Richmond Villages launches new retirement village pioneering a new model of dementia care in the UK.
Most of our favourite fruits and vegetables can be enjoyed year-round but they are only really at their best in season.
Dr Lynda Shaw explains why sleep is so important to our physical and mental wellbeing.
Some sight-threatening conditions have no symptoms and could cause you to lose up to 40 per cent of your sight before you even notice a difference.
Been putting off those household jobs? Not only will your house be gleaming, you will be burning calories too.
January brings New Year resolutions that not all of us like, here dietician Martha McKittrick answers some of the most common questions about how to commit to a healthy diet and stick to it.
Supporting Barnardo’s with a gift in your Will can help young people like Neesha through the toughest times.
Lack of sleep or disrupted sleep patterns can have a detrimental effect on your work life, relationships and general wellbeing. We asked Rob Hobson how best to change a poor sleep regime.
Isabel de Salis explores the menopause and explains why there is a need to end the silence that surrounds a stage of life that half of humanity go through.
In the first of a monthly series by Dr Sarah Brewer looks at how to keep your circulation healthy during the cold months of the year.
While small health changes may seem insignificant to you, they may help identify more serious issues. Dr Riccardo Di Cuffa explains why.
Statins are among the most widely prescribed drugs for countering LDL and HDL cholesterol levels and managing the conditions of people with cardiovascular disease. Dr Sarah Brewer reveals all you need to know about statins.
We become more susceptible to unsightly and uncomfortable varicose veins as we age, but Alison Cullen and Emma Thornton have tips to ease discomfort and improve leg health.
Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL) affects one in six people every year but is often misdiagnosed – when this occurs the effects can be irreversible.
What effect does eating too much sugar have on our health (particularly for women over 50)?
The biggest lifestyle factors impacting on cardiovascular health are mainly down to lifestyle which is something that can be changed.
New research has found considerable evidence that poor oral health can lead to serious illnesses such as pneumonia and heart disease, especially for those over 50.
After a demanding day caring for others finding time to cook and eat – healthily – is a challenge for many carers. Rob Hobson has some tips to plan and save time at meal times.
Being a carer to a loved one can be isolating and exhausting. Here, Mary Jordan offers tips to reduce the stress and help you share the responsibility of caring more evenly
Rob Hobson shares tips on why a healthy diet is important for you as a carer and the person you care for.
Dr Sarah Brewer explains why women are at greater risk of developing anaemia in later life and how you can bridge the nutritional gap.
Hydration is often overlooked when it comes to health and wellness advice but is just as important as a well-balanced diet and regular exercise. Here are some tips to help you spot the tell-tale signs
BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen is undergoing treatment for bowel cancer after diagnosis late last year.
David Robert Grimes challenges the misconception that cannabis has ‘unreported’ healing powers that reduce tumours and cure cancer.
A poll of 2,000 adults, commissioned by wellbeing brand Healthspan, found the cold and dark winter months result in an increase in illnesses, a lower mood and an overall lack of motivation.
Sticking to the basics of healthy eating and adding green vegetables to your diet can help to boost your intake of nutrients that have been shown to be particularly beneficial for brain health.
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Rob Hobson is a registered nutritionist and Healthspan Head of Nutrition.. He is also author of Cheats & Eats and The Detox Kitchen Bible.
Leading charities warn incontinence is one of the biggest issues for countless people with serious health conditions who they support – but taboo around the topic forces those affected to struggle in silence.
Maria Goddard welcomes the government’s commitment to increase spending on critical health services but says 3.4% is not a long-term solution to making the NHS fit for the future.
Arthritis affects men and women of all ages and can be a huge burden but a social media campaign aims to help people make the most of their lives by sharing their top tips for dealing with the condition.
Laugh, sleep, dance and socialise your way to a happier and healthier brain
Middle age weight gain has a negative impact on your health but something as simple as walking up stairs can help to keep you in trim.
Yoga isn’t just a form of meditation; yoga teacher Mollie McClelland Morris explains how it can also boost your self-confidence.