UK Fruit

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 13.07.2016 | 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...

Why You Should Eat Watermelon

Layne Lieberman | Posted 03.08.2016 | 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 26.06.2016 | 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 07.01.2016 | 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...