Woman's Weekly Living Series1 min cititeMedical
Other Proven Ways To Reduce Your Risk
✣ Not smoking. ✣ Keeping safe in the sun. ✣ Eating a healthy diet that’s high in fibre and plant-based foods and low in processed meats. ✣ Cutting back on alcohol. ✣ Getting regular exercise. ✣ Avoiding exposure to dangerous substances, such as asbes
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COPING WITH… A Phobia
A phobia is an irrational fear of something that wouldn’t frighten most people. But even if we know it’s irrational (or if we think it’s justified), it can also feel unbeatable, and affect how we live our lives. One in 10 of us has a phobia at some t
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10 Natural Home Cures That Work BETTER THAN DRUGS!
Public Health England has said honey is more effective than cough medicine. They, and treatment assessment body NICE, found that honey was the best way to treat acute short-term coughs from a cold or flu. It also helps to relieve a sore throat. And i
Woman's Weekly Living Series3 min cititeCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Now I REMEMBER!
The herb has for centuries been linked with memory. It’s even mentioned by Shakespeare – in Hamlet , the character Ophelia, using flower symbolism, says it’s ‘for remembrance’. It’s thought to increase blood flow to the brain, enhancing concentration
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TREAT Yourself!
Alteya Organics Jasmine & Ylang-Ylang Lip Balm, £3.60 , lovelula.com Dry lips need an extra layer of protection during cold weather and this nourishing balm soothes even the most chapped pout. Beeswax and sweet almond oil provide a barrier to stop fu
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12 Ways To Have MORE FUN!
Colour affects your mood, so ditch the dingy blacks and boring browns and draw good vibes towards you with vivid hues. Red is powerful and can make you feel energised. Yellow radiates a sunny, optimistic aura, while orange suggests warmth and fun. To
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WINNING The War Against CANCER
Currently in development, the non-invasive test analyses molecules in your breath that can show the presence of cancer at very early stages. It’s hoped that it will eventually be introduced to GP surgeries. Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald, who’s leading
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FROM COAST TO coast…
Whatever the season, who can resist a coastal walk? Sunshine and sea spray on bare arms in summer. A bracing breeze to re-energise in winter. But whether you finish your stroll with a cooling ice cream or a warming latte, you’ll be working wonders fo
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The Devon Coast
Torquay Harbour and Marina are a joy to stroll around, yacht spotting and people watching, with the Victorian Princess Pier a nostalgic diversion. Walk to the end and look back to shore for views of the marina, palm-lined promenade and cliffs. Crime
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Hair SOS
Q My scalp is very dry and flaky, and I feel so self-conscious about it. What can I do? A Try a scalp scrub. This helps rid your hair of pesky flakes and clears any blocked pores that may be reducing oil production and making your scalp dry. Massagi
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Clean Skin Made SIMPLE!
✣ If you’ve got combination or spot-prone skin, it’s tempting to go for heavy-duty cleansers that completely strip away any oil. Yes, it feels satisfying, but on a deeper level your skin will freak out, produce even more sebum to compensate and so th
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Editor
Flagging on your New Year healt h resolutions? Don ’t despair . We have lots of inspiration to help k eep your wellbeing on track – including a 10-page vitality special (from p29) to give you some oomph during the dank winter months, some real-life s
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What does THAT DO?
Tom Fortes Mayer is a Harley Street hypnotherapist ‘I’m passionate about how people change how they’re thinking, feeling and behaving. And that fascination started when I experienced it myself in India 20 years ago. I was leading a hedonistic lifest
Woman's Weekly Living Series1 min cititeMedical
3 great gadgets... FOR YOUR TEETH
Silk’n ToothWave Electric Toothbrush – Boots, £265 This uses the latest technology (DentalRF™) to produce a wave of molecules to remove stains and calculus (hardened dental plaque), promising teeth up to eight shades whiter in just six weeks.  Spot
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Easy peasy ENERGY BOOSTERS
Enough sleep – ideally seven to eight hours a night – is essential for physical and mental alertness. TRY THIS: Establish a good bedtime routine. Dr Irshaad Ebrahim, Medical Director of The London Sleep Centre, says ‘Go to bed and get up at roughly
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5 Ways To Help Night Cramps
1 Ask your GP to rule out treatable causes. Quinine tablets are rarely prescribed nowadays. 2 Reduce your alcohol intake if it seems to be a trigger. Avoid dehydration by drinking plenty of fluids and be active during the day. 3 During an acute attac
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COPING WITH… A fracture
Our strong bones will break if enough force is applied, or if they’re weaker than normal. Their hard exterior and softer middle are covered by a membrane containing blood vessels and nerves – which is why knocks or fractures hurt so much! Bone cells
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COVID: The Fightback
It’s little more than a year since we became aware of the coronavirus which has had such devastating worldwide repercussions. But we already have vaccines and the know-how which can help keep us safe from the virus. TO HELP REDUCE YOUR RISK OF INFE
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Cheat yourself SLIM!
Fed up with diets that leave you feeling bored and frustrated after only a few days? ‘If a diet saps the joy out of eating, it becomes very hard to sustain,’ says Rob Hobson, registered nutritionist and co-author of Cheats & Eats (£9.99, Healthspan L
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COPING WITH… A B12 deficiency
Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is an essential ingredient for brain cells, the central nervous system, and oxygen-carrying haemoglobin in red blood cells. We get it from our diets and absorb it at the end of the small intestine, helped by intrinsic factor,
Woman's Weekly Living Series4 min cititeRegional & Ethnic
Healthy TUM TREATS
Yogurt contains probiotics, which are a type of healthy bacteria that are great for gut health. Making Greek yogurt into tzatziki is a great way to incorporate it into your diet, while avoiding the sugar and sweeteners that are added to most yogurts.
Woman's Weekly Living Series1 min cititePsychology
Newsflash
Women are more compassionate We’re generally more concerned about the virtues of fairness, compassion and moral purity than men, according to research by the University of Southern California, which surveyed more than a third of a million people in
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BEATING BACK PAIN – What The Experts Want You To Know
Most backache gets better on its own within weeks, but even with longer-lasting or recurrent pain, an operation won’t often help. Exercise and non-surgical spinal treatments are usually more successful. ‘Surgery isn’t off the table completely,’ says
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I NEVER thought I’d...
Susan Hughes, 53, lives in Stone, Staffordshire For most of my working life, I was a nurse, which I loved. But, in 2006, I chose to leave to stay at home and raise my three sons. Then, aged 42, I had another son, so I was always busy! I was glad I
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Ask The Expert
Q MY FRIEND MAY NEED A PEG TUBE. HOW DOES THIS WORK? A Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes are inserted into the stomach through the tummy wall, using a local anaesthetic, so that medicine and high-nutrient liquid feeds can be given to p
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TAKE 10 YEARS Off Your Joints
The vitamin C in fresh fruit and veg is crucial for tissue repair and avoiding joint inflammation. Eat leafy green veg (cabbage, kale, spinach) for vitamin K, too, to build cartilage and bone. GOPO Joint Health has rose-hip with vitamin C (£19 for 12
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Where We Stayed
Daish’s Holidays runs coach breaks throughout the UK, and its Barrowfield Hotel in Newquay and Devonshire Hotel in Torquay are just yards from sections of the South West Coast Path. Prices start at £144 per person for the Barrowfield and £139 for the
Woman's Weekly Living Series4 min cititeCookbooks, Food, & Wine
Meals that ENERGISE
Salmon’s energy-boosting effects are related to the way it activates our metabolism. It is delicious when stirred through this vibrant kedgeree. SERVES 6 ✣ 300g (10oz) basmati rice✣ 1tbsp vegetable oil✣ 1 large onion, chopped✣ ½tsp ground turmeric
Woman's Weekly Living Series1 min cititePsychology
Help Beat It
1 Increase your confidence and resilience by eating healthily, exercising regularly, sleeping well and limiting alcohol. 2 Tell someone who is a good listener and will support you. Remember social media can be unkind. 3 Learn relaxation techniques f
Woman's Weekly Living Series1 min cititeDiet & Nutrition
Where To Find Vitamin B12
1 Meat and fish, such as beef, salmon and cod. 2 Dairy foods – milk, cheese, eggs (less in goat’s milk or cheese). 3 Some fortified breakfast cereals (read the label). 4 If you’re vegan, look for B12-fortified drinks or yeast extract; and more infor
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