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5 Ways to Eat Well During The Festive Period
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5 Ways to Eat Well During The Festive Period

December is upon us and all the festivities provide endless opportunities for us to overindulge. There's the pre-Christmas catch up with friends, the works Christmas do, the Christmas Day binge and the Boxing Day leftover gr...

Food Unwrapped Christmas Special
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Food Unwrapped Christmas Special

Tune in on Tuesday 12th December at 8pm on Channel 4 for the Food Unwrapped Christmas Special. What if your stuffing had chocolate in it? What on earth is Tofurkey? Could we have found the world's...

Dr Helen Joins Food Unwrapped as Presenter
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Dr Helen Joins Food Unwrapped as Presenter

Food Unwrapped is a longstanding series on Channel 4 in which Kate, Jimmy and Matt travel the world to explore the secrets behind our favourite foods. Helen debuts in the Supermarket Special in w...

5 Reasons to Try Yoga
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5 Reasons to Try Yoga

I use to think that Yoga was just stretching with a bit of meditation... until I actually tried it. Oh how wrong I was! I attended my first Yoga class 5 years ago in Sheffield. It was an advanced Ashtanga class and I was def...

8 Ways To Eat More Fruit and Veg
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8 Ways To Eat More Fruit and Veg

In 2003 the government launched the 5-a-day campaign to encourage us all to eat more fruit and vegetable. Since then, a study (2014) from University College London found "People w...

Start 2017 With Mindfulness
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Start 2017 With Mindfulness

For many of us a new year is a chance for a fresh start. Our bodies take a bit of a battering over the festive period when we overindulge on food and booze, so it makes sense to try and start the ...

What is Super-Gonorrhoea and Can I Catch It?
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What is Super-Gonorrhoea and Can I Catch It?

Super-Gonorrhoea: a little red bug with an orange cape flying from sex life to sex life spreading the love? Not quite so heroic. Super-gonorrhoea is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and is m...