Antioxidants

The How and Why of Eating Cloves

Christopher James Clark | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christopher James Clark

Why push them to edge of your plate? You can eat them whole. Not only do cloves have impressive nutritional and medicinal properties, they also add unique textures and intriguing visual embellishments to your culinary creations

What Are the Best Fruits From a Nutrition Nerd's Perspective?

Christopher James Clark | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christopher James Clark

Everyone knows fruit is healthy, but surely not all fruit is created equal. From a nutritional perspective, when deciding which fruits to eat, we should favor those with more of the good stuff and less of the questionable stuff. The good stuff is vitamins, antioxidants, and phytonutrients. The questionable stuff is sugar.

Summer Soup Recipe: Chilled Coconut Beetroot Ginger

Christopher James Clark | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christopher James Clark

The best defense against free radicals is an antioxidant-rich diet, which means beetroots, besides being delicious, help you live better. The best beetroots come in June, so stop by your local farmers' market today and give this refreshing summer recipe a go.

Five Reasons Butter Coffee Is Here to Stay

Christopher James Clark | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christopher James Clark

Have your slightly eccentric, health-conscious friends told you yet about butter coffee? It's a popular health trend and one poised to stick because a) it's brilliantly healthy and b) it's effortlessly prepared using two all-time favorite foods.

What Are Antioxidants?

Henrietta Norton | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Henrietta Norton

Every minute of every day, our body breaks down, absorbs and distribute nutrients around the body; this is the way in which we survive. However this process, albeit natural, also causes some damage; Free Radical Damage and this is where antioxidants come in.

The Key To Younger Looking Skin?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Science has good news for those looking to prevent the signs of premature ageing. Newcastle University researchers have identified an antioxidant ...

Which Amazing Fruit Could Prevent Diabetes And Heart Disease?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A new study has revealed that blueberries - a fruit you can get in almost every supermarket in Britain - are brilliant at helping conditions associat...

Chocolate That's Good For The Heart: Best News We've Heard All Year

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

As if we needed another reason to love chocolate anymore than we already do, a new dark chocolate which helps protect your heart could be on sale immi...

Is Your Cup Of Coffee Killing You?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Coffee has just about settled into its new image of being good for you - The Mayo Clinic says it's high in antioxidants and is said to protect against...

Five Fun Diet and Fitness Alternatives

Realbuzz.com | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Realbuzz.com

Fed up of fitness classes? Sick of salads? Healthy living doesn't have to be hard work! While we don't advise you cut out exercise and healthy eating entirely, for those moments when you just don't feel like being healthy, try these fun alternatives instead.

Glutamine and Cancer - What You Need to Know

Aidan Goggins | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

The consumption of the amino acid glutamine in cancer is somewhat of a conundrum. We know adequate glutamine levels are needed for ensuring nitrogen balance, maintaining gut integrity, and beneficially influencing our immune system. All positive things for promoting health and wellbeing.

Strawberries May Protect Women From Heart Attacks

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Strawberries may be synonymous with summer, but eaten all year round they can prevent heart attacks, a study suggests. Scientists found that three ...

Gogi Berries: Excellence or Extravagance?

Marek Doyle | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marek Doyle

Could a single fruit save the world? You might have thought so, considering some of the recent clamour for goji berries. Health-food evangelists have sung the praises of this Himalayan superfood for several years now and they remain a popular snack amongst the Hollywood elite.

Five Reasons To Drink Coffee

Glen Matten | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Glen Matten

Whilst some people may need to avoid or restrict coffee, for the rest of us, the bulk of research shows that coffee is more healthful than harmful, and here are five reasons why.

Could Eating Tomatoes Lower Your Stroke Risk?

The Huffington Post | Posted 26.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Eating tomatoes and tomato-based foods is associated with a lower risk of stroke, according to new research. The study found that people with the h...

Watercress Could Protect Body From Exercise Damage, Suggests Study

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Watercress can help prevent DNA damage caused by intense bouts of exercise, researchers from the University of Ulster have discovered. Although reg...

Strawberries ‘Protect The Skin From Sunburn’

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 08.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Strawberry extracts could protect the skin against harmful ultraviolet (UV) damage, a recent study has suggested. Italian researchers from the Univ...

Could These Antioxidants Help Treat Autism?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 01.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

An antioxidant supplement called N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) may help to reduce the impact of autism symptoms, suggests a new study. Researchers from S...

Superfood ‘Sour Cherries’ Could Tart Up Your Health

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 09.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Although some experts are touting ‘sour cherries’ as the next superfruit, is it really time to begin rolling out pastry for a health-boosting pie?...

The ‘Dark Secret’ Of Carrots Revealed..

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Not a day goes by without news of the latest ‘antioxidant superfood’ and their health-boosting powers. However, a recent study has suggested t...

'Harmless' Dietary Supplements Could Promote Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Millions of people who take dietary supplements to ward off cancer may be toying with a "two-edged sword" that might do them harm, experts have warned...

Do Avocados Combat Heart Disease And Keep You Looking Youthful?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Avocado oil may have anti-ageing properties like those attributed to olive oil, say researchers. Fat pressed from the exotic fruit could be a poten...

Scientists Test 'Fat-Blocking Beetroot' On Burger Boys

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists are on the lookout for men to eat burgers - so they can test the health benefits of beetroot. Researchers at the University of Aberdeen ...

Hot But Not Healthy - Body Damage Through Exercise

Laura Knowles | Posted 09.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Knowles

How can a man, obviously at the peak of physical fitness be struck down with cancer? There could be a number of reasons. I don't know his family history. But a theory I believe contributed to his illness is the physical stress he put his body under.

The Diabetes Superfood Diet

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

According to recent research by a leading diabetes charity, a flavonoid-rich diet, such as yellow, orange and red coloured fruits and vegetables, or r...