Healthy Eating

Celebrity Diets To Avoid In 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It happens every year - a celebrity tweets about a diet and before long we're typing the key words into Google and replacing every item of food in our...

Our Relationship with Food - Biological or Psychological?

Sunita Pattani | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sunita Pattani

We do not struggle with food because we are broken, we struggle with food because we haven't yet personally understood our own equilibrium. Our relationship with food is dependent on both biological and psychological factors, and we need to discover for ourselves how each of these factors affect us.

What's So Great About Kale and How to Use It

Cat Elliott | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Elliott

So why aren't more people eating it? Raw kale on its own isn't the most appealing and can actually be quite difficult to digest. However, some simple tips to improve its digestibility and how to use it may actually make the transition to including this in your diet much easier.

Why We Need To Stop Vending Out Obesity

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

My issue with vending machines is that their position is such a useful one that could be utilised to provide us with nutritious foods and energy at moments when other options aren't available. But instead, what we are offered is an array of unhealthy choices that provide us with a quick energy fix and little, if any, nutrients.

And The Secret To Living Longer Is....

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Another day, another piece of research reveling at the wonders of the Mediterranean diet. But this time it's not tackling obesity or preventing dement...

Could This Be The Best Way To Lose Weight In Time For Christmas?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Those who hope to lose some weight in time for Christmas should be keeping an eye on when they eat, not just what they eat, according to scientists. ...

Keeping You Tip-Top This Time of Year

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

Upon waking on Sunday morning still with the feeling of discomfort in my throat, I decided to take my juicing that one step further, I do love a good vegetable juice more than a fruit juice. I have been finding juicing difficult in the cooler months, I like to be warm so I decided to juice vegetables with ginger to create that warming effect.

Paleo Dessert Recipes: Raspberry Ganache And Coconut Ice

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Advocates of the Paleo diet say it improves digestion, reduces allergic reactions, boosts energy, regulates blood sugar and helps kick-start weight-lo...

Raw Cake Recipes That Are Super Healthy And Easy To Make

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you've got a sweet tooth but need a health kick, listen up. Dessert doesn't have to be an unhealthy affair, just check out these no-fuss recipes...

Swedish Brand Oatly's Products: 'It's Like Milk But Made For Humans'

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 12.11.2014 | UK Entertainment

You may find yourself wondering what Oatly’s CEO, Toni Petersson, is doing in a field of oats with a 1980s synth in his latest Toni TV video. Sin...

Recipe Pea Soup

Lisa Roukin | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

A surprisingly simple but elegant soup. A few sprigs of fresh dill also works well.

Recipes For The Weekend: Chia Breakfast Pudding And Sesame Chicken Salad

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Heavenly food makes for a great weekend - don't you think? Especially when the dishes drop straight from the pens of Hemsley and Hemsley, the styli...

Are You a 'Diet-a-holic'? It's Time to Fess up and Stop Living in Denial!

Kiran Ram | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kiran Ram

You beat yourself up every time another diet fails or your pants don't fit anymore, and you think you just aren't good enough. Shame and guilt take over and you think, "screw it, I'm done! ".

'I Switch My Phone Off After 9pm' Says Founder Of Hip And Healthy

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The great big secret to balancing motherhood and a career is that there isn't one. No one has the answer to managing it all perfectly, no one ever...

How Did This Woman Drop 13 Stone?

News Team International | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Paige Way once topped the scales at an unhealthy 23 stone. Now, the 22-year-old has embraced a healthy diet and fitness regime which has helped her to...

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 13.12.2014 | 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 12.12.2014 | 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 25.11.2014 | 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 22.11.2014 | 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 21.11.2014 | 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...