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Beef and Barley Stew

Recipes

This recipe is a great example of how you can tweak a traditional stew or casserole to make it healthier for the heart.

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Banana and Berry Bran Muffins

Recipes

These delicious muffins will keep for about 4-5 days in an airtight container in the fridge.

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Keeping fit: how to do the right exercise for your age

Lifestyle

The type and amount of exercise you should do changes as you age, so follow this simple guide for tips on the right type of exercise for your stage of life.

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6 foods you thought were unhealthy

Nutrition

There is often conflicting information about whether a food is good for you and your heart, and if it should be added to your diet or avoided.

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7 tips for sticking to your goals

Lifestyle

Almost half of all adults say they make yearly resolutions, but only about 10 per cent of people manage to stick to them. Here are seven tips to help you stick to your health and fitness goals.

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10 healthy eating habits to get into

Nutrition

Whatever your health goals – losing weight, improving cardiovascular health, getting fitter or just improving your diet quality – here are 10 healthy eating habits that you can easily get into.

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Sleep apnoea, high blood pressure and cardiovascular health: joining the dots

Lifestyle

Dr Melissa Farnham answers some common questions about sleep apnoea, its symptoms, differences between men and women, and what we can all do about it.

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Alcohol and the heart

Nutrition

It's said that drinking red wine is good for the heart – but how true is this, and how exactly does alcohol affect the body?

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Food for fitness: is it better to eat before or after exercise?

Lifestyle

There’s a lot of confusion surrounding food intake and exercise – is it better to eat beforehand or afterwards? And what type of exercise benefits most from eating?

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