Getting beach-body ready, VavistaLife style!

With the recent sunshine meaning those winter layers are starting to come off, a few of us may be looking … Continued

Dieting myths debunked – what really works for weight loss?

The Review is Dr. Sally Norton’s comment on the week’s health news – giving you a trusted view on the latest research to affect your health, weight and wellbeing. This week Sally busts the common ‘dieting myths’ to give real, science-backed advice on what REALLY works for long-term weight-loss.

Become Stress-Savvy

Stress has become an unpleasant feature of modern life and we all find ourselves having to deal with demands, deadlines, … Continued

Why you should make the most of the sun this spring

Each week Dr. Sally Norton answers one of the inbox full of questions she receives each week, regarding health, nutrition, weight-loss and dieting. This week, with summer in full swing, Sally looks at the benefits that a good spell of sunshine can bring for our health and wellbeing.

Bike to school day

A recent study showed that cycling to work is an easy way to fit some exercise into your day and give … Continued

Garden your way to better health!

With National Gardening week this week it seemed a good time to dig up a bit of research, pull out … Continued

Everything you need to know about snoring

Snoring is the subject of many a joke but can be far from a laughing matter. It can leave you … Continued

What you can do to beat fatigue

The Review is Dr. Sally Norton’s comment on the week’s health news – giving you a trusted view on the latest research to affect your health, weight and wellbeing. This week, Sally takes a look at the proactive things you can do to combat fatigue. Also this week, how setting rules can help your kids makes better food choices, and the healthy treats available this Christmas.

Could coffee culture be damaging our health?

With recent news that coffee shops are set to outstrip pubs, should we be worried? I think so. Don’t get … Continued

Caffeine – fuel or foe?

The Review is Dr. Sally Norton’s comment on the week’s hot topics, health news and research – giving you a clear, simple, trusted view on the very latest findings to affect your health, weight and wellbeing. This week, Sally reviews caffeine, to take a balanced look at the research behind its benefits and flaws when it comes to health

A few runners FAQs

All of the recent icy weather has made winter running a bit treacherous…and a bit unappealing to be honest. But … Continued

Animal instinct – the mood boosting benefits of pet power

Vavista wellness expert (and dog owner) Alisa Burke reveals the research behind why owning a pet isn’t just good for your fitness levels, but for your mental wellbeing and happiness too.