Nothing could be more precious than our eyesight, yet evidence shows that 50 per cent of sight loss could be avoided through improved eye care and early detection of problems when they do occur. Studies suggest that exposure to high levels of sunlight throughout your life may damage...
From supermodels such as Miranda Kerr and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley to celeb trainers and actresses – they’re all at it. And all credit their super-slim figure, glowing skin and wrinkle-free looks to the daily ritual of chugging back a glass of fresh juice. Green juices are the latest thing...
We’ve all been there… You go to slip into your slinky party dress only to find it’s mysteriously shrunk. What do you do? Wear magic knickers and breathe in? Swap it for something you don’t like? Go panic-shopping for a new dress? Scrap that. The sensible option is to...
1. Make friends with magnesium Did you know that chocolate cravings could indicate a lack of this vital mineral? Chocolate is high in magnesium, which could explain why many women tend to crave the good stuff prior to their period, as this is when magnesium levels tend to dip. Try...
It’s official - food is the new fashion. We update our wardrobes with new threads when the seasons change, so why not re-think your eating habits too? In 2015, we guzzled green juices, nibbled on avo toast and chowed down on more than our fair share of courgetti....
From expensive superfoods to grabbing a convenient smoothie on the go, eating well and keeping up with food trends isn’t cheap. Cambridge University recently found that eating healthily costs three times more than eating unhealthily. They tracked 100 key food and drink items over 10 years and discovered...
If there was a popularity contest for veggies, kale would win hands-down! This leafy green veg is a favourite among hipsters, health aficionados and celebrities alike thanks to its outstanding nutritional benefits. If you’re not already a fully paid-up member of the kale fan club, its low-calorie, high-fibre...
Cholesterol in food rarely matters. You'd think the obvious thing would be to eat fewer of the top cholesterol-containing foods such as prawns, organ meats and eggs. But, for most people, the amount of cholesterol in the diet has very little impact on the amount of cholesterol circulating in their...
What woman can’t recite a list of healthy habits she wants to keep? Lifting weights, running more, drinking eight glasses of water a day, wearing SPF to protect skin, booking regular smears, and not forgetting planning in regular meditation to beat stress.  The habits themselves might change, but one thing...
If you’ve been blaming your body shape on your sweet tooth, it might be time to give yourself a break. Research from the University of Cambridge has revealed that your slimming success could hinge on how you fared in the genetic lottery, rather than the strength of your...