Healthy Cooking

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...

Bone Broth For Healthy Body And Healthy Mind

Michael Betts | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Michael Betts

Bone broth is also hydrophilic which means it attracts water and digestive enzymes, thus aiding digestion. There are many cultures around the world which have used stocks and bone broths for medicinal purposes for centuries.

From Oats To Buckwheat: Your Ultimate Guide To Breakfast Grains

Claudia Canavan | Posted 05.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Forget cornflakes. There are now dozens of breakfast ideas out there to replace your boring morning cereal: ancient grains such as quinoa, millet, ama...

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...

Why It’s Time For Women To Get On The Protein Hype

Claudia Canavan | Posted 05.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

You probably associate the word ‘protein’ with weird powders that claim to taste like ‘cookies and cream’ and come in tubs bigger than your he...

The Best Way To Cook Mushrooms (According To Science)

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you fry your mushrooms (because hey, who doesn’t?), you could be losing out on beneficial nutrients. That’s according to a new study which dete...

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...

Olympian Greg Rutherford Reveals His Workout Schedule And Why He Went Gluten Free

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

As the hero who won gold at the London 2012 Olympics, you’d think Greg Rutherford’s training would mainly involve being on the track and field. B...

How Clean-Eating Became A Dirty Word

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Clean-eating has never been so popular. There are 27 million posts on Instagram using the #cleaneating hashtag (and counting) and Google searches have...

Healthy Eating For Kids: What Counts As Five-A-Day?

The Huffington Post | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK Parents

Fruit and vegetables are a good source of vitamins and minerals, including folate, vitamin C and potassium. They’re also an excellent source of diet...

11 Healthy Breakfast Ideas From Instagram Foodie And Fitness Bloggers

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

They say it is the most important meal of the day, but we are hardly brimming with inspirational breakfast ideas as we crawl out of bed. Instead we r...

Science Says Sausages Are Killing Us, But Here Are 8 Times We're Going To Eat Them Anyway

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have made it clear that if we want to live forever, we are going to need to ditch the bangers. Research has shown that processed red meat ...

Things Parents Learned From Their Childhood Diets

The Huffington Post | Nitya Rajan | Posted 16.07.2016 | UK Parents

Feeding children healthy food can at times be difficult, especially when you have to juggle everything else that goes along with being a parent. We s...

Parents Are Fibbing About What They Feed Their Children... And This Is Why

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 14.07.2016 | UK

Parents are lying about what they cook for their children because they feel guilty about their kids’ meals, worrying new research reveals today. Nea...

Cooking for One

Lisa Roukin | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

So the prospect of cooking for one can feel anything but exciting. The message we can often receive from the outside world tells us that it's a somewhat boring and lonely task and not really worthy of any substantial amount of thought or effort - after all, it's only for one.

Why Eat Alkaline?

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 04.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

The ethos behind adopting an alkaline diet works on this same idea of acid vs alkaline and starts from the premise that a healthy body is a slightly alkaline body with a pH falling somewhere close to the neutral pH of 7 (which is also the pH of water).

Rockin' Raw Raspberry Pie

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

There's absolutely nothing wrong with having a sweet tooth or looking forward to a delicious dessert to complete a healthy meal but with science now telling us sugar may actually be worse than salt for raising blood pressure, it makes good sense to try and find recipes that deliver healthier but still delicious desserts, some of which may even be completely sugar-free.

Healthy Ricotta Quick Bread with Creamy Cheese Spread

Layne Lieberman | Posted 15.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

Healthy quick breads are so easy to bake and are crowd-pleasers when you're hosting a last minute social gathering. The batter can also be used for mini or regular muffins and mini loaves, which make wonderful hostess gifts.

The Future of Medicine Is in the Kitchen

Christopher James Clark | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christopher James Clark

According to recent polling, less than one in eight visits to physicians include any counseling or discussion about nutrition and more than 75 percent of physicians feel their medical school training didn't prepare them to speak with patients about diet and nutrition.

Eight Clever Substitutes for Going Gluten-Free

Jules Clancy | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jules Clancy

Recently we experimented with going gluten-free for a month. The good news is that really it wasn't as difficult as you'd think. By approaching it from a 'let's focus on what we can eat' mindset, there are so many clever options that don't include gluten or rely on expensive commercial 'gluten-free' substitutes.

Why Is It So Hard to Eat Healthily?

Stella Photi | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stella Photi

Most people know that they shouldn't be eating the convenience food that's so readily available in shops and supermarkets, but they don't know how to break the habit. You don't need someone to tell you the damage that putting away numerous biscuits and chips will do. You want someone to show you how it's done.

Real Family Food Challenge - Step Two - Support

Sian Breslin | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

Putting the supports in place will help you continue to eat and cook healthily. Firstly, remember that mid week cooking does not have to be very difficult. Make sure you have the basic healthy cooking methods down and you'll be able whip up healthy meals in minutes.

Food Prices Soar and Incomes Shrink - My Top Healthy Foods on the Cheap

Glen Matten | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Glen Matten

So whilst we wait for political action that may never materialise, let's at least dispel the myth that healthy eating is necessarily expensive.