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Health news and features

  • Monday 3 August 2015

    Exercise is good for your brain

    Being active is good for your body – it’s a message we hear often. But did you know that increasing your fitness can give your brain power a boost too? Read On
  • Monday 3 August 2015

    Look lively - tricks to look less tired

    If your behaviour makes you seem tired, others will see you as having more wrinkles, puffy eyes and droopy skin, according to a study published in medical journal Sleep. So find out how to trick yourself into feeling and looking more awake with these techniques. Read On
  • Monday 3 August 2015

    What to eat to keep your teeth healthy

    Brushing, rinsing and flossing are obvious ways to keep your teeth and gums healthy, but what you eat also has a major impact on whether or not you’ll suffer with gum disease or experience tooth decay. Find out which foods and drinks to avoid and which to go for. Read On
  • Wednesday 29 July 2015

    10 ways to feed your brain

    Did you know 60 per cent of the human brain is composed of fat? It needs a steady supply of healthy fats, plus other key nutrients, to function at its best. Here's what to eat and drink to boost your brain power. Read On
  • Thursday 23 July 2015

    10 ways feel more energised

    Diet and wellbeing blogger Judith Wills shares her tips for feeling more energised, plus shares a recipe for poached rhubarb with elderflowers. Read On
  • Wednesday 22 July 2015

    Healthy eating in hot weather

    Judith Wills looks at some of the healthy eating benefits of a heat wave and shares her recipe for couscous salad, adapted from a Mary Berry recipe. Read On
  • Monday 20 July 2015

    Ten ways to trick yourself slimmer

    A healthy balanced diet and regular exercise hold the key to staying in shape but there are plenty of little tricks you can try to help yourself. Read On
  • Monday 20 July 2015

    Find time to be healthier – without even noticing

    Think you don't have enough time to take care of your health? Learn to multi-task. Here are 10 ways to turn everyday activities into wellbeing-boosters. Read On
  • Wednesday 1 July 2015

    All about gut microbes

    Diet and wellbeing blogger Judith Wills takes a look at research into the microbiome, or gut bacteria, that reveals it is far more important than previously thought. Read On
  • Thursday 25 June 2015

    Can chocolate really be good for you?

    Diet and wellbeing blogger Judith Wills takes a look at recent research claiming that chocolate is good for your health. Read On
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