Tim Spector is a Professor of Genetic Epidemiology and the Director of the TwinsUK Registry at King’s College, London. He has been studying twins for more than two decades, during which he’s investigated the interaction between genes and lifestyle—and challenged perceptions about disease and ageing. He...

The emphasis on gut health may seem like a recent development—but did you know that we’ve been aware of a connection between the gut and the skin for almost 90 years? In 1930, two pioneering dermatologists, John Stokes and Donald Pillsbury, postulated that emotional states could...

Tessa is my mother! She adapted an old tea loaf recipe to make it lighter in sugar and richer in protein. Not only is it delicious, but it's also naturally gluten-free. Sit down with friends and share this over your favourite cup of tea. Ingredients Serves 8 110g...

Dr Zoë Harcombe is a Cambridge University graduate with a BA and MA in economics/maths. Zoë enjoyed a successful career in blue-chip organisations before leaving corporate life in 2008 to pursue her passion. Her early career involved international roles in management consultancy, manufacturing and marketing...

They’re good for scratching and scraping, and they look lovely when painted—but did you know that your nails can also provide insight into your health? The nail plate is a surprisingly complex structure. It’s formed largely of sulphur-rich keratin (the same protein that makes up your...

Nick Barnard is the co-founder of Rude Health, an international brand that focuses on making delicious, wholesome food. Covering everything from snack bars to sprouted flour, all their products are proudly free from fake or artificial ingredients. Nick is also the author of the popular and...