In a novel exploring themes of motherhood, womanhood, blended families, career changes, and hypnotherapy, Nikki Vallance asks if it is nature, nurture, destiny, or decision-making that leads us to where we are right now? And she does so through a … Continue reading
When writer Lisa Hobman left England in 2012 and relocated to Scotland, she instantly knew her growing writing career would be surrounded with boundless inspiration. And it’s paid off with gusto, with Hobman achieving bestseller status on both sides of … Continue reading
Increasing the amount of fruit and vegetables people eat lowers their risk of clinical depression, new research has found. The study discovered that eating, for example, four extra portions of fruit and vegetables a day can boost people’s mental health … Continue reading
Eating breakfast is supposed to lead to less calorie consumption during the day. But new research suggest that skipping breakfast may not cause us to overeat later. Juggling the demands of modern life can leave little time for breakfast, despite it … Continue reading
Inspired by the fact that most give up on their new year’s resolutions on February, Simply Gym has created a guide to keeping to your health and fitness resolutions all year long, including some motivation tips and monthly goals to … Continue reading
The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS) recently revealed that the popularity of cosmetic surgery in the UK took a nose dive in 2014. The reported number of procedures performed during the year was down by 9% from 50,122 … Continue reading
Three leading research funders from the UK and North America have joined forces to launch a new global initiative called MEND or, MEchanisms of cellular death in NeuroDegeneration, with a fund of $1.25m USD (£820,000/$1.56CDN) for targeted research into brain … Continue reading
Children who eat breakfast regularly, particularly a high fibre cereal breakfast, had lower risk for type 2 diabetes than those children who ate breakfast infrequently, according to new research The results came from research among 4,116 9–10 year old children … Continue reading
Drinking strong coffee may be good for the liver, scientists in the US have discovered. Coffee drinkers were found to have lower levels of abnormal liver enzymes that are a sign of damaged liver cells. Researchers used information from the … Continue reading
World Osteoporosis Day falls on October 20, 2014, and within the motto of “Love your Bones,” this year’s theme is “Real men build their strength from within.” This theme was chosen to bring attention to the fact that although osteoporosis … Continue reading
Reducing consumption, even among light drinkers, can improve heart health, reduce body mass index, and bring down blood pressure. According to a large new international study, even moderate drinking may not be good for the heart. The study defines light … Continue reading
The Body Rescue Plan can help you to lose up to 2.5 stone in 12 weeks through mindset, detoxing and fitness, says celebrity trainer and author Christianne Wolff who gives us tips to keep on track. “I see endless exercise … Continue reading
Boots No7 today unveils two new anti-ageing serums which it claims are even better than those that flew off the shelves a few years ago after research found them as good as professional anti-ageing creams. The two new serums which … Continue reading
Boosting levels of vitamin D in obese older woman boosts weightless and cuts levels of a damaging blood protein. A study of 218 women, half of whom were given a placebo and the others 2,000 international units (IU) of vitamin … Continue reading
Lynne from Bolton will be celebrating her 60th birthday this year and feels she has been battling her weight all of her life. Lynne started taking the weight loss supplement Obethin in October 2012. She is 5ft 2” and was … Continue reading
Often recognised by sight but not necessarily by its name, Xanthelasma is an unpleasant skin condition which, for many throughout the UK, can have a significant impact on self-esteem. Helping to shed some light Here Vicki Smith, Clinical Director of … Continue reading
US plastic surgeon and skin cancer expert, Dr Justin Piasecki MD, has the rare distinction of being the only surgeon who is double-board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Facial Plastic … Continue reading
They say fitness is a state of mind. But training with highly skilled, dedicated personal trainers can make the task of building a new body a lot more manageable. An elite of fitness trainers now preach mind, body, diet and … Continue reading
Anything that is called ‘diet’ is normally doomed to failure for most people. But The Body Reset Diet is different. It’s not really a diet because you are not restricted to one food category and you won’t feel hungry. The … Continue reading
Neuroscentist, Dr Lynda Shaw reveals her top 10 brain exercise tips to keep those brain cells growing
London: A natural supplement, made from plant antioxidants in the Bergamot pear, has been shown to reduce several health risks resulting from taking the cholesterol busting drugs known as statins.
Toronto: Researchers have found that a substance in Persian saffron may hold the key to reducing nerve inflammation in sufferers of multiple sclerosis.
Stockholm: A four-year trial of CoQ10 and selenium has revealed a significant reduction in the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease among supple- mented men and women.
Fiona Kirk, nutritionist and author of two much-acclaimed fat loss books, So What the F*** Should I Eat? and 2 Weeks in the Fast Lane is on a mission to prove that soup CAN and WILL make you thin and help you rediscover your waistline in just 10 days with her exciting new eBook: Soup Can Make You Thin.
Elderly people in care homes are more likely to be deficient in the anti-inflammatory mineral selenium, according to a report in The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging.