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

Health & Wellbeing

Yo-yo dieters can still lose weight

Even if you’ve lost and regained weight it’s not too late to shed excess pounds.

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Health & Wellbeing

Get more of the sunshine vitamin to help heal fractures

Why vitamin D could be the one supplement you really do need

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Health & Wellbeing

The good news snacks

Snack on popcorn and raisins for some surprising health benefits.

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Health & Wellbeing

Blood pressure: 'know your numbers'

Find out how to measure your blood pressure and how to lower it.

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Chocolate chip cookies
Health & Wellbeing

Feeling down? Watch out for weight gain

How to curb your 'emotional eating'.

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Health & Wellbeing

Treatments for rheumatoid arthritis

While there's no known cure for RA, treatment options are always improving.

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Health & Wellbeing

Get the best out of your GP

How to make the most of your appointment.

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There are over 100 different types of dementia but most cases are caused by around 10 of the most common conditions and diseases.
Health & Wellbeing

Types of dementia

Find out more about the most common diseases and conditions that cause dementia.

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How to get over a cold

It's just a common cold, so why do you feel so rotten?

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