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Supplements on a palmHealth The ultimate supplement guide From PMS to achy joints, there’s a supplement out there for all your annoying health niggles Black garlicHealth What does black garlic do? Garlic has been called a superfood – and this aged version may have even more nutritional benefits woman drinking glass of waterHealth Protect your respiratory health this winter Consultant respiratory physician Dr Shanti Paramothayan offers advice on how we can protect ourselves from runny noses and sore throats PrebioticsHealth What do prebiotics do? The essential fuel needed for good gut bacteria to thrive, prebiotics are believed to support weight management and boost brain health spoons with seeds on themHealth Should I try seed cycling? Could adding spoonfuls of seeds to your daily diet combat PMS, regulate your periods and even boost fertility? Alternative medicine, naturopath and dietary supplementHealth The healthy awards 2020: health & wellbeing You voted in your thousands for the health, beauty and wellbeing products that you just can’t live without. Now we can reveal the winners... Type 2 diabetes risk-lowering foodsHealth Your type 2 diabetes prevention plan A healthy lifestyle can stop it developing – and slash your risk of complications, says Emma Elvin, dietician and clinical adviser for Diabetes UK Woman holding a glass of red wineHealth How to drink more mindfully Nowadays we’re taking ownership of when we want to enjoy alcohol, and when we’d rather keep a clear head Health What does red yeast rice do? A popular ingredient in Chinese medicine, red yeast rice is believed to have cholesterol-lowering, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer effects plastic heartHealth Cholesterol: do you know your number yet? Six in 10 of us have raised cholesterol, but it’s often symptom-free. Here’s how to keep it in check, according to expert Dr Dermot Neely Magnesium-rich foodsHealth What does magnesium do? From restful sleep to strong bones and migraine relief, this mineral is vital for good health Pink breast cancer ribbonHealth 5 ways to lower your breast cancer risk It’s the most common cancer in the UK, yet we know four in 10 cases are preventable. Beat the odds by making these key changes, says Eluned Hughes