UK Fruit

We Need to Take Control of Our Health This Winter - Easy Steps to Helping Yourself and the NHS

Rose Gallagher | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK
Rose Gallagher

Winter puts enormous pressure on the NHS as common mild infections spread rapidly and demand for healthcare soars.

Why Bananas Are So Flipping Great

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Bananas are brilliant. There, we said it. In the video above, the guys at Eye Opener TV have dished the dirt on why the fruit is so good for you. ...

How To Cut A Pineapple Without Wasting Half The Fruit

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

In our oh-so-humble opinion, fresh pineapple is way tastier than anything you can buy pre-prepared. But we have to admit, chopping up pineapples so...

Meet The Woman Transforming Kids' Eating Habits

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Hayley Gait-Golding was working as a personal trainer when she noticed a gaping hole in the health food sector. "All of my clients were really str...

Why You Should Eat Watermelon

Layne Lieberman | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

Besides the delicious flesh, watermelon rinds are also edible and are used for making pickles. Watermelon seeds, which are high in protein are eaten in China and have a nutty flavor and can be dried and roasted, or ground into flour.

Taking Charge of Our Own Health

Jasmijn de Boo | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jasmijn de Boo

Have we been asking the right questions about protecting our health? Are more doctors and nurses the answer, or extra NHS funding? The election debates barely touched on health issues, particularly inequality and healthy lifestyles.

This Is The Impulse Buy Most People Make When Food Shopping

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us write shopping lists to ensure we don't forget the essentials, but very few of us stick to what's written down. Now, our most common imp...

This Is The Fastest Way To Peel An Apple

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Usually we just eat our apples with their skins on. But after seeing this life hack video, we'll be chomping on luxuriously peeled apples more often. ...

Use This Meal Planner To Get Your '5 A Day' The Easy Way

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We all know that eating at least five portions of fruit and veg per day is beneficial to our health, but actually consuming that amount can be tricky....

Lucuma Is The Tropical Wonder Fruit You Need In Your Life

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Lucuma yellow-fleshed South American fruit packs a powerful health punch with its glorious abundance of antioxidants, fiber, carbohydrates, vitamins a...

London's First Ever Açaí Berry Bowl Café Has Opened

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

It's the purple berry that packs a health punch. And now you can purchase bowls of the stuff at a new Açaí berry bowl pop-up in London, which op...

Is It A Plum Or Is It A Mango? (Answer: A Bit Of Both)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A tropical fruit that is a cross between a plum and a mango is to go on sale on the UK high street. Marks & Spencer is stocking the Bouea Macrophyl...

What Is Camu Camu? The Latest Smoothie Trend Explained

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Brazilian "super fruits" like açaí and cupuaçu have become increasingly popular in the last year, but the latest rainforest fruit to take centre st...

14 Secrets to Lose Weight for Good and Balance Hormones

Gloria Halim | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Gloria Halim

In our society, it seems like it is a constant obsession to try to get fit yet all the time reverting back to the food and entertainment forms that are so prevalent. Every single family get together, every holiday, every celebration is centered on food and drink. Most of the time gluttonous food and drink!

5 Foods You Thought Were Healthy But Aren't

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You couldn't be blamed for thinking sushi or granola bars are good for you. And yoghurt? Forget about it. In some cases, such as a shrimp tempur...

24 Pictures That Explain Healthy Eating In A Nutshell

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Pop quiz: how much fruit makes up your five a day? When can you tell your supermarket avocado is actually ripe rather than the packaging lying to you?...

Could (And Should) Ready Meals Be One Of Your Five A Day?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ready meals and pizza containing fruit and vegetables may soon carry the government's "five-a-day" label to encourage people to eat more healthily. ...

Smoothies And Fruit Juices Have The Same Amount Of Sugar As A Coke

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Many of us assume fruit juice is a healthy way to start the day - after all, in the last year we've been advised to up our fruit and veg intake from f...

How To Buy Fruit That's Perfectly Ripe And Hasn't Gone Bad

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Think you know how to buy fruit? Think again.... Picking the perfect plum, peach or pear requires more than a quick trip to the supermarket. To...

We Want This New Freaky Apple And We Want It Now

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Move over Pink Ladies, there's a new - and some might say, more colourful - apple on the block. A new breed of yellow and orange-skinned apples wit...

How To Chop A Mango (Without Creating A Sticky Mess)

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Mangoes: cute and inoffensive on the outside, not so lovely when it comes to chopping into them. If you've ever been faced with a mango and thought...

A Very Good Reason To Start Eating Fruit...

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Fruit fanatics rejoice: a new study has discovered that eating fruit every day could improve your health, as it can reduce the risk of heart and arter...

Why Your Five A Day Is Pointless

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Health experts recently advised us we should be eating more than five portions of fruit and veg per day - but new research shows upping our intake may...

How Much Vitamin C Is In Your Fruit?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Getting enough Vitamin C is essential for our health, and the good news is it can be found in most fruits. According to the NHS, vitamin C helps ...

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

Christopher James Clark | Posted 11.09.2014 | 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.