health wellbeing

  • LilyAna Naturals: The natural skincare brand you need to know about

    11 new products have joined the line, in addition to "Amazon's Choice" for eye cream.

  • Black and Blue by Parm Sandhu review – home truths about life in the Met

    Black and Blue by Parm Sandhu review – home truths about life in the MetThe police force’s former highest ranked BAME officer tells of her 30-year fight against entrenched racism and sexism Parm Sandhu, left, with Doreen Lawrence and Cressida Dick. Photograph: Parm Sandhu

  • Father's Day gifts: Save $170 on this smart TV, but only for today

    Best Buy Canada just marked this popular TV down to $380.

  • Over 50? Don't Make This Big Mistake, Warn Experts

    By age 50, many of us are looking to slow down a bit, enjoy what we've accomplished, and appreciate life a little more. But the key to living another half-century is not slowing to a stop. If you're over 50, experts have an important piece of advice: Don't let yourself stagnate, physically or mentally. Staying mentally and physically active can have major, wide-ranging benefits for your health, keeping your heart strong, your brain in top shape, and slashing your risk of chronic disease. Read on

  • 10 of Britain’s best lidos

    10 of Britain’s best lidosFrom Devon to Derbyshire, these glorious outdoor swimming pools make for an invigorating dip ‘A pleasing sense of frivolity’ … Tinside Lido, Devon. Photograph: Steve Vidler/Alamy

  • Looking for an Enemy: 8 Essays on Antisemitism review – hatred hiding in plain sight

    Looking for an Enemy: 8 Essays on Antisemitism review – hatred hiding in plain sightErudite writers from across the world warn that the prejudices that drove the Holocaust have never gone away The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, in Berlin. Photograph: Peter Cripps/Alamy

  • One Major Effect of Taking Omega-3 Supplements, Says New Study

    Omega-3 fatty acids aren't only beneficial for your brain. In addition to supporting key cognitive functions and reducing inflammation (among other positive effects), new research says some of these fatty acids may also be able to help you combat one of the deadliest diseases out there.A new study recently published in the journal Cell Metabolism finds that one of the three main omega-3 fatty acids, the one called docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) may kill cancer cells. Yvan Larondelle, Ph.D., who co-s

  • Piers Morgan says there's 'no way' he'd ever do 'I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here'

    Morgan said he'd never subject himself to the 'hellish' environment of the ITV reality show.

  • Queen shares poignant photo on first Father’s Day without Prince Philip

    The message marks the first Father’s Day since the Duke of Edinburgh died aged 99 on 9 April this year.

  • This Behind-the-Scenes Secret at Chick-fil-A Is Stunning Customers

    Automation is nothing new to the fast-food industry—in fact, chain restaurants have thrived on it for decades. For example, had Ray Kroc not been selling highly efficient milkshake machines to fast-food restaurants in the early 1950s, McDonald's might never have become the industry leader it is today, according to Biography. From the drive-thru line first used in the mid 20th century to the digital order apps of today, technology has long been a part of the business model for many operations.So

  • Amazon Prime Day might be postponed in Canada — but here's why a Prime membership is still worth it

    There's more to membership than just Prime Day deals.

  • Clues and claws: meet the ace pet detectives

    Clues and claws: meet the ace pet detectivesAnimal thefts surged alarmingly during the pandemic. But for heartbroken owners around the world, a new breed of dedicated sleuth is ready to help track down your missing pet ‘Won’t someone please help me to find Tiger?’ Anne-Marie from Sydney, who is ready to track down all manner of domestic pet. Photograph: Billy Plummer/The Observer

  • Stars aligned: Sheila Atim and Ivanno Jeremiah on reviving a mind-bending classic

    Stars aligned: Sheila Atim and Ivanno Jeremiah on reviving a mind-bending classicEight big-name actors are rebooting the award-winning love story Constellations in London’s West End. The first couple discuss their parallel careers - and their hotly disputed encounter as children Sheila Atim and Ivanno Jeremiah photographed last month in London. Photograph: Antonio Olmos/The Observer

  • Popeyes Is Rolling Out These First-Ever Perks For Chicken Lovers

    A lot is happening in the world of fried chicken. We're constantly seeing new sandwiches being released, and everyone has a favorite. In fact, some chains are having a hard time keeping up with the skyrocketing demand for the meat of the moment. With so much attention on chicken, top contender Popeyes has been looking for ways to stay ahead of the competition. The chain dropped a new chicken sandwich last month, a new dessert last week, and now the company has announced yet another new release:

  • The 3 Worst Eating Habits for Your Waistline, According to New Study

    You load up your plate, take huge bites, and speed through the meal like it's a contest. Although that might seem efficient, it could also be sabotaging your weight loss or weight maintenance goals, according to research presented at the Nutrition 2021 Live online conference.Researchers served 44 participants macaroni and cheese once a week for four weeks and timed the speed at which participants ate and the size of their bites. The portion sizes were different each week.On average, they ate 43%

  • At Night All Blood Is Black by David Diop review – war and mental collapse

    At Night All Blood Is Black by David Diop review – war and mental collapseThe International Booker prize winner is a brilliant, shifting tale of a Senegalese soldier’s descent into madness ‘Deserves the bouquets and trumpets’: David Diop. Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images

  • The Death of a Black Man review – an impassioned dispatch from 70s black Britain

    The Death of a Black Man review – an impassioned dispatch from 70s black Britain. Hampstead theatre, LondonThe ingenious struggle of a new generation of entrepreneurs is charted in Dawn Walton’s bright revival of Alfred Fagon’s prescient 1975 play

  • Thigh society: why men’s shorts are getting shorter

    Thigh society: why men’s shorts are getting shorterThis summer is officially sexy – and the hottest look for men is short shorts. But are we ready for this much male flesh? ‘I’m just a guy leaving the gym’: Milo Ventimiglia shows off his incredible thighs in a shot that went viral on social media. Photograph: AKGS/Backgrid

  • Dad’s the word: how the pandemic got men talking about fatherhood

    Dad’s the word: how the pandemic got men talking about fatherhoodMore men than ever are joining fathers’ groups and showing an interest in what it means to be a dad A father playing with his son. In May 2020, the Office for National Statistics found the first Covid lockdown in Britain had led to a 58% increase in childcare undertaken by men. Photograph: pixdeluxe/Getty Images

  • Potty training has started again in earnest

    Potty training has started again in earnestThis time the little lad is really reaching for the stars That’s the way to do it: a toddler teaches a doll how to use the potty. Photograph: Getty Images

  • You Are Beautiful and You Are Alone review – Nico as the gothic Garbo

    You Are Beautiful and You Are Alone review – Nico as the gothic Garbo. Jennifer Otter Bickerdike’s biography is absorbing and informative but paints a flattering portrait of the enigmatic model turned singer

  • Lawns and USA politics: it’s a turf war

    Lawns and USA politics: it’s a turf war. Who would have thought that a nice green lawn could cause such bitter disputes?

  • What life lessons can we really learn from ‘femininity coaching’?

    What life lessons can we really learn from ‘femininity coaching’?Femininity-focused Instagram profiles are on the rise, but what do they teach us about being the person we want to be? ‘What’s new is also old’: the promotion of traditional femininity has included the rise of ‘cleanfluencers’ such as Lynsey Crombie, the Queen of Clean. Photograph: Linda Nylind/The Observer

  • Last Best Hope by George Packer review – shrewd analysis of America’s ruptures

    Last Best Hope by George Packer review – shrewd analysis of America’s rupturesGeorge Packer finds the US caught in a ‘cold civil war’ between incompatible versions of the country after its ‘near-death experience’ with Donald Trump Donald Trump at a rally in Michigan on the eve of the 2020 election. The Democrats flipped the state that had gone for Trump in 2016. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

  • You don’t come on holiday to Blackpool for a good night’s sleep

    You don’t come on holiday to Blackpool for a good night’s sleepThe resort still offers fun and naughtiness, but now has an arty B&B and some classy food if, for some reason, you don’t want cod and chips A match for Ibiza? Blackpool beach, tower and illuminations. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

  • Last Best Hope review: George Packer on the state we’re in – and how to fix it

    Last Best Hope review: George Packer on the state we’re in – and how to fix it. Like his hero, George Orwell, the Atlantic writer is not afraid to look to his own – liberals, the media – and prescribe harsh cures