Healthy Eating

Woman Lost Two Stone After Swapping Pasta For Spiralized Veg

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When Ali Maffucci quit her corporate job to pursue her dream of becoming a health food blogger in 2013, the last thing she expected was to put on weig...

Celebrity Nutritionist Madeleine Shaw: 'It's Cool To Look Strong'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Around the UK, people are swapping evenings in the pub for yoga sessions at their local gym. They are turning their backs on fizzy drinks and instead,...

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...

Pavlov's Purple: Why Logos Make Me Hungry

Dr. Margaret Leitch | Posted 21.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Margaret Leitch

The discussion of food cues and appetite is not new. Pavlov could be considered the grandfather of psychology, along with his bells, dogs, and ability to teach animals to salivate to ringing sounds in addition to dinner food.

Gwyneth Paltrow Fails $29-A-Week Food Challenge

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 17.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

This week Gwyneth Paltrow tried to feed her family off a $29 budget - and failed miserably after just four days. Paltrow took up the challenge, whi...

Could Freekeh Be The Super Grain To Beat All Super Grains?

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

Move over quinoa - freekeh is the latest super grain to spark a foodie craze. With celebrities including Jamie Oliver and Oprah Winfrey reported to...

Sex, Drugs, and Milk Chocolate: Why Fad Diets Fail

Dr. Margaret Leitch | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Margaret Leitch

Looking at the success of fad diet books alone, we might convince ourselves we need to lose weight- and... fast! It's always Fast! Here, I'd like to use some of the findings in cognitive neuroscience and the neurobiology of eating behavior to address, specifically, why fad diets don't work.

Tips From The Woman Behind Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Aniston's Weight Loss

The Huffington Post UK | Anna Cafolla | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Dieting can be restrictive and boring - hence difficult to stick to. No one knows this better than Valerie Orsoni - she tried over 40 diets in an ...

Celebrate Thai New Year With These Delicious Recipes

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Thai New Year is just around the corner (13 - 15 April, in case you didn't know). And what better way to celebrate this special occasion than by prepa...

How One Couple Lost Eleven Stone Before Their Wedding

SWNS | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to shifting excess weight, half the battle can be getting into the right mindset for the challenge ahead. For one couple from Staffo...

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...

Does An 'Apple A Day' Really Keep The Doctor Away?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Eating an apple a day doesn't keep the doctor away, but it does reduce the amount of trips you make to the pharmacy per year. That's according to a...

Why You Should Eat Raw Cacao

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've got a penchant for chocolate-y goodness, but don't want to load up on processed food or sugar then cacao might be just the ticket (especiall...

Raw Snickers Bar

Lisa Roukin | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

When dividing the base and top chocolate layers, make sure you have equal amounts for top and bottom. Use a serrated knife to cut when ready....Keep in the freezer, to prevent you from eating too much, and the chocolate melting!!!

Lets Talk Breakfast: Top Five Breakfast Bowl Recipes

Natalie Glaze | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Glaze

Breakfast is fast becoming the nations favourite meal, or so word on the street tells us. Speaking for myself I know I am breakfast obsessed. With pop ups such as the Porridge Cafe in London which serves only porridge all day it seems like I am not the only one with this breakfast obsession.

Guide To The Best Vegetables And Cuisines That Match With Herbs

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

To celebrate Meat Free Week (give your inner caveman and those poor animals a rest) we've got a real treat for you in the shape of leaves. And lots of...

5 Foods You Need In Your Life To Ward Off Ageing

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to your skin, the phrase "you are what you eat" couldn't be more true. With that in mind, it'll come as no surprise that eating fatty...

Feed Your Beauty

Shahena Ali | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Shahena Ali

We all want to look good throughout the year and summer represents a fresh new beginning, where we start to take off our winter layers. Summer's lighter layers and looks however remind us that the stodgy food of the festive cold season has left us with unwanted weight gain and dull looking skin, hair and eyes.

Bolognese with Spiralized Sweet Potato

Lisa Roukin | Posted 17.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

This meat sauce is a good recipe to freeze up to three months. Defrost thoroughly, then return to a saucepan and reheat gently, bubble for 10 minutes and use in other recipes.

Create New Easter Traditions...

Jennifer Irvine | Posted 16.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jennifer Irvine

I love Easter, and what's best is that it comes with a long weekend. With the weather picking up there's so many things you can do to make the most of the break. I like to make the best of both worlds with a day trip to some of the fabulous towns, villages and countryside close to London.

Vegetarian? You Need To Know About Protein-Combining

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

One of the main questions about vegetarianism that perturbs meat-eaters and would-be veggies is this: how do you get enough protein in your diet? W...

Sick Of Being Told What You Can't Eat? These 10 Foods Are Actually Good For Your Heart

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 22.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We're always hearing about the foods we should avoid to keep our hearts healthy - red meat and salt we're looking at you - but the good news is you do...

Your Next McDonald's Could Look Like This (But It Probably Won't)

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Continuing its trend of trying to evolve with the times, McDonald's has announced plans to start including kale in some of its recipes. The fast fo...

Roasted Root Veggies

Layne Lieberman | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

Most root vegetables are available year round, but the peak season is fall through spring, with the exception of beets, which taste best during summer through fall. However, turnips and rutabagas taste best during the winter months.

Vision to Reality: Why I Published 'My Relationship With Food'

Lisa Roukin | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

If you give your ideas the energy, focus and belief that they require, you will bring them to life. All of us have ideas, some however are never birthed and left remaining in our minds, but others inject life into those thoughts and the process of creation truly begins.