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Health and Wellbeing

Being healthy and happy are so important to enable people to enjoy their lives to the full. The Health and Wellbeing section covers alternative therapies and traditional herbal remedies, including homemade beauty products and treats to help you relax and unwind after a long hard day.

Getting on your bike

5 Reasons to Get On Your Bike

The thought of climbing on a bike may strike fear into the hearts of some, but it ignites a childlike desire to escape into the great outdoors in others.

Post Christmas diet

5 Foods to Boost Your Health for the New Year

The New Year is often the time of diets and cutting back on the chocolate and snacks consumed in abundance over the festive period.

flued up (jonolist)

Natural Remedies to Beat the ‘Flu

Winter is the time when the 'flu bugs descend but hitting the Lemsip and Beecham's isn't for everyone, so what can you take if you want a natural remedy to ease your congestion, sore throat and blocked nose?

School bike racks

Bike Bans Leave Kids Unable To Cycle To School

Most people will be aware now that the kids are back at school, if only because of the added congestion that returns once the school gates reopen.

nhs carbon emssion cutting initiatives

NHS Prescribed Green Initiatives To Help Cut Costs and Save Lives

The NHS has the biggest carbon footprint of the whole UK public sector, emitting over 18 million tonnes of CO2 per year.

swine flu homeopathy (photograph: Eneas via flickr)

Homeopathic Remedies Could Cure Swine Flu

Homeopathic doctors in Mexico City have discovered that homeopathy can be used to successfully treat and cure swine flu.

homeopathy

NHS Criticised For Spending £12m On Homeopathic Treatments

Despite homeopathic treatment prescribed by the NHS being at the request of patients, the practice has received criticism due to the total amount spent on the alternative therapy totaling £12 million across the UK over the last three years.

Healing with Herbs on ‘Grow Your Own Drugs’

Viewers were introduced to a range of herbal remedies and beauty products that are quick and easy for anybody to make in their own homes on last night's 'Grow Your Own Drugs'.

Nantwich Mind, Body and Spirit Fair

This weekend has seen the Civic Hall in Nantwich, Cheshire, play host to a Mind Body and Spirit fair in aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care.

New Series – Grow Your Own Drugs

Monday night saw the first in a six part series on BB2 at 8.

Tea Tree – The Essential Oil

Most people have heard of tea tree and know it to be beneficial, however most people would associate it with skin products for drying up spots or chemist bought products for treating headlice.

Echinacea – The Nearest Thing to a Cure for the Common Cold

For years people have dreamt of a cure for the common cold.

Take a moment to consider…

In a world where everyone is so busy and nobody has time to stop and think, never mind to think about themselves, we have many questions we should be asking ourselves.

Becoming a Child Again

In a world where everyone is so busy and nobody has time to stop and think, never mind to think about themselves, we have many questions we should be asking ourselves.