Lesley Dobson

Lesley Dobson

Lesley Dobson has written health features for Saga Magazine and website for eight years, and has also worked for many other magazines and websites, including Sainsbury’s Magazine, Good Housekeeping, NHS Choices and Weight Watchers. Her favourite healthy habits include walking her dog, getting plenty of sleep – and just enough chocolate.


Latest Articles from Lesley

back pain
Health & Wellbeing

Lower back pain: self-help tips

Here’s our five-point guide to managing your lower back pain.

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Take control of your snacking
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Take control of your snacking

Find out how to beat those snack attacks and manage those extra pounds.

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Carbohydrates: a case for and against
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Carbohydrates: the case for and against

Carbohydrates are often blamed for weight gain, but is it true?

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Mature couple laughing and walking in the sun
Health & Wellbeing

Two minutes an hour to better health

Put a little more energy into your exercise and reap the rewards.

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Good sources of fibre
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Fibre: how much do you really need?

Are you eating enough fibre? Find out how much you should be eating.

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Pairs of glasses on an eye test chart
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Help with healthcare costs

There are ways to get help with your health costs – find out here.

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Two mature men running on the beach laughing
Health & Wellbeing

Why laughing is good for your health

Scientific evidence shows how laughter is good for both body and mind.

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Senior woman looking thoughful
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Post-menopausal bleeding

The menopause usually means an end to periods. But not always.

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Mature couple laughing and playing chess in the park
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Five ways to supercharge your memory

If the facts you used to call up easily evade you, you need our five-point plan.

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