Health & Fitness

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  • 61 Top health and beauty tip of the week
    Help blend concealer that’s too pale for sunkissed skin with a swish of bronzing powder over the topFreeze a few eye drops on a spoon and hold against skin for...

  • 62 Treatment of the week
    It's one of the most indulgent and therapeutic treatments you can enjoy at a spa or salon. But what is hot stone massage – and is it right for you?...

  • 63 Mikyla Dodd reveals stunning new figure
    She used to call herself the "fat girl from Hollyoaks" when her curvy shape made her stand out against the show's famously slender stars. And after losing three stone on...

  • 64 How the stars stay in shape: actress Sheree Murphy
    "To get back in shape for summer, I put a picture of myself on the fridge. It's from before I had kids, so it's a little bit unrealistic, but it's...

  • 65 How the stars stay in shape: TV presenter Emma Griffiths
    "I use light weights to elongate the muscles and cycle and do lots of rowing on the machines, which works your upper body while exercising your legs as you push...

  • 66 How the stars stay in shape: singer Natasha Hamilton
    "I think diets are boring and getting into a general pattern of healthy eating is worth it if it means I can avoid them. I eat little and often –...

  • 67 How the stars stay in shape: singer Lisa Scott-Lee
    "I used to think that by missing breakfast I was doing well. But actually I've found it kick-starts my metabolism so I eat whether or not I'm hungry, going for...

  • 68 Nutrition: Citrus switch
    Swap your orange juice for the real thing and not only will you get twice as much vitamin C, an orange will give you half the calories of a large...

  • 69 Wellbeing: Tastier water
    If you'd like to drink more water to enable your body to function at its best, but resent spending pounds every day on bottled brands, you can make tap water...

  • 70 Wellbeing: Bottled cool
    If sitting in front of a fan still isn't giving you enough relief from the heatwave, freeze a bottle of water – pour a little out first, to allow space...

  • 71 Wellbeing: Keeping your nose clean
    We now know that, between flower, tree and grass pollen, hayfever can be an almost year-round problem. Angela Chalmers, chemist at Boots, recommends using a vaporiser as it cleans out...

  • 72 Wellbeing: Online yoga directory
    With the likes of Madonna and McCartney among its celeb fans, these days yoga is one of the UK's most popular forms of exercise and relaxation. And now there's www.allaboutyoga.co.uk...

  • 73 Nutrition: The future's orange
    Mandarins are reckoned to cut the risk of developing liver cancer and hardening of the arteries, according to a couple of studies in Japan. Even better, juice containing carotenoids, the...

  • 74 Health: Go brown for optimum health
    We all know that brown rice and bread are much better for our health than white, not least in terms of fibre intake. But did you know refining brown rice...

  • 75 Health: You can see it in the eyes
    Catching up with This Morning's Dr Chris Steele about the launch of his website, www.thefamilygp.com, he gave us a handy sign to watch out for in relation to high cholesterol...

  • 76 Fitness and exercise: Walk off the pain
    If you're prone to aches and pains after resistance training, finish your session with a brisk walk – it stimulates blood flow which helps get rid of waste products that...

  • 77 Nutrition: Smoothie solution for seeds
    We all know how important seeds are to our diets, but if you find their taste and texture unpalatable, liquidise them into smoothies instead – particularly because the nutrients are...

  • 78 Health: Keep eyes shining bright
    Victoria Beckham and Kate Moss are renowned for their trendsetting taste in sunnies. Let's hope they apply the same good sense to their children. The fluids, lens and cornea are...

  • 79 Health: hayfever hints
    Did you know that for optimum results from your hayfever treatments you should really start using them a couple of weeks before the onset of the hayfever season, to allow...

  • 80 Health: Keep eyes looking perky
    Did you know water retention is one of the prime causes of puffy eyes – and one of the main reasons for water retention is dehydration? So drink lots of...



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