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62% of parents in Britain are more worried about their children’s health

Two thirds of parents more worried about their children’s health than ever before

After a tumultuous year for the nation, a whopping 62% of parents in Britain are more worried about their children’s health than ever before. New research has found that over half of parents often give up the struggle to get their little ones to eat healthier, leading to stress and tears before bedtime.

The reasons for children not enjoying healthy foods will be all too familiar to...

Research reveals that up to a fifth of parents have never taken their children to get their eyes tested.

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland has been re-released with entirely BLURRED text

The classic 1865 novel by Lewis Carroll has been re-released by The College of Optometrists in entirely blurred text, to raise awareness of the importance of children’s eye health. The new release named ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland: The Blurred Edition’ has been launched after new research reveals that up to a fifth (23%) of parents have never taken their children to get their eyes...

Almost 90% of people aged 18-34 say they currently feel stressed

18-34's three times more likely to be stressed than over 65's

YOUNGER BRITS are almost THREE times more likely to say they are feeling stressed than the older generations, according to new research.

Almost 90% of people aged 18-34 say they currently feel stressed, compared to just a third of people aged 65+. Younger Brits are feeling the pressure in all parts of their lives rating their stress ‘generally’ at a 3 out of 5 in new stress-scale...

The thrill of finally being able to make plans is key for the capital

London’s Most Anticipated Post-Lockdown Activities Revealed

A survey by Addison Lee has revealed that returning to watch the next top blockbusters on the big screen and going for brunch with friends top the list of Londoners' most anticipated activities post-Lockdown. However, despite all this excitement going on, most admit they are dreading the return to the busy rush hour Tube and fighting for a pint in a crowded pub.

For the launch of...

Top tips to stay stress free

Heart Research UK Healthy tip - Stress Awareness

Healthy Tip: Stress Awareness

Everyone has experienced stress at some point in their life. Stress typically occurs when we are unable to meet the demands being placed on us, whether this be at work or in our personal lives.

Whilst short-term stress is a normal response to pressure or increased demand, a prolonged increase in stress levels can have negative effects on our...

Spending time with family and friends revealed as the secret to happiness

New study reveals the secret to a happy life

You only get one life, so you want to make the most of it.

Happiness in life can differ from person to person. Some chase financial goals, others chase family, and some chase both!

To finally answer the old, aged question of ‘what is the secret to a happy life?’, Royal London polled Brits aged over-551 to reveal what they believe the secret to a happy life really is....

Covid-19 anxiety syndrome may cause people to struggle with reintegrating back into daily life

Covid-19 anxiety syndrome may stop people from returning to normal living

‘Covid-19 anxiety syndrome’ may  cause  a significant number  of people to struggle with reintegrating back into daily life  as UK society returns to normal after the pandemic, says new research by London South Bank University (LSBU), in partnership with Kingston University. 

The research findings show that one in five of the 286 UK-based survey participants scored highly on the...

Following a low-carb diet can have many health benefits

Feel the Benefits of a Low Carb Diet with Love Yourself

Everyone is unique and there is no magic diet that will suit everyone. However, following a low-carb diet can have many health benefits, from weight loss to the prevention and management of chronic diseases. Love Yourself has released a new low-carb meal plan as they believe a lower-carb diet results in the most weight loss and provides the most health benefits while remaining a sustainable...

How to lose belly fat with waist trainer?

Will wearing a corset flatten your stomach? Those 19th century-style torture devices are the premise behind "waist training", the newest weight loss fad that involves lacing or Velcro-ing yourself into a corset-like garment to "train" your waist to be trimmer.

Kim Kardashian outed herself as a lover on Instagram, and Jessica Alba has credited a corset with helping her shed the baby...

A guide to choosing the right reading glasses

A guide to choosing the right reading glasses

If you are struggling to read because the words on the page are fuzzy, or you are finding that you are getting eye strain and headaches when you read or work closely on something like sewing or knitting, it’s possible that reading glasses could help.

Do you need reading glasses?

When we reach 40, the soft lens inside our eye becomes more rigid, which can cause our close vision to...