Healthy Eating

Mind, Body, Me - How I Retrained Myself to Eat for Wellness After Discovering I Had Food Intolerance...

Bunmi Scott | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Bunmi Scott

A number of years ago I became very unwell and spent some months in and out of hospital. To my shock I was told that I had a rare autoimmune that had no cure and a disease that not many in medical field knew much about.

Lunchbox Inspections: Teachers Can Confiscate And Keep Your Kid's Food

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents

Teachers are able to lawfully "confiscate, keep or destroy" children's unhealthy food items in their lunch boxes and take part in lunch box inspection...

Rise and Shine - Breakfast Is the Most Important Meal of the Day

Lisa Roukin | Posted 24.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

We can all agree that life in the 21st Century is more than a little hectic and sometimes we feel we are running back on ourselves - it can feel somewhat overwhelming and we do not realise how much of a help (or in its absence, a hindrance) breakfast is in allowing our days to run that little bit smoother.

Healthy Eating - What Does It Really Mean?

Rebecca Heslop | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Heslop

Instead, eating healthily and enjoying food generally should be fun. I believe that the first step to eating healthily is to cook from scratch and eat cleanly whenever possible. Don't surrender to the convenience of supermarket 'healthy' ready meals and try to buy unprocessed food.

Shiitake Mushroom and Cauliflower Soup

Lisa Roukin | Posted 15.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

This soup is quick to make and its full of good nutrients; brothy soups are light and easy for a summer soup. If you add some whole grains, protein and vegetables, it becomes a hearty meal.

Everyone's Talking About Bone Broth, Here's What You Need To Know

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

To some, "bone broth" is just a fancy way of saying "cooking stock". But to others, it's the latest must-have diet staple for a healthy body both insi...

The Healthy Parents' Five a Day Rule

Yvette Lamb | Posted 03.06.2015 | UK Parents
Yvette Lamb

The benefits of wine consumption as part of your five-a-day are relaxed muscles, reduced stress levels, and the ability to guiltlessly choose a night of television over cleaning the kitchen or tidying up.

What Is Activated Charcoal?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Once upon a time, charcoal was something reserved for the barbecue. But as Neal's Yard Remedies natural health director Susan Curtis tells us, we...

Children's Fruit Snacks Contain More Sugar Than Haribo

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You may think you're giving your child a healthy snack when you hand them a fruit-based treat, but according to a new study, several brands of suppose...

The Food Pyramid From Your School Days Has Undergone A Makeover

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Hands up if you remember the food pyramid from your school days? Well now - thanks to an Australian organisation which promotes nutrition - the hum...

How To Get Your Kids To Eat (And Love) Salads

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 15.05.2015 | UK Parents

It's the age-old problem: you want your children to eat healthy food, but they just don't like the 'green stuff'. Moving away from the traumatic li...

Hidden Sugar Found In Everyday Foods (And How They Can Damage Your Teeth)

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 14.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Eating and drinking too much sugar has been linked to a whole host of health issues including obesity, heart disease, cancer and type 2 diabetes. But ...

Eight Simple Ways to Encourage Your Child to Eat (and Love) Vegetables

Anna Gillespie | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Parents
Anna Gillespie

Kids found the snack less tasty when it had been presented as healthy in the story and they also ate less of the snack if the food served any goal - such as helping them learn to read which confirms the notion that snacks can't be both good and good for you.

How To Make Hummus In Five Simple Steps

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you've purchased your body weight in shop-made hummus over the past year then maybe it's time to learn how to make the delicious foodstuff for your...

Watch And Learn: This Guy Eats A 2.25kg Burrito In Under Two Minutes

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Comedy

YouTube competitive eater and probably magician Matt Stonie performed a shocking feat last week, making an 18 inch 5lb Burrito-zilla disappear. In und...

Use This Meal Planner To Get Your '5 A Day' The Easy Way

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We all know that eating at least five portions of fruit and veg per day is beneficial to our health, but actually consuming that amount can be tricky....

How Eating Fruit May Trigger Feelings Of Hunger

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We tend to think that eating five (or more) portions of fruit and vegetables per day will be beneficial for our health, especially if we are trying ki...

Why Eat Alkaline?

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 05.05.2015 | 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).

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 29.06.2015 | 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 29.06.2015 | 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 28.06.2015 | 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...