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For some women acupuncture can significantly reduce uncomfortable menopause symptoms like hot flashes.

Menopause symptoms respond to acupuncture

Acupuncture treatments can reduce the number of hot flashes and night sweats associated with menopause by as much as 36%, according to a new study.

A new report argues that full fat dairy can be protective for the heart and should be included in a healthy diet

Are low-fat diets a health time-bomb?

Urging people to follow low-fat diets and to lower their cholesterol is having “disastrous health consequences”, a health charity has warned.

New evidence suggests that most of us worry needlessly about salt intake.

Low-sodium diets may not benefit everyone

New evidence suggests that many of us in the West worry needlessly about salt intake and that current recommendations to lower sodium intake may do more harm than good.

There's no cure for gastroenteritis, but there is plenty you can do to make yourself comfortable while you recover.

Natural remedies for ‘stomach flu’

Apart from time, rest and fluids, there’s no real ‘cure’ for stomach flu; but there is plenty you can do to support your body while it recovers

Using food as a reward or punishment can solve some problems - but can also create others!
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Mind the doughnut: emotional eating is a habit that can start in childhood

Teaching children how to manage their appetites, to eat if they are hungry and to stop if they are full, is an important lesson which is often overlooked.

Low in calories and rich in nutrients there's a lot to love about broccoli.

Good reasons to love your broccoli

Low in calories and rich in nutrients there’s a lot to love about broccoli. Here’s just a few of the things it can do to keep you healthy.

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Are we sleep-deprived or just darkness-deprived?

Is a world that is lit up 24/7 making sleep less effective? More evidence that spending time in the dark is the best way to ensure you wake up refreshed and restored.