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Welcome to Women’s Health
Eat nettles for faster fat burn
Shroom for more • Want the latest health intel? We’ve combed the science journals so you don’t have to
THE TO-DO LIST
FIRE HYDRANT • Contrary to its name, this move is an excellent way to turn up the burn
Poetry classes as therapy • Inspired by the swathes of lockdown poets filling her social feeds, one writer heads to a words workshop with a difference. Time to consider a new form of self-care?
How should you cook veg? • You know that eating your greens – and reds, oranges and purples – is fundamental for fuelling your body optimally. But could your prepping methods be draining their health benefits?
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN… I laugh? • Whether it’s a snigger, a chuckle, a giggle or a guffaw, here’s what’s going down in your body and brain when you’re engaged in some properly funny business
Room for adventure
FEEL GOOD FABRICS • These pieces prove that comfort and conscious consumption can go hand in hand
What’s the deal with niacinamide?
FOUR WAYS TO ADD NIACINAMIDE TO YOUR ROUTINE
ASK THE WH FIT SQUAD • Want to run further, lift heavier or nail your first pull-up? Each month, we put your questions to our team of the finest fitness brains to give you the tools you need to make good on your goals
MEET THE SQUAD • The team share their fave bits of workout kit
Return of the Mack • From the pouting baby-faced assassin of scripted reality telly to multi-hyphenate entrepreneur, we’ve seen a few sides to Millie Mackintosh over the decade she’s been on our screens. Now, almost a year on from the birth of her first child, she’s let ting us in on another
PLANET-HAPPY PLATES • If your idea of an ethically sourced lunch is soggy tofu and boiled broccoli, Anna Jones wants a word. In her new book, One: Pot, Pan, Planet, the vegetarian cook platforms plant-based, no-waste plates to satisfy your hunger, nutritional needs and eco goals
GOING TO SEED
LIFTING THE LID ON THE DAIRY WARS • As new legislation forces plant-based brands to remove any mention of dairy from their packaging, WH asks if it’s time to reassess your choice of the white stuff
THE WHITE STUFF: A HISTORY
NO DAIRY, NO PROBLEM • Ditching milk and co? Here’s how to snag those non-negotiable nutrients from elsewhere
SPOTLIGHT ON B VITAMINS • With more power players than a fantasy football team, B vits provide some serious #squadgoals. But how well do you actually know them individually? It’s time you got better acquainted
13 ways to strength train your mind • There’s more to being mentally tough than keeping mental illness at bay; a strong mind can help you navigate setbacks and achieve your goals. But don’t take our word for it – we’ve recruited the help of those for whom forging fortitude is a salaried endeavour to show you how to deploy it at home, at work and during your workouts
‘Recovering from anorexia taught me the power of self-love’ • Her empowering message – normalising everything from cellulite to stretch marks – has earned her two million followers on Instagram. But it’s been quite a journey for Danae Mercer to get here
ANOREXIA: THE EXPERT VIEW • Dr Natasha Bijlani is a consultant psychiatrist working in the treatment of eating disorders at the Priory Hospital Roehampton in London
brain tingle? • If you’ve downloaded every meditation app going and still struggle to be mindful, there’s hope for you yet. Here, one writer...