Jane Murphy

Jane Murphy

Jane Murphy is a freelance writer, who specialises in health and wellbeing features. As well as Saga, she contributes regularly to titles including Health & Fitness, Top Sante, Slimming World, MSN and All About You. She was shortlisted for the Mind Journalist of the Year Award in 2006 and is a member of the Guild of Health Writers. She tries her best to take her own healthy advice - but doesn't always manage it.

Latest Articles from Jane

High protein foods
Health & Wellbeing

Are you getting enough protein?

From how much you really need to eat each day to the best vegetarian sources.

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If your parents drank and smoked, are you more likely to follow suit?
Health & Wellbeing

Do your parents still affect your health?

Why if your parents smoked or drank alcohol, you’re more likely to do the same.

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Gossip
Health & Wellbeing

9 benefits of bad habits

Daydreaming, fidgeting and other bad habits that may have a positive side.

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Gut bacteria
Health & Wellbeing

Should I take a probiotic?

Before you splash out on probiotics, take a look at the facts behind the headlines.

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Blue light emitted by digital devices is one of the worst culprits for messing with melatonin levels.
Health & Wellbeing

How to stay asleep all night

Keep waking up in the early hours and can't get back to sleep? Try these tips.

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Shngles
Health & Wellbeing

All about shingles

Learn more about shingles symptoms and whether you can have a vaccination.

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Good sources of zinc include red meat, shellfish, dairy foods, bread and cereal.
Health & Wellbeing

Are you getting enough zinc?

Learn more about the benefits of zinc and how to ensure you're getting enough.

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Confident woman on beach in swimsuit
Health & Wellbeing

10 things that get better with age

Lift your spirits with our list of things that start to improve as you mature.

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Sources of magnesium
Health & Wellbeing

Are you getting enough magnesium?

It helps lower blood pressure, promotes good sleep and improves bone health and more.

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