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Sweat Lodge yoga at Coq d'Argent

Sweat Lodge yoga at Coq d'Argent

Following the runaway success of their summer yoga sessions, City restaurant Coq d’Argent and international wellness and conscious networking community, Serene Social, have teamed up once again to offer a series of winter yoga classes.

Pecan protection

Pecan protection

A new study, to be published early next year, has helped highlight some of the powerful benefits of pecan nuts and why you should include them in your diet.

Two-thirds unaware of calories needed to maintain a healthy weight

Two-thirds unaware of calories needed to maintain a healthy weight

Almost two-thirds of people do not know how many calories the average person needs to maintain a healthy weight, according to research commissioned by Diabetes UK, The British Heart Foundation and Tesco.

Financial anxiety decreasing among households for first time in three years

Financial worries among UK adults have decreased for the first time in three years, according to new research from MoneySuperMarket.

Breakfast benefits of buckwheat

Breakfast benefits of buckwheat

If you want a truly healthy, and tasty, way to kick start your mornings in the New Year then it’s time to move on from traditional granola and reach for the buckwheat instead.

Could algae hold the key to reducing cholesterol?

Could algae hold the key to reducing cholesterol?

A recent study, published in the Nutrition Journal, looked at the impact in people who had slightly raised cholesterol of taking chlorella, a type of fresh water algae.

Get your belly back on track this New Year

Get your belly back on track this New Year

It's estimated that one in three people is affected by IBS at some point in their lives. If you’re one of these people then the over indulgence of Christmas and New Year will undoubtedly, unless you’ve been very regimented, have left you with a bloated belly and tummy troubles.

Get in shape in 2015 with the new Aldi Specialbuys Yoga and Fitness Range

Get in shape in 2015 with the new Aldi Specialbuys Yoga and Fitness Range

With the festive period well and truly over, it’s time to make good on your New Year’s resolution and get fit without spending a fortune.

Joe Cole - What it takes to make it as a footballer

Joe Cole moved to Aston Villa from West Ham United just before the start of the 2014/2015 season. His most successful years were spent at Chelsea between 2003 & 2010 where he became a Premier League champion, but he also had spells at Liverpool and in the French top division with Lille.

Sony launches new lifestyle apparel with ROXY

Sony launches new lifestyle apparel with ROXY

Sony has unveiled the new SmartBand with ROXY, rolling out now. A collaboration with the iconic women’s outdoor sports lifestyle brand; it represents limited edition, adventure-inspired, purpose-driven fashion that motivates you to live for the moment.

Cognitive abilities age at different rates because our brains age differently

Cognitive abilities age at different rates because our brains age differently

Researchers at the Medical Research Council’s Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit have discovered that specific mental abilities – such as problem-solving or multi-tasking – decline with age at different rates because individuals’ brains age differently.

E-cigarette usage in the UK has tripled

The number of people using electronic cigarettes in the UK has tripled over the past two years. An estimated 2.1 million people are now choosing to vape. E-cigarettes have grown in popularity since their invention by Chinese pharmacist Hon Lik in 2003.

Healthy New Year: Green juice, hair of the dog, or both?

Healthy New Year: Green juice, hair of the dog, or both?

Each January, roughly one in three people resolve to better themselves in some way, with healthier eating and exercise topping the list. About three quarters stick to their goals for at least a week, but few persevere.

New data shows 1.3 million more infants eating free school meals

New data shows 1.3 million more infants eating free school meals

Official figures show that the Deputy Prime Minister’s policy of offering free school meals to all infants at school has had a very high uptake in its first 3 months.

Tropical tummy trimmer

Tropical tummy trimmer

Its fans already include Alisha Dixon and Miranda Kerr, but a new study, published this month in the British Journal of Nutrition, shows we could all benefit from swapping to virgin coconut oil this New Year.