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Chlorella smoothies: The secret green smoothie that stars and supermodels swear by!

OK we get it, celebrities like sipping on a healthy smoothie or two, but there is something about the latest smoothie-selfie from Millie Mackintosh that has caught our eye. The...

The Pritikin diet

The Pritikin Diet is a weight loss and health diet that was invented by, you guessed it, Dr Pritikin. The Pritikin diet His arteries were clogged with cholesterol (mmm lovely)...

The Scarsdale Diet

The Scarsdale diet was one of the first protein based diets to go viral and if you're looking to shift some serious weight fast, then this is the diet to do so. The Scarsdale...

The Paleolithic diet

The Paleolithic diet was never invented as such: it involves eating what our earliest human ancestors ate! In 1985, the American Dr Eaton revived the Paleolithic Stone Age diet...

Toning Your Bum: Ultimate Ways To Firm Up That Butt

Bums. They're everywhere, aren't they? It seems like you always find the best ones blessed unto celebrities and supermodels who can afford to hire a live-in personal trainer to...

Soup Diet - Soup can make you thin!

Want to lose 10lbs in 10 days? According to a newly launched diet plan, all you need to do is eat more soup. Soup Diet - Soup can make you thin! Sounds pretty easy doesn't it...

How to get a toned back

A woman's back is one of the sexiest parts of her body. But often when we're exercising we don't give our backs much attention. How to get a toned back Some people have naturally...

How To Get A Flat Stomach In 30 Minutes Straight

A flat stomach is the holy grail of fitness. Although it might seem impossible, getting those wash-board abs CAN be done! Here's everything you need to know to get the sexy stomach...

The Atkins diet

The Atkins diet is always going in and out of fashion and has been a little bit controversial to say the least. But seeing as Kim Kardashian tweeted out yesterday that her incredible...

How To Stop Bad Breath

You've had a great night, you're feeling those butterflies and he's about to go in for the kill when disaster strikes...your breath stinks! How to stop bad breath A survey by...

Zumbawear: What to wear to Zumba classes

You can hear your neighbours doing it at home, your colleagues sneak off early to do it and your mum can't take your calls because she's doing it too... yep, Zumba® fever...

Earn money for losing weight

Imagine earning pounds for losing them? Well you could - with a newly launched weight loss programme with cash incentives, if you haven't got weight to lose, you may wish you'd...

Personal trainer job description

Ever wondered what a personal trainers job description is and whether using one would be a good choice... Personal trainer job description Maybe you want to get fit and exercise...

Massage therapy benefits

As the name suggests, massage therapy is a practice that includes several massage techniques, allowing muscles to relax, as well as encouraging relaxation for both body and mind...

Brain Food | What are brain foods?

We women are obsessed with food... particularly foods that gives us glowing skin, healthy hair and a beautiful ‘bod’. Brain foods - that's foods that help us with...

HPV home kits for cervical cancer: TAMPAP launch

Urgh smear tests. We shudder at the thought. But what if you could detect whether you were at risk of developing cervical cancer from the comfort of your own home? Sounds interesting...

Digestion

Digestion is so much more than just a simple tube that filters our food and feeds our bodies. Check out how digestion works and how to improve digestive health. Digestion | How...

Nike Training Club - Get fit and have fun for free!

Nike Training Club has taken their concept of free, fun fitness to the great outdoors. Hurrah! Following on from the success of Nike Training Club (NTC) workouts in Niketown,...

A women's anti-perspirant and deodorant that works!

We've tried all sorts of women's anti-perspirants and deodorants at SoFeminine but still those pesky sweat patches threaten to ruin our lovely summer outfits. Sometimes you have...

Zumba Fitness: A practical guide to Zumba Fitness

Zumba Fitness is the latest exercise phenomenon to have taken over the globe. Zumba Fitness: Everything you need to know about Zumba Fitness With their 'join the party' slogan...

How to treat mouth ulcers

Ouch, mouth ulcers are the worst. Nasty painful little blights on the inside of your mouth which ache and irritate. How to treat mouth ulcers The appear at the worst possible...

How to deal with your period

Most of us can remember where we were when we got our first period. It’s one of those life-changing moments. And then it turns into one of those month-changing moments....

Global Handwashing Day

There’s a “day” for everything these days! And, just in case you’ve forgotten the next special date is October 15th. It’s Global Handwashing Day...

How to lose a few pounds fast

Need to lose a few pounds in record time without ruining your health or exhausting yourself? Here’s our 3-step plan. Phase 1: Only eat protein and vegetablesThis phase significantly...

Eating healthy in summer

10 commandments to abide by if you want to enjoy your summer holidays without putting on a gram. 1. Follow a balanced diet. in hot weather we're often less hungry so we're more...

Psychophany (voice therapy)

Psychophony or voice therapy is something anyone can undergo to understand yourself better and even change the way you react to situations. The origins of psychophony Marie Louise...

Hyperactivity

Are you one of those people who never stops and is everywhere at once? If there's a party to organise, you're game. Brainstorming session at work? You produce 1001 ideas per minute...

How to keep your cool

Trouble at work? Nosy neighbour? It’s not always easy to keep your cool under these and many other circumstances. Here’s some advice to apply every day to help you develop a zen...

True friendship

You may have a total of 103 friends on Facebook, but can you really say that you have 103 true friends? Probably not. Among those workmates, cousins, holiday acquaintances, old...

The benefits of laughter

We often say after a laughing fit that it does us good to laugh, but why? What is laughter? A good joke, comedy, mishap...it doesn’t take much for us to burst out laughing. When...

How to get rid of guilt

Guilt remains a central topic of psychoanalysis. We all feel it at one moment or another, at different levels. Why? Can it be escaped? How do you feel the weight of guilt? Here...

How to be less selfish

Everyone agrees that selfishness is not a good characteristic and that we should think about other people. Before trying to fix it, first we should understand where selfishness...

How to handle aggression

It’s not always easy to stay calm in a tailback or neverending queue without losing your cool. We encounter stressful situations every day, though, so instead of doing a Naomi...

Learning to be patient

Patience is a virtue, but is it one of your strengths? Do you get irritated by long queues, lateness or slowness? Learning patience is useful and teaches you to live more serenely...

Micronutrition

You’ve heard it before, you are what you eat! To stay healthy, we need our recommended daily amounts of macronutrients (protein, fats and carbs) but your diet should also provide...

Balanced meals

A balanced diet isn't just a theory: it should be followed every day! Here's our guide to nutritional balance. A balanced diet isn't just a theory: it should be followed every day...

Stretch marks

Stretch marks are visible scars on the skin which usually occur during the big hormonal changes that mark a woman’s life (puberty, pregnancy and the menopause). Stretch marks...

Eating organic

Organic is a big business, and while organic produce is no doubt better for the environment, is it better for our health? We take a closer look. What is organic food? A product...

The spa

Head to the spa for relaxation, comfort and wellbeing all under one roof! Here's our guide to the spa. Head to the spa for relaxation, comfort and wellbeing all under one roof...

Anti-ageing foods

The laws of nature make our bodies age. The body suffers from a process of oxidation that alters and degrades cells. This is caused by free radicals, which are molecules that...

Losing cellulite

Cellulite is the pet peeve of many women. It usually appears on the bum and thighs, but can also show up on the arms and stomach. Cellulite is diet-resistant and affects the thin...

How to burn calories

Overweight problems are usually due to an imbalance of energy intake, i.e. calorie intake is higher than calorie consumption. To lose weight you need to reduce your calorie intake...

Dancing

Dancing isn't all ballet and leotards any more: more accessible and varied forms of dancing are great forms of exercise with multiple benefits. History Dancing is innate to humans;...

Calories in nibbles and apéritif

Snacks, nibbles, finger food and drinks can make the apéritif stage of a party or night out a diet disaster. Here's the damage... Snacks, nibbles, finger food and drinks can make...

Choosing a gym

Joining a gym is a huge investment as well as a long-term commitment, so don't make your decision lightly: shop around to find the right place for you. Pop into gyms and fitness...

Calories in fish

Like everything that comes from the sea, fish is good for you. Even oily fish is high in good fatty acids, as well as packed with good protein, phosphorus, iron, Vitamin B and...

Articifial sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners are additives found in foods such as sweets, cakes, soda and dairy products. They are being used more and more to give foods added sweetness without the...

Choosing sports shoes

Exercise requires the right type of sports shoes. Selecting the right pair will help to absorb shocks, protect your back and joints, and avoid injuries. Here's our advice. Get...

Watching your weight

Your weight graph is an essential tool to use if you're trying to lose weight. It allows you to see at a glance the progression of your weight in order to readjust your diet if...

The keys to a healthy lifestyle

If you want to live a long, healthy life in good shape, prevention is better than cure. Here are the keys to a healthy lifestyle. Eat a balanced diet Why? Research has proved...

Calories in bread

Bread does not make you fat; quite the opposite, in fact. It's high in fibre, carbs, Vitamin B and minerals, and good for both health and weight loss. As long as you choose wisely...

How To Lose Belly Fat: The Fastest Way To Get Killer Abs

A lot of us suffer from stubborn belly fat. You know what we're on about...that pinch of flab that just won't get lost? Or that stubborn muffin top that you just can't get rid of...

Exercise

Just like a balanced diet, exercise is a key part of a healthy lifestyle. Our guide to getting active. Why exercise is good for you - It increases the muscular power of the heart...

Calories in meat

It's a common myth that meat makes you fat. Some types of meat, particularly ones that are high in saturated fat, should be eaten in moderation, but many meats are low in fat...

Reduced fat, low calorie and sugarfree products

Light versions of products that are bad for your waistline may be low in fat or sugar, low in both fat and sugar, or just low in calories. According to regulations, for a product...

Stretching

Stretching is a gentle form of exercise which helps flexibility and strengthens the whole body, delaying the effects of ageing and bringing about wellbeing and relaxation. Stretching...

Yo-yo Dieting

You hear the term yo-yo dieting batted around a lot in the health and fitness world but what does it actually mean? Yo-yo Dieting Yo-yo dieting is often something that we don't...

Sports injuries

Ever struggled to climb the stairs after a session at the gym, suffered from pulled muscles, cramp, tendonitis or a painful stitch? No pain, no gain? These are the body's natural...

Sports nutrition

If you exercise lots, you have different energy and nutritional needs than someone who is sedentary. Your needs will vary according to the frequence and intensity of the exercise...

Omega 3

What are Omega 3s, what do they do and where can you find them? Here's our guide to these essential nutrients and where to find them. What are Omega 3s, what do they do and where...