My day on a plate: Sophie Salvesani

Opera singer, Sophie Salvesani, 24, shares her day on a plate. 9.30am Sophie Salvesani. A breakfast of cereal with low-fat strawberry yoghurt, followed by scrambled eggs, bacon and a piece of toast. With a concert at 2.30pm, a big breakfast is essential as I most likely won't eat lunch. 11am…

Is my child seriously ill?

Parents generally tend to consider their child more unwell than GPs and use different factors to judge symptom severity, according to researchers at the University of Bristol’s Centre for Academic Primary Care in a study published in the British Journal of General Practice. Respiratory infections are the commonest reason parents…

Why I'm Still Breastfeeding My 3-Year-Old

Right before my son turned 2, when friends would see him breastfeeding and ask how old he was, I’d reply, “Almost 2.” The response was always the same: “Wow, you’re still breastfeeding?” That general disbelief would be followed by “Good for you!” or “I only lasted a month. Two years…

My day on a plate: Yolanda Powell

Director of Running Bare, Yolanda Powell, 40, shares her day on a plate. Director of Running Bare, Yolanda Powell. 6.15am An espresso. 8.10am After Pilates I have a large skim cappuccino. 9.30am In the office I fill up my 2.2-litre water bottle for the day and eat a banana. 11am…

My daily practice of avoiding yoga

My wife and I begin every holiday season by observing certain rituals, one of which is promising to do more yoga. It just makes you feel, like, so amazing. So we should do more – every day, even! But we did exactly one yoga session this summer. Here's why. Illustration…