Nutrition

  • 1 Get your eating habits back on track with a kickstart detox
    The festive season is a lot of fun. However, with the excess of food and alcohol that it entails, Christmas time can be detrimental to health, beauty and well-being. So...

  • 2 Good vs bad: The fat facts
    People are, generally, confused about eating fats, and which are the good 'ones' and the 'bad' ones. According to government guidelines, a maxiumum of 35 per cent of the energy...

  • 3 Treat your skin to a good night's sleep
    Skin care isn't something that's reserved for day time. In fact, the night, and the time you spend asleep, are fundamental for skin regeneration and healing. There's an awful lot...

  • 4 Getting your figure back after the summer
    Even if you spent the run-up to the summer focused on your personal 'operation bikini', the chances are you've returned to the fray only to find you've brought back a...

  • 5 Beat the bloat
    Did you know abdominal bloating is one of the most common digestive complaints? The possible causes include inadequate diet, stress, sedentary lifestyle... And changes in schedules and routines due to...

  • 6 Feed your hair
    Most experts agree that hair grows best when we follow a healthy diet. Quite simply, healthy eating is good not just for our bodily health, but also for our hair...

  • 7 How menopause affects your skin
    When menopause is mentioned, we tend to think of hot flushes as the most common symptom, but they certainly aren't the only one. Along with changes to blood vessels, bones...

  • 8 Pregnant? Treat yourself with sunflower seeds
    During pregnancy, it's essential for the expectant mum to watch her diet, both for her own sake and for that of the baby.One essential nutrient, especially during the early stages...

  • 9 Hair styles and hair loss
    During the summer we're more likely to give our locks a break from the hairdryer and let them dry naturally. But has it occurred to you that we sometimes substitute...

  • 10 Keeping your figure over the summer
    In the run up to the summer, we're all hard at work trying to shake off those extra kilos so we can do justice to our new bikinis. But once...

  • 11 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...

  • 12 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 outer beauty...

  • 13 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...

  • 14 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...

  • 15 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...

  • 16 On the road: wise eating, safe driving
    Just because your holiday starts with a long car journey it's no reason to leave good eating habits by the wayside. In Spain, where holidays are taken very seriously and...

  • 17 How much water does your body need?
    The exact figure depends on health, sex, age, lifestyle and the climate we live in, but on average, our bodies are 65% water. And each day we lose around two...

  • 18 Is there a link between diet and headaches?
    Many of us know at least one person who avoids certain foods because they say they trigger headaches. The chances are these friends are right, as there is scientific evidence...

  • 19 Speeding up hair growth: is there a quick solution?
    Most of us have had moments when we've wished our hair would grow a bit faster - especially when the hairdresser has snipped off rather more than expected! Of course...

  • 20 Enjoy your hols and build a Britney-style bikini body
    Britney Spears looks to be back to her best with a successful tour behind her and her body looking fighting fit as she relaxes by the pool. Not all of...



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