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The benefit of 'better than nothing'

When it comes to our health habits, sometimes we just need to lower our expectations.  Read this post

Thursday, September 26, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

Why cheese is back in favour

You’ve no doubt heard that the Heart Foundation has changed its mind about the perils of dairy. For most of us, they say, it’s our call as to whether we choose full-fat or reduced-fat. So why the change?   Read this post

Thursday, September 26, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

"I wanted to take control..."

June is 65 and a regular at the gym that I go to. She’s there most days and she’s intentional with her exercise. One day she mentioned that until recently exercise hadn’t been part of her life at all. I was keen to know what shifted.  Read this post

Thursday, September 26, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

Do nuts make us fat?

Most of us would think so, right? But a study on our national nut intake suggests otherwise.   Read this post

Thursday, August 29, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

How does alcohol affect our weight?

It does, in four ways, and it has a lot to do with our liver.  Read this post

Thursday, August 29, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

More hoo-ha about red meat

Don’t panic over reports that red meat is tied to an increased risk of breast cancer, especially in post-menopausal women.   Read this post

Thursday, August 29, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

Sex and the older woman

There was a lot of media coverage this month on research published about the sex lives of UK women aged 50-75.  Read this post

Sunday, July 28, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

A month-long challenge that will change your mind and body

Not planning to partake in Dry July? Here’s an alternative challenge for July that’s likely to leave you weighing less and feeling better. About everything.  Read this post

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

What we need to know about cardiovascular disease

A new report on cardiovascular disease in women provides important information for all of us.   Read this post

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson

It's official: old dogs CAN learn new tricks

It’s common to assume that with age we get more set in our ways and that our brains don’t work as well as they used to. But MRI scans show something interesting: older brains work in a more integrated way.  Read this post

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 | Rhonda Anderson