Healthy Eating

A Healthy Diet Could Be Healthy For The Planet Too (Here's The Proof)

PA / The Huffington Post | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A healthy diet, which consists of fruit, veg and cereals - alongside less meat and savoury snacks - could reduce greenhouse gases by nearly a fifth, a...

Avocado and Fromage Frais Breakfast Toast Recipe

Layne Lieberman | Posted 30.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Layne Lieberman

Did you know that avocado is a creamy fruit - also known as butter fruit - that is grown in warm climates? Avocados are staples in Mexican and South American cuisines. It's the only fruit that provides a significant amount of monounsaturated fat - the healthy kind.

Beef, Lemongrass and Sichuan Pepper

Shelina Permalloo | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Shelina Permalloo

The key flavours to this dish are lemongrass and Sichuan pepper. In Mauritius we call lemongrass 'citronelle' and we use it a lot in desserts, cocktails and in sauces and in Asian cuisine it is integral to any paste - like Thai green and red curry paste for example.

My Problem With #EatClean

Laura Potter | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Potter

Is anyone else getting a bit sick of the hashtag #eatclean? It's not what it represents, which I largely agree with, but how loaded the term is. If this is eating 'clean', that suggests eating any other way is somehow 'dirty'.

These Foods Will Help You Get Fit, Not Thin

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When we want to get into shape, it can be tempting to focus our diet on low calorie foods in the hope that they'll aid weight loss. But these foods...

Switching To Organic Milk While Pregnant 'Could Harm Unborn Baby'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Parents

Pregnant women who switch to "healthier" organic milk may be putting the brain development of their unborn babies at risk, experts have claimed. Mi...

Woman Lost Two Stone After Swapping Pasta For Spiralized Veg

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 27.04.2015 | 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 01.05.2015 | 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.