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Omega-3 fatty acids help reduce risk of premature birth

A new review has found that increasing the intake of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids during pregnancy reduces the risk of premature births.

Weight control and heart benefits linked to daily nut consumption

A daily serving of nuts or peanuts could help prevent weight gain, normalise insulin response and provide other heart health benefits, according to two new studies.

Sink into a hot bath to help lift depression

Taking hot baths twice a week could be of as much benefit as regular exercise in treating depression, a small study has found.

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We have weaker bones than our hunter-gatherer ancestors – this is what you can do about it

A comparison of bones from over hundreds and thousands of years ago to modern bones suggests that our skeleton today is more fragile than that of our ancient ancestors.

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How to get rid of head lice without spending loads of money

New rules in the UK prevent GPs from routinely prescribing pesticide treatments for headlice – thankfully there are lots of more natural remedies at hand.

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Salt: how to cut back without losing that delicious flavour

Boosting the flavour of foods with herbs, spices and other tasty seasonings can ‘trick’ the brain into craving less salt.

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Detox de-bunked: Detoxing naturally for the long-term win

Our health is our wealth. Detoxing for the long-term win is a 365, 24/7 natural process of optimising our diet and lifestyle – not a periodic quick-fix.