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What to eat to reduce risk of heart disease - Doctor explains

New scientific data show how the balance of polyunsaturated fats in nutrition affects the risks of developing cardiovascular diseases, especially in people with a genetic predisposition to them, according to the dietitian Oleg Shvets on Facebook. What the research shows "Researchers decided to find out whether consuming polyunsaturated fatty acids ...


27 Iconic J.Lo Street Style Outfits

The icon has blessed us with fashion moments aplenty (not to mention, his-and-hers style).


Life on the island that was taken over by hippies who lived in caves


The benefits of a daily walk

“Ten thousand steps a day.” It has become almost a religious mantra for anyone embarking on walking as an exercise routine. But you don’t need to adhere to this to feel the benefits of getting outside and stretching your legs. And this magic number has less scientific value than you’d think. It dates back to a Japanese marketing campaign from the 1...


As far as I'm concerned, backless dresses are the only way to survive the heatwave

It's giving drama and access to a breeze


Don’t quit booze – just drink differently: 15 ways to change your life without trying all that hard

1. Don’t give up alcohol – experiment with drinking differently Dr Richard Piper, CEO of Alcohol Change UK The most important thing with alcohol is to get into a situation where you are happy with your drinking. I used to be a very heavy drinker: 60-90 units a week. I can’t tell you how life-changing cutting down has been. To me, life is in colour without drinking, whereas before it was very grey and drab. I would encourage a sense of...


What you can do now to prevent a stroke in the future, according to doctors

What you can do now to prevent a stroke in the future, according to doctors - How to lower your stroke risk at every age


10 science-backed ways to reverse your biological age


Early bedtimes are all the rage with young people – but are they feasible?

Early bedtimes are all the rage with young people – but are they feasible? - IN FOCUS: Nine o’clock is apparently the new preferred bedtime for twentysomethings prioritising shut-eye above all else. Between hectic work schedules, shoddy commutes, and the deadening cycle of life admin, what time does that leave for fun? asks Annabel Nugent


Taylor Swift takes the Cotswolds: a local's guide to the chicest spots

Taylor Swift takes the Cotswolds: a local's guide to the chicest spots - As Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce pinpoint Chipping Norton as their UK base, Maddy Mussen taps up insider Plum Sykes for her little black book of super-rich hangouts


The Mediterranean diet is out — the Atlantic diet is the summer upgrade to know

The Mediterranean diet is out — the Atlantic diet is the summer upgrade to know - This coastal diet could be the smart swap you need for ultimate summer wellness, says nutrionist Louise Pyne


CrossFit champion Sara Sigmundsdóttir on training, rehabbing, and expressing her creativity

'I train for between six and eight hours a day, with breaks in between'


‘After spending £15,000 doing it up the garden is my favourite place to sit’

When Louise and Jesse Boyce viewed their future family home in 2020 the modernisation of the Edwardian property, which had been stripped of its period features, instantly put them off. But a quick Google search revealed its potential. An old listing of the property revealed what it had looked like when its Edwardian features were still intact. On s...


Have a home, or have a life? The brutal reality young adults face

Increasingly, Millennials and Gen Z are also being forced to make brutal choices about what they can and cannot afford to do


'We built our award-winning family home in Crystal Palace from scratch — here's how we did it'

'We built our award-winning family home in Crystal Palace from scratch — here's how we did it' - Architect Will Burges thought he ought to get on with his self-build ambition — now his genius family home in Crystal Palace has been named as Riba London Small Project of the Year


A moment that changed me: I was divorced, broke and alone – but I turned my life around with a list

The silence in the flat was deafening. Having lost almost everything in my divorce, it was now just me in a basement studio flat with black mould. I had no TV, no sofa and the wifi wasn’t set up. I sat at a cheap folding table and made a list. Since my life was no longer going to be the way I had planned – marriage, kids, a dog, a late-Victorian terrace in a country town – I was going to try something else. I was going to do all the things on my...


How boho fashion is making a comeback this summer

How boho fashion is making a comeback this summer - From revival on the runway to Sienna Miller’s return to the high street: here’s why boho is big right now and how to wear it.


This is the best time of day to eat breakfast, according to nutritionists

When you eat is just as important as what you eat


I stayed at an exclusive Austrian health spa to try and fix my chronic health condition

Austria’s Vivamayr gives you full permission to rest, switch off from tech and only think about yourself - rare treats in our fast-paced world. View on euronews


How to lose weight — and keep it off forever

How to lose weight — and keep it off forever - Learn how to control your impulses, and teach your body a new routine, says behaviour change expert Shahroo Izadi


10 Ways To Enhance Natural Curly Hair So You Can Banish The Straighteners Forever

Let those curls thrive, baby!


The science behind why husbands who work from home don’t do the housework

She commutes to the office every morning; he stays at home with the children and a laptop. This is now common among young, middle-class families in the area of London where self-described “work from home husband” Daniel Tannenbaum, 34, lives. “At the school my eldest goes to, there are more dads than mums doing the school run, not just in the morni...


18 best swimming pools in London to take a dip in this summer

There's no better way to cool off.


The make-up tricks which will make you look better not younger in your 70s

On Monday night, Cher looked every inch the glamorous septuagenarian at the premiere of The Bikeriders in Hollywood. Wearing a cropped leather jacket, glittery black cargo trousers and fluttering long eyelashes, the 78-year-old defies the notion that you should “tone down” fashion and beauty choices with age. Her skin looked youthful and vibrant wi...


8 bad habits that destroy mental health and cause depression

There are habits that can negatively impact your mental health or even be destructive to your personality. Therefore, it is worth following advice that can help improve your psychological well-being and overall life, according to Psychological Support. Avoiding your own emotions It is important to allow yourself to feel different emotions. Talking ...


14 pop stars who swapped their music careers for ‘normal’ jobs


I shifted my midlife weight in six months – now I’m fitter than I was in my twenties

I used to be a stylist, working incredibly long hours styling A-list celebrities, and while it sounds glamorous, it was exactly the opposite: you start very early in the morning, finish late at night and if you’ve not got exactly the right jumper, everyone acts as if the world is falling apart. Because the work was so stressful, we all did a lot of...


‘Nobody’s hurrying – not like London’: How Britain’s ‘blue zone’ helps you live to 86

Carving through the lush Devonian lanes from Totnes to Salcombe, via Halwell, Kingsbridge and Marlborough, there doesn’t immediately seem much the South Hams has in common with the Nicoya Peninsula of Costa Rica, or the Nuoro Province in Sardinia, and definitely not Japan’s Okinawa Prefecture. Admittedly, they are all fairly idyllic, photogenic pla...


Over a quarter of people are breaking this important coffee rule


TV property expert Kunle Barker on how to transform your home cheaply and easily

TV property expert Kunle Barker on how to transform your home cheaply and easily - The property expert and TV presenter tells Lisa Salmon how to create the house of your dreams without spending a nightmare amount of money.


14 things Brits living in the US miss most about the UK


"I never worked out - now, at 46, I'm in my best shape ever and proof that it's never too late to find your fitness"

Lavina Mehta MBE built a body for life later in life - and reckons you can, too.


Living on Lanzarote: advantages, cost of living and why choose it

The island of Lanzarote emerges from the Atlantic Ocean as a unique enclave, a land of contrasts where volcanic nature combines with serene beaches and an excellent climate. Deciding to live on Lanzarote is opting for a particular lifestyle, in which the environment's calm and beauty play a leading role.


To live long and strong in retirement, lift heavy weights

Taking up weight-training in retirement can preserve vital strength in later life, research suggests. Danish researchers tracked more than 450 healthy retirees who were randomly assigned to different exercises. The study published online in BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine found that those who took up resistance training with heavy weights fared ...


7 Essential Fitness Skills Every Man Must Know

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I dreamed of travelling while working remotely — then it became my nightmare

The digital nomad lifestyle is not all it's cracked up to be.


I never know what to do with my long hair, but since getting the 'concave cut' my daily styling routine has been so much easier

I'll never get 'just a trim' ever again


I walked for 90 minutes every day for two years — here’s what changed for me

Taking a low-impact walk every morning improved my mood, boosted my wellbeing and made me appreciate nature, and it didn't cost a thing.


Living room makeover ideas on a budget – 10 statement tricks to spruce up a lounge

These living room makeover ideas on a budget offer simple yet chic decorating options – plus a ton of advice


This Guy Lost 80 Pounds and Gained Discipline Through Yoga

Zach Wolf never thought he'd be in a yoga studio in the first place


70 Of The Best Ever Glastonbury Fashion Looks To Inspire Your Packing

From Kate Moss' iconic 2005 ensembles to last year's double-denim obsession.


I started smoking at 14 – and reached 40 a day. A single therapy session changed my life

Smoking has warped my brain. One evening last winter, as I stood outside a pub, cigarette in hand, a friend who works in life insurance decided to calculate the chance of me dying before I hit 60 if I carried on smoking. He quizzed me about my lifestyle, plugging the answers into his death matrix. “If you give up smoking now, there’s a 6% chance you die before hitting 60. If you don’t, it’s 13%,” he concluded. Normal people will see that the...


My husband finds life easy, and ‘corrects’ me because I don’t

The question I am mid-40s and married. My husband is good at dealing with life. He never worries, is never insecure, always positive, has unlimited energy and always has a solution for everything. He deals with our kids seemingly without effort, doesn’t set many rules and never worries if they eat enough vegetables or go to bed too late. Everything is a breeze; rules are to be broken and life must be enjoyed. I am not like that. I like to abide...


US states where people live the longest


'Laoqianfeng' Is China's 'Quiet Luxury': Here's How The Ultra Rich Are Redefining Status Symbols

In China, the wealthiest millennials are showcasing their achievements through unique and understated status symbols, moving away from traditional ostentatious displays of wealth. As millennials, those in their late 20s to early 40s, reach significant life milestones, many are prioritising career progress and unique experiences over conventional sy...


8 Foods to Lower Uric Acid and Protect Your Kidneys

8 Foods to Lower Uric Acid and Protect Your Kidneys #uricacid #healthtips #kidneystone Disclaimer The materials and the information contained on Natural ways channel are provided for general and educational purposes only and do not constitute any legal, medical or other professional advice on any subject matter. None of the information on our videos is a substitute for a diagnosis and treatment by your health professional. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new diet or treatment and with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, promptly contact your health care provide.


What explains Dua Lipa’s inescapable rise? Lockdown, a Madonna-esque work ethic – and her ‘Dadager’

On Friday evening, when Dua Lipa steps onto Glastonbury’s Pyramid Stage, she will be fulfilling an ambition that, as she said recently, “I’ve been dreaming about my whole life. Every time I write a song, I think about how this is going to sound at Glastonbury. That’s my barometer.” For her legion of admirers, Lipa is the shining British star of our...


Woman claims wellness influencer’s advice sent her to hospital with burnt esophagus

Woman claims wellness influencer’s advice sent her to hospital with burnt esophagus - ‘This is the last time I will listen to a health and wellness influencer,’ woman says


I took collagen everyday for two months — here are 3 things that happened

After hearing a lot of good things, it was time for me to try collagen for myself


Chris Whitty reveals the 'old-fashioned' habits best for longer life

Professor Sir Chris Whitty has recommended "old-fashioned" methods for the ageing population to remain healthy - insisting falling sick is not "inevitable".