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Liz Earle Wellbeing January/February 2020

Built on over 30 years of Liz Earle’s personal, award-winning advice, experience and research, our much-loved bi-monthly magazine brings you the best ways to look good and feel great. You’ll find each issue packed with tried-and-trusted recipes, inspirational ideas and simple ways to bring out the very best in you. Wellbeing wisdom you can trust is at the heart of all we do. Enjoy!

United Kingdom
Liz Earle Associated Productions limited
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6 Issues

in this issue

2 min
hello and welcome to a bright new start to the year

I love the opportunity for hope that a new year brings, with renewed motivation to make this the best one yet. This is our focus here, and our pages are packed with so many ways to look and feel better than ever before. Now in my mid-fifties, it is my fervent belief that we can have an even better ‘second half’ of life. Much of the work my wellbeing team and I do is to bring you the most trusted ways to make this happen. Alongside our regular features on ways to live well, I’ve taken a special look at some wellbeing issues that affect so many of us, including the best ways to shape up and slim down. As my Instagram followers will know, I’ve been experimenting with the high-fat/low-carb…

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make sense of the menopause with lizearle wellbeing

Knowledge is power. Sail through this trying transition with our bestselling e-books, packed with Liz’s time-tested wisdom. The Truth About Menopause This easy-to-follow beginner’s guide includes: - Guidance on how to navigate menopause - Advice on boosting mood and energy - Top tips for keeping weight off during menopause The Truth About HRT This comprehensive guide includes: - The myths and facts about HRT - Medic-approved look at HRT risks and benefits - Guidance on how to speak to your GP Download at lizearlewellbeing.com “The Truth About HRT is by far the best money I have ever spent! For the first time in years my head is calm, I’m sleeping better and feeling optimistic about the future.”@LYNNELUCY53 WELLNESS WITH LIZ EARLE Liz’s popular weekly podcast is an indispensable resource for all midlife women. Inspiring guests include: - Dr Louise Newson - Meg Mathews - Andrea McLea - Kirsty Lang The…

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join us

Sign up to our free weekly newsletter today and see just how easy it is to eat well, look well and live well, plus you’ll enjoy all the following benefits: • Claim your FREE download of Liz Earle’s Guide to a Wellbeing Weekend – our 50-page eBook full of delicious recipes and inspirational health, beauty and lifestyle advice. It’s the perfect end to a busy week. • Listen to an exclusive podcast from Liz welcoming you to her world of wellbeing. • Watch regular monthly videos from Liz to inspire you to be your fabulous best and stay up to date with our news. • Discover a curated collection of Liz’s favourite wellbeing goodies on the market and enjoy special reader discount codes. • Be the first to hear about all our offers, promotions and…

3 min
wellbeing news

ALZHEIMER’S UPDATE With the rate of Alzheimer’s disease being higher in women, researchers are looking at the link between brain health and the female hormone estrogen. A large-scale study reported in The Journal of the North American Menopause Society reveals that long-term use of HRT helps protect against the disease, notably in older women. The UK NICE guidelines on menopause confirm there is no upper age limit for HRT – it may be taken for as long as there is benefit. Egg-cellent News Fans of an egg for breakfast will be cheered by the news that eggshell membrane, which contains collagen, has been shown to improve knee pain, stiffness and function. However, if you’re looking to build muscle, you’re better off with a protein powder, as collagen is not that high in the…

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the health & beauty edit

Plant power Thinking of giving Veganuary a go? Don’t miss our feature on page 44 and, while you’re at it, pick up a bottle of this vegan algae supplement. Bursting with plant-based omega-3, it’ll help keep our brains running smoothly for the year ahead. £21.87, vivolife.co.uk On-the-go beauty We’re always on the hunt for chic, multipurpose and travel-friendly products designed with busy modern women in mind. Enter A-Game, a hydrating balm packed with hyaluronic acid and antioxidant protection. A truly versatile top-to-toe treat, it can be used as a face oil, moisturiser, lip balm, cheekbone highlighter, intensive moisturising mask and more. It’s won a place in our handbags this winter. £45, lbbskin.com HEALTH READ Orthorexia: When Healthy Eating Goes Bad by Rene McGregor (£8.99, Nourish Books) In this illuminating read, dietician, nutritionist and eating disorder campaigner Renee…

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master your mind

Headspace Perfect for beginners, Headspace offers guided meditations that last anywhere between one and 20 minutes. With hundreds of themed sessions on everything from stress and sleep to focus and anxiety, there’s a meditative moment for everyone. We’ve particularly enjoyed practising noting skills – learning to observe or ‘note’ thoughts and feelings from a distance, rather than becoming consumed by them. Two-week free trial, then £49.99 a year, headspace.com Mindset The team at Mindset are hoping to introduce hypnotherapy into everyday routines. Simply put, hypnotherapy applies therapeutic techniques while we’re focused and relaxed, and the mind is more open to suggestion. There are programmes dedicated to managing anxiety, boosting self-confidence, improving decision-making and beating procrastination. One-week free trial, then £58.99 a year, themindsetapp.com Nerva Mindset’s sister app, Nerva, is designed to relieve the symptoms of IBS with…