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Are diets doing more harm than good?

  The clubs, organisations, diets and plans spreading across the world are meeting a general hunger for weight loss. Organisations like Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, Rosemary Conley and Slimming World create a sense of camaraderie that makes people stay with the programme. But with obesity an ever-growing problem, we have to ask: Diets are supposed […]

Looking Backward To Go Forward by Matt Wingett

  As the New Year comes in, we naturally make plans for the coming 12 months. There can be exciting things ahead – but now might also be time to do the New Year’s stocktake. Matt Wingett reports …   Whether you wake up on New Year’s Day 2013 bright-eyed or hungover, I can guarantee […]

The Best You Investigates, What is T’ai Chi?

Tai Chi Chuan is an ancient Chinese martial arts system that is also a gentle form of relaxing exercise. It’s that graceful set of slow, flowing moves one sees on films and in real life in parks around the world wherever the Chinese live. Although the martial art is much older, T’ai Chi Chuan was […]

Caught Red-Nosed

After a record breaking night in which £75 million was raised for charities in Africa and Britain, Best You looks back over 25 years of Comic Relief. Every other year at the end of another British winter, as people begin to grumble less about the cold and look forward to the spring, a sudden burst […]

Keeping hold of the magic

  “Love is a temporary madness. It erupts like an earthquake and then subsides. And when it subsides you have to make a decision. You have to work out whether your roots have become so entwined together that it is inconceivable that you should ever part.” – Louis De Bernieres, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin. This is […]

Are you sure you’re covered?

    As people start to plan for their vacations in the coming months, The Best You asks if you’re sure you’re covered. If you’re thinking about taking that vacation, a few months out or even a gap year, then you’ll be hyped up about the prospect of those amazing places you’re going to see […]