Are Ayurvedic principles the antidote to stress?

Considered by many scholars to be the oldest healing science, Ayurveda has been taught for thousands of years, and it could be just what our hectic lives need.  I’ll confess: I’m an Ayurvedic virgin. I’ve heard of doshas and I’m partial to a veggie daal, but I’m ashamed to admit ignorance of the 3,000-year-old science of life. While the ancient […]

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7 different types of poo and what they’re telling you about your health

The most obvious sign of how healthy we are on the inside is what comes out of us – our poo. This is your expert-led guide to smell, texture and colour (and what that all means). Poo isn’t something that we tend to talk about much, even – or especially – when we’re experiencing difficulties down there. But with so […]

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Are personalised supplements better than generic vitamins?

Post-Covid, personalised supplements and nutrition are gaining in popularity as we all strive for optimum health. Given the differences in the ways we react to foods and nutritional products, is targetted supplementation the future of vitamins?  Hands up if you’ve taken a vitamin or other supplement in the last week. The UK vitamin and supplements market was worth an estimated […]

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January Kickstarter: Can being hungry really affect our emotions?

This January, we’re on the search for quick, accessible hacks to kickstart 2023 in the strongest way possible. Today’s nutrition kickstarter: understanding hunger better. My friends and family all know that I don’t cope well with being hungry. On a scale of ‘my stomach’s just started rumbling’ to ‘I can’t even string a sentence together I’m so hungry’, I’m pretty […]

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January Kickstarter: these are the stretches to prioritise when you’re in a rush

This January, we’re on the search for quick, accessible hacks to kickstart 2023 in the strongest way possible. Today’s strength kickstarter: five stretches everyone needs to try. Have you ever dashed out of your gym class during the cooldown, desperate to crack on with your day? Or skipped the suggested stretch section of an online class? If so, you’re not […]

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Refuel with this vibrant, vegan creamy squash and orzo recipe

Looking for the ultimate post-office dinner to warm the cockles and tantalise the taste buds? This recipe from Julienne Bruno, a new vegan cheeze company, is the one. Are you looking for the perfect wintry weeknight supper? Want to knock together a warming, satisfying and nourishing dish post-workout? This creamy orzo dish has all the vibes of a risotto, but […]

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“The 80s workouts that are keeping me fit and motivated”

Bored of your usual HIIT sessions and running daily laps around the block? One writer makes a case for jazzing up your weekly fitness routine with an online 80s aerobics class. I have never understood why most gyms and fitness instructors insist on pumping out soulless, monotonous chart music. Yes, I understand that it tends to have a perfect tempo […]

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