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Scientists say they are alarmed at the high levels of antibiotic resistance found in Salmonella and Campylobacter - both important causes of human illness.

Alarming rise in antibiotic resistance in Europe

Scientists say they are alarmed at the high levels of antibiotic resistance found in Salmonella and Campylobacter bacteria in samples isolated from people, animals and meat.

Over eating and throwing away food, on their own, waste up to a fifth of the world's food.

A fifth of world’s food lost to over-eating and waste

When it comes to global food waste, eating more than we need is just as wasteful as throwing away what we don’t eat; both sides need to be tackled to feed us all in the future.

Garlic, leeks and onions are all excellent dietary sources of prebiotic fibre.

Prebiotics could help you cope with stress

If you are under stress, getting more prebiotics in your daily diet could result in a happier tummy and more restful sleep.

Honey has several antiseptic and antibacterial properties that can help balance the skin.
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Natural treatments for acne

From honey face masks to essential oil massage blends, facial steams and compresses – here are some of our favorite alternatives ot help keep your skin clear.

Skin-to-skin contact between a mother (or father) and their newborn, frequent and exclusive or nearly-exclusive breastfeeding are aspects of 'kangaroo mother care'.
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‘Kangaroo mother care’ helps preterm babies survive… but offers benefits for all

For premature babies close skin-to-skin contact with mum, combined with frequent breastfeeding produces significant health benefits that are evident even 20 years after birth.

Essential oils can hep relieve anxiety and stress, and help ground and uplift emotions.
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Our favourite sensual oils

A sensual massage using essential oils blends that you’ve made yourself is the ultimate Valentine’s Day gift. Here’s our pick of the best aphrodisiac oils to get you started.

It's about this time of year that most of our resolve to do better fades.
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Struggling with your New Year’s resolutions? Here’s how you can hang on in there

It’s about this time of year that most of our resolve to do better and be better starts to fade; here’s some good advice for keeping on track.