Healthy Food

How I Lost 60 Pounds Without Dieting or Eliminating Food Groups

Nowreen Nazmi | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nowreen Nazmi

In my early 20s, a friend took me to her gym, where I decided to weigh myself. The number on the scale horrified me so much that I immediately started to make better choices around eating and continued to exercise almost everyday.

Cupcakes, Crisps And Burgers: How Your Favourite Foods Measure Up On Google Food Comparison

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Healthy eating can be a minefield - one food product is high-calorie but low sugar, the next, the complete opposite. Without running around your s...

Do You Know Which Everyday Foods Are Sugar Traps?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss and Patricia Doma | Posted 26.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you've got a sweet-tooth you could be in for a shock, The World Health Organisation has warned that the average adult's daily sugar consumption sho...

70 Of The Healthiest Foods To Add To Your Diet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Healthy eating - whether you are trying to lose weight or simply boost your existing diet - can often be a minefield, especially with the experts figh...

Our Food Environment and Obesity

Professor Kevin Fenton | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Professor Kevin Fenton

Takeaways are part of this debate because we're eating more of our food outside the home than we used to - one in six meals and between 20% and 25% of calories come from eating out - and takeaway foods are a popular, but often unhealthy choice, because they tend to be high in salt and saturated fat and high in calories per gramme of food.

Indian Vegetarian Recipes: Savoury Yoghurt Kebabs And Blackberry Lassi

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Holi is one of India’s most energetic and vibrant festivals taking place on 17 March, traditionally celebrated by throwing bright paints and powders...

Sugar, Not Fat, Is the Enemy

Nicholas Polo | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nicholas Polo

In the last ten years governments around the globe launched huge campaigns against the tobacco industry and rightly so. Holding a cigarette in the United States became such a taboo; you might as well be holding a gun instead! Sugar has become the new tobacco killer and governments have done very little, if anything at all, to tackle this problem. Why?

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.

WATCH: How To Microwave Eggs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Are you a breakfast person with the occasional eggy craving but find yourself short on time? Eggs are notoriously difficult to cook in a microwave...

January Meal Choices That Won't Break the Bank

Sam Wass | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sam Wass

So instead of turning to discounted ready meals and the freezer section of your local supermarket, I've provided some suggestions of homemade meal choices that are tasty, nutritious and most importantly, won't break the budget!

Poorna Bell

Why Are We Saying No To Diets?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

What does the word diet mean to you? A recent survey has revealed that 44% of slimmers say they previously saw fast weight loss as a priority when...

This Can Help Boost Vitamin D (And Is Ridiculously Good For You)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Experts are urging Brits to boost their Vitamin D levels during the bleak winter months of January to March, when more of us are at risk of deficienc...

Poorna Bell

What Is The Expert Verdict On 5:2, Paleo And Mediterranean Eating Plans?

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The Paleo, Mediterranean and 5:2 diet plans were some of the most popular of 2013, but as we move swiftly into the new year we wanted to know which di...

Frozen Food Is Better For Your Health Than Fresh Fruit And Vegetables

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 09.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Over the past few years it's been drilled into man, woman and child that five-a-day (not merely just an apple) keeps the doctor away. But when it c...

What's Worse For You: Wine Or Coffee?

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle

It's like choosing between children - but there can only be one winner in the war of wine V coffee. Watch the video to see which one comes up trumps.....

Sugar 'Most Dangerous Drug Of Our Time'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Sugar is the 'most dangerous drug of our time', according to a senior Dutch health official, and should be treated accordingly. Paul van der Velpen...

Mediterranean Diet Good For Brain, Lowers Risk Of Dementia And Alzheimer's Disease

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Eating a Mediterranean diet is good for the mind, research has concluded. Scientists say people who eat large quantities of food such as fresh frui...

Food Hero: Gizzi Erskine On Eating Healthily

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

We've got a confession here on HuffPost UK Lifestyle. We're just not the type of woman proving so popular at the moment - you know the type, likes bak...

WATCH: Are Fast Food Salads A Healthier Option? We Think Not

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

When HuffPost UK Lifestyle get on a health kick, the last place we head to is a fast food restaurant. That is where we go when we are drunk and hungry...

One In 14 Schoolchildren Don't Know Cheese Is A Dairy Product

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

One in 14 schoolchildren do not realise cheese is a dairy product, while a third are unaware fruit and vegetables contain vitamins, new research has s...

Veggie Heaven: Anjum Anand's New Indian Recipes

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

We're under no illusions that this so-called heatwave may never materialise, but these barbecue-friendly vegetarian recipes from chef Anjum Anand work...

Anti-Ageing Broccoli: New Superfood Revealed To Stop Ravages Of time

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A superfood broccoli developed by British scientists retunes metabolism to combat the effects of ageing, research has shown. The vegetable, sold un...

Heart Attack Risk Increases For Men Who Skip Breakfast, Study Finds

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Skipping breakfast increases the risk of heart attack among middle-aged men by more than a quarter, a study has found. The evidence suggests the ol...

Salt Content In Bread Has Decreased In Last 10 Years

PA | Posted 06.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Average salt content in supermarket packaged bread has fallen by 20% over the last decade - but this reduction masks a sharp contrast between own-labe...

10 Weird Superfoods You Should Try

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Since learning that 70% of us have the same lunch every single day, HuffPost UK Lifestyle have been looking for inspiration to spruce up British lunch...