Sweet soup to keep you warm

Winter is here for a few more months, so warm yourself up with this sweet potato and orange soup – it’s the perfect comfort food on chilly days and winter nights.

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Family

Eat yourself healthy with the Eatwell Guide

Public Health England has launched the new Eatwell Guide, which has replaced the Eatwell Plate as the blueprint for healthy eating.

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Family

How to put a spring in your step

Whenever the season changes from winter to spring, one of the things many people start thinking about is getting into shape.

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Heart

How far can you run?

Do you get out of breath running for a bus? If so, you’re not alone. According to new statistics from the British Heart Foundation, almost half of women and two fifths of men say they’re so unfit, running for the bus would leave them out of puff.

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Weight Loss

Drink up: how to stay hydrated when you’re exercising

Whether you’re entering a marathon this year or you’re simply getting started with an exercise programme, one of the important things you should know about is staying hydrated.

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Giving up Smoking

Giving up smoking: how to stick with it

If you made a New Year’s resolution to quit smoking, congratulations if you’ve managed to resist the urge to give in so far. However, giving up isn’t easy for most smokers, so don’t beat yourself up if you’re not exactly sailing through the experience.

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Family

Campaign urges over-40s to live healthier lifestyles

We may be living longer than ever, but many people in the UK are spending their retirement living with ill health, says the latest campaign from Public Health England.

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Giving up Smoking

Coping with dry winter skin

Spring flowers may already be showing signs of life in some parts of the country, but the ongoing cold winds remind us that winter’s not over yet – and we could be in for several more weeks of low temperatures.

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Giving up Smoking

Smoking and the silent killer

More than a million people in the UK could be living with a serious vascular condition that can lead to leg amputation or a fatal heart attack, says the British Heart Foundation. And as many as 90 percent are smokers or ex-smokers.

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Healthy Skin & Beauty

Keeping up with Kim

She may not be an actress, musician or artist, but Kim Kardashian – who turns 35 this October – is arguably one of the world’s most famous women

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Healthy Skin & Beauty

Don’t bake, fake

With so many great self-tan products available, you don’t have to risk sunburn to get an all-over golden glow. Here’s how to do it:

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Giving up Smoking

Coping with dry winter skin

Spring flowers may already be showing signs of life in some parts of the country, but the ongoing cold winds remind us that winter’s not over yet – and we could be in for several more weeks of low temperatures.

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Allergy

Spring clean your meds

Whenever the season changes from winter to spring it’s an ideal time for many of us to clear out lots of clutter and generally give our homes a thorough cleaning.

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Healthy Skin & Beauty

Does your sunscreen technique measure up?

The British public is confused about how and when to apply sunscreen, suggests a survey carried out by the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) to mark this year’s Sun Awareness Week.

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Childhood Health Assessment

Find out how you and your child are doing with this short assessment.

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