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Could Beetroot help lower blood pressure?

This versatile vegetable may be doing more than adding a splash of colour to your plate, Dr Emma Derbyshire explains.

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31st Oct 2017
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The three thieves of sight

Diminishing vision may be a factor of ageing but it's important to understand the three main causes of sight loss and the treatments available.

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24th Oct 2017
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Is your stress level damaging your heart?

Do you find yourself lying awake at night? Your stress level could be doing more damage than just keeping you awake.

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11th Oct 2017
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More than feeling blue

Depression is the most common mental health problem in older people. Yet they are often reluctant to seek medical treatment for something they dismiss as ‘the blues’.

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3rd Oct 2017
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Seven steps to a healthier heart

Discover how making just a few small tweaks to your lifestyle can significantly reduce your risk of a heart attack.

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28th Sep 2017
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A feast for the eyes: nutrition and your vision

Keeping an eye out for the right foods to protect your vision and eye health is easier than you think explains Marry Cotter.

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21st Sep 2017
Eloise Craven-Todd
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Act 3, how to have a better life post 50

Feeling the mid-life blues? Life coach and author, Judy Reith, explains how to avoid regret in later life.

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20th Sep 2017
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How to retire healthy

Health is important during every phase of life but approaching retirement it’s particularly important to be at optimum health for your next chapter.

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14th Sep 2017
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Breaking the fast: here’s why breakfast is more important than you think

Find yourself skipping breakfast for a biscuit on the road? Missing breakfast will compromise your energy levels and may even aid weight gain.

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31st Aug 2017
Eloise Craven-Todd
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Eight at home anxiety remedies

With the summer now a distant memory, it's important to keep anxiety and depression at bay as the colder nights draw in.

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30th Aug 2017
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Top tips when booking a GP appointment

Dr Richard Roope from CRUK’s Clinical Champion for Cancer shares his top tips when booking a GP appointment.

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24th Aug 2017
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The natural energy boosters your body craves

Naturopathic nutritionist Amy Morris shares her top tips on the simple and natural ways to boost your energy.

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16th Aug 2017
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Five ways owning a pet can benefit your health

Loyal and loving companions, owning a pet can have a positive impact on mental health.

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14th Jul 2017
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Get a handle on hay fever

Don’t let hay fever rule your summer, try these top tips to reduce symptoms and head outdoors.

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31st May 2017
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Top five common conditions affecting over 50s

Turning 50 doesn't require any drastic life chances but we should be more mindful about health conditions associated with ageing.

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9th May 2017
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Five ways to boost your brain health

Ensure you’re firing on all cylinders with these top tips for looking after your brain health.

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4th May 2017
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Changes to adopt to improve happiness

Most of us could do with more happiness in our lives. Finding simple ways to feel happier can make a huge difference to our happiness levels.

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13th Apr 2017
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10 health habits to adopt during middle age

Make the most of your later years with these top tips for a healthier lifestyle post 50.

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9th Mar 2017
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The 21st century on our eyes

The 21st century is playing havoc with our eyes but there are simple everyday changes that you can make to improve your eye health.

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3rd Feb 2017
Eloise Craven-Todd
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BBC to host a season of films on mental health, across TV, Radio and online

This spring, the BBC will host a season of films on mental health, across TV, Radio and online.

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19th Jan 2017
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Beat those January blues

Don't let the cold and dark winter months keep you in the dumps - follow these simple steps to improve your mood this January.

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16th Jan 2017
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Feeling the strain? Try these seven ways to de-stress

Nutritional Therapist, Lily Soutter explains how simple changes this year will help you to gain back control of your stress levels.

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11th Jan 2017
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Small change, big difference

Forget complicated diets and exercise regimes. Keep resolutions simple and you are more likely to stick to them, says Rob Hobson.

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5th Jan 2017
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Keep your joints pain-free this winter

The colder weather can worsen joint pain – follow these simple steps to help reduce pain this winter and improve mobility.

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22nd Nov 2016
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Keep blood sugar levels low with these top tips

Dr Ben Kelly explains how blood glucose levels can be improved by simple lifestyle changes and offers top tips to get you started.

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14th Nov 2016
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Five tips to encourage a good night’s sleep

Don’t let the changing clocks impact your sleep this winter, follow these five simple steps for a better night’s sleep.

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2nd Nov 2016
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10 health reasons why we should all become tea drinkers

Drinking tea can improve your health in more ways than you think; the following ten reasons explore ways certain teas can keep us healthy.

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16th Sep 2016
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Better sleep routines

Modern life along with work stress and diet can inhibit your ability to get a good night's sleep. Here are some tips to ensure a much needed restful night.

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24th May 2016
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The retirement you deserve

Your retirement is a time to reflect and reinvent yourself explains Dr Lynda Shaw.

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19th Mar 2016
Lynda Shaw
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Stay young at heart

Dr Sarah Brewer explains how a balanced diet and good nutrition can help protect your heart health.

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4th Feb 2016
Sarah Brewer


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