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Feeding the Olympics

Feeding the Olympics

Keeping everyone fed at this year’s Rio Games will be a culinary challenge of epic proportions. We look at what the athletes will be eating.

Foods Low in the Glycaemic Index

Foods Low in the Glycaemic Index

Scientists have discovered that some types of carbs, once in the body, convert faster to glucose than others.

What to Know About Prostate Cancer Screening

What to Know About Prostate Cancer Screening

What to know about prostate cancer screening and why some doctors don’t think it’s always useful.

The 10 Best Meals to Eat When You Feel Your Worst

The 10 Best Meals to Eat When You Feel Your Worst

Hippocrates had it right when he said, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” When your body feels out of whack, certain foods can help set you back on the right track.

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Six Important Facts to Know About Psoriasis

Six Important Facts to Know About Psoriasis

Relief is possible for sufferers of scaly skin.

Learning to Relax

Learning to Relax

There’s no avoiding it – stress is a fact of life. Learning to relax could be the strongest defence against its debilitating effects.

Controlling Constipation

Controlling Constipation

Although not usually a serious risk to health, constipation is very common, particularly among older, less active people and those whose diet does not contain sufficient fibre.

Secrets and Myths of Hair and Nails

Secrets and Myths of Hair and Nails

From Rapunzel’s flowing locks to eating crusts for curls, our hair and also nails are the subjects of many popular tales, beliefs and sayings. We nail down the truth.
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Overcome Exercise Excuses

Overcome Exercise Excuses

How to keep the momentum going when it comes to working out

If good health floats your boat – get onto oats!

If good health floats your boat – get onto oats!

Oats have long been regarded as a healthy food. Recent scientific research has confirmed this to be the case.

The World's Best-Kept Health Secrets

The World's Best-Kept Health Secrets

Good health can be enhanced and illness prevented or treated in simple ways that anyone can manage. This mix of traditional wisdom and new scientific discoveries can help you stay fit and healthy for life.

Separating Diabetes Myths from Truths

Separating Diabetes Myths from Truths

Despite its prevalence, misinformation surrounds diabetes. Here we set the record straight.

Living With Parkinson’s

Living With Parkinson’s

Day-to-day tasks can be difficult or even impossible for sufferers of this degenerative disease. But there’s good reason to be hopeful.

Five Body Hacks to Perk You Right Up

Five Body Hacks to Perk You Right Up

Beat fatigue and boost your energy levels.

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