Five things I’ve learned about dieting at Christmas

The most common advice we get about dieting at Christmas can be summed up in two words: don’t bother. It…

Keep calm, enjoy Christmas

It’s that time of year, when the whole world seems to be on countdown to the festive season. With jingle bells ringing in your ears at…

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How to keep your gut microbes happy at Christmas

Christmas is a time of excess — swigging mulled wine, unbuttoning bursting buttons and wishing in hindsight that you hadn’t…

Ten calorie-trimming tips for Christmas

Cut back on the calories but not the taste with our 10 easy food swaps this Christmas. By nutritionist Angela Dowden for Benenden