Weight Loss

Go chocolate free this March

As the nation prepares to give up chocolate for the British Heart Foundation’s Dechox campaign in March, the charity claims one in 10 people feels their chocolate habit has officially got out of hand.

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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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Personal Issues

Top tips for marathon runners

If you’ve entered to run the London Marathon this year, you may well be be clocking up some serious hours of training right now. Preparing correctly could mean the difference between completing the course in your personal best time and ending up with a painful sports injury.

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Family

How to keep children safe in the sun

With the school holidays fast approaching, most children will soon be spending more time outdoors, either here in the UK or on holiday abroad.

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Family

Walking: a great way to burn off Easter egg calories

Despite having the best intentions, many people overindulge during the Easter holidays, with chocolate arguably the main culprit.

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Heart

Run a marathon over a month to boost your heart health

Worldwide, physical inactivity is thought to cause more than five million deaths each year, says the health charity British Heart Foundation (BHF).

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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

Stoptober: have you signed up yet?

Thinking of giving up smoking? Then why not join in the mass quitting challenge Stoptober, which aims to encourage the UK’s remaining smokers to quit together this October.

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Dental

How smoking can affect your mouth

If you took part in the recent Stoptober challenge to give up smoking for 28 days during the month of October, one of the things you may have already noticed is how much better your food tastes.

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Giving up Smoking

Give up and give yourself a pay rise

It may just be a coincidence that this year’s No Smoking Day is the same day as the government’s Budget (March 8, 2017).

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Allergy

How to keep skin itch free this summer

Summer may be the ideal time to show off your skin – but not if it’s itchy, red and inflamed. Here’s a quick guide to keeping your skin itch free while the weather’s hot…

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Healthy Skin & Beauty

Psoriasis reduces happiness

People with psoriasis are 24 percent less happy than the average Brit, says a digital study of 1,400 people with the skin condition.

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Healthy Skin & Beauty

Home or away, sunburn affects too many Brits

More than one in three British people have been sunburned in the last year while in the UK, with almost half of those holidaying abroad also affected by sunburn says a report by the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD) to mark Sun Awareness Week (May 8 - 14, 2017).

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Childhood Health Assessment

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

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