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Why You Need To Make Sure That Your Workout Gear Is Ethical

Sourced by HuffPost | Claudia Canavan | Posted 09.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The wellness boom of the past five years has had a cataclysmic effect on a lot of stuff. Aside from getting ‘cheese’ made from coconuts, trading t...

What To Expect When You Become Unexpectedly Pregnant

Lizzie Griffiths | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Parents
Lizzie Griffiths

The overwhelming surge of love I felt for the tiny foetus inside me was overwhelming. I felt protective of this tiny being. The maternal instinct I wasn't sure I had suddenly kicked in. I had wanted to make a change in my life, who knew that in 2017 it would be having a baby.

A Smarter Way To Feed Our Children?

Rick Miller | Posted 25.04.2017 | UK Parents
Rick Miller

As dietitians we see many children who are seemingly 'overfed' yet simply 'malnourished'. Getting the balance of nutrients right for both ourselves and our children from their early years will avoid having to try and fix the problem later.

How To Get Heath Back On Track

Lauren Riley | Posted 20.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Riley

I am back on my mission to bring back health to my life and share any knowledge I collect on the way. Well I have got a treat for you. I have learnt so much in this last four days that even if I share some of it you'd get great value from reading this post. Knowledge transferred courtesy of Ti Sana Detox Resort and Spa in Italy.

Hate Avocados? You Will Love This Smoothie

Alison King | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alison King

Confession: I don't like eating avocados. Not sure why, whether it's the slimy feeling, or if I've never tried it under the right conditions, but lately I've been eating avos as if I've always loved them.

Fitness - Who Do You Trust?

Laura Nolan | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Nolan

I guess what I'm trying to say is, don't follow what someone says on the internet, not matter how pretty their pictures are or how knowledgeable they may sound. Find someone who is a registered professional who can show you the correct and safe way to perform work-out routines.

Four Ways To Keep Your Body Strong As You Age

Imogen Watson | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Imogen Watson

Did you know that we start to lose muscle mass from the age of 40 - slowly to start with but this accelerates over time at a rate of approximately eight percent per decade? Muscle loss - the silent ageing factor - is one of the most underrated health issues after 40.

Ginger And Vanilla Sandwich Cookies

Emma Hollingsworth | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Emma Hollingsworth

These are my new tea-time favourite. There's just something about the combination of spicy ginger cookies and creamy vanilla filling that equates to the ultimate win in my book, and when combined with a cuppa, well we're talking maximum 3pm bliss right here.

Vegan Dark Chocolate And Raspberry Cheesecake

Holly Jade | Posted 07.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Jade

Step 2- In a food processor/blender, add in the hazelnuts, almonds, de-stoned dates, cacao powder, melted chocolate, coconut oil and salt. Whizz up on high until breadcrumb like.

Hot Yoga Breathes Life Back Into Ageing

Ed Wood | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ed Wood

The saying, 'life begins at 40', has never been more true as we continue to see exponential increases in how long people are living as well as the retirement age and a shift in what is considered to be 'old age'.

Since When Did Skinny Equal Healthy?

Jen Faulkner | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jen Faulkner

If you are doing Dry January or are giving up refined sugar then I applaud you, but please do it for your health, and don't for one minute think you'll be happier if and when you are skinny. It doesn't work like that.

Where Are The 'Inbetweener' Models?

Rachel Steeden | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Style
Rachel Steeden

The past couple of years the plus size models have been taking the fashion industry by storm 'empowering women' and encouraging women to love and accept their imperfections, the cellulite... the back fat.

Tips For Mental Health Friendly Resolutions

Sian Abigail Bradley | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Sian Abigail Bradley

Which we don't; it turns out I'm among the almost 80% of people who fail to achieve our resolutions. This can have a massive impact on our mental health if we feel like we failed. We try to kick-start this new healthy life, filling the gyms with eager motivation, only to slip back into our old lifestyle before the end of January, full of shame.

Eat Your Way To Clearer Skin

Jessy Ball | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jessy Ball

Aside from living a stress-free life, drinking plenty of (still & filtered) water, regularly exercising and having a good skincare regime (cleanse your face morning, night and after exercising) - many people don't consider the foods they eat to play a part in your complexion.

Everyone Loves A Puppy, Don't They?

Philip Mansbridge | Posted 13.09.2017 | UK
Philip Mansbridge

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Do You Know How Much Sugar Is In These Popular Kid's Snacks?

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Parents

We all know we eat too much sugar. In modern supermarket foods, the white stuff isn’t only packed into biscuits and sweets, but lots of readymade me...

Best Healthy Eating Snapchat Accounts: 9 To Inspire Your Mealtimes

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Healthy eating has never been so popular and now it’s making it’s way on to the Snapchat scene, too. With the growth of the clean eating movement...

Can We Stop Condemning 'Clean Eating'?

Olivia Petter | Posted 16.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Petter

One can only hope that the British public won't be deterred from making a nutritious green smoothie once in a while due to bad editing and lazy research.

Six Tech Savvy Ways to Improve Your Workout

Jenna Downes | Posted 12.07.2017 | UK Tech
Jenna Downes

More of us are trying to get fit than ever before. We've all heard about how we can use technology to track things like our heartbeat and number of steps. But what about beyond that? Now technology gives us more fitness opportunities from ever before. Helping us do everything from workout in our pyjamas to join in with a zumba class in the back garden. Forget workout DVD, these tech hacks take fitness to the next level...

Childhood Obesity: Exploding Nightmare

Shakira Akabusi | Posted 14.06.2017 | UK Parents
Shakira Akabusi

If parents can have such an impact on their child's well-being surely it's time more adults begin to take responsibility for their own health, thereby encouraging their children to follow suit?

Students Fight for Veggie and Vegan Options at University

Ciara Cohen-Ennis | Posted 01.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Ciara Cohen-Ennis

2016 is the biggest ever year for vegans, with brands such as Quorn releasing egg-free products, Guinness planning to create a vegan beer, and Ben & Jerry's announcing dairy-free ice creams. Universities are generally known as places that advocate this sort of forward thinking and embrace positive change. Why then do so many British universities seem so behind on providing vegetarian and vegan options in their student unions?

Dear Vegetarians - Go the Extra Mile and Go Vegan

Elena Orde | Posted 21.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Elena Orde

It's easy to realise that an animal had to be harmed to get a piece of meat onto your plate. But other products, such as dairy and eggs, are one step removed from the animal who produced them and are wrongly thought of as innocuous, friendly byproducts. This couldn't be much further from the truth - prepare yourself for some pretty grim facts.

Chocolate Orange Oatmeal

Poppy Velosa-Ayres | Posted 25.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Poppy Velosa-Ayres

Over the years I have tried to get better at eating breakfast and I am much better but I still do need something to excite me to get me ready to eat in the mornings. I will never be someone who eats the same breakfast day in, day out, that just terrifies me.

Herb and Lemon-Crusted Salmon

Adam Warren | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Warren

I had to check my calendar this morning to make sure we're actually halfway through February. I mean it seemed like only last week I was enjoying a glass (or five) of Prosecco, counting down the seconds to 2016!

Five Exercises to Do Every Day to Keep Fit for Life

James Haskell | Posted 26.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

Even on days when you have other exercise plans, get out of bed and make a bee-line for a spot on the floor where you can spend as little as five minutes--60 seconds per exercise--to distribute blood flow to muscles, lubricate the joints and boost your metabolism.