Health & Wellbeing

Get inspired for a healthier you. Find the latest in healthy living and fitness tips, nutritional advice and recipes, as well as our medical and treatment updates.

Everyone's favourite comfort food gets a makeover in this cosy yet healthy mac and cheese recipe, made with a creamy hidden veg sauce.

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An easy recipe for roasted vegetables plus five ways to use them in healthy meals throughout the week, from vegan pasta to five-minute flatbreads.

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Do you really know what your gut microbiome is? We consider the science and the ways you can boost the health of your own gut.

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It’s important that children grow up having a positive relationship with food and exercise – here’s how you can help them do that.

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How does robotics-assisted knee surgery differ from existing methods? And what are the potential benefits? We take a closer look.Read more

Our healthy interpretation of the classic Creole dish jambalaya is a one pot wonder that’s sure to become a weeknight favourite.

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Are you frequently battling tonsillitis? We discuss the main symptoms of tonsillitis and the key benefits of a having a tonsillectomy.

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Our specialist consultant gives the lowdown on PRP injections, a new treatment used for sports injuries and painful joints.Read more

We consider the pros and cons of ecigarettes as an aid to stopping smoking and dispel some common myths surrounding vaping. Read more

From breathing exercises to treating yourself, these are our top 18 easy tips to calm you when you’re feeling stressed or anxious.Read more

Pack more fibre into your diet with our healthy and delicious version of the ever-popular spaghetti Bolognese. This easy recipe contains three of your 5 A Day.Read more

Are you experiencing abdominal pain and wondering why? You could be one of the estimated 1 in 7 people who have gallstones.Read more

Our take on this traditional Middle Eastern dish packs in 5 portions of veg per serving. A healthy yet hearty brunch dish for two.Read more

Top tips to help you feel better and perform better if you’ve suffered a night of broken or little sleep, written by a sleep specialist.Read more

An expert guide to managing rugby injuries and planning your recovery to get you back on the pitch faster, with advice from London Broncos RL. Read more

This buzzword shows no signs of going away, but what does self-care really mean and why does it matter? We take a closer look.Read more

We speak to the team at London Broncos about the importance of risk management and preparation to avoid injury on the rugby pitch. Read more

Are you worried you might have Dupuytren’s? We speak to the British Dupuytren’s Society about the signs and symptoms and how it can be treated.Read more

The secret to a longer life is unknown, but there is evidence to suggest what can help. Read on for five factors that could mean you live longer… Read more

This Mexican-style recipe is low in calories yet bursting with flavour and nutrients, plus vegan to boot. An easy dish to add to your meal planning roster. Read more

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Col Paul Parker shares his advice on this common cause of heel pain, discussing causes, symptoms and how to treat it.Read more

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist Mr Christopher C.T Lee shares his advice on what to eat – and what not to eat – when you’re pregnant. Read more

Are you considering a hysterectomy? Find out about the procedure and side effects and what to expect from your recovery. Read more

Are you suffering from back pain and wondering why? Our video guide to common causes and treatments could give you the advice you need.Read more

A video guide to the symptoms of endometriosis and other conditions it can be mistaken for, with Consultant Gynaecologist Zoe Woodward. Read more

Top tips on managing arthritis pain at home, with a video Q&A featuring Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Mr Faisal Hussain.Read more

It’s a common belief that changes in the weather can lead to arthritis flare-ups, but is there any truth behind it? We take a closer look.Read more

Can smartphones and social media encourage symptoms of anxiety and depression? We offer advice on how to step away from your screen. Read more

Sleep is vital to both our physical and mental wellbeing. Find out if you’re getting enough and, if not, what you can do to sleep more and sleep better. Read more

We answer common questions about robotic-arm assisted knee replacement surgery and consider the advantages it could offer you.Read more

If you’re worried that you or a loved one may have diabetes, this checklist highlights the seven main signs and symptoms to look out for. Read more

If you need a new hip, robotic-arm assisted surgery might just be the choice for you. We consider the key benefits compared with traditional methods.Read more

Every session on a sunbed increases your risk of skin cancer by more than you might think. Dr Andrew G Affleck demystifies sun safety. Read more

Mr Andy Hacker, Consultant Hand and Wrist Surgeon, discusses common tennis related injuries, including symptoms, treatments and avoiding re-injury. Read more

More people in the UK are going vegan than ever before. Is it just a fad, or are there real health benefits to be had? We take a closer look.

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Carrying excess fat around the waist is associated with various health risks. But why is belly fat so dangerous? And what are the different ways to lose it?

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Discover what to expect in the months following an ACL reconstruction surgery with this step-by-step timeline about returning to sport.

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Here’s what to expect in the weeks following your operation, with advice from our Consultant General Surgeon Mr Simon Radley.Read more

BMI Healthcare’s Clinical Lead Physiologist, Colin Thomas, offers his advice on the best foods to fuel you before the big race.Read more

Are you wondering what's wrong with your hip? Mr Bhupinder Mann offers his advice on different hip conditions and their associated symptoms.

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Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Mr Nicholas Wilson, shares his advice on the steps you can take to prepare for your varicose vein procedure.

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Consultant Maxillofacial and Facial Plastic Surgeon, Afshin Yousefpour, on what you need to know before committing to surgery.

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Consultant Urological Surgeon, Rono Mukherjee, talks about how increasing your water intake can prevent kidney stones and urinary tract infections.

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Our Consultant Gynaecologist, David Griffiths, talks about endometriosis and fatigue, and offers advice to help manage the condition.

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Our Consultant Anaesthetist and Specialist in Pain Management offers 6 tips for sleeping better with chronic pain and advises what to avoid.

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Whether you bat, bowl or field, there’s a risk of getting injured. Find out the most common injuries on how to treat them.

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For some men, a vasectomy has a lot of benefits. Our Consultant Urological Surgeon answers common questions about the procedure.

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Our Consultant Dietitian shares a joint-healthy recipe and offers advice on how arthritis symptoms can be managed through diet.

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Our Consultant Haemato-Oncologist, Dr Premini Mahendra, explains the different types of blood cancer and their symptoms.

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From what happens during an endoscopy to how long it takes to recover, we answer key questions about the procedure.

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To help you prepare for cataract surgery, we’ve put together a handy checklist of 9 things to remember before your operation

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Making certain lifestyle changes can help with joint pain. We share 5 ways to help manage the condition, with advice from Paul Gill our Orthopaedic Consultant.

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Consultant Cardiologist, Dr Ali Khavandi from The Cardiologist’s Kitchen, shares his recipe so you can enjoy a heart-healthy barbecue this summer.

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Middle-distance runner, Eilish McColgan, shares her tips on avoiding injuries, preparing for an event and training when you're ill.

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Living with chronic pain isn’t easy. However, the effects of living in pain are often overlooked and underestimated. We discuss the link between the two.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome can sometimes be tricky to diagnose. We discuss 6 different conditions that can sometimes be mistaken for IBS.

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With hay fever season in full swing, we’re shedding light on the most common myths surrounding seasonal allergies.

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Are you wondering what's wrong with your knee? Find out about 7 common conditions that could be the cause of your knee pain.

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Take control of your health by being aware of the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer and find out how to reduce your risk of developing the disease.Read more

Find out how the team at BMI Hendon Hospital got athlete Zane Robertson back on his feet in time for the Commonwealth Games 2018.Read more