September Is The New January

Bryce McMurray | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Bryce McMurray

With September now upon us, it is the perfect time for a fresh start. September has been billed as the unofficial second New Year, where resolutions and targets can be made. Personally I couldn't agree more.

Nutrition: Eating For Health May Not Follow Healthy Eating

Sophie Murray | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Murray

However, when it comes to older people, we must accompany this general guide with a flexible approach to nutrition that emphasises personal choice and individual freedom. The unique circumstances faced by people of older age mean we must sometimes modify and re-shape the Eatwell Guide to enhance both physical and mental wellbeing.

Hydration - The Facts

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 29.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

Water, the second most popular drink in the USA... after fizzy drinks! A shocking statistic when you consider that our love of sugary drinks is one re...

Top Tips On Producing A Dietary Plan For Those Living With Dementia

Sophie Murray | Posted 24.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Murray

On a daily basis, I work with care and dining teams to promote high-quality, nutritious ingredients and develop innovations in nutrition and hydration. When creating menus and nutritional programmes, taste always comes first, and the food is then tailored to nutritional needs.

Getting the Fitness Basics Right

Chris Hall | Posted 08.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Hall

Starting out on a fitness journey, whether you are just starting to exercise or planning a new challenge, can be daunting. While there are many different factors that will decide whether you succeed, there are some basic building blocks you can adopt straight away to give yourself the best chance of achieving your goals.

How to Stay Hydrated This Winter

Alison Paton | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Alison Paton

In the Summer months many of us become attached to our water bottles but in the Winter a cold glass of iced water isn't generally seen as the drink of choice (especially when Mulled wine is on offer!). So what can we do?

Ten Signs Your Body Is Dehydrated

James Haskell | Posted 26.10.2016 | UK Sport
James Haskell

Continuing with my recent theme about the importance of maintaining the right levels of hydration. I wanted to continue to reinforce just how important this aspect is, by illustrating some of the more extreme consequences of failure to do so.

Why Water Alone Is Not Enough for Athletes

James Haskell | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Sport
James Haskell

I am fanatical, almost borderline obsessive about HYDRATION. I can't stress how important I think this aspect is. I for one absolutely have to maintai...

Life in the Fast Lane: Top Tips on Overcoming Jetlag

Lady Terry Robinson | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lady Terry Robinson

Traveling is like childbirth, after a while you forget the pain and want to do it all over again. In the last twelve months I've circumnavigated the globe twice - zigzagging my way from LA to Sydney, Miami and LA then onto Cannes, Paris, London and Dubai.

Are You Drinking Enough Water? Take Our Quick Quiz To Find Out

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Ensuring you are drinking enough water is vitally important for your health, as water lubricates the joints and eyes, aids digestion, flushes out wast...

Water you waiting for? Eat Foods Rich in Water

Jennifer Irvine | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jennifer Irvine

I often find that healthy portion sizes of fruit and vegetables won't provide us with all the fluid we need but they're a great source of "time-released" fluid. Unlike a glass of water, which leaves the stomach and gets into the blood stream relatively quickly, food takes longer to be digested and therefore releases water into your system more slowly.

Hydration for Runners

Stephen M. Baker | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Stephen M. Baker

Why is hydration important? Around 70% of our body is made up of water; it is vital for every chemical reaction in the body. We need around 2-3 litres a day to transport nutrients, help with cellular enzyme activity and digestion of food, to carry out waste and toxins and also to support brain function for mood, energy and concentration.

Seven Ways to Upgrade Your Life By Eating and Living Consciously

Polly Noble | Posted 03.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Polly Noble

We've all heard the old adage "You are what you eat" but how often do we really stop and think about what we are fueling our body with? It is so easy to grab the nearest snack, and fill up on junk to fill our hunger without really being conscious of what effect that food is having on our body.

Five Reasons To Drink Coffee

Glen Matten | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Glen Matten

Whilst some people may need to avoid or restrict coffee, for the rest of us, the bulk of research shows that coffee is more healthful than harmful, and here are five reasons why.

Is Tea, Coffee And Lettuce Better Than Water When It Comes To Hydration?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 07.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

While experts have often stated caffeine-based drinks dehydrate the body, new research suggests otherwise. According to a team of scientists, the ...

Mission Hydrate: Do You Drink Enough Water?

Anne Look | Posted 23.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Anne Look

There are plenty of signs to suggest that you're dehydrated. Headaches, irritability, weakness, cravings for sugar and salt, dizzy spells, dark urine, a dry mouth, nausea and even vomiting are common ones.

The Truth About Soft Drinks

Richard Laming | Posted 14.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Richard Laming

Rarely does a day go by without yet another health scare story in the national press involving soft drinks. In recent months we have seen articles linking them with conditions such as bowel cancer, teenage violence and heart disease.

Are You Getting Enough?

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Adults who drink half a litre of water a day or less, are increasing their chances of having high blood sugar levels, research has revealed. The s...