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    Quitters Happier And Less Anxious

    Many smokers who are struggling to quit believe that smoking lifts their mood and helps them to cope with stress. However, quitting is linked to improvements in mental wellbeing including decreases in anxiety and depression that can be equivalent to taking anti-depressants.

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    Top Five Food & Diet Myths

    As children, we're told all sorts of odd stories about food. Bread crusts make our hair curly, apple skins cure constipation and so on. Before we pass on these tales to the next generation, let's have a closer look at them...

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Relaxation Techniques For Better Sleep

Written by Kate Kellaway

Scheduling time to unwind and relax can help relieve the stress and anxiety that may otherwise interfere with your sleep.

You’ve already learnt that physical activity too close to bedtime can disrupt your sleep, and the same principle applies to mental activity. The busy lifestyles many of us lead can have us on the go from the time we wake up in the morning until our head hits the pillow at night. While our bodies might be tired out by all this running around, it tends to have the opposite effect on our minds.


Using our health and fitness calculators will help you get the facts on your lifestyle.