Healthy

Six Ways to Fend Off the Winter Blues

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

With the clocks going back on the 26th and the nights drawing in, leaving for work in the dark and getting back post sunset is a sure fire way to drain our energy levels and leave our mood as grey as those rainy skies. Here are some quick tips for boost your mood this autumn...

How to Successfully Bake Courgettes in the Oven Every Time

Sian Breslin | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

Courgettes are quite bland and so it can be difficult to get children to eat them as a vegetable. So what I always do is bake courgettes in the oven, stuffed full of tasty and fresh ingredients and suddenly they are turned into the main event.

10 Healthy Breakfasts for a Summer Morning

Sian Breslin | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

How easy is it to put on a couple of boiled eggs before going to work? An egg contains approximately 80 calories and contains almost every nutrient in one bite. The white is made mostly of protein and the yolk holds 13 essential nutrients to keep us healthy.

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.

Superfoods: Miracle Foods or a Waste of Money?

Sian Breslin | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

The Superfood! Does it wear spandex and emit powers from its fingers like any good superhero? Does it have a separate identity that only comes out when danger strikes? Will it save the day when junk food rears its ugly head? ... "There's no official definition of what makes a superfood"

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

Poorna Bell

Tried And Tested: I Can See Why This Diet Works For The World's Oldest Woman

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...