Women’s Health is the first UK magazine to bring you health, beauty, fitness, fashion, weight loss, food & sex, all wrapped up in one super-glossy lifestyle title
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Eat more fruit and veg to stress less
Mood food • Want the latest health intel? We’ve combed the science journals so you don’t have to
I want to sync my workouts with my cycle. What are the basics?
What are the best foods to eat for brain health?
What’s a superset and how do I build one?
ASKING FOR A FRIEND I HAVE DIARRHOEA – WHAT CAN I DO?
COSY COVER-UPS • As temperatures drop, you’ll need a go-to sweater for the dash to your pre-breakfast fitness class. We’ve found the perfect pullovers for just that
Should I be avoiding LECTINS? • When it comes to bad press, lectins have had a mouthful. But are these compounds – found in everything from beans to berries – the nutritional nightmare they’re made out to be?
THREE WAYS TO PREP LECTINS • The benefits of a balanced diet outweigh any doubts, but there’s no harm in preparing lectin-packed foods well
PIGEON POSE • Meet the yoga posture that’ll leave you feeling free as a bird physically and mentally
Improv classes to be more spontaneous • Research suggests that going with the flow can help you cope with the unexpected. One woman – who dreads a last-minute change of plan – steps out of her comfort zone to learn to live in the moment
How can I get rid of dark circles?
A FEAST FOR THE EYES
I’m in a scroll hole? • Knowledge is power, but overloading your brain with bad news can be draining. This is what goes down when you try to scroll to the end of the internet
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 on their most valuable health metric
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LUCY LEVELS UP • It’s all about the mind-body connection for this actress and mum, who stays centred through meditation, sweat and hobbies that make her happy. (Ukulele lessons, anyone?) Whatever Lucy Liu does in life, she does it her way. Healthy, indeed…
The truth about giving up fish • Thanks to its hefty omega-3 quota, fish has long been seen as the reel deal for cognitive health. But as millions intend to walk away from the protein source in the wake of Netflix’s Seaspiracy, what does it mean for your brain when you go cold turkey on the catch of the day?
FIVE WAYS TO SCORE OMEGA-3 WITHOUT EATING FISH…
NEVER GONNA GIVE IT UP? • There are ways to ensure you’re shopping seafood sustainably, says Jack Clarke, sustainable seafood advocate for the Marine Conservation Society
MUSHROOM MAGIC • Seared, shredded or souped-up, the mighty mushroom makes both vegetarians and meat lovers swoon, which is no small feat! For winning nutrition (rich in vitamins and immune-protecting antioxidants) in wow-worthy shapes, get thee to a local produce stand, where mushrooms are abundant right now
Reset your CAFFEINE HABIT • If your solution to regular energy slumps is of the double-shot kind, we have important news. Cutting back on caffeine can provide its own lift – here’s how to nix your daily fix
PLAY THE NUMBERS GAME • The recommended 400mg caffeine limit has to factor in all caffeine sources in your wellness regimen, such as the ones here
IODINE SPOTLIGHT ON • While those in the know have been singing its praises for years, this hormone helper’s superstar status has flown relatively under the radar – until now. Pull up...