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According to scientists, hangover symptoms can actually be attributed to allergic reactions to the ingredients in your favourite alcoholic drinks. Step in the YorkTest programme, which offers you a mail-order blood test to see which ingredients you're allergic to, and give you recommendations on how to avoid them on a night out. More »Think you have a hangover? You could be allergic to alcohol
We're all for cutting back on junk food and hitting the gym, but isn't eating cotton wool dipped in orange juice going to step too far to lose weight? The horrifying 'Cotton Ball Diet' has been making the rounds of YouTube, Instagram and Twitter, but how much damage could it be doing to practitioner's insides? According to experts, the diet has been picked up by teenage girls and impressionable women who are desperate to recreate the model looks they see on the TV. ... More »Dangerous diets: Would you eat cotton wool balls to lose weight?
If, like us, you've already written off the rest of 2013 to the onslaught of mince pies and Christmas cocktails, you'll no doubt be planning some kind of weight loss plan in your New Year's resolutions. More »Experts warn us of the five most usless diets for the New Year
© Getty - Handbag We first noticed it when she performed at the recent Victoria's Secret catwalk show - but last night at the American Music Awards, Taylor Swift confirmed for us that she is taking her workout routine too far. The stunning songstress took home four awards, including for Artist of the Year, but we just couldn't stop looking at her skinny arms.We weren't the only ones... More »Celebrity diets: Has Taylor Swift taken gym addiction too far?
Wondering why you can’t lose weight through dieting no matter what you try? We can almost guarantee it’s because you’re making at least one of these seven diet mistakes. Here are the dieting pitfalls you need to avoid if you want to ditch those pounds. More »7 diet mistakes that make you fat
Hugh was diagnosed with a basal cell carcinoma - the most common form of non-melanoma skin cancer - that grows slowly in the upper layers of the skin. Take a look at these no-nonsense and back to basics facts about skin cancer by Dr Virginia Hubbard, Consultant Dermatologist at London Bridge Hospital. Are you worried about skin cancer? More »The facts about skin cancer: Mole mapping, symptoms and treatments
Critics are claiming that Kim must have had cosmetic surgery procedures to lose 50lbs and look that good in Kanye West's Bound 2 music video. We're pleased that you're promoting a healthy diet Kimmie, but how do you explain your drastically slimmed down waist in Kanye's Bound 2 music video? More »Is Kim Kardashian lying about her 50lb post-baby weight loss?
But when she walks past your desk coughing, sneezing and looking like something from Shaun of the Dead, your fondness for her takes a bit of a hit. But you can minimise your chances of developing the sniffles or a stomach bug with these essential tips. More »Winter essentials: How to stop feeling ill and getting flu at work
Eating cotton wool is not a 'diet', it's a sign of an eating disorder, and people who do it are taking serious risks with their health. More »The cotton wool 'diet': Experts weigh in on new eating disorder and its horrific side effects
Don't forget that good trainers also protect your knees, ankles and even your back, so this is where you should pay the most attention when investing in sportswear. I really appreciate little thumbholes in my Adidas training jacket, and the larger pocket on the inside of the jacket with headphone holes to fit my iPhone. More »Sportswear for runners: Where to invest
Wolverine star Hugh Jackman has been forced to reassess his health after discovering dangerous skin cancer cells on the end of his nose. 45-year-old Hugh posted this sad-looking snap on his Instagram account with the caption, "Deb said to get the mark on my nose checked. Boy, was she right! I had a basil cell carcinoma. Amazingly, two in three Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer before the age of 70, mainly due to sun exposure and lack of SPF. More »Celebrity cancer scares: Hugh Jackman blighted by skin cancer on his nose
© Youtube/Getty Once you get past the boobs and the wild horses and the motorbike sex session that is Kanye West's Bound 2 music video, the casual observer (*pedantic examiner*) may notice that Kim Kardashian's waist is looking teeny tiny. Now critics are fuming that new mum Kim has digitally altered her figure in post-production instead of showing the world her actual body, which, let's face it, is pretty bangin' to begin with. Don't believe us? Take a look at the two pictures of the 33-year-old reality star above and see for yourself. ... More »Why are Kim Kardashian and Miranda Kerr digitally slimming down their waists?
Invest in a kettlebell, a medicine ball and a Swiss ball and you've got toning, fat burning and core strengthening workouts. Holding the kettlebell with both hands, create a 'swinging effect' by bending your knees and thrusting hips forward. Holding your medicine ball above your head, slam it as hard as you can down onto the ground contracting your abdominals and squatting as you do so. Lying on your back, place the Swiss ball between your hands. More »Make your own home gym
Almost half of the women in the UK will be crash dieting ahead of Christmas to drop a few pounds and get into their festive party dresses. More »Crash diet and Christmas binge? How to avoid an unhealthy festive season
Britney Spears has taken the strange decision to publicly advertise for a 130lb (9st 2lbs) body double to star in her new video. According to Hollywood Life, the 31-year-old music mega-star has placed an ad for someone with highly specific measurements.Women should only apply if they're 5ft 4inch, weigh 130lbs, have a size four (UK size eight) dress size and take size 7B shoes. Wow. They must also have 32C-27-35 measurements. Talk about specific! This won't be the first time Britters has used a body double. ... More »Britney Spears posts weird body double doppelganger job advert
When it comes to running you can do as much training as you want – if you get your nutrition wrong, your progress could stutter to a standstill. Although there’s a lot of focus on what to eat before you run, your post-run snacks can also have a huge impact. Here are seven post-run treats you need to avoid. More »7 terrible post-run treats
Posh London department store Fortnum & Mason is stocking a new Brussel sprout-infused green juice drink to liven-up your spinach, avocado and celery smoothies. If you're more used to seeing sprouts mixed with bacon and chestnuts on the Christmas dinner table, you'll probably be a little repulsed by the idea of blending them to a paste and drinking the remnants like a shot. More »Rosie Huntington-Whiteley's favourite green juice gets a Brussels sprouts makeover
A video claiming the HPV vaccine Gardasil that protects against cervical cancer is deadly is circulating on Facebook, but experts warn you shouldn't trust it. Gardasil is designed to immunise young girls against the potentially life threatening strands of HPV (Human Papillomavirus), that are known to cause roughly 70% of cervical cancer cases. But a new video by Jenny Thompson of the Health Sciences Institute claims that women are dying after getting the vaccine. Even though there are side-effects associated with the vaccine (which you can read on the NHS website here), critics claim the video is scaring women and twisting data to suit a moral agenda. More »Viral Facebook video claims HPV vaccine Gardasil is dangerous...but is it true?
Now Louis is having to explain why he acted so irresponsibly knowing full well the majority of his fans are young girls. Louis' One Direction spokesman has assured the public that he had no idea he was endorsing a weight loss product. More »Why is One Direction's Louis Tomlinson promoting extreme weight loss to teenage fans?
After this incident, 32-year-old Jake was rushed to the emergency room to have stitches in his hand. Jake is filming the final scenes for thriller, Nightcrawler, which required him to lose a shocking amount of weight from his normally bulky frame. More »Jake Gyllenhaal faces 'anger management' rumours after shocking weight loss