Healthy Eating

10 Must-Try Summer Smoothies

Sian Breslin | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

I have written about the high levels of sugar in some smoothies before, but if you get the ingredients right, there really is no better way to punch in a load of goodness and energy than with a long cool glass of nutritionally loaded fruit/vegetable smoothie.

Indian Food, Can It Really Aid Weight Loss?

Bini Ludlow | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Bini Ludlow

Thanks to the flavourings used there isn't the need to overcomplicate dishes with rich creams and butters. Plus curries by their very nature provide a slow release of energy, perfect for anyone undergoing an intensive training regime.

Never Heard Of Chia Seeds? Here's Why You Should Add Them To Your Diet

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Unless you camp out in the aisles of an organic supermarket or are married to a nutritionist, chances are you've never heard of chia seeds - or, if yo...

The Amount Of Cholesterol In Just One Egg Might Surprise You

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing we like more at HuffPost UK Lifestyle than chowing down on some good old eggs. Poached, scrambled, boiled or fried, they're not only d...

Worried About Your Blood Pressure? Try Eating Strawberries

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Regularly eating strawberries could lower blood pressure among menopausal women, according to recent research. Strawberries are a rich source of bi...

Ten Foods That Will Stop You Snacking

Sian Breslin | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

It seems like there is never a time when green leafy vegetables fail to be the ideal food type! And yet again, here we are with the likes of spinach, cauliflower, cucumber, cabbage and broccoli keeping hunger at bay. This time it is not the array of minerals and vitamins that is contained in the vegetables, but the substantial water amount, that is at work keeping us full and healthy.

WTF Is A 'Super Banana'?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Step aside traditional banana, there's a new and improved fruit on the block - the 'super banana'. Packed full of alpha and beta carotene, which th...

Brogan Driscoll

Want To Make 'Healthier' Fried Chicken? Step This Way... | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's safe to say that fried chicken doesn't have the best reputation as far as healthy eating goes. Deep-fried, greasy, with minimal meat and sometime...

I Was Good at Having an Eating Disorder

Jennifer Studholme | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jennifer Studholme

I knew all the tricks of the trade. And over time I got better at lying, hiding food, causing a scene at a meal time... I was pleased with myself. I felt proud as I began to lose weight. Proud when I missed meals and no one knew. My anorexia praised me. She told me how well I was doing.

The Top 10 Worst Foods to Eat | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

True, we are surrounded by junk foods, packed with sugar, fat and salt and generally processed to the extreme - but which ones are the real worst foods to eat, the foods that you really should avoid?

What Would Happen If Popeye Really Ate All That Spinach

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Once upon a time, Popeye - the one-eyed sailor with a penchant for a lady named Olive Oyl - taught children far and wide that eating spinach would mak...

How Did This Takeaway Addict Get A Six Pack In 12 Weeks?

Caters | Lauren Probert | Posted 11.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A self-confessed takeaway addict, who gained weight after gorging on doner kebabs, has transformed his body in just 12 weeks. Charity marketing co-...

Find Out What Your Mates Are Really Eating For Breakfast

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Breakfast has long been heralded as the most important meal of the day, but what exactly are Brits eating when they wake up in the morning? A recen...

How Do You Score Yourself When You Compare Yourself to Others?

Jennifer Studholme | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jennifer Studholme

Comparing myself to others is one of the hardest things I have had to deal with throughout my recovery. I walk into a room, I stand on the tube, I walk down the road and I compare the physique and appearance of every female around me.

Breakfast Like a King, Lunch Like a Prince, and Dine Like a Pauper

Diana Moran | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Moran

As the years whizz pass I'm more aware than ever that "I am what I eat". And one important thing I have learnt over the years is that if I eat more slowly, with time to taste and savour my food I'll probably eat less of it - which in turn helps control my waistline!

Self Improvement Through Recipes?

Jane Lythell | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jane Lythell

Ayurvedic principles can seem a bit complicated but Anjum Anand presents them so clearly and so accessibly. She starts off by explaining that each one of us is made up of three character types - the doshas. The Doshas are: Vata, Pitta, Kapha.

We Know the Deadly Truth About Sugar, But Can the World Get Up and Do Something About It?

Sandra Roycroft-Davis | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sandra Roycroft-Davis

Behaviour is triggered and controlled subconsciously without us even realising it. Trying to think about our condition logically and rationally rarely achieves anything because the unconscious part of our mind is so incredibly powerful that it will almost always over-ride any remedial action we try. Only by retuning the unconscious can progress against obesity ever be made.

Poorna Bell

Tried And Tested: I Can See Why This Diet Works For The World's Oldest Woman | Poorna Bell | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I’ve always thought food deliveries were for the lazy or the genuinely time-strapped-yet-cash-rich. But, having tried a three-day food delivery serv...

Everyone Can Cook!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

This week we welcomed 'A Girl Called Jack' (Monroe) to the Food Tube family. Jack made her name as a cash-strapped single mum living in Southend. With her immense resourcefulness, she tightened her apron strings and threw flour in the face of adversity. Check out her Food Tube debut

Out of Order? Now That's an Understatement!

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 13.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

It is completely OUT OF ORDER that our hospitals, a place that should be a champion of health and well being, a place that should be the first to educate the masses and promote healthy eating and conscious living, are encouraging the consumption of the very things that cause a large number of the diseases they are treating in the first place.

How Coffee Could Help Your Eyesight

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Coffee lovers, rejoice! While you may have thought a much-needed energy boost was one of the only benefits of your early-morning (or mid-afternoon...

Steak Teriyaki And Mushroom Broth: Low Calorie Recipes From Itsu

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

At HuffPost UK Lifestyle, we're major Itsu fans. Brown rice, sushi, hot pots of veggies, meat and noodles, soba noodles - we love it all. But now ...

7 Foods To Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post UK/Weight Loss Resources | Poorna Bell | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Some foods are better than others when it comes to supporting weight loss, but just because they're righteous doesn't mean they aren't yummy. We asked...

Ditch The Cereal: High-Protein Breakfast May Help Keep Hunger Locked Up 'Til Lunch

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

How you like your eggs in the morning? With a protein-rich accompaniment, we hope. Because eating a high-protein breakfast can reduce hunger pangs ...

Gut Flora: The Key to Health

Clark Russell | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clark Russell

It is estimated that over 6million people in the UK and 30million people in the U.S, predominantly women, suffer from the multiple effects of an imbalance in the gastrointestinal (GI) system.