Healthy Eating

Guys Try To Pass Off McDonald's Food As Fresh And Organic - Do They Succeed?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Here's the premise: a couple of chaps visit their local food expo to serve 'fresh and organic' food offerings to experts, restaurant owners and other ...

Three Reasons Why Fighting Temptation Could Get Easier

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 14.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

We know that junk food is no good for us but often find it just so difficult to resist. It is all around us, ready to tempt us when we are hungry, tired or just plain fed-up. Willpower is woefully over-rated - most of us struggle to maintain self-control long-term, which is why the vast majority of diets ultimately fail

Breakfast: The Best Way to Start the Day?

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

Whilst there are many studies that link having a good breakfast with lower weight, most of these do not actually prove that weight loss can result from having a good breakfast - only that people of lighter weight generally tend to have a good breakfast. There could of course be many other reasons why they are of a lower weight than people who skip breakfast.

3 Superfood Recipes To Try This Season

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Superfoods are the future. Well, that's what we think anyway. So, it might come as no surprise that Gurpareet Bains' foodie bible is up there in our l...

What Is The Alkaline Diet?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In recent months the Alkaline diet has shot to the top of our radars - but is following the diet a healthy way to lose weight? According to the die...

The No Headline Headline: Just Eat Less and Do More!

Jane Ogden | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Ogden

The world we live in makes it easier to eat more and do less. Our environment offers us triggers to eat at every corner, which requires effort to resist and a conscious ongoing commitment to being healthier. Indeed, the latest research found that so-called mindless eating can cause significant weight gain.

A Few Useless Words of Advice for Students

Alex McBride | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Alex McBride

I left it a 'bit late' till I realised that University was the only viable option left for me to spend my afternoons in bed and my early hours watching films I'd seen before and eating Rocky Road bites, but nevertheless, I'm here now and going into my second year at 23...

Why Mary Berry Bans Phones From The Dinner Table

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Mary Berry doesn't just dislike soggy bottoms and runny meringues, she's also not a fan of technology, specifically, when it's at the dinner table. ...

Eat Fat to Get Thin

Rebecca Fredericks | Posted 21.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Fredericks

Not all fats are the same. And the fats you choose to eat could mean the difference between obesity, Type II diabetes topped with a side of heart disease and a trim, toned, beautiful body, energy and a large dessert of optimal health.

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...

The Best Part of London Fashion Week

Victoria Drysdale | Posted 15.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Victoria Drysdale

Supermodel Cara Delevingne typically may be perceived as fun loving and living a carefree life. However during fashion weeks Cara is known to suffer from stress induced psoriasis. At Paris Fashion Week in March 2013 Kate Moss saw Cara in such a state that she demanded she seek medical treatment.

Three Super-Fast, Super-Nutritious Food (In Less Than 10 Minutes)

Jacqueline Koay | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jacqueline Koay

Contrary to popular belief, I do not spend that much time in the kitchen. What I do is I have sessions where I put my favourite music on loud and spend a couple of hours every few days stocking up my kitchen with the lovely basics that I can easily use to whip up super-fast, super-nutritious food on my lazy days (more time for the beach).

This Isn't Just Any Ordinary Food Porn...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Food porn in all of its glory, these photographs composed by Berlin-based designer Nora Luther and photographer Pavel Becker have got us, quite frankl...

How One Determined Woman Lost 18 Stone And Became A Fitness Instructor

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Sometimes, kick-starting weight loss can be a real challenge, but Tracy Henderson was determined not to let the difficult times phase her - she's gone...

Why You Need To Fill Your Shopping Basket With These Low-Carb Foods

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's no secret that opting to eat low-carb foods can help you to stay healthy, and in turn, reduce your body fat. *Puts crisp packet down* A study ...

Lunchbox Ideas For Kids: How To Make A Boring Lunch, Fun!

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It can be difficult finding the creativity at 7.30am to make an inspiring packed lunch for your children. How, for example, do you make a ham and l...

Is Organic Actually Better for You?

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 07.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

Is organic food actually better for our health? Well, it should be. Organic agricultural practices mean avoiding chemical fertilisers - using instead crop rotation and natural nitrogen sources like clover, composted manure and seaweed. Pesticides are severely restricted and routine use of antibiotics and other drugs is banned. That means we should be ingesting far fewer chemicals ourselves.

The Ten 'Healthy' Foods You Should Avoid

Rebecca Fredericks | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Fredericks

Marketing companies run riot on the packaging of our foods. 'Fat Free', 'Low Fat', 'All Natural', 'Vitamin Enriched' - are often terms created to make us believe these products are healthy and, in turn, good for us. And with so little free time, is it any wonder that we read these labels and buy these foods assuming that we are purchasing the healthy option?

If There Was Such A Thing As A Pineapple Ninja, This Guy Would Be It

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Bet you thought there was only one way to slice a pineapple, didn't you? But that was before you met the fruit ninja. Not only does he manage to s...

What Foods Are In Season For September?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Although it's starting to get darker that little bit sooner each evening, there's no need to be sad about the changing season. Because, ladies and ...

Lose Inches From Your Waist for #ZeroWasteWeek

Louise Graham | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

So make your contribution to zero waste week a double whammy. Eat real, fresh foods and cut out highly packaged junk foods, takeaways and soft drinks. It's a win/win situation, you lose inches from your waist and you cut down on waste.

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...

Could This Be The Key To Avoiding Bowel Cancer?

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

New research has potentially uncovered the answer to tackling bowel cancer. The key? Bacteria in the gut. In a recent study, scientists discovered ...

These Hummus Recipes Make Us View Chickpeas With Lustful Eyes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Hummus isn't just a fancy dip, oh no. These recipes from Hummus Bros who specialise in simple fare with fresh ingredients, show there is far more you ...

Seven Top Tips to Keep Healthy Eating on Track

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

Just because Summer might be over... well the weather in Kent right now it is more like November (cold and rainy), however, there is no need to pack up the healthy eating habits too. Have you perhaps got into the swing of healthy eating? Or maybe you are lucky enough to be going away in September?