Healthy Eating

How Much Sugar Should We Be Eating Each Day?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

People should halve their daily sugar intake to less than 5% to greatly improve their health, the World Health Organisation has recommended. Curren...

Low-Fat Diet 'Does Not Prevent Heart Disease Or Lower Cholesterol', Says Expert

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Diets high in saturated fat do not increase heart disease risk or cholesterol levels, instead public health warnings should focus on the dangers of su...

Burger King's Diet French Fries 'Satisfries' Launch In UK - But Are They Really 'Healthier'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Burger King have brought their diet french fries (aka 'Satisfries') to the UK. According to the fast food chain, the newly-launched product offers ...

Starbucks V McDonalds: What Has More Calories?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A green tea latte sounds like a pretty healthy to your diet, doesn't it? Wrong, says the author of a series of infographics, who is trying to make...

Could This Help Prevent Memory Loss?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A new study is underway to investigate whether eggs may be a useful addition to your diet, to help prevent or delay dementia. During the six-month stu...

'Eat And Sleep And You Will Live A Long Time'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The world's oldest person, Misao Okawa, celebrates her 116th birthday on 5 March 2014. Ahead of this momentous occasion, she shared her secret to l...

Can Mushrooms Cure Cancer?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Like vitamin C, mushrooms have been spoken about in holistic circles as being a wonderful cancer prevention and cure. Whether or not this is true,...

Why Is It So Hard to Eat Healthily?

Stella Photi | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Stella Photi

Most people know that they shouldn't be eating the convenience food that's so readily available in shops and supermarkets, but they don't know how to break the habit. You don't need someone to tell you the damage that putting away numerous biscuits and chips will do. You want someone to show you how it's done.

Whole Grains: Going Against the Grain

Clark Russell | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clark Russell

Our biology was not designed to cope with the huge amounts of glucose flooding our bloodstreams, mainly from sugars and starches. Even if you exercise regularly, you still won't burn the reservoirs of glucose and you can only store so much of unused glucose as glycogen in the liver and muscle cells before you encounter fat storage.often referred to as "fat spillover".

I Was Told I Wasn't Sick Enough to Get Help for My Eating Disorder

Kat Pugh | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Kat Pugh

In 2012, I decided that due to a number of significant events going on in my life it was time to try and continue treatment again. Despite my initial referral taking place in December 2012, I didn't see anyone till October 2013. When I did, I was told by the NHS mental health trust that I wasn't ill enough to meet their very strict criteria.

Sweet Nothings: The Lowdown on Quitting Sugar

Chloe Best | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Best

There's been no escaping the attention on sugar in the press of late; it has finally been recognised that sugar is not only damaging our waistlines, but our health too. By now you'll probably have heard a lot of the shocking statistics, so if you've decided to cut down on sugar these tips will help you cope with cravings, find healthy alternatives and monitor your intake.

Pancreatic Cancer Prevention: Eating Nuts Could Reduce Risk By Up To One Third

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Eating nuts regularly may ward off pancreatic cancer, which is one of the most deadly forms of the disease. Researchers from Harvard School of Publ...

Poorna Bell

Healthy Snack Ideas Including Broccoli Bread | Poorna Bell | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Healthy snacks aren't just the key to weight loss. When chosen well, they help regulate your blood sugar (so that it doesn't spike and crash leaving y...

Poorna Bell

Cameron Diaz's Body Book: Good Fitspiration | Poorna Bell | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Cameron Diaz's The Body Book released to mixed reactions. Jezebel and HuffPost Canada loved it, saying it was "genuinely useful", while Daisy Buch...

That One Time at BootCamp

Natasha Chowdory | Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Natasha Chowdory

I won't detail for you but I will try an capture what exactly the bootcamp did do for me. Let it be known, that I didn't go to lose weight (although that was a happy side benefit), I went for the following reasons:

Eat Your Greens - in Cake!

Katherine Hackworthy | Posted 14.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katherine Hackworthy

Kale in a cupcake? Before you start backing out of the room, remember that carrot cake doesn't cause concern and there was a time when your smoothies were any colour but green.

Changing Lives By Changing Food Production

Gavin Megaw | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK
Gavin Megaw

The All Black rugby player had been locked in his room for days, shutting out all contact with friends, family and fellow players. It was 4am when he finally picked up the phone to call a helpline. The reply at the other end was simple, "hello friend". It started a process that led to therapy that has been helping to change the life of Brent Pope for many years.

24 Amazing Food Swaps That Instantly Cut Calories

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The path to sustainable weight loss, we've been told, is about a lifestyle change and a dedicated approach to healthy eating. But, for those of us...

WATCH: Can You Cut Mould Off Food And Eat It?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ever eaten mouldy food after cutting away those unwanted parts? Sure you have. When it comes to hunger, a lot of things can be overlooked in the ho...

A Masterclass in Japanese Cooking With Jun Tanaka

Emma Sleight | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Sleight

The average home cook is frightened of Japanese food. Eating it, yes. Pulling up a stool in front of a slow moving whirlpool of conveyor belt sushi or perching next to the open inferno of a Teppanyaki joint while the chef expertly flicks rice towards the ceiling and makes a squid ring volcano explode, yes, of course. But actually cooking the stuff?

One Sugary Drink A Day Enough To Increase Heart Disease Risk

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Consuming too many sugary sweets, desserts and drinks can triple your chances of dying from heart disease, a study has shown. Scientists in the US ...

The Arguement for Orthorexia to be Classified as an Official Eating Disorder

Sam Thomas | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Thomas

You may think it's a contradiction that being too healthy can be unhealthy? In the reality, those suffering have a distorted idea or perception on healthy eating. The strict diets can be dangerously restrictive and linked to anxiety, depression and other mental health problems.

Why Vitamin C And E May Be Bad For Your Exercise Routine

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Vitamins are getting yet another bashing in the news, after two of the most popular vitamin pills - C and E - have been shown to blunt the metabolic r...

This Iron-Rich, Gluten-Free Grain Is Touted As The New 'Hollywood' Trend

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Dubbed the 'new quinoa' (apart from Ethiopians who have been eating it for thousands of years), teff is the new grain that people can't stop talking a...

Better Sex, Health And Moods: Reasons You Should Date A Vegetarian

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Despite recent findings that 30% of omnivores wouldn't date a vegetarian (talk about a kick in the face), it turns out there are plenty of reasons to ...