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Forget kale and nut butters: fermented foods are the one big health trend we’ll...

Everything you need to know about kefir – the fermented drink causing a stir in the health world

Practically everything comes in pill form these days, but which ones are actually important?...

These are the 3 supplements most worth considering – according to a doctor

Sparrows and starlings have suffered “alarming” declines in the last 40 years while other...

Public urged to join world’s biggest garden wildlife survey in 40th year

We all know we should use less plastic – especially single-use plastic. But it...

Still failing to give up single-use plastic?
3 common smear test myths dispelled

Dr Kristy Lau offers some reassuring advice on why you shouldn’t delay getting tested....

From faster recovery times to new materials: 7 ways hip replacement surgery has advanced

At the age of just 31, Andy Murray is considering more surgery on the...

The dos and don’ts of being a vegan gardener

If you care about what you eat, you probably care about how food is...

4 of the best Chinese herbal remedies for restoring your health

Christmas may be over for another year, but the most important date in the...

Why the humble tea towel is your best new workout accessory

The tea towel is an ordinary kitchen cloth, used mostly for the washing and...

5 of the most amazing health benefits of eating pears

Pears are sweet, juicy and the perfect way to satiate an after-dinner sweet tooth...

What to do if someone you’re with is having an asthma attack

Only people who have asthma can fully understand how scary it is to have...

Duke of Edinburgh crash: What are the rules for older drivers?

The Duke of Edinburgh’s car crash at the age of 97 has prompted debate...

You could save the world with the ‘planetary health diet’ – but what can you actually eat?

A diet that can avoid premature death and safeguard the Earth at the same...

Phillip Schofield has been doing Pilates for the past 6 years – here’s why it’s good for older men

With a self-proclaimed “core of steel”, Phillip Schofield is proof that you can be...

Feeling blue? These books on happiness can help to lift your spirits

Keep these mood-boosting reads on your bedside table during the dark and dreary winter...

How to prevent joint pain flare-ups from cold weather

We’re a nation that knows a thing or two about joint pain. With around...

This is how experts think you should portion your food – and it might surprise you

Even if you’re not the kind of person who resolved to overhaul their diet...

How to have your wisteria dripping with beautiful blooms

Spring may seem a long way off, but if you prune your wisteria now,...

Get ready for Season 8 of Call the Midwife

The most-watched programme on Christmas Day was Call The Midwife on BBC1, with a TV...

As fibre is hailed as life-saving – 6 easy ways to hit your recommended intake

It’s January, so chances are you’re taking a long hard look at your diet...

Save the Eagles Day: The best locations to see one of the world’s most iconic birds

It’s National Save The Eagles Day! Celebrated on January 10 every year, this little-known...

Gyms and workout classes through the years

For many of us, a new year means a new fitness routine – or...

Statins: What’s the debate all about?

As well as being the most commonly prescribed medication in the UK, statins are...

Why are we all so obsessed with nostalgia?

If you get together with a group of old friends, chances are you’ll spend...

Kate turns 37: Could this be her happiest year yet?

It’s hard to tell exactly what age you’ll be the most content. Of course,...

The art of dating in your 50s – according to the experts

Dating is a minefield, there’s no two ways about it. From ghosting to first...

Exercise hormone may help combat Alzheimer’s, research suggests

A hormone released during exercise may protect the brain against Alzheimer’s disease, research suggests....

5 great gardens to visit on your travels

Planning your holidays? Want to take in some gardens while you’re away? Hannah Stephenson...

Les Miserables watched by 4.5m despite complaints about lack of songs

The first episode of the BBC’s lavish adaptation of the Victor Hugo classic Les...

Quiz: Are these foods real meat and dairy, or a vegan substitute?

Over the past couple of years veganism has expanded from curiosity, to fad, to...

Is drinking too much water bad for you?

Modern health trends come and go, but one piece of advice that doesn’t ever...

Alaska at 60: 8 reasons to visit America’s ‘last frontier’

It is difficult to put into words just how big Alaska is. It is...

The new cult diet everyone is taking about: What exactly is the Dubrow diet?

If you’re the type of person that keeps an eye on the dieting industry,...

Make 2019 your best year yet!

Too many resolutions are hard work and, let’s face it, you’re never going to...

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