Healthy Food

Offerings From My Kitchen Today

Jacqueline Koay | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jacqueline Koay

My friend Vivienne Webb bought a bag of avocados that she left behind. We went to the sea-gypsies area in Rawai yesterday and bought some as-natural-as-you-can-get veggies and I had some other greens in my fridge from the organic section in Villa Market.

The Ten 'Healthy' Foods You Should Avoid

Rebecca Fredericks | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Fredericks

Marketing companies run riot on the packaging of our foods. 'Fat Free', 'Low Fat', 'All Natural', 'Vitamin Enriched' - are often terms created to make us believe these products are healthy and, in turn, good for us. And with so little free time, is it any wonder that we read these labels and buy these foods assuming that we are purchasing the healthy option?

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.

Are Eggs Healthy or Not?

Sian Breslin | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

Not surprising that eggs have been called nature's multivitamin. I think we can safely say, eggs are our friends! Not only that, but eggs are the ultimate fastfood and there really is nothing else as nutritious that can be cooked as quickly.

Fruit Juice - Healthy or Unhealthy?

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 13.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

The sugar from fruit is 'natural', for sure, but that doesn't mean it is good for you - deadly nightshade is natural too! Don't be lulled into the marketing ploy of an 'all-natural' juice - sugar is sugar, and we need to keep on top of our consumption.

Seven Foods That Chefs Cheat With

Sian Breslin | Posted 30.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

How many times have you eaten out and wished that you could rustle up dishes just like the restaurant chef did? While many chefs are supremely talented professionals and can creatively prepare the tastiest, healthiest meals, many of them pump up the flavour of the food to the detriment of you and your families health

How A Daily 'Tomato Pill' Could Greatly Improve Your Health

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A 'tomato pill' a day, could keep heart disease at bay. According to a recent study, a daily supplement of Ateronon, which contains seven milligra...

Two Glasses Of Cherry Juice Can Help Get A Good Night's Sleep

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

An apple a day keeps the doctor away and, according to a recent study, two glasses of cherry juice will lead to a good night's sleep. Drinking one ...

Recipes: Red Mullet, Lentils With Dukka-Crumbed Eggs And Rye Muesli

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

So many chefs and food writers have tried to redefine healthy eating before, slowly moving away from heavy dishes and focusing on fresh veggies, grain...

How I Lost 60 Pounds Without Dieting or Eliminating Food Groups

Nowreen Nazmi | Posted 03.06.2014 | 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 16.05.2014 | 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 12.05.2014 | 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...