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  • Frozen berries
    Nutrition

    What dietitians want you to know about so-called processed foods

  • Woman on Blue Monday
    People

    “Blue Monday doesn’t raise awareness about mental health – it harms our understanding of it”

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    Wellbeing

    We asked 58 women what makes them feel healthy. Their answers were surprisingly simple

Latest Stories

Cervical cancer screening: why women’s health campaigners are criticising the extension of testing from 3 to 5 years in Wales
Health

The reason so many women are outraged over Wales’ changes to cervical cancer screening

A petition to reverse the decision has gained over 1.1 million signatures.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
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Wellbeing

This is the underestimated way to improve your gut health

Just another string to exercise’s bow.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Med diet pasta
Nutrition

Are we guilty of glamorising the Mediterranean diet?

Experts say the diet has changed dramatically over the past 50 years.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Eating more fruit and veg
Nutrition

How to eat more plants this Veganuary with barely any effort

Eat above your five-a-day in no time at all.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Alice Porter
Published

“Will catching Covid affect my long-term fitness?”

One writer wonders if contracting the virus will change the way she exercises.

Woman drinking wine alone in the dark room
Health

What it’s like to give up drinking alcohol to curb hangxiety

Hangxiety is the negative feeling we get after a session of drinking alcohol.

Posted by
Leah Sinclair
Published
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Strength

Expert tips for nailing Veganuary, from keeping up your willpower to crucial supplements

Make easy work of a plant-based month.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
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Books

A life less boozy: 9 quit lit reads to inspire your Dry January

Raw, funny and moving memoirs from women who gave up alcohol.

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
Omicron, lateral flow tests and New Year’s Eve 2021: how to celebrate safely during Covid-19, according to a doctor
News

What are we meant to do without any lateral flow tests before New Year’s Eve?

Read this before panic ordering a PCR test.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
selection of alcoholic beverages believed to give different types of hangovers
Food and Drink

Do different drinks give different hangovers? We bust the myths

Prosecco hangovers are the worst... right?

Posted by
Kimberley Bond
Published
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Kayleigh Dray
Published

12 meaningful resolutions to make this new year, according to Marie Curie nurses

These are, without a doubt, the only resolutions we need to make for 2022.

Covid-19 testing: how effective are lateral flow tests?
Health

Are lateral flow tests accurate? A doctor explains everything you need to know

Amid surging Omicron cases, this is how you should be using lateral flow tests correctly.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
Omicron
Health

A simple breakdown of what you need to know about the Omicron variant

Scientists said research findings are positive, but continued to issue warnings.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Syrona Health founders
Health

"Women’s health is still underfunded and under-researched – so we created a business to change that"

Virtual gynae clinic founders Chantelle Bell and Anya Roy want to improve healthcare for anyone with a uterus

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Health

Chronic illness at Christmas: “Why I’ll be celebrating at my own pace this year”

“Christmas 2020 was a turning point for me. Able to take the day at my own pace, it was the most restful holiday I’ve ever had.”

Posted by
Hannah Turner
Published
A woman doing squats during a home HIIT workouts
Workouts

12-minute workouts are here to save your festive season

Sometimes, shorter really can be better.

Posted by
Aiden Wynn
Published
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Workouts

Why you need to start protecting your wrists during exercise

It’s time to stop ignoring your sore wrists.

Posted by
Alice Porter
Published
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Amy Beecham
Published

A straightforward guide to what to expect after your Covid-19 booster jab

Over 18s in the UK are being invited to book theirs now.

Friends cheersing wine glasses in a pub garden after lockdown.
Life

“Will drinking ruin my fitness progress?”

Something to read before the alcohol haze of Twixmas.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published