Woman & Home Feel Good You1 min cititeCooking, Food & Wine
Some Foods To Watch
Food Standards Agency guidelines say that fish may be labelled as fresh if it has ‘been kept chilled on ice, but not stored deep frozen.’ But one report found a lot of the ‘fresh’ fish on sale at supermarket counters was nearly three weeks old. It’s
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How To Have SEX When You’re Feeling STRESSED
Feeling frazzled and it’s taking its toll in the bedroom? From the menopause to living through COVID, we all experience stressful moments in life. In fact, a survey by mental health and happiness experts Headspace found that two-thirds of Brits are m
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Health NEWS
3 OF THE BEST L’Occitane Hand & Body Wash 500ml, £20, loccitane.co.uk Planet friendly, this contains no palm oil, and the packaging is 100% recycled plastic. Dr. Bronner’s Peppermint Pump Soap, £20.49, drbronner.co.uk Contains peppermint oil to cool
Woman & Home Feel Good You1 min cititeMedical
Simple Food Swaps
‘Juices have all the sugar of the fruit, but they lack the fibre-rich skins and pulp that slows sugar absorption and controls insulin levels,’ says nutritionist Mays Al-Ali. Blend one or two fruits (to prevent a fructose overload) with fibre-rich veg
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Simply Woman & Home
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Self NEWS
LG HBS-FN6 earbuds, £149, Amazon Block out sound with noise isolation earbuds and play some sleep-inducing white noise, soothing stories or music. + Headspace app(free, iOS and Android) Create the conditions for a more restful night’s sleep with slee
Woman & Home Feel Good You8 min cititePsychology
‘How We Beat Our PHOBIAS’
If you’ve ever experienced a chronic anxiety attack, then you’ll understand how distressing they can be. Your heart starts racing and you may also feel breathless, shaky and slightly nauseous. Now imagine never knowing when you’re going to feel like
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The FGY-APPROVED Essential Oils
WHY? To look younger! The Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation in Chicago found that when men smelt grapefruit on a woman, they estimated her age to be five years younger. The citrussy oil is a great energiser, skin cleanser and toner, giv
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At-home FIT KIT
Join the world’s biggest female fitness community from £15 per month. Includes high to low intensity at-home workouts, fitness tracking and meal plans. Highly rated app with a two-week free trial. Set your personal goals from the Pilates body to the
Woman & Home Feel Good You4 min cititeDiet & Nutrition
Feel full, EAT LESS!
You want to lose weight so you downsize portions, ditch carbs and serve extra veg. But within a few hours, you’ve got a growling tum, you’re struggling to concentrate and you’re irritable. Before you know it, you’re devouring a chocolate bar. It’s a
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Give Your House A Spring Clean
Bust the dust, clear the clutter and make some space for a big clean that doesn’t just rid your home of dirt, but also does wonders for the mind, too. Vicky Silverthorn is a professional organiser and founder of decluttering service, You Need A Vicky
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6 Of The Best Breaks For FOREST BATHING
Get closer to nature by staying in a stargazing forest dome at FinnLough Resort in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland. The transparent domes give you uninterrupted views of the woodland and by night you can stargaze while lazing on your four-poster bed. V
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Hormones 101
Oestrogen has many functions, including maintaining bone health, keeping hair and skin healthy and balancing our moods. As our levels drop, we see symptoms such as hair and skin thinning, an increased risk of osteoporosis, vaginal dryness and loss of
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Rainy-day RESCUE
It’s that time of year when torrential downpours, driving wind and unpredictable forecasts can cause havoc with our hair and make-up. But thanks to these weatherproofing fixes, you can say goodbye to streaky mascara and frizzy flyaways, and brave the
Woman & Home Feel Good You6 min cititeMedical
Are You Ready For The Big M?
Long before the menopause arrives, our hormones start going wild. You’re probably used to the monthly ebb and flow around the time of your period. But what happens after that, as hormone levels start to drop, and you head towards your menopause? Here
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Your Self
✢ Make it all about you! Why being selfish is good for you – and everyone else! ✢ Too stressed for sex? How to get back in the bedroom habit ✢ How 4 women beat their very different phobias ✢ Travel inspiration for home – and we hope one day – away ■
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How It Works
KEEP YOUR HEART HEALTHY! TLC stands for Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes and is a diet created by America’s National Institute of Health’s National Cholesterol Education Program, with the goal of cutting cholesterol as part of a heart-healthy eating reg
Woman & Home Feel Good You5 min cititeRegional & Ethnic
Plant Power
A classic bean burger meets a spicy Indian fritter, which will aid digestion and is packed with antioxidants. Serves 2 • Ready in 35 mins ½ red onion, finely sliced150g coarsely grated carrot2 large sweet potatoes½tbsp extra virgin olive oil (optiona
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How Much caffeine Are You REALLY Having?
Whether you can’t leave the house without your morning coffee or you find yourself relying on chocolate during the afternoon slump, caffeine has long been associated with boosting energy and therefore, productivity. But having too much can also disru
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3 Reasons Why It’s OK To Eat Carbs…
A rigorous scientific analysis at a Dutch university that compared diets of equal calories but differing carbohydrate and fat content found that both regimens produced similar body fat loss. In fact, lower-fat diets with at least 100 grams of carbohy
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Scents that SOOTHE
It’s no great surprise that, while we were all stuck at home during lockdowns, feeling stressed, there was a huge increase in demand for essential oils, something that experts say is set to continue for years to come. Why? Well they claim to help wit
Woman & Home Feel Good You2 min cititeMedical
The TLC DIET
Low-carb dieting may win the day for rapid weight-loss, but in our rush for low-carb, keto-style or protein-heavy diets, there’s a danger that we could be eating too much saturated fat and putting the health of our heart at risk. And as coronary hear
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Cut your CANCER RISK
According to Cancer Research UK, cancer will affect one in two of us during our lifetime. That’s a pretty terrifying statistic. But while roughly half of cancer cases are unavoidable, with the key being early diagnosis and treatment, experts believe
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This Winter I Will Be…
▸ Reading… I’m reading a great psychological thriller called All In Her Head by Nikki Smith. And lovely Dawn French’s new book, Because of You. Billy’s amazing uncle David (Walliams) has given us all his books. I want Billy to be old enough to unders
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Give Your JOINTS Some TLC
Have you ever woken up and felt a little more stiff than normal – or perhaps you suffer from occasional pains in your knees and/or wrists? If so, you’re one of the 10 million people in the UK who suffer from joint pain. And, although it’s often assoc
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Your Beauty
✢ Feeling frazzled? Take some time out to pamper yourself ✢ Baffled by beauty jargon? We explain the latest ingredients ✢ April showers? How to rainproof your beauty routine ✢ Our experts reveal how to make hair thicker and shinier at any age ■
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Go On A Dechox!
Us Brits eat an estimated 11kg of chocolate each, every year. But while the odd piece is fine, if you’re eating it all the time you could pose a few problems. The problem isn’t the cocoa – that’s been shown to have health benefits including helping l
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Wellbeing NEWS
Pets can have a powerfully positive effect on our wellbeing, even if they are not real. New findings published by The Gerontological Society of America has shown that even robotic pets can provide comfort, companionship and help reduce feelings of lo
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Is It Time To JUMP IN?
Sandra Roycroft Davis, 57, from London, finds her daily early morning swim in an outdoor pool sets her day off with a positive start ‘Exercising early in the morning is my cornerstone habit – even on holiday I love getting up at the crack of dawn to
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Your Wellbeing
✢ Hormones going haywire? Get clued up with our complete menopause guide ✢ Struggling to sleep? Find out if it could be something more serious ✢ Soothe body and mind with essential oils ✢ Get in the happiness with 40 easy fixes ■
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