Nutrition

The truth about artificial sweeteners

They’re in diet fizzy drinks and ‘low-fat’ foods, but are sweeteners a healthier alternative to sugar? We ask dietician Dr Sarah Schenker for the facts Artificial sweeteners are chemicals that offer the same sweetness as sugar, minus the calories. You’ll find them in a whole range of different foods from diet drinks and confectionery to…
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Fitness

Your 10 weeks to 10k running challenge

Never run a race before? Ready to achieve something you never thought possible? Here’s everything you need to know to boost your running progress and reach the 10k distance Taking on a running challenge can seem daunting, especially if you’re new to it. The good news is that running 10k is more achievable than you…
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Health

Should I be worried about air pollution?

Air pollution is now at record levels nationwide. Health journalist Rosalind Ryan investigates how air pollution could be harming your health, with practical tips to protect yourself We’re used to seeing pictures of smog-filled foreign cities such as Beijing, but the UK doesn’t need to worry about air pollution – right? Wrong. A recent survey…
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Do I have coeliac disease?

Worried about regularly bloating? Confused between gluten-intolerance and coeliac disease? Dietician Jo Travers explains all  With 1 in 100 people suffering from coeliac disease – and nearly half a million people not realising they have it – here’s a guide to what to look for and some tips for keeping it under control. What is coeliac…
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Relax

7 ways to garden yourself to better health

From air-purifying plants to money-saving grow-your-own, Shawna Coronado, gardening expert and author of The Wellness Garden, shares seven easy ways you can boost your health with gardening We already know that gardening is good for us but new research is proving that it can improve more than our mood. In Shawna’s book she discusses tools…
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Community

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Win tickets to Vitality sports partner matches

EXPERIENCE UNFORGETTABLE SPORTING MOMENTS WITH VITALITY VIP Vitality members have the chance to win tickets to see our partners in action. Vitality is the Official Wellness Partner of Arsenal FC, AFC Bournemouth, Liverpool FC, Liverpool Ladies FC, Manchester City FC, Manchester City Women, England Rugby, Scottish Rugby, the Welsh Rugby Union and the UK’s Cricket…
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