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10 foods proven to relieve stress

Stress can make us crave junk food and increase our levels of fat-promoting stress hormones that lead to weight gain around the tummy, hips and thighs, says Charlotte Watts, author of The De-Stress Effect.  These ten foods are proven to relieve stress 1. Celery When you’re under stress, sleep may suffer and …

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5 foods that prevent heart disease

Want to know how to prevent heart disease? Nutritionist Robert Hobson gives us a ‘heart to heart’ about what to eat to preventive main cause of death in the UK  Heart disease is a leading worldwide cause of death, being the top cause of death for women in the US, and …

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What to eat for ageing skin

If only we could stay young and beautiful forever (sigh). Bit diet can help. Nutritionist Rick Hay explains what to eat for ageing skin. Whether you’ve sun bathed on a white sandy beach, lived in an air polluted city, affected by stress, eaten unhealthily or all of the above, you …

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What to eat for better sleep

When it comes to sleep eight hours is said to be the magic number. If you find yourself struggling to sleep and constantly cranky, our Nutritionist Rick Hay explains exactly what to eat for better sleep According to new research published by the University of California, global warming could lead to …

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Foods to boost your mood

This year’s World Health Day theme is depression so we have a brain food special. Whether you’re stressed, depressed, tired or nervous, leading nutritionist Jenny Tschiesche has help Why can some foods help calm us down whilst others provide a real boost to our mood? Our gut communicates with all cells in the …

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4 superfoods your skin needs this spring

Nutritionist Rick Hay explains the nutrient-rich foods that could help your skin renew itself from the inside out – some could even help protect your skin from the sun’s rays There are foods and there are superfoods. If you’re looking for a helping hand to all of those skincare creams you’ve …

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5 supplement mistakes even smart women make

From taking too much or not enough, to buying cheap – women like you are making supplement mistakes that could be damaging their health. Anna Magee reports To take or not to take, that is often the question. Indeed, every day delivers a new – often conflicting -piece of advice …

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The rise of healthy partying

Fitness leisure, combining your health goals with socialising, is on the rise as we become a more health conscious nation. Healthista picks the best five ways to get involved in the new healthy partying Ever stuck for ideas about what to do with your bestie that can be deemed as a …

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