiences, and what they ate for breakfast, it's hard to admit to being a natural introvert.

A Bit Of What You Fear Does You Good

Olivia Cox | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Cox

When I was growing up, my mother would torment me with words like 'balance' and 'moderation'. It just all seemed so boring at the time, but I guess the moral of the story is that she was (as per) quite right. It's good to feel scared occasionally, especially when it motivates action. But only when you can feel utterly unafraid later.

Are Processed Foods Really That Bad?

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

It's in the news weekly: 'processed foods are bad for you', 'processed are the cause of obesity and heart disease'. But is that based on any real evidence? And, what is the definition of processed foods anyway?

Australian Couple's Wedding Is The Most Hipster Thing We've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A couple have upped the stakes for hipsters everywhere with their beautifully "organic" wedding bash. Kat Kleu, 30, and Michael Malone, 27, tied the ...

Michelle Heaton Reveals 'Insensitive' Letter She Received From NHS After Hysterectomy

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Michelle Heaton has revealed her upset over a letter she received from the NHS following her hysterectomy. The 36-year-old underwent the procedure las...

This Guy's Gran Did The Politest Google Search Ever

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

When Ben John opened his nan's laptop, he noticed something unusual. His grandma, called May, had run a Google search to find out what the Roman numer...

The Official Guidelines Around Saturated Fat Could Be Set To Change

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The government is reviewing its dietary guidelines on saturated fat following growing concerns that it's been unfairly "demonised" in the past. Under ...

How to Stay Healthy When Travelling

Melissa Noakes | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Melissa Noakes

As a busy professional I was almost constantly on the plane. It meant that my weekly routine was almost always interrupted and it was hard to find the right food choices, do my workout or make any kind of time for myself.

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked To Migraines In Young Adults

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're prone to migraines, you might be deficient in vitamin D, a new study has suggested. A high percentage of children and young adults who suff...

Man And HIs Dog Recreate Adorable Childhood Photo 15 Years Later

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Gordon Delacroix and his dog, Birdy, have been inseparable for 15 years. On Imgur, the proud owner shared a photo of the day he and the pup met, then ...

Swing Like You're Winning

Lisa Regan | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Regan

10,000 swings of a kettle bell- sure why would anyone want to do that? So obviously when the challenge of doing this over 20 workouts with a 16kg bell and 500 swings per session was put to me, I thought ok I'll do it. I don't really have any fear of trying things; like I have fear but not being able to do something wouldn't hold me back from even attempting.

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.

What People Say About You and How to Care About It

Becky Walsh | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Becky Walsh

When people want to tell us who we are, it's important to consider what they have to say. They may have something to teach us. But their perspective is based on their experience. Ultimately, they must be heard through the filter of the love you have for yourself. Don't take somebody else's word over your own heart. That is resilience. 

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.

The Ticking Time Bomb of Cervical Cancer

Robert Music | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Robert Music

We have previously undertaken research which has shown that there are so many reasons behind women not attending screening and these vary across age groups, ethnicities and socio-economic groups. Lack of time, embarrassment and not understanding what the test is for are but a few.

Gymnast Performs Jaw-Dropping Move To Get Out Of Pool

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

This gymnast has given us serious pool-exiting goals. While most of us struggle to leave a swimming pool gracefully via a ladder, the talented woman h...

Public Cervix Announcement! Get to Know Your Body

Professor Martin Widschwendter | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Martin Widschwendter

Being told that you have a gynaecological cancer can come as a total shock - especially as many women in the UK are not even aware that there are in fact five forms of gynaecological cancer - Womb, Ovarian, Cervical, Vulval and Vaginal.