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'Guilt chip'

Beating the baby blues

Paula Goodyer It's not just post-natal depression that's hard on mothers - it's also the guilt that goes with it.

Can you find calm in a can?

chill

Paula Goodyer After a tsunami of energy drinks, could relaxation drinks be the next wave?

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TV and babies

Screen time for tiny tots - how much is too much?

Paula Goodyer Why screens and babies are best kept apart

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Beating the blood sugar blues

Paula Goodyer Hard-to-manage blood sugar levels can make it difficult to exercise with Type 1 diabetes - but a new program is showing the way.

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Semi vego

The meat lover's guide to going vegetarian

Mark Bittman

Paula Goodyer Six years ago New York Times food writer Mark Bittman was overweight and pre-diabetic - until he overhauled his diet.

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What's keeping you up?

Insomnia, clock.

Paula Goodyer For some people falling asleep is no problem - the real challenge is staying asleep

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No carbs after 5pm - really?

carbohydrates, bread, pasta

Paula Goodyer Why carbs on the dinner plate might help, not hinder, the war on weight.

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Making up for lost time

Jetlag alarm bed time

Paula Goodyer Melatonin, sleeping pills, hydration: how to beat jetlag.

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Shedding light on jet lag

Paula Goodyer JHet lag is price you pay for an overseas trip - but you can reduce its effects

The Sleep Diet

Woman, alarm clock, sleep, sleeping, bed, morning, work.

Paula Goodyer How a good night's sleep can help keep your weight down.

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A run on the dark side

Woman running, jogging at sunset, sunrise, night, evening, fitness, exercise.

Paula Goodyer When there's no daylight left for a walk or a run, here's how to do it safely in the dark.

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Can the pill add weight?

Paula Goodyer Yes, by making it harder for the liver to burn fat, say Australian researchers.

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Is retirement bad for our brain?

Retirement

Paula Goodyer Want to keep your brain sharp? Keep on working, says one psychiatrist.

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