Healthy

Fitness Apps Have Risks

Danielle Lowe | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

Since New Year magazines poured into our shops and onto our mobile devices they've all seemed keen to tell us about one thing: fitness apps to help you with that 'New Years resolution'.

Eight Awesome Side Effects of Meditation

Dr Michelle K. Nielsen | Posted 27.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Michelle K. Nielsen

Perhaps you've heard about the benefits to your health and well-being or you're just looking for a way to chill-out. Either way, I'm excited for you, as you begin this life-changing practice.

You Are What You Eat Ate

Shannon Cooper | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Shannon Cooper

Food is our fuel, it can be our best form of medicine or our slowest form of poison. Every cell in our body can be affected by the fuel we feed them. If we feed our body crappy-quality damaged vegetable oils that is what then makes up our cells or damages them.

Is It Time to Scrap the Kid's Menu?

Amy Leech | Posted 17.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Amy Leech

As a step in the right direction, we're calling for all restaurants, pubs and cafes to give the option of children's portions of adult meals as standard, offered on the menu, not just for those who feel able to ask. we want children to be treated the same, if not better, than adults. It's time for kid's meals to grow up.

An Ode To The Packed Lunch

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

This, dear readers, is an ode to the school packed lunch. That humble, often dissatisfying, meal which looks set to get the boot after government advi...

Carrot Cake Porridge

Shannon Cooper | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Shannon Cooper

This tastes just like carrot cake only with bucket-loads more nutritional value than cake. Yeah, it has zucchini in it but don't have a meltdown, you can't even taste it, it just adds goodness. Zucchini is low calorie and a great source of fibre. It is rich in vitamin A, flavonoid and poly-phenolic antioxidants

Five Healthy 'Junk' Foods

Amy Murnan | Posted 24.04.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Amy Murnan

Some foods get a bad rep. Thanks to the media hubbub surrounding nutrition and what will-or-won't give you cancer/diabetes/dementia, we are constantly being told what we can't eat. Well, I am here to tell you what you can eat. Yes! That's right! You can eat these things

Head to the Gym for Some Off Piste Thrills

Sabi Phagura | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sabi Phagura

It doesn't matter how fit you are, but if you do exercises that your body is not used to, you will really feel them in muscles that you never thought you even had.

Halloween Coffin Cake

Jordan Bourke | Posted 30.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jordan Bourke

With all hallows eve upon us, I have taken a festive diversion from my normal blog posts to feature my sister's fantastically morbid, and yet completely guilt free, Halloween coffin cake.

Twenty-two Calorie Bikini - Just Leaf it to Me

Richard Brownlie-Marshall | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK Style
Richard Brownlie-Marshall

Making healthy eating sexy.

Sculpting It Alone

Sabi Phagura | Posted 13.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sabi Phagura

Body sculpting, has fascinated me for a long time - and that was way before Jodie Marsh popped up on our screens looking all honed and toned. And now with Olympic fever gripping the entire nation, I know I'm not alone in being jaw-droppingly fascinated by the scores of athletic bodies adorning our TV screens.

How to Eat Healthily When Dining Out...ANYWHERE

Elisa Ashenden | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Elisa Ashenden

The three basic rules for healthy dining options apply to most everywhere. When in doubt, check what comes with your meal and make the healthier food adjustments before it arrives at your table. Once you have had a glass or two of wine, if it is in front of you, you will eat it!

The Hazards of Being Healthy

Dr Sneh Khemka | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sneh Khemka

I started thinking - how often do people put themselves at risk in the pursuit of good health? How often do people end up injured, in hospital or left needing long-term treatment because of skiing or other leisure activities? What's the cost of sporting injuries, both to our health and financially, in comparison to being inactive?

Under 30s Twice As Likely To Call In Sick

Georgia James | Posted 26.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Workers under 30 are more likely to stay at home with a cold or flu than the over-55s, a survey has revealed. The poll of 3,000 people found that ...

Study: Why A Positive Outlook Could Save Your Life

lifestyle.aol.co.uk | Posted 21.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

If you'd loveResearch published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association showed that a positive outlook lowers the risk of people sufferin...