Carrots mouldering away in the foot of your fridge? Stuck for ideas for how to cook them? Our Dinner Doctor has the answers
When your bottled water tastes like plastic, it may not mean you are swallowing toxic chemicals, but it's far from refreshing. Find out what jars, tins and bottles do to your food
Fitting your daughter out with professional hair and makeup, a limo and a tiara? That is not a prom, that is just lunacy
Reading and writing may play more of a part than we thought in the onset of short-sightedness. How can you manage the risk?
Apparently people who sleep naked are happier than everyone else. But the reason may be more complicated than we think...
Flat drinks? Don't throw them out – Korean-style beef, pulled pork or slushies, our Dinner Doctor is bubbling with ideas
Bikini and leg waxes hurt, eyebrow threading, blow-drys and massages can wait till you're older. Treat yourself, instead, to a pedicure or facial
We all know that breakfast is important, but many of us overlook lunch. It's time to stop eating convenience food 'al desko' and start making exciting packed lunches
A decent supermarket bubbly, a classy Ruinart and a brilliant, full-throated fizz from Larmandier-Bernier
Want to be more efficient, motivated and assertive? Don't bother getting a life coach – just have a baby
Short naps can improve your memory and enhance your problem-solving skills. So should we all make time for a daily siesta?
Is this potent drink simply sublime, or do you prefer a fancier cocktail? Do you use bourbon, rye or scotch; is fruit sacrilege; and where do you stand on water and ice?
Many are reporting that this weekend could see a heatwave in the UK. But wherever and whenever they are, intelligent humans have developed ways to cool down, some of which are more drastic than others