12 ultra-effective ab exercises (and not a single sit-up in sight!)

Skip the endless sit-ups and carve out an impressive set of abs with these 12 ultra-effective exercises.

Flavanoids - the incredible antioxidant disease-proofing your body

They help prevent the common cold, cancer and even Alzehimer's - so why is no-one talking about flavanoids?

How your body responds to quitting caffeine

Quitting your coffee could make you happier and improve your heart health. But can you make it through the first day?

What happens when you hold onto pee for too long?

If you've ever been stuck in traffic busting for a wee, you'll testify it can feel like a life-threatening situation.

Goat meat could be the healthiest meat there is

Goat meat's whopping hit of nutrients rivals steak, chicken and lamb.

'Holy Grail' diet could help you lose fat and build muscle at the same time

Is this the diet we've all been waiting for? Perhaps - but researchers have described it as "gruelling".

Yoghurt buyer's guide: How to pick the best pot

Natural, Greek or coconut? We break down the yoghurt choices so you can make the healthiest choice at the supermarket.

The curious history of the X-ray machine

14 vintage images that show dangerous it was to be X-rayed in the 1930s.


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Need a pick me up? Here's 9 healthy energy drink alternatives

Here's how to boost your energy levels without the sugar.

Loose leaf vs bagged salads: Which one is healthiest and safest?

Pre-packaged salads have copped a lot of press recently, but are they as bad as we're told?

The SIRT food diet: Is it as good as it's cracked up to be?

It's dominating the headlines, but does it dominate the science?

There's only one weight-loss secret worth knowing: consistency

Finding the perfect weight-loss diet is easier than you think.


What it looks like to give birth in 3D

The miracle of birth has never looked so incredible – or painful – as it does in three dimensions.

Think you might be pregnant? Time to check your Fitbit

Just when you thought that fitness trackers had reached peak creepiness, there's this: a man claims he discovered his wife was pregnant after trying to troubleshoot her Fitbit.

Mum attempts to dress triplets and toddler with spectacular skill

With a smile on her face, a mother tries to dress Emily the toddler and her three triplets siblings, Jackson, Olivia and Levi.

Baby cushion mimics human shoulder sparks social media controversy

Controversial baby product dividing mothers

The Babocush, which mimics a human shoulder, was criticised on Facebook by some parents.

Science confirms pregnancy is the perfect excuse to eat chocolate

It's one of the major cravings during pregnancy, and now science has confirmed that chocolate can help the growth of your baby.