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Fan of Probiotic? You might want to think again!

Many people consume probiotic products as part of their everyday diet, and we’re regularly being told about their benefits. However, a new study published by the University of Copenhagen may be about to change our views on these products. The findings show that actually, they may not have any benefits for healthy adults after all.

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7 Health Benefits of Fish

Whilst it feels like we’re being constantly told about new foods which are good for us and offer various health benefits, fish is the one food which remains constant. A natural, unprocessed source of food, our ancestors before us relied on fish! Eating fish should be a key part of your diet for many reasons

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Could gene discovery revolutionise breast cancer treatment?

A new breakthrough in breast cancer research could pave the way for more personalised treatment for patients as well as shed some light on the causes of cancer. The scientists behind the research believe they have come to understand the genetic events which lead to breast cancer, in what could be a significant development towards

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#HeadsTogether: The New Royal Family Mental Health Initiative

Mental health is becoming an increasingly important healthcare concern and with Mental Health Awareness Week taking place throughout this week, it’s an important time to get involved and support the drive for better care and better investment for mental health patients. If you’re looking for inspiration, why not follow the lead of our younger royals,

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7 of the Best Gluten Free Alternatives

Being diagnosed with coeliac disease can be devastating, with the key to preventing symptoms lying in adopting a new lifelong diet which may be different to what you’re used to. If you’re depressed at the thought of giving up beer or your favourite takeaway pizza, you’re not alone. The good news is that living with

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Coeliac Disease Awareness Week

You may have heard of those who live on a ‘gluten-free’ diet or seen the growing number of ‘free from’ products on the shelves at your local supermarket – but for some people, going gluten-free isn’t a lifestyle choice, it’s a necessity for their health. Coeliac Disease Awareness Week (9th-15th May) aims to raise awareness

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6 Motivation Tips To Boost Health And Wellbeing

We can all suffer from a lack of motivation from time to time, but if it’s stopping us from reaching our goals, from performing at work or making an effort with our friends and family – it can start to prove a problem. Being motivated to achieve our health goals is one of the most

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Make May Purple for Action on Stroke Month

Each May, The Stroke Association hosts an annual awareness month to help raise money and support for stroke victims and their families. The month also aims to raise people’s awareness of stroke to help them recognise the warning signs. The theme for this year’s campaign is ‘Make May Purple’, and there are many simple ways

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