Boost your workout with fitness classes

Dreaming of a perfect beach body but not sure how to get there? Get honed and toned at your local health club with advice from newly converted gym bunny and Natural Health columnist Dr Nicola Davies

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Wilderness Festival review

When I say festival, what do you immediately picture? I’m guessing soggy tents, mass amounts of cider and young people partying into the night. A healthy break? Perhaps not. But the new wellness festivals like Wilderness in Oxfordshire might change your mind.
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The health benefits of barley

You’ll often find barley flakes in muesli but you can also cook this nutritious grain. Cook barley flakes with milk or water for a change from porridge (they’ll take longer than oats), or boil the whole grains as a chewy, nutty-tasting substitute for rice, pasta or couscous, or add them…

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What is Neuro Emotional Technique?

“Have you ever experienced persistent pain or illness that simply does not heal despite numerous efforts?” says Jonathan Dudley, who is one of only three certified neuro emotional technique practitioners in London. “We live in a stressful world. Whether stress comes in the form of relationships, money problems or work,…

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Get younger-looking skin

I like to advocate a natural, non-surgical approach to looking good and improving the skin, ensuring that our treatments work in harmony with appropriate nutrition and lifestyle, so my tips are based on an integrated, holistic and more natural approach to aesthetic medicine. It’s not about a quick injection here…

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Yoga Uncovered: Your Ultimate Beginners Guide

Yoga is hot right now (not least because it’s summer), from celebrities to expectant mothers everyone seems to be doing it. But, what can it do for you, which type would you enjoy, and what does Jivamutki actually mean?

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Heal Your Heart

Not being a group person on a good day, combined with my fear of breaking into tears in public, I find my initial excitement at attending Healing Heartbreak morphing into a minor panic attack as I enter the upmarket hotel in Henley-on-Thames where it’s being held. Not that there’s any…

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What is Hyperemesis Gravidarum?

It’s confirmed! ​Kate Middleton is pregnant again, but suffering once again from Hyperemesis Gravidarum. What is it, and is there a natural solution?

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There are many causes of bloating after eating but, given…

Help me beat cystitis

​We are all looking forward to some glorious summer days…

Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the name given to inflammation or a…

Rat attack!

​Many people worry about attracting rats to their compost heap.…


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