UK Fruit

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 15.09.2014 | 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.

This Amazing Fruit Is Packed With Gluten-Free Carbs And Protein

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Watch out folks, there's a new wonder food in town, and it promises to make a big difference to the world. Breadfruit has been heralded as a 'wond...

Revealed: The 'Powerhouse' Fruit And Veg We Should All Be Eating More Of

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We all know we should try to get our five a day (or seven if we're being really sensible), but which fruits and vegetables are the best to eat? Re...

Pyschoda Seeks Cuckoo Pint

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

I have observed the Cuckoo Pint for several years now. This year, the flowers appeared later than usual but were pollinated faster than 2013. The pollination of the flowers occurred in June last year and the fruit ripened in August. We are still in May and the flowers have been pollinated already.

Vegetables - The Elixir of Life?

Sian Breslin | Posted 22.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

What if I said that I could help you reduce the risk of dying before your time by 42%? Where do I sign, I hear you say? I'm not looking for you to go on an Indiana Jones style quest or even sign away your life possessions. All I ask is that you up your fruit and vegetable intake. Is that it????

'I Eat Up To 51 Bananas Per Day': Woman Credits Raw Vegan Diet For Her Weight Loss

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Meet Freelee, the self-proclaimed 'diet guru', who eats as many as 51 bananas per day in a bid to stay slim and healthy - unsurprisingly she's also kn...

Is the New 'Seven Fruits and Vegetables a Day' Recommendation Really Achievable?

Imogen Groome | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Imogen Groome

Upon Googling the phrase "7 fruits and vegetables a day", I am greeted with a plethora of articles and blogs with contrasting statistics and opinions. Some pages are telling the general public to eat 7 portions, some advise 10...

How To Whiten Your Teeth With A Banana, And Other Crazy Uses For Fruit

The Huffington Post UK/Buzzfeed | Rachael Getzels | Posted 10.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

So, you thought fruit was just another part of a balanced diet right? Well you're wrong. It's so much more. From using lemon as deodorant to rubbi...

Have You Had Your SEVEN A Day?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Five helpings of fruit and vegetables a day may not be enough, new research suggests, and seven portions every day could have a more protective effect...

Giant King Strawberries To Go On Sale (And Just In Time For Valentine's Day)

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Giant strawberries larger than the average egg and big enough for sharing have gone on sale across the UK in time for Valentine's Day. Marks & Spen...