Health & Wellbeing
Award-winning health writer and nutritionist.
Patsy contributes regularly to Saga, Woman & Home, Waitrose Weekend and other publications. She has written for numerous national titles and is author of 40 books. Brighton-based Patsy is passionate about world travel, music, food, dance and literature. She has two daughters and a granddaughter.
Don’t just accept tiredness as part of being a certain age. It could be a sign of a common but under-diagnosed problem, says Patsy Westcott
Would you know if you had a heart problem? It’s not always as clear cut as you might think says our health editor Patsy Westcott
Our health editor Patsy Westcott has some great tips to help you stop the flow if you have bladder control issues.
The season of over-indulgence is here but rather than depriving yourself, the key is to make smart choices while enjoying yourself, says Patsy Westcott
As we face increasingly short dark days energy and mood often take a nosedive. Patsy Westcott explores some ways to get back your zest.
Checking our breasts regularly is a vital health habit. As October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, it’s time to get in touch, says Patsy Westcott.
The end of your periods can happen at a wide range of ages. Patsy Westcott looks at the most common myths and realities to prepare you for what’s next.
No need to let your fitness regime slip just because you’re on holiday. Health editor Patsy Westcott shares her tips to stay fit and feel good at home or away.
Sampling new foods is one of the best things about travelling. Our health editor and nutrition expert Patsy Westcott shares her tips on healthy eating abroad.
Our health editor, Patsy Westcott, checks out the latest advice on how to get enough sun for your vitamin D needs while still caring for your skin
May is National Walking Month – the perfect time to lace up those walking shoes and stride out. And here Patsy explains how a relaxing trip out can do wonders.
This year instead of giving up on bad habits, post-Christmas, why not adopt some positive new year resolutions and make 2016 your healthiest year ever?
Heart disease risk increases as we hit our 50s but we can easily improve our health and reduce those odds.
When it comes to health and wellbeing there’s never been a better time to be over 50. There’s plenty you can do to stay on top.
Each week seems to usher in a new food fad. But, says our Health & Wellbeing editor Patsy Westcott, enjoying an abundance of fresh foods is really where it’s at.
What we eat can have a positive impact on mental agility. Our nutrition expert serves up diet tips to help you stay sharp.