Alcohol awareness: are you drinking too much?

It wasn't party girl drinking, I was drinking through loneliness, boredom and things that had happened in my life to blot it out

– Hazel Worrall-Jones on alcohol addiction

Thirty-four per cent of women are now classed as high risk drinkers, with one in six developing a health problem due to drinking too much.

We meet Hazel Worrall-Jones, who is now sober after drinking up to two bottles of wine every night for more than 20 years.

Hazel told Lorraine how her drinking spiralled out of control, when she hit rock bottom, and how she managed to turn her life around.

This week is Alcohol Awareness Week and Dr Hilary was also on hand to offer advice on safe alcohol limits.

Get your body back after pregnancy

So many of our viewers got in touch after Julie Bharsole appeared on our show yesterday in her determined bid to show the reality of motherhood.

The mother-of-two and nutritionist won millions of fans around the world after revealing her post baby body.

On a special edition of the Pulse today, we were joined by Dr Hilary and fitness trainer Jane Wake with their advice on how to get that pre-pregnancy body back.

Bad diet is now killing more than smoking

More people in Britain now die from a bad diet than from smoking. Being overweight can increase the risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, some cancers and having a stroke - and medical treatments related to obesity is costing the country billions every year.
Fiona Foster investigates and looks at a pioneering new hormone treatment that could help in the fight against the flab.

Also, the clocks go back this weekend at midnight so Hilary sorts the fact from the fiction when it comes to beating a cold this winter.

How to tell the difference between a cold and flu

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