Healthy Eating

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?

14 Foods You Should Put In Your Shopping Basket Every Week

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When you're charging round the supermarket after you finish work but before you meet your mates for drinks, taking the time to analyse food labels and...

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Protein Powders for Women

Rebecca Fredericks | Posted 29.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Fredericks

There are loads of different protein sources out there so, in today's article, I want to give you the low down on what they are, why they're good and which one may be best for you.

Generation Sweet Stuff - Are We All Sugared Up?

Yasmin Khatun | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Yasmin Khatun

The sugar-less trend seems like it might have long running implications on the way we sell, shop and eat. Things that were once put onto our health barometer, we're now advised to stay clear of. Yogurt, fruit, cereal and so forth are most certainly off the menu. Advised that cereals were the healthy option to start of our day, the healthiest at present, has to be cartoned egg whites.

How Tomatoes Could Reduce Risk Of Prostate Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Eating a tomato-rich diet could reduce prostate cancer risk by almost one fifth, a recent study has revealed. Men who eat more than 10 portions of ...

Five Ways to Eat Without Eating Up Our Resources

Diana Verde Nieto | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Verde Nieto

I've always been a firm believer that making your lifestyle more socially and environmentally beneficial should be about savouring the moment, thinking about the decisions we make and embarking on small changes.

Does Bread Make You Bloated And Other Healthy Eating Questions Answered

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With a new diet cropping up every other week, it can be tricky to know your enemy from your friend when it comes to deciding what to eat. To help ...

Nine Weird But Wonderful Ways to Burn Fat

Rebecca Fredericks | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Fredericks

We all know the classics tips for burning fat. The high intensity interval training, the eating six small meals a day, the seven to nine hours of sleep per night, the sipping green tea and the big hearty (ideally protein) fuelled breakfasts... We know all that. So there's no point in repeating this information. However, there are some slightly less well known, but still effective, methods of burning fat.

Six Pro Tips For Quick, Healthy Meals

Christopher James Clark | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christopher James Clark

You know the feeling. You're at home and you have to eat. The menu must be simple, quick, and healthy. As a chef and nutrition expert, people frequently ask me what I prepare for myself when I'm pinched for time. I'm inherently lazy when it comes to preparing my own meals, but I never sacrifice quality.

7 Foods You Should Never Eat Before Bed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We've all had one of those nights where raiding the biscuit tin or tucking into a plate of cheese on toast seems like the perfect thing to do before h...

9 Foods To Keep You Looking Young

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We are constantly being told that we are what we eat, but could there be an element of truth in that? The types of food we munch on not only affect ou...

The Paleo Diet: Does the Caveman Lifestyle Work?

Susannah Taylor | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Susannah Taylor

Over the last few years, whenever I have questioned top personal trainers, nutritionists or athletes on how they eat, most of them have responded not with the 5:2, the Dukan or the Blood Group Diet, but with one word: "paleo".

Your Favourite Cheese May Contain More Salt Than Sea Water

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

For those partial to some cheeky cheese and crackers in the evening, we have some bad news. Research published in British Medical Journal has revea...

What Is The Purple Diet?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Forget the Paleo or Maple syrup diet, now there's a new weight loss plan taking celebville by storm - and it's known as 'the purple diet'. Reporte...

How The Size Of Your Belly Will Indicate If You're At Risk Of Diabetes

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Anyone carrying extra weight around their middle should be aware they might be at risk of type 2 diabetes. According to a report from Public Health...

These Seemingly Healthy Foods May Be Giving You A Muffin Top

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you think you're eating healthily but having trouble kick-staring weight-loss, you may be eating food with hidden nastiness. In the above video ...

Why Your Five A Day Is Pointless

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Health experts recently advised us we should be eating more than five portions of fruit and veg per day - but new research shows upping our intake may...

The Harsh Truth: No One Wants To See Overweight Doctors

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

In theory they know more about healthy eating than the rest of us, but it seems even doctors and nurses struggle with keeping their weight at a health...

Does Your Lunchtime Salad Contain More Salt Than A McDonald's Hamburger?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Update: We published this originally with a factually incorrect headline: McDonald's Salads Are Stuffed With More Salt Than A Big Mac - What Are The O...

Eating Wasn't 'Easy'

Jacqueline Hurst | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jacqueline Hurst

One minute I was starving, the next binging, the next starving. I dieted, took pills, liquids, potions and lotions, I even turned to hours of exercise after I ate, like, anything. Then one day it happened. I put my hands up in the air and decided enough was enough.

Study Finds Link Between Prostrate Cancer and Vitamin D Deficiency

Dr Sarah Schenker | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sarah Schenker

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK, with over 40,000 individuals diagnosed with the disease every year, and more than 250,000 ...

Is Coconut Water All It's Cracked Up To Be?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A few years ago the only time most of us would drink coconut water was lounging on a beach somewhere exotic. Fast forward to 2014 and it's everywh...

How Eating Probiotics May Help Lower Blood Pressure

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Regularly eating probiotics found in yoghurt or food supplements, may help lower blood pressure. Live bacteria and yeasts, often known as 'friendly...

The Best Flour for Gluten-Free Baking

Jules Clancy | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jules Clancy

I've discovered some intriguing guilt-free desserts such as paleo brownies, vanilla cupcakes that actually contain cannellini beans, and a new variation on the traditional blueberry muffin. The greatest discovery, though, was a new flour that I now consider one of my very favourites. It's low GI (glycemic) and gluten-free: coconut flour.