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Ignore the lazy headlines. Chips don’t ‘double your chances of death’

You can increase your chances of living forever by avoiding french fries, according to the Telegraph. Eating chips ‘doubles your…

Prince Philip retires at 96 — what lies behind his remarkable longevity?

There have been many words written about Prince Philip in recent days following his announcement of retirement from public duties…

I am addicted to these bathroom scales. I think they might be the future of health

These days it often feels like there are 20 million different gadgets or apps thrust under your nose, each promising…

Are you weighing yourself wrong? Make the scales your friend, not your enemy

For many people the scales are seen as the enemy. But used correctly they are a powerful ally in keeping…

Short men have been sold a tall story. Life chances aren’t dictated by height

Researchers at the University of Exeter have claimed that short men have ‘reduced chances in life’. The Napoleon complex, ran…

Long, brisk walks may be better for our weight than sessions in the gym

For people trying to lose weight a brisk walk is more beneficial than a session at the gym, according to…