Five days of fatty foods wreaks metabolism havoc

New study shows long-term damage done in shorter time frame than previously thought

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Muscle-building supplements linked to testicular cancer risk

New research finds prolonged use spikes risk by 65 percent

Confessions of a serial quitter

Giving up smoking is easy. I should know, I've done it loads of times

#takebackpostpartum

Mums 'take back postpartum' using social media

Hashtag documents real life after birth, saggy bellies and all

Inspiring first performance after accident

Eight-year-old amputee stuns at studio dance recital

DIET

Zoe Bingley-Pullin's salmon with creamy avocado sauce and asparagus

This hearty, healthy dish makes for easy mid-week entertaining

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How five days of fatty foods wreaks metabolism havoc

If you ever needed a reason to go easy on chips and cheese platters, this may be it: a new study has shown that just five days of eating fatty foods causes such significant physiological changes to our bodies that they could lead to diabetes and other metabolic diseases.

Zoe Bingley-Pullin's Thai fish cakes with dipping sauce

This classic Asian dish is a sure-fire crowd-pleaser

FIT MUM

Mums 'take back postpartum' through social media

New mothers are sharing images of 'real' life after birth using the hashtag #takebackpostpartum

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How much we weigh at birth can predict our future health

When we consider things like career success and health, we like to think the ball is in our court. If we study and work hard, we can scale the career ladder and if we eat healthy and exercise plenty, then good health is ours for the taking.

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A 65-year-old German woman is pregnant with quadruplets – but what are the risks?

A German woman who made headlines when she fell pregnant with her 13th baby naturally at 55 is pregnant again at 65 - this time with quadruplets conceived via IVF.

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Exercise in pregnancy means healthier kids with lower risk of heart defects

It might be tempting to favour the couch over a few laps of your local park when you've got a big belly weighing you down, but two new studies show that you'll give your bub a significantly better health start if you keep moving through pregnancy.

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Back on the bandwagon: How to keep fit while recovering from a caesarean

The trick to keeping active is gentle movements that don't put unnecessary pressure on your body