UK Fruit

11 Super Charged Breakfast Additions To Help Your Family Love Monday

Claudia Canavan | Posted 18.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Breakfast – it’s the most necessary meal of the day. A well-balanced and nutritionally complete first thing meal “increases productivity, conce...

How To Turn Leftovers Into Breakfast

Claudia Canavan | Posted 18.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Earlier this year, acclaimed US chef Dan Barber held a food waste pop-up at Selfridges. Burgers made from the leftover pulp from juicing, cucumber cor...

7 Make-Ahead Breakfasts To Fuel Your Day

Claudia Canavan | Posted 17.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Breakfast is vital. Firing up your metabolism, setting you up for a spin class and leaving you ready to face a challenging day are all benefits of the...

Meet The Scientist Turning Fruit Waste Into Lip Balm

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 31.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s easy to feel really helpless about food waste. Especially as supermarkets are throwing away at least 300,000 tonnes of food waste a year. Beaut...

What You Need To Eat Before A Workout – Whatever Your Fitness Goals

Claudia Canavan | Posted 05.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We’ve all got those pre-work out food hacks we swear by – from a quick banana to a spoonful of peanut butter. But what do the pros think is the b...

Slugs - My Top Tips On How To Beat Them

Mark Farmaner | Posted 16.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Farmaner

In the short time I have been growing my own fruit and veg slugs and snails have become my enemy number one, causing destruction that has cost me several kilos of fruit and veg. I have been fighting a running battle with them and so far this year my losses are much smaller. Here are my top tips for beating slugs:

Jackfruit, The Tastiest Fruit You've Never Eaten!

Brittnay Sharman | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Brittnay Sharman

Jackfruit is a nutritional bonanza: high in protein, potassium and vitamin B, but more importantly Jackfruit tastes bloody delicious.

Peeling Your Veg Could Remove Essential Nutrients, Nutritionist Warns

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you peel your vegetables before cooking them, you could be removing essential nutrients. That’s according to nutritionist and registered dietitia...

Eating 10 Fruit And Veg Portions A Day 'Can Protect Against Disease'

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Eating 10 portions of fruit and vegetables every day could significantly reduce a person’s risk of heart disease and cancer, according to new resear...

Vegan Dark Chocolate And Raspberry Cheesecake

Holly Jade | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

Step 2- In a food processor/blender, add in the hazelnuts, almonds, de-stoned dates, cacao powder, melted chocolate, coconut oil and salt. Whizz up on high until breadcrumb like.

Genius Test Promises To Determine Satsuma Ripeness To Tackle Food Waste

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle

This year on Christmas day, more than six million pieces of fruit are at risk of going in the bin. And satsumas are top of the list, particularly thos...

10 Tips For Getting Your Five-A-Day Without Spending A Fortune

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A leading GP has said the Government should stop advising people to get their five-a-day because it’s demoralising to those who can’t afford to do...

Mum Nails How To Get Kids Eating Fruit

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 09.08.2016 | UK Parents

A mum faced with countless requests for sugary snacks from her kids responded in the best way. Instead of caving in and giving them cake, chocolate an...

It's Official: Fruit And Veg Makes Us Happier

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Feeling blue? Improving your diet might be the key to boosting your mood. New research from the University of Warwick found that eating more fruit and...

Boris Does His Best Paxman Impression In Banana Interrogation Spree

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK

Boris Johnson put on a Jeremy Paxman-esuqe performance Tuesday night as he repeatedly demanded answers of Alex Salmond to a barrage of questions about...

Pretty in Pink Pomegranate, Cherry and Acai Smoothie

Poppy Velosa-Ayres | Posted 29.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Poppy Velosa-Ayres

Right in time to keep you on track in your New Year cleanse, this vibrant pink smoothie recipe makes healthy living and dieting delicious. It contains kale, a super vegetable which is full of goodness, yet you can barely detect it's presence in this smoothie rich in fruity flavours.

Fruit And Veg Rich In This Key Compound Could Prevent Weight Gain

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

People looking to lose weight should eat more fruit and veg, scientists have suggested. Fruit and vegetables that have high levels of flavonoids -...

Blueberry and Raspberry Golden Pancakes

Adam Warren | Posted 19.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Warren

These are really straight forward to make. My advice is to have the batter mixture right next to the frying pan to avoid those unnecessary splats of batter right across the hob rings!

What the Fruc(tose)?

Laura Thomas PhD | Posted 04.12.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Thomas PhD

Let's get one thing clear - fruit contains sugar - but so do lots of healthy foods - beans, vegetables, whole grains - all contain sugar. Even blogger's beloved quinoa has a glycaemic load higher than the grapes they go to such lengths to avoid!

Tesco Is Trialling Giving Kids Free Fruit On Your Food Shop: Here's How

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 04.12.2015 | UK Parents

Tesco is trialling a new initiative to give children free fruit when their parents are shopping as part of their drive towards healthy eating. The ...

This Popular Fruit Could Soon Be Extinct

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

In what is probably the saddest food-related news we've heard this year, bananas could soon face extinction. And yes, we'd consider that as far wor...

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

Rose Gallagher | Posted 16.11.2016 | 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...