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Why you might need a nature pill

Don’t despair at the news, try this instead  A new pill that’s proven to reduce stress and will cost you nothing  Plus – I share your great tips on swallowing massive capsules and pills! As I scanned for health stories this week, I grew despairing at the news. Perils of the job! I have to get stuck into the media to keep abreast of things for this newsletter, whether I feel like it or not. However, it wasn’t the health…
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This harsh reality of this summer finally hits home

How Devon became a substitute for the Algarve Why old men can’t jump… easily! Could this simple vitamin protect your memory? The news last Thursday finally convinced me that I would not get my traditional break in Portugal this year. I was devastated, but with my daughter about to go to university and my wife and I trying to protect our ageing parents, we had no choice. So, we decided to have a few days away in Devon instead. The…
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This strange health practice has now got science backing it

Maybe this isn’t health advice many doctors go for… …but discover what the scientists now say Could Cleopatra have been an early adopter of a new medical breakthrough In The Good Life Letter, I often like to take a stroll off the beaten track of conventional thought. I mean, if you wanted me to advise 8 glasses of water and bed rest for every ailment, you could just pick up the health pages of your daily tabloid, couldn’t you? There’d…
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2 tricks to help you swallow pills easily

Revealed, my version of The Matrix… will you take the red or the blue pill… or NEITHER? What to do if you find a whole food supplement hard to swallow. 2 tricks to help swallow pills easily In the sci-fi film The Matrix the hero, Neo (played by Keanu Reeves), suspects that something is wrong with reality. The world is glitching like a faulty computer programme, so he tries to find out why. In one of the most famous scenes, he…
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Is this a blinking health sign?

Discover why the number of times you blink is important Could coffee be our saviour? Find out how much coffee should you be drinking per day As you’ve probably guessed, I’m a voracious reader. I read pretty much anything. If someone leaves a leaflet on a park bench. I’ll pick it up and take a look. If a gibbering man on the street is giving away books about Scientology, the End of the World or reincarnation, I take THREE copies….
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Revealed: 3 types of stress that do you good

Why this acclaimed Harvard professor believes you could live to 200 and still feel great in your old age Revealed: 3 forms of ‘good stress’ that increase your lifespan Proof that you can turn back the clock I’ve written a lot about ‘turning back the clock’ in these letters. Whether it’s improving your eyesight, increasing mobility, or feeling mentally sharper… There are lots of natural remedies, supplements and therapies that can help. But lots of people assume that ‘turning back…
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