Diet

  • 21 The basics of a healthy diet
    Good health is the foundation of beauty, and a healthy diet is the foundation of good health. By watching our diet to ensure it includes certain foods, we can make sure that the foundation is as sound...

  • 22 Don't hide your knees!
    With the imminent arrival of the good weather, we'll be donning our summer skirts and dresses and knees will 'come to light' again. But if they've spent the winter covered by woolly tights or trousers,...

  • 23 Mediterranean diet - for your hair!
    We've heard time and time again that olive oil is good for our health, but there's more to it than that. It's also a useful beauty ally. And if you're looking for a quick and easy trick to improve dry...

  • 24 Getting the kids to eat more fruit
    Fresh fruit offers one of the most delicious and refreshing forms of sweetness to be found, loaded with vitamins, fibre and natural raw sugars. Sadly though, given the choice, all too many modern kids...

  • 25 Get ready, get set... but just don't forget to warm up!
    With summer just around the corner, many of us have suddenly realised it's time to start a new keep-fit routine in a hasty attempt to shed those unwanted winter kilos. There's no doubt this is a good...

  • 26 Weight loss know-how
    Diets and weight-loss are big business, and all of a sudden this nutrition plan or that fitness-and-health regime becomes the focus of media attention. For those of us who seem to spend our whole lives...

  • 27 A question of constancy
    When we talk about an exercise routine we tend to focus on the word 'exercise' rather than on 'routine'. But it's precisely the routine element – i.e. the regularity and constancy – that's...

  • 28 Do it right: dieting
    There's still some time to go before summer is with us and we want to flaunt our figures in strappy tops and swimsuits. But, as the days get longer and the warm weather approaches, for lots of us it's...

  • 29 Broccoli: good for you, good for your skin
    The terms 'fresh', 'green', 'organic' and 'natural' are frequent when referring to the 'gastro-cosmetics' movement which harmonises beauty treatments and gastronomy, and cares for both inner health and...

  • 30 Spring into the new season
    We've had the spring equinox and spring is officially with us; the days are getting longer, the birds are nesting, gardens are bursting with life, and everywhere is brighter and lighter. Maybe you'd like...

  • 31 Eating after exercise
    However often you go to the gym, and however religiously you follow through the exercise routines, if you want the calories you eat to be converted into energy and not fat, you need to pay attention to...

  • 32 Eating for energy
    Spring is in the air, and as we look forward to longer, brighter days, most of us notice that our energy levels start to pick up and we begin to feel revitalised after the dreary days of winter. But for...

  • 33 So you want to gain weight?
    When people talk about having weight problems, we almost always assume they're talking about being overweight; we forget that there are some people who actually have difficulty putting weight on. Theirs...

  • 34 Don't put the weight back on
    First of all, if you've slimmed down to your target weight, congratulations! Dieting is tough, and if you've struggled to get there, it would be a real shame to see the kilos creep back on again. Most...

  • 35 The time is right... to start a diet
    Dieting is tough enough at any time, so don't make it even harder for yourself by choosing a particularly difficult time to start. Whatever form of diet you choose, once you get into the habit, it all...

  • 36 Feed your skin
    Have you ever stopped to consider that the health of your skin depends on many factors, not just your skin-care routine? One of the most important influences is your diet, and different foods have good...

  • 37 A baker's dozen of dry skin secrets
    We don't think we'll be revealing any secrets by reminding you that moisturising is the key to dealing with dry skin: no doubt you found that out long ago. But we do think we've got a few tips you might...

  • 38 Three keys to a flat stomach
    Many of us battle with extra kilos that seem to head straight for the tummy area, but if you want to turn a fat belly into a flat belly, there are three key elements to focus on:

 Exercise
 Abdominal...

  • 39 Beauty question: Is my hair loss normal?
    It's autumn and the leaves are beginning to fall; strangely, many people will also be noticing increased hair loss at this time of year. Let's take a look at some of the reasons behind hair loss and whether...

  • 40 Tricks to combat stress: breathe deep; eat well
    Stress has become a part of modern life and it seems we all have moments when things get too much and we feel snowed under with pressure on all sides. There's no simple solution, of course, no way to instantly...



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