Packed with inspiration and motivation, Prevention magazine makes living a healthier lifestyle easier than you ever thought possible. Its unrivalled credentials make it your go-to for breakthrough health news and views you can trust. You’ll find the best expert advice, stories from inspiring real women, and easy, actionable tips on weight loss, fitness, nutrition, health, your mind and anti-ageing beauty. It’s also the destination for nutritious and delicious recipes.
Over to you • Many of you were keen to share how last issue inspired you to take on new, healthy habits.
Pulse • MORE JOY, LESS STRESS – FOR A HEALTHIER, HAPPIER YOU
YOUR BODY ON yoga • Research shows that it increases strength, balance and flexibility but that’s not all – here’s seven more reasons to roll out your mat and kickstart your day with a yoga session …
1-MINUTE MEDITATIONS Keep your cool • You can take control of your emotions with these one-minute mindfulness techniques.
Health • THE BEST BREAKTHROUGH SCIENCE, MADE SIMPLE
Your healthiest you Pelvic exams • No-one likes medical tests at the best of times, and this particular one is clearly not a favourite with women, even though it does save lives.
PROBLEM SOLVED: bloating • Having a bloated belly does more than spoil the line of your clothes – it can be incredibly uncomfortable, too. Here are some proven solutions.
Fitness • FEELING STRONGER, FITTER AND FIRMER AFTER 40 STARTS HERE
Chill factor • Don’t let biting cold hamper your fitness goals. Our pick of this winter’s workout gear will keep you protected.
HEALING MOVEMENT: wall angel • Sitting too long and feeling like a hunchback? This simple move will straighten you out.
What fitness pros want you to know • Get the benefits of a personal trainer without hiring one! We asked the experts to share their secrets.
Nutrition • BETTER HEALTH, MORE ENERGY AND USEFUL, EXPERT-APPROVED ADVICE ON A PLATE
5 myths about caffeine • It’s purportedly the most widely consumed drug in the world, but plenty of myths surround caffeine’s powers. We asked experts to separate the health benefits from the risks.
GOOD FOOD: Rethinking “unhealthy” • Sometimes it’s hard to pick friends from foe when it comes to serving up meals, but these five are goodies.
GROCERY GURU kombucha • It’s been a feature at trendy cafes for quite a while but now you can find this lightly fermented drink in your local supermarket. Science tells us fermentation is good for our gut – does that mean we should be adding kombucha to our shopping list?
Beauty • FAST, EASY WAYS TO LOOK AS GOOD AS YOU FEEL
Is your salon making you sick? • We all love beautiful nails and feeling gorgeous as we walk away from a manicure, but there’s a few health issues to consider.
DIAL UP BRIGHT • Try these three teeth whitening remedies for teeth that gleam.
How to get a brighter smile • A big grin not only tells the world how you feel, but is a good indicator of the state of your teeth – and there’s no need to hide either with these whitening methods.
Liquid gold • All hail the humble oil. It hydrates, protects and may even help your moisturiser be absorbed better, all without increasing greasiness. Try these soothing beauties for smooth and supple skin.
THE SCIENCE BEHIND A HEALTHY GLOW • Our skin is precious and so we don’t want to keep on with habits that may be doing more harm than good. Here, the experts tell you the truth behind the myths that could be damaging your complexion.
Mind • SMART WAYS TO STAY SHARP, CALM AND POSITIVE
Back to the DRAWING BOARD • Feel your inner Picasso straining to be let loose? Find a group and pick up a paintbrush – you’ll gain much more than...