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Waist-to-height ratio surpasses conventional metrics in predicting cardiovascular disease risk

By Hugo Francisco de Souza In a recent study published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition , researchers investigated the independent associations of body fat percentage (BF%) and waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) and the risk of future ischemic cardiovascular disease (CVD), including it...


The new breed of maxi skirts that you can wear for any occasion

The last time maxi skirts were this fashionable it was Ground Boho and the one thing you could be certain of was that they weren’t a serious contender for the office. Ruffly, flouncy, often floral with strong undercurrents of Little Bo Peep, the only sensible thing to do is file them under the ‘What were we thinking?’ category. Either that, or pass...


I walked for 90 minutes every day for two years — here’s what changed for me

Taking a low-impact walk every morning improved my mood, boosted my wellbeing and made me appreciate nature, and it didn't cost a thing.


Can You Tell a 'Finfluencer' From a Flimflammer?

For better or worse, finfluencers have dedicated followers on YouTube, TikTok and elsewhere. Before you take any financial advice, ask these three questions.


People should adopt ‘old-fashioned’ ways of staying healthy – Sir Chris Whitty

Making it easy and attractive for people to exercise is one of the most effective ways of maintaining independence, the Chief Medical Officer said.


‘We live in the best house in the world’: five design experts on how to live better in small homes

Australia has some of the largest homes in the world. Many who do live small aspire to one day live big. But around the world, limited space is not always seen as a sacrifice. From Sweden, where the average size of an apartment is 68 sq metres, to Hong Kong’s micro flats as small as 18 sq metres, globally architects are used to getting creative with tight spaces – they must let as much light in and offer individuals and families the same...


Jamaica is a 'fly and flop' favourite but here's how to get more out of your trip

What is there to do other than sun yourself on the beach at a Jamaican all-inclusive?


After years of sleepless nights I beat insomnia in a month


How to refresh a small living room — 5 easy tips designers swear by

Want to find out how to refresh a small living room? We've spoken with designers to find out how to give yours a new look, and picked out beautiful buys


Jodie Comer On Learning To Smoke For 'The Bikeriders', Losing Her Anonymity, And More

And this is why she's watching clips of Cheryl on 'The X Factor'


29 Celebrity Pixie Cuts to Inspire Your Next Style

From the iconic 'Rosemary's Baby' pixie to the shaggy "bixie."


Parisian health hacks are trending - 6 nutritionist-approved ways to channel your inner French girl and boost wellbeing

Profiter de la vie...


Michael Mosley had seen his dad die young - he didn’t want to go the same way

One month before he died, Dr Michael Mosley told me he was looking forward to the future. In what would be one of his final interviews, he explained he had no intention of slowing down, nor was he contemplating retirement. Rather, he was determined to keep working “until they tell me to stop”. “I’m 67 and a lot of my mates are now retired,” he told...


The World’s Most Luxurious Retirement Homes, review: how the filthy rich grow old

Old age is big business, there being so much of it to get through nowadays and the boomers having all the net worth. Hence programmes like The World’s Most Luxurious Retirement Homes (Channel 5). Welcome to The Palace in Miami, a gleaming neo-palazzo modelled without shame or compunction on the George V in Paris. It was founded by a woman from Isra...


Roxy Horner worries she a 'burden' to fiancé Jack Whitehall because of diabetes diagnosis

Roxy Horner worries she a 'burden' to fiancé Jack Whitehall because of diabetes diagnosis - EXCLUSIVE The model fears their daughter could inherit the condition, which she says is ‘serious’ but ‘liveable’


Maya Jama on her skincare routine, social media habits and nurturing friendships

The Love Island presenter spills on her wellness regime


Foods that slow brain aging and how to incorporate them in your diet

A new study has shown that specific nutrients, similar to those found in the Mediterranean diet, can play a crucial role in slowing brain aging, according to Healthline. Foods that slow brain aging Scientists have found that fatty fish should be included in your diet. "Fatty fish, like salmon, mackerel, sardines, and trout, are rich in omega-3 fatt...


Most Charming Neighborhoods In The Sims

The Sims franchise has introduced a lot of charming neighborhoods over the years. These are some of the most idyllic.


Over a quarter of people are breaking this important coffee rule


I tried living 'La Dolce Vita' - and Italians have got it all right

Living ‘La Dolce Vita’ has become synonymous with Italian culture, good vibes, and embracing life’s luxuries. Translating to ‘the sweet life’, there’s little wonder that those hailing from Venice to Sicily are living longer, more fulfilled lives (have you ever met a Nonna that isn’t full of energy?) - and that we should all be striving for the same...


Feeling lonely? Here are 31 tried and tested tips to combat loneliness

Loneliness can have serious consequences for our mental and physical health


I live on a cruise ship — here’s how much I spend each month


Is spicy food good for you?

Whether it’s the hottest chilli, a full-flavoured curry or warming cinnamon, find out how spicy food affects the body, and the health benefits it can bring you


Living in Castellon: what it's like, best areas and cost of living

Discovering Castellon is entering a province that offers an ideal quality of life, with a perfect balance between peaceful beaches and vibrant city life. Suppose you're considering making Castellon your new home or you're simply interested in learning more about this gem in east Spanish, this article will provide you with valuable information about what it's like to live in Castellon, the best areas to live and the cost of living.


‘I’ve had homes in the city, countryside and by the coast – here’s where’s best to live’

During the Covid pandemic there was a max exodus from city to countryside, and even small, off-the-beaten track rural and seaside villages suddenly attracted interest from people keen for a slice of the good, healthy life. And then, sure as eggs were eggs, the reverse happened: missing the convenience, cleanliness and culture of urban living, “down...


23 backyard ideas and landscaping inspiration for a stunning outdoor space –in all seasons

From fire pits to vegetable gardens and hard landscaping tips, these backyard ideas will deliver year-round interest to create a cool, convivial spot.


Best sustainable swimwear brands: Hunza G, OAS and more

Best sustainable swimwear brands: Hunza G, OAS and more - Luxury labels that don’t cost the earth


Early death risk grows with just three ‘slightly unhealthy mid-life traits’

Just three “slightly unhealthy traits” in mid-life increase the risk of early death by a third, research suggests. The study found people carrying extra weight in their 40s and 50s who also had slightly raised blood pressure, cholesterol or blood sugar levels were also 35 per cent more likely to have a heart attack or stroke over the next three dec...


Best refillable perfume for sustainable fragrance

Best refillable perfume for sustainable fragrance - The perfume brand saving the planet and your pennies


How many litres of water should you drink a day and does tea count?

Drink up!


The ‘island of immortals’ where residents regularly live past 100


Living on Lanzarote: advantages, cost of living and why choose it

The island of Lanzarote emerges from the Atlantic Ocean as a unique enclave, a land of contrasts where volcanic nature combines with serene beaches and an excellent climate. Deciding to live on Lanzarote is opting for a particular lifestyle, in which the environment's calm and beauty play a leading role.


All I wanted from a babymoon was peace and good food and this UK destination delivered


Less alcohol, or none at all, is one path to better health

Less alcohol, or none at all, is one path to better health - Moderate drinking was once thought to have benefits for the heart


Forget the Mediterranean diet - as a cynical Health Writer, even I'm impressed with the trending Atlantic diet

Food lovers, rejoice - this one's for you.


‘After years of failed fad diets + workouts, I started lifting weights'

'At 43, it changed everything'


TV property expert Kunle Barker on how to transform your home cheaply and easily

TV property expert Kunle Barker on how to transform your home cheaply and easily - The property expert and TV presenter tells Lisa Salmon how to create the house of your dreams without spending a nightmare amount of money.


The 5 Most Important Diet & Lifestyle Factors to Live Longer (78,000 person study)

Use Code TDL15 for 15% Off Any Protein Flavor from Bowmar Nutrition - https://bit.ly/3TFVxTL How Much Do Genetics Matter for Life Expectancy? This video does contain a paid partnership with a brand that helps to support this channel. It is because of brands like this that we are able to provide the content that we do for free. Click HERE to Subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/c/ThomasDeLauerOfficial?sub_confirmation=1 Please check out the new Shorts channel, DeLauer Clips and Workouts, here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCQPQImPsw74KhO0Zy2-leyA/videos Please Subscribe to my Email Newsletter Here: https://www.thomasdelauer.com/life-optimization-tactics/ Follow More of My Daily Life on Instagram: http://www.Instagram.com/ThomasDeLauer References https://www.demogr.mpg.de/publications/files/2942_1202133488_1_fulltext.pdf https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/full/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.032047 Timestamps ⏱ 0:00 - Intro 0:51 - 15% Off Any Protein Flavor from Bowmar 1:58 - Genetics vs Lifestyle 3:00 - Lifestyle Factors for Longevity 5:42 - How to Improve Each Lifestyle Factor for Longevity


Madeira's capital Funchal offers a natural retreat on the city's doorstep

Be sure to add these stops to your itinerary.


Can a 9pm bedtime cure me of my constant exhaustion?

New research found a third of people in the UK are not happy with their quality and quantity of sleep


Sienna Miller says younger men are more respectful to women than older generations

Sienna Miller says younger men are more respectful to women than older generations - ‘They have grown up with a more level playing field,’ the actor said


‘I started strength training at 62 after a double organ transplant—now I'm stronger than ever'

3 things that were key to my success


What you can do every night to prevent irritable bowel syndrome

What you can do every night to prevent irritable bowel syndrome - Study finds leading healthy lifestyle strongly linked to lower chance of developing condition


The 3 Stages of Weight Loss, According to Dietitians

Here's what to expect if you're embarking on a weight loss journey


Scientists say humans should eat like a salmon to get essential nutrients

Scientists say humans should eat like a salmon to get essential nutrients - Directly eating more wild feed species could have health benefits, researchers suggest


How to be frugal: Easy money-saving hacks from people who’ve mastered cutting back

How to be frugal: Easy money-saving hacks from people who’ve mastered cutting back - Living more frugally could reduce stress and help your money go further.


Why sober Gen Z and HR anxiety could kill off the pub social

Bosses planning a work get-together outside of the office would traditionally not think twice about hosting it in the pub. But the work-sanctioned trip to the local is now under threat. “Younger employees that have healthier lifestyles don’t see it as a rite of passage to go out and drink and get absolutely wasted,” says Emma Morris, director of Em...


I shifted my midlife weight in six months – now I’m fitter than I was in my twenties

I used to be a stylist, working incredibly long hours styling A-list celebrities, and while it sounds glamorous, it was exactly the opposite: you start very early in the morning, finish late at night and if you’ve not got exactly the right jumper, everyone acts as if the world is falling apart. Because the work was so stressful, we all did a lot of...


Clean girl brunette and hourglass layers: the hair trends set to go viral for summer 2024

Clean girl brunette and hourglass layers: the hair trends set to go viral for summer 2024 - London’s top hairdressers, colourists and trend forecasters confirm this summer’s must-try looks — and it’s all about styles that signal ‘health and wealth’


How to master grown-up festival dressing

Denim hotpants? Fringe jackets? Absolutely not! This is Good Housekeeping's ultimate festival fashion guide for grown-ups