Healthy Eating

Why Is Everyone Putting Maca AKA 'Nature's Viagra' In Their Smoothies?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're in need of an energy boost, or feel your libido is a little low, you might be tempted to try maca powder. Dubbed "nature's viagra", the ...

If Pizza Were a Man

Rosanna Savone | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rosanna Savone

I didn't really know what my solution would ultimately be but I had a hunch to look for clues around my diet. The newest thing I'd been hearing was that everyone with an autoimmune disorder should be gluten free. My favorite food being pizza, I was very resistant to making the commitment.

My Not So Sweet Valentine...

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

With Valentine's day upon us it can be easy to overdose on an array of refined sugar products disguised in cute little heart shape packages and gift...

PMS Bites Now Exist To Help With Your Premenstrual Woes

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

The week before your period can be pretty fraught. The smallest and most insignificant things can bring you to tears, your face resembles a dot-to-...

Oat-so Healthy: The Power of Oats

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

We all know that oats are good for us - they have long been linked to healthy eating, and are one of those staple foods that we rely on when we need something that is going to fill us up, and keep us fuller for longer.

Health Benefits Of Alcohol May Be Too Good To Be True

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Almost every month a study will suggest alcohol is good for our health, and each and every time we head to the pub feeling a little less guilty. Bu...

Chocolate And Coffee Really Can Be Part Of A Healthy Diet

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Recent research revealed that guidelines warning people to avoid eating fatty foods such as butter and cheese "should not have been introduced". No...

There Once Was a Girl Who Was Obsessed With Banoffee Pie...

Cat Elliott | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Cat Elliott

It's sugary, creamy, and decadent and because it's loaded with way too much sugary processed junk, it leaves you feeling a little bit ashamed, sad, and slumping after your sugar high of eating a whole pie.

How To Make Lunch More Exciting In Just 60 Seconds

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Eating the same soggy sarnies or lacklustre salad every day for lunch can be pretty dull. Thankfully, David Bez, author of 'Salad Love: How to Cre...

Britain's Most Health-Conscious Town Revealed...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If the contents of your fridge pack a calorie-laden punch and your takeaway habits are spiralling out of control then it might be time to move to Dorc...

Have You Tried... Not Detoxing?

Sophie Bauer | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Bauer

I love it that people want to juice everything in the house, be healthier, more in tune with their bodies and connected with those around them than with a pinging contraption. But honestly, when did it all get so extreme?

How To Make A Cheese Toastie With Cauliflower (And No Bread)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're trying to cut down on the amount of bread and pasta you're eating, cauliflower can be a great low-carb alternative. You can even make a c...

Why Do We Keep Eating This When It's Doing Us So Much Harm?

Sandra Roycroft-Davis | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sandra Roycroft-Davis

Sugars are added to the majority of processed foods that we eat every day, such as breakfast cereals and ready meals. Worryingly, many consumers are unaware they are used in such large quantities.

Spirulina Might Smell Gross, But It's Super Good For You

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Spirulina has been knocking around on planet Earth for more years than you can shake a stick at. The microscopic equatorial algae used to make up p...

Miss Slinky 2015: 'I Used To Feel Invisible But Not Anymore'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who avoided nights out with friends and became increasingly lonely due to being overweight has lost six stone. For years, Zoe Jones felt fr...

Three Healthy Habits to Beat Hibernation Hunger

Juls Abernethy | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Juls Abernethy

Its almost the end of January, spring is just around the corner, but with the nights still long and dark and the days still cold its hard to image. During these long dark winter months there is a primal urge inside us that says wrap up warm, stay inside, eat!!!

Men Suffer Eating Disorders Too: A Heartbreaking Story Shows That Anyone Can Be a Victim of Food

Duncan Lindsay | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Duncan Lindsay

Spare a thought also, therefore, for those who don't fall into the stereotypical profile of a skinny young girl who wants to look like a Cosmo cover girl. The elderly, the children, the middle aged and the men who also suffer from conditions that take over a whole life.

Here's Why You Should Eat Sauerkraut, AKA Fermented Cabbage

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Chances are, at some point in your existence, you'll come across the wonders of sauerkraut - whether that's at the German Christmas market or perhaps ...

Breakfast Week: 14 Instagrams To Follow For Inspiration

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Happy Breakfast Week! If you've had the same thing for breakfast every morning for the last 10 years or, (gasp) it's your least favourite meal of ...

Three Gorgeous Veggie Recipes From Top Nutritionist Madeleine Shaw

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

January is nearly over and as a result, the darker, colder days are behind us. But that's not to say that you should let your healthy eating regime...

Why You Should Be Eating Kimchi

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Fermented foods seem to be on everyone's lips recently, especially the national dish of Korea, kimchi (or kimchee). Celebrity chef Gizzi Erksine l...

Devoted Mum Drops Eight Stone Because Her Son Couldn't Hug Her

North News | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A mother, whose son could not fit his arms around her due to her size, has dropped eight and a half stone in just seven months. Stacey Walton, of ...

Five Delicious And Cheap Superfood Lunches To Try This Week

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing worse than forking out more than a fiver per day on a mediocre lunch that's not even that good for you. (Often pre-packaged salads and...

3 Delicious Fish Dishes That Take Less Than 20 Mins To Make

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

After a busy week at work, the last thing you want to do is spend hours slaving away in front of a hot cooker. So, to help you prepare some healthy...

The Best Foods For Gorgeuosly Perfect Skin Revealed

Buzz60 | Posted 15.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Tired of wasting money on expensive, ineffective beauty creams? Fitness and nutrition expert John Basedow provides some of the best beauty-enhancin...