Healthy Eating

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 22.09.2014 | 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 19.09.2014 | 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.

How A Handful Of Nuts Each Day Could Keep The Doctor Away

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

According to the NHS, heart disease is the biggest cause of death both in the UK and worldwide - but new research has shown there could be a simple wa...

Is Recovery From Anorexia Possible?

Jennifer Studholme | Posted 14.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jennifer Studholme

When I was in hospital I never thought or knew recovery was possible. I never imagined a day not governed by calories or feeling like a beached whale. I was curious about how people got through a day with eating without calorie counting.

Eight of the Healthiest Cooking Methods

Sian Breslin | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

Did you know the combination of high heat and fat/oil can generate toxic substances which are harmful to our health or that water diminishes Vitamins B and C and fat reduces Vitamin A, D, E and K? These are my top healthy cooking methods. There are eight of them - challenge yourself to try a different one each day this week.

Want To Lose Weight? Here's What To Eat On The Atkins Diet

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're trying to kick start weight loss you may be among the many who've considered trying out the Atkins diet. Thanks to celebrity endorsement ...

Superfoods: Miracle Foods or a Waste of Money?

Sian Breslin | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

The Superfood! Does it wear spandex and emit powers from its fingers like any good superhero? Does it have a separate identity that only comes out when danger strikes? Will it save the day when junk food rears its ugly head? ... "There's no official definition of what makes a superfood"

Revealed: What's Really In Your McDonalds, Starbucks And KFC

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We're a nation that love fast food and takeaways - we spend over £30 billion on convenience food in the UK each year. But how much do we really kn...

What Can You Eat On The Paleo Diet?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The Paleo diet, a.k.a the caveman diet, is the latest weight-loss trend that everyone seems to be talking about - but what actually is it? In brief...

Healthier Eating on Holiday: Steps to Avoid the Summer Blowout.

Chloe Phillips | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Phillips

Whilst I appreciate better than anyone the role food plays in the cultural experience, I also know that overdoing it can leave a bitter taste of the holiday in ones mouth. On the back of a two year 'food pilgrimage' of the UK and 17 European countries, I've put together my top tips to ensure you remember this summer break for the relaxation...

When Mind Does Matter

Helen Osborne | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Osborne

If a client comes to me and says he or she want to lose weight, what if that client is already a healthy weight? What if their intended weight loss will make them underweight? Do I help them? Do I take the job? I always talk to people about their motivations but when it comes to weight most people are irrationally attached to social ideals of acceptability