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Could adding vegetables make a healthier mayonnaise?

Could adding vegetables make a healthier mayonnaise?

Scientists are investigating if eating mayonnaise with added vegetables, in the form of powders, could unlock health benefits.

British men twice as likely to ignore serious health symptoms as women

British men twice as likely to ignore serious health symptoms as women

British men are almost twice as likely as women to avoid seeking medical help when experiencing a serious health symptom.

Ten tips to beat the heat and get a good night's sleep

With the heat to soar before July is out, the rise in temperature will make it more difficult to get a great night’s sleep. More than 58% of Brits say their sleep habits are affected by the weather, with 41% losing sleep due to overheating and 42% waking up in the night because of the heat.

Benidorm unsafe sex-spot for Brits abroad

Benidorm unsafe sex-spot for Brits abroad

Benidorm has been uncovered as Mediterranean hotspot for unprotected casual sex, according to new research into the behaviour and health of British holidaymakers.

Krill oil supplements for Omega 3 - Better than fish oils?

Krill oil supplements for Omega 3 - Better than fish oils?

In recent years krill oil supplements have come to rival fish oils in terms of popularity and sales. It is not surprising as good quality pure krill oil supplements have arguably many more natural nutritional attributes when compared to fish oils.

Incentives to breastfeed and quit smoking backed by the young

Incentives to breastfeed and quit smoking backed by the young

Men and women aged 44 or younger are more likely to agree with financial incentives to encourage breastfeeding and smoking cessation during pregnancy compared to those aged 65 and over.

Make smoking hot savings by kicking the habit

The seventh anniversary of the smoking ban is fast approaching on 1 July and the latest research from MoneySuperMarket reveals ditching the cigarettes could save Brits over £6,000 on life cover – so there’s no better time for smokers to kick the habit and benefit from healthier bodies and bank balances.

Mood boosting maca

Mood boosting maca

Maca is a South American plant, whose root can be dried and turned into a powder, which has traditionally been used as an aphrodisiac.

The Beach is Back at Canary Wharf

The Beach is Back at Canary Wharf

This summer, Wood Wharf at Canary Wharf will be transformed for Action for Kids’ Beach Volleyball Championships from 30th June to 18th July. The waterfront area will be filled with more than 160 tonnes of sand by the children’s disability charity, to accommodate two beach volleyball courts.

European Health Insurance Card: almost 200 million Europeans already carry one

Almost 200 million Europeans already have the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), according to the latest figures available for 2013.

Yoga above the City at Coq d’Argent

Yoga above the City at Coq d’Argent

Rooftop restaurant Coq d’Argent has teamed up with international wellness and networking community, Serene Social to offer a series of outdoor yoga classes throughout the summer.

How cool is your pool?

How cool is your pool?

More than 2.9 million people go swimming at least once a week in the UK, according to Sport England’s 2013/2014 data. The figure positions swimming as the top sport in the UK by a significant margin, though in recent years the number of people getting involved in sport has also risen substantially.

Have economic changes affected the claims market?

Have economic changes affected the claims market?

At a financially problematic time, when spending cuts are seen across the board, millions of pounds of council budgets are going towards Britain’s bizarre compensation culture every year.

Super boost

Super boost

If you’re looking for a natural way to boost your performance this summer then the latest offering from health food experts, BodyMe, could be just the helping hand you need to progress your training to the next level.

Primal nutrition

Primal nutrition

Fitness classes have been going ‘back to basics’ over the last year with incredible results. Exercise regimes, like CrossFit have done away with fancy gym machines and weights and have instead reverted back to a more primitive form of work out, relying instead on ropes, tyres and sledge hammers.