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8 Foods With a Surprisingly Short Life, Even in the Refrigerator

You shouldn't wait to eat any of these items.


People Swear by Drinking Yerba Mate for Weight Loss: ‘The Best Solution’

Experts break down the benefits of drinking yerba mate for weight loss and as an addition to an all-around healthy lifestyle.


Youth long-term sickness is driving labour crisis, research suggests

People in their 20s are more likely to claim they are too sick to work than those in their 30s and 40s, amid fears a youth mental health epidemic is driving the crisis in Britain’s labour force. In a new report laying bare the scale of the sickness emergency, the Resolution Foundation think tank reveals that around 6pc of people in their early 20s ...


Young women turn to fundraising sites to bypass NHS for breast surgery

Young women who identify as men are turning to fundraising websites to bypass the NHS to have their breast tissue surgically removed. Females using the sites blamed long waiting times for NHS gender identity services, which include therapy, puberty blockers, hormone therapy and surgery. One JustGiving user, aged 27, wrote that “Like many other tran...


Trinny Woodall will take HRT 'until the day she dies'

Trinny Woodall will take hormone replacements for the rest of her life. The What Not to Wear star spoke out about her post-menopausal hormone therapy, describing how she combines it with other lifestyle habits. "I’ll be taking HRT until the day I die," Trinny, 60, revealed in a feature for the Sunday Times. The fashion guru and makeup entrepreneur ...


Recovering from an eating disorder is harder than getting sober

I’ve been on a book tour for the past 10 days. I imagine this is what it is like to be Taylor Swift, if Taylor Swift stayed in a Travelodge on the side of the M5 and had a suitcase full of M&S frocks and Nike trainers rather than sequinned bodysuits and Christian Louboutin thigh-high boots. It’s been an absolute joy to get to meet folk who not only...


Stan Bowles: Football maverick dies aged 75

Stan Bowles, the former Queens Park Rangers and Manchester City forward and one of the great mavericks of English football, has died at the age of 75. His death follows a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease, which was first diagnosed nine years ago. Bowles, who was capped five times by England, enjoyed a colourful 17-year playing career at a host ...


Professional Faqs: Are Diabetics Recommended To Have Peanut Butter?

Expert opinion from Syeda Maria Fatima MSc Foods & Nutrition · 2 years of experience · Canada Peanut butter is a great snack option for people with diabetes. It has a low glycemic index, meaning it does not cause a spike in your blood sugar levels. It is also packed with heart-healthy fats and is a great way to incorporate more protein in your diet...


Why your risk of cancer changes as you age – and what to look out for at 40, 50, 60 and beyond

A cancer diagnosis is perhaps one of the most devastating events which can occur within your lifetime, but the varying forms of cancer which might strike depends very much on your age. Research from Cancer Research UK shows that a third of all cancers are diagnosed in over 75s, but the type of cancers which impact us in old age tend to affect diffe...


Professional Faqs: What Diet Should I Follow If I Have Tuberculosis?

Expert opinion from Azhar Rao MBBS · 6 years of experience · India People with TB (Tuberculosis) do not need to follow a special diet but they should definitely follow a healthy diet. TB patients should try to include following foods in their diet: Fruits and vegetables. Milk and other dairy products. Meat, fish and eggs. Oil seeds and pulses. Cere...


Spring clean your lifestyle for a healthy gut and better sleep

Entering a new season could be the motivation you need to get your health on track. As we approach spring in the northern hemisphere, we are experiencing warmer and lighter days. This could be a great opportunity for you to strive for a healthier lifestyle. Registered Nutritionist Dr Lucy Williamson has explained how to spring clean your lifestyle ...


Family of film make-up artist call for inquest after treatment by physician associate

The family of a celebrated film make-up artist has urged the coroner to investigate his death amid concerns over his treatment by a physician associate (PA). Christopher Tucker died aged 81 from sepsis caused by a bladder infection on Dec 14, 2022. A PA at the Royal Berkshire Hospital had performed a cystoscopy, an invasive bladder procedure, on hi...


Cardamom: Nutrition Professionals Weigh In on the Optimal Amount.

This article examines the quantity recommendation of cardamom from three health experts with different backgrounds and experience. It provides information on the maximum recommended dose of cardamom powder or extract, as well as the potential health benefits of consuming it. The article also provides advice on how to safely consume cardamom and cautions against using it as a substitute for medicines. This article serves as a guide for...


Justin Timberlake cancels free London show due to illness

Justin Timberlake has cancelled his free London show due to illness. The singer announced last week that he would be performing a free one-off show in London on Friday, but he has now cancelled it. Justin took to his Instagram Stories on Thursday, explaining that he was "gutted" to have to cancel the concert after suffering from "some kind of bug"....


How to Use a Neti Pot the Right Way, According to MDs

Having clogged, stuffy sinuses is hardly a picnic, which is why plenty of people turn to Neti pots to help clear things out.


I Tried 8 Trader Joe’s Frozen Pizzas and the Best Was Tasty (and Adorable!)

The freezer aisle at Trader Joe's is packed with frozen pizzas and "pizza-like" flatbreads, but which one tastes the best?


Ask A Nutrition Professional: Is Quinoa Gluten Free?

Expert opinion from Theja Keerthi M.Sc Food Science and Technology and Nutrition · 5 years of experience · India Yes, quinoa is gluten free. Quinoa is a great alternative to gluten containing grains like wheat, barley, oats and rye. It is a nutritionally dense whole grain that gives a higher amount of anti-oxidants and fiber than other common grain...


Periods and breast support: Pioneering project to educate female footballers on their bodies

The Football Association is launching a “pioneering” plan to address the knowledge gap around women’s health in high-performance sport. A designated “female athlete health lead” is being introduced at every Women’s Super League and Championship club to help improve understanding around menstrual cycles, breast support and pelvic health. The two top...


Is Quinoa Gluten Free? A Review By Nutrition Professionals

Expert opinion from Drew Hemler BSc. Dietetics · 8 years of experience · Canada Quinoa is gluten free. However, it's important to check the package to see if the quinoa was processed in a facility that also processed gluten-containing grains and foods, such as wheat, barley, and rye. Quinoa is a pseudo-grain, meaning it is not actually a grain. Rat...


Singapore #Fitspo of the Week Jeremy Tan: 'I became more deliberate about taking care of my health for my family'

Cherylup on Instagramor Facebook!Name: Jeremy Tan (@funksoulbutter) Age: 39 Height: 1.83m Weight: 85kg Occupation: Owner of The Pulse Lab and The Row Space Status: Married Food: During the off-season, I eat pretty much in caloric surplus. Currently I am on a meal plan subscription that caters to my dietary needs for the cutting phase. Exercise: I d...


Asthma drug could prevent allergic reactions from food

An asthma drug could be used to stop people suffering allergic reactions to food, a study suggests. A trial found a monthly jab of omalizumab increases tolerance of an allergen and could be used as a way to prevent reactions to accidental exposure to a small amount of food. Sufferers avoid eating foods they are allergic to, such as milk, peanuts or...


Amy Schumer diagnosed with Cushing syndrome

Amy Schumer has revealed she's been diagnosed with Cushing sydrome, after fans noticed her "puffy face." "It has been a crazy couple (of) weeks for me and my family," the Life & Beth star confirmed in Jessica Yellin’s News Not Noise newsletter. “While I was doing press on camera for my Hulu show, I was also in MRI machines four hours at a time, hav...


Ask A Nutrition Professional: Are Prepared Avocados In Packages Good For You?

Expert opinion from Anastu Regita Nareswara Master's degree in Clinical Nutrition · 7 years of experience · Indonesia Avocados have a lot of calories. The recommended serving size is 1/3 of a medium avocado (50 grams or 1.7 ounces). One ounce has 50 calories. Avocados are high in monounsaturated fat, which is a good fat that helps lower bad cholest...


Wendy Williams breaks silence on aphasia and dementia diagnosis

Wendy Williams has spoken for the first time about her recent aphasia and dementia diagnosis. The talk show host has shared an emotional message after it was revealed on Thursday that she had been diagnosed with primary progressive aphasia and frontotemporal dementia - the same conditions Bruce Willis has,. "I have immense gratitude for the love an...


Your Complete Guide to the Benefits of Compression Recovery

Here’s everything you need to know!


Soy Bean Oil: A Nutritional Assessment by Nutrition Professionals

This article examines the health benefits and potential risks of consuming soybean oil. Three experts provide their opinion on the health benefits of soybean oil, which is high in omega 3 and 6 fatty acids and can help reduce total cholesterol, preventing heart diseases. However, the experts caution against using soybean oil in excess or heating it to over 180°C, as it may release toxic substances that can promote inflammatory processes and cell...


10 of the Most Unique Museums In the United States

Add these one-of-a-kind destinations to your travel bucket list.


Harvard Health Publishing And 3 Other Doctors Answer: How Do You Keep Your Barrett's Esophagus From Progressing?

Answered by Dr. Howard E. Lewine M.D. Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing · 40 years of experience · USA Barrett's esophagus happens when persistent acid reflux irritates squamous cells near the stomach causing them to become glandular cells. These glandular cells are more likely to become cancerous than squamous cells. Once endoscopy s...


Why middle-aged men are sitting on a heart health time bomb

In the days since DJ Steve Wright’s sudden death, conversation about men’s health has flourished on the airwaves. We do not know for sure how Wright died, but according to a friend, the 69-year old had undergone a heart bypass surgery 15 months earlier and was “more ill than he let on”. Others spoke of his fondness for cigars and takeaways: recent ...


Reform UK commits to excess deaths and vaccine harms inquiry

The leader of Reform UK has committed his party to a public inquiry into excess deaths and Covid vaccine harms. Richard Tice said there was a “serious problem” with thousands more people dying than expected and suggested the side-effects of coronavirus jabs could be responsible. Excess deaths were revised downwards by two-thirds last week by the Of...


The nine most unhealthy WFH habits – and how to fix them

Those of us who regularly work from home are familiar with the pitfalls of easy-to-access snacks in the kitchen and a lack of activity when our commute consists of a few steps from the bedroom to the home office. Now, new research from King’s College London has confirmed that almost half of people who moved to home-working during the pandemic gaine...


15 Things Every Good Neighbor Does

Get your cup of sugar ready.


The Best Podcasts to Listen to Right Now

Tune in on your way to work, while you're running, before bed or on a road trip.


NHS patients waiting up to a year with suspected heart issues

NHS patients are waiting up to a year with suspected heart issues for “rapid access chest pain clinics” when they should be seen within two weeks, GPs have warned. People experiencing chest pain and suffering from suspected angina, where there is reduced blood flow to the heart muscles, are supposed to be seen within two weeks by urgent clinics int...


Pete Doherty feels 'death is lurking' after Type 2 Diabetes diagnosis

Pete Doherty has been diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes, and admitted it's made him feel as though "death is lurking." The Libertines singer, 44, spoke about how giving up heroin led him to eat more unhealthy food. "I gave up the main poisons and my health improved. Then you get told alcohol and cheese and sugar are just as bad and you were healthier ...


The Best Puzzles for Adults to Order Right Now

From trendy to artsy to fun, here are the best puzzles for every level.


Trainers Dish Their Best Tips for Boosting Workout Motivation

These pro tips will help you get moving.


Health Facts You Didn't Know About Black Tea

Your favorite beverage is packed with plenty of health benefits.


15 Pre-Workout Snacks You Can Prep Ahead of Time

Prep these easy pre-workout snacks ahead of time so you feel energized for every workout


Whole-Body Deodorant Is Having a Moment - but Is It Really Necessary?

There is a universal experience shared by everyone: that occasional moment when you're stretching, reaching, leaning, or bending, and you suddenly get a whiff of something .


The Best Wellness Retreats To Kick Off Your New Year

Whether you want to be out in nature, get a good workout or just feel restored, we have something great for you.


Can eating the right foods help to ease arthritis?

Arthritis is a general term for conditions that cause pain and inflammation of the joints. It can be a bit of a nuisance or extremely difficult to live with, and it is the most common cause of disability in the UK. While arthritis is generally associated with age, it doesn’t just affect older people. The two most common types are osteoarthritis (OA...


What Are The Possible Complications Of Anaphylaxis? A Review By Doctors

Expert opinion from Afra Abdussamad MBBS · 3.5 years of experience · India Anaphylaxis is an acute multiorgan system reaction. The most common organ systems involved include the cutaneous, respiratory, cardiovascular, and gastrointestinal systems. Anaphylactic reactions almost always involve the skin or mucous membranes. Greater than 90% of patient...


Professional Faqs: What Are The Complications Of Spondylosis?

Expert opinion from Marcella Abunahman Pereira Specialization in Clinical Cardiology · 12 years of experience · Brazil Spondylosis is a degenerative alteration of the spine and it can affect any part of the spine. Complications include pain; tingling, numbness and weakness in your arms, hands, legs or feet; lack of coordination and difficulty walki...


Ask A Doctor: How Can Dehydration Be Prevented Or Treated In Hot Weather?

balanced diet, and drinking ORS if necessary. This article provides expert opinions from two medical professionals on how to prevent and manage dehydration in hot weather. Dr. Alan Thomas Charly and Dr. Anuvitha Kamath offer advice on how to stay hydrated, wear appropriate clothing, seek shade, and consume hydrating foods. The article also discusses the signs of dehydration and how to rehydrate with water or oral rehydration treatments.


Cucumbers and Colitis: A Nutrition Professional's Insight

This article examines the dietary treatment for ulcerative colitis, a type of colitis, and provides expert advice on the consumption of cucumbers during a colitis attack. It outlines the importance of eating vegetables without the skin, without the pomace, without the seeds and stems, and cooked to facilitate digestion. It also discusses the benefits of cucumbers as a low FODMAP food and provides tips on other diets such as the Mediterranean...


The 7 Best Cuisines to Try in the Winter

From comforting soups to warming spices, these cuisines are perfect for cold winter days.


Star Trek: Discovery actor Kenneth Mitchell dies

Star Trek: Discovery actor Kenneth Mitchell has died after a five-year battle with motor neurone disease (MND). The 49-year-old passed away on Saturday, his family confirmed in a statement shared on Instagram. "With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Kenneth Alexander Mitchell, beloved father, husband, brother, uncle, son and dear friend," the...


The #1 Best Weight-Loss Workout for Every Fitness Level

A fitness expert shares five of his best weight-loss workouts for every fitness level to boost your efforts.


I’m a Fitness Instructor With Stage 4 Colon Cancer: What I Want Women to Know About Their Health

You are your biggest advocate.