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Welcome to Women’s Health
Down juice to stave off a hangover
NEWS YOU CAN USE • Want the latest health intel? We’ve combed the science journals so you don’t have to
THE TO-DO LIST
Breathing workouts… are they really worth my while?
ASKING FOR A FRIEND • I’VE STOPPED DRINKING BUT STILL GET LUMPED WITH THE WINE BILL AT GROUP DINNERS…
I argue • Never are you more likely to snap than when you’ve spent the last three months food shopping to the blare of Santa Baby, the sherry is in free flow and you’re forced to play board games with your other half’s family, or, worse still, your own. But what’s actually going on in your body during a spat?
Are use-by dates flexible? • Still using the sniff test to decide whether to toss last week’s chicken in the wok or in the bin? Time to brush up on your date-label dexterity
WEIGHTED AB BIKE WITH PRESS • Planks got you bored stiff? Crunches a pain in the neck? Try this core move on for size
Life drawing for better body image • Can sketching other people starkers really boost your body image? And what if you were to strike a (naked) pose yourself? One writer picks up a pencil – and strips down – to find out
Dr Anjali Mahto • The leading dermatologist and author of The Skincare Bible shares her hero products
Snug as a bug
HOW MANY REST DAYS DO I NEED? • Consider them time wasted? WH columnist and Third Space PT Alice Liveing explains how to master the art of recovery
JADA Sezer • Academic. Ambassador. Model. Jada Sezer has a portfolio career groaning under the weight of accomplishment, but it’s her proclivity to speak truths and challenge stereotypes that makes her a real WH cover star. She takes a pause to talk ambition, body confidence and Love Island
JADA’S SELF-CARE TOOLKIT • The daily practices that keep Jada at the top of her game
A taste of inner strength • It’s official: new research shows that what you eat has the biggest effect on your skeleton’s strength. Think you’re smashing it with that mid-afternoon Greek yoghurt habit? Well, skeletal science has moved on a bit. Time you boned up
FUN GUYS • ONE FOOD, FOUR WAYS | MUSHROOMS If you’re still slumming it with bog-standard buttons – erm, why? There’s a whole extended family of funky, shroomy cousins out there, all bursting with their own individual blend of nutrients and distinctive flavours. Introducing your new favourite plant-based staples, in four totally vegan dishes
WASTE NOT, WANT IT • Soggy sprouts, pulpy parsnips and two-day-old turkey that’s dryer than your throat the morning after the office party. Food writer Victoria Glass is here to help you cut down your food waste (and groceries bill) with two recipes made using one set of ingredients
Healthy foodie gift guide • For the kefir-guzzling foodie with a fridge that resembles an aisle of Whole Foods and a kitchen worthy of a Hemsley sister
The mind tech edit • The pursuit of being in fine psychological fettle is, for some, a lifelong endeavour-one that's made more challenging by increasingly busy schedules and an overstretched NHS. Could these technological interventions be the thing to berideg the gap?
THE CYNIC’S GUIDE TO POSITIVE THINKING • Thinking positively. Seeing the good. Looking on the bright side. The louder the conversation around the pursuit of optimism, the more fluffy detractors claim it’s become. So what is worth picking out among the cutesy memes and sound bites – and can it actually make a difference to your life?
HACK YOUR OUTLOOK • Our...