Nutrition

  • 21 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...

  • 22 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...

  • 23 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...

  • 24 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...

  • 25 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 the summer 'exodus' is expected...

  • 26 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 and a half litres of water through urine (1500...

  • 27 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 to back the connection between...

  • 28 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, when it comes to hair cuts, nothing...

  • 29 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 us, however, have the benefit of a world tour to...

  • 30 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 vitamin A compound...

  • 31 Nutrition: Pumping iron, feel the heat
    Spinach is full of vitamins A and C with a little calcium as well as – obviously, for everyone who remembers Popeye – iron. And you may think that filling your salad bowl with its leafy greenery...

  • 32 Nutrition: Vitamins help cut cancer risk
    New research indicates that pre-menopausal women can cut by a third their risk of breast cancer - an illness that has affected stars like Kylie Minogue and Anastasia - by increasing their intake of vitamin...



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