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Are you struggling to sleep?

During the cold and dark months, it's important to get enough sleep to keep you energised and motivated. Here are our top tips for a better night's sleep.

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31st Jan 2018
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Six health reasons to reduce your alcohol consumption

It’s no secret; alcohol consumption needs to be carefully monitored. Reducing the amount you drink helps keep your health goals on track.

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31st Jan 2018
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Give a little back this year

Setting yourself a personal challenge is far more rewarding when it’s for a good cause. Find out who you could help with Dimbleby Cancer Care.

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29th Jan 2018
Robin Pritchard
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Exercise keeps the mind sharp post 50

Dr Sally Norton explains how exercise helps keep the mind attentive and sharp during the ageing process.

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24th Jan 2018
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A diet, but you can still eat chocolate

There's a new diet on the block and this one lets you eat pasta and chocolate. Jackie Wicks explains.

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18th Jan 2018
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Tops tips to boost your immune system

Bounce into the New Year with Dr Riccardo Di Cuffa’s top tips for a flu-free January.

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17th Jan 2018
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How to beat blue Monday

Breeze through the Monday blues with these top tips shared by sleep and energy expert Dr Nerina Ramlakhan.

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15th Jan 2018
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How to effectively ward off winter flu

Flu season has a tendency to follow you into the New Year but how exactly can you avoid the lurgy and treat it quickly if you do get struck down?

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10th Jan 2018
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Four yoga poses to strengthen bones

Improve your bone health and reduce anxiety with these simple yoga positions that can be carried out at home.

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9th Jan 2018
Janey Lee Grace
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The healthy trends to look out for in 2018

Sticking to the New Year’s resolutions has never been easier. Nutritionist Kim Pearson shares her predictions for the top healthy food trends of 2018.

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3rd Jan 2018
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A nutritionists Christmas survival guide

Nutritionist Kim Pearson, shares a few of the things she does over the festive season to stay healthy without avoiding mince pies and fun altogether.

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19th Dec 2017
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Party all day, sleep all night

Alison Cullen shares her top tips for keeping the festivities flowing without the added exhaustion felt by many over the Christmas holidays.

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13th Dec 2017
Eloise Craven-Todd
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Five reasons to stock up on honey this winter

It doesn't just taste great on your breakfast, honey is packed full of health and beauty benefits explains Emily Abbott.

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7th Dec 2017
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Nine ways to add chia seeds to your diet

When it comes to the nutritional benefits of eating chia seeds, the list is endless.

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28th Nov 2017
Eloise Craven-Todd
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Seven days to top up your vitamin D

It’s difficult to get what you need from food alone but certain foods still provide us with a useful source of vitamin D.

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22nd Nov 2017
Rob Hobson
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Five tips on how to eat more mindfully

Learning to eat more mindfully could be a far more effective way to lose weight than dieting, Lisa Beasley explains.

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14th Nov 2017
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Six ways to combat winter bleakness

Don’t let the darker days damped your mood and stay energised this winter with these top tips.

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7th Nov 2017
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Health > Care and carers

Thinking about paying for your own care?

Lucy Harmer, Director of Services at Independent Age, offers advice on what to think about if you need to pay for your own care.

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2nd Nov 2017
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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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Health > Men's Health

Is your prostate healthy?

Prostate problems mainly affect men once they reach 50. Are you at risk?

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26th 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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Health > Women's Health

Could your diet be the answer to combating menopause?

If you’re struggling with night sweats and fatigue, changing your diet could help ease your symptoms explain Nutritional therapist Karen Newby.

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18th Oct 2017
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Health > Women's Health

Women with disabilities may be missing out on cancer screening

Health study shows cancer screening services are not taken up by thousands of disabled women

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13th 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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Health > Nutrition

Five reasons science tells us to eat more chocolate

Did you know that small amounts of dark chocolate can boost your health, from improving your mood to helping tame a cough?

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9th 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
Eloise Craven-Todd
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Health > Fitness

A fitter frame for a fitter brain

Can’t remember the last time you went to the gym? Well, your lack of exercise may well account for that, in more ways than you might think.

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26th 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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Health > General Health

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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