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    Going gaga for gluten-free

    Gluten-free diets are becoming increasingly popular, with gluten-free options available in most restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and health stores. But exactly what is gluten and do we need to avoid it? Here we look at the difference between coeliac disease, gluten intolerance or simply choosing to be gluten-free to help you understand what gluten means for you.

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    Understanding Thyroid Disorders

    Most of us don’t give our thyroid gland a second thought – until it develops a problem, that is.

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Pressure Points: Strategies For Staying Quit

Written by Kate Kellaway

To give yourself the best chance of avoiding a relapse, you need to be savvy to your smoking triggers and plan how to manage them without coming unstuck.

When it comes to relapsing, the first three months after quitting smoking present the period of greatest danger. The worst of the physical nicotine withdrawal symptoms may have faded, but it's the old, ingrained behaviours that are hard to break. After all, old habits die hard.

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