Lesley Dobson has written health features for Saga Magazine and website for eight years.
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.
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