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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.

There’s more than one way to keep bones healthy

There’s more than one way to keep bones healthy

We’ve all heard that we should drink milk to keep our bones healthy, but a new study has shown that perhaps there’s more than one kind of ‘milk’ we should be drinking.

Changing diet, exercise, men-only groups and humour may be recipe for tackling male obesity

Changing diet, exercise, men-only groups and humour may be recipe for tackling male obesity

Fewer men join weight loss programmes but are more likely than women to stick with them, according to analysis of international obesity studies led by University of Aberdeen researchers.

How to win with little to no change to your lifestyle

How to win with little to no change to your lifestyle

It can be very hard at times to get yourself out of a slump, improve your fortune or flip your luck on its head. It can often feel like a daunting task with little reward, but in contrast the greatest rewards come once your mind-set and your approach to your day to day tasks is a consistently positive one.

Jimmy Doherty and Kate Quilton investigate The World's Best Diet

Jimmy Doherty and Kate Quilton investigate The World's Best Diet

Channel 4 has commissioned a new feature documentary from Boundless called The World’s Best Diet exploring some of the world’s most varied diets.