UK Lifestyle

Brown Fat - Our Ally in Weight Loss and Diabetes

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

A new study, just out, has given more evidence to support the idea that brown fat could help our fight against obesity and diabetes. Whilst we all know that 'brown is best' when it comes to bread, pasta and rice, did you know that your body is made up of both brown and white fat and brown is better than white here too?

Getcha Street On

Sarah McGiven | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

These three collections take street influences, from classic 90's hip hop style, Kawaii and the gritty London realness that is the Tube, and turn them into super cool, easy to wear, edgy fashion for men and women, that references London, New York and Tokyo style.

Be Positive About Your Twenties

Esther Hayden | Posted 20.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Esther Hayden

As you get into your 20s you often start to use other peoples lives as a marker of how grown up you feel. Whether it's people getting married, moving into their own place or getting a real adult job, there is always someone that makes you feel immature in comparison.

We Have A Massive Crush On The Pirelli Calendar's First Plus Size Model

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The Pirelli Calendar will be back in November with its 2015 edition - 'why should we care?' we hear you ask. Well, dear reader, this year's Pirelli...

This Is What Would Happen To Feminism If Cats Ruled The World

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As a group of feminists, the team here at HuffPost UK Lifestyle were a little confused by the social media movement 'Women Against Feminism'. The '...

Britain's Best Parks - Which Ones Made The Cut?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

You don't have to go to New Zealand for impressive mountains and miles of fields - magnificent countryside can be found right here in the UK. This...

Extreme and Dangerous

Caragh Little | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

You'd think a book would be the least dangerous thing you could send to your friend who's just begun their summer holiday. Nothing could be much safer, it might seem, than relaxing on a deckchair, in a peaceful garden or hotel poolside terrace, with a book and a cool drink. But this is Northern Ireland, and when we send parcels, we have to risk assess.

How to Clean Your Face, Yes Really, You're Doing It Wrong

Amanda Elias | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Elias

Cleansing is one of the most important things you can do for your skin (as well as wearing SPF daily) but no one ever really focuses on this basic skincare ritual. Working in the beauty industry I know how undervalued cleansing is, so here is my guide to cleansing your face.

Sexual Assault: 'It's Not as Bad as It Sounds!'

A.M.F. Winn | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
A.M.F. Winn

"He treats me so well. Although he always wants to have butt sex... I say no he does it anyway, which is annoying... and he's just like 'Imogen; you have to'... One time he had so much sex with me that I passed out and then he fed me crackers! It's not as bad as it sounds."

Eight Things You Only Know When You Live By Yourself

Daisy May Sitch | Posted 26.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Daisy May Sitch

To bask in the glory of NOT SHARING, to prove that being a strong and independent is something you're fully capable of. But here's a heads up, before you go making any big decisions on renting or buying solo. These are the eight things you only truly know when you live by yourself...

Watch One Man's Epic Journey To Give Girlfriend Ultimate Birthday Surprise

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A video documenting a young man's epic journey to surprise his girlfriend on her birthday has gone viral and melted the hearts of even the most harden...

Terminally-Ill Boy Gets More Mail On Birthday Than Entire Town

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Well folks, you did it. You helped a dying little boy's wish come true by sending him over 100,000 birthday cards - more mail than his entire town ...

Recipe of the Week: Pan-fried Scallops With Zucchini, Plum Tomatoes, Chilli, Parsley and Capers

Theo Randall | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Theo Randall

This is a easy recipe and very Summery. Make sure you use fresh scallops for this dish as the ones in the tubs are not good enough for such simplicity... Have a great week!

How To Cook Like A Proper Scot

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The Commonwealth Games 2014 are in full swing - and if you weren't lucky enough to get tickets for Glasgow, why not celebrate at home with these deli...

French Retreats: Trianon Palace Versailles

The Spa Spy | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Spa Spy

The Trianon Palace Hotel. It emanates an air of royalty, perhaps due to the fact that it is situated on seven and a half acres on the edge of the royal domain of Louis XIV, and architecturally, it mirrors the classical style of the famed Palace.

Fifty Shades Of Grey Will Result In A Sex Toy 'Bondage Bonanza'

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Unless you've been living under a rock (and not for BDSM purposes), you'll probably be aware that the release of the new Fifty Shades of Grey film is ...

How To Cope With Loss

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The past couple of weeks have seen tragic stories dominating news headlines. With almost 300 people dying when the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet...

How To Become A Cycling Superstar From An Olympic Champion

The Huffington Post UK Lifestyle | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The Commonwealth Games 2014 have kicked off with a bang, and watching our sporting heroes and heroines doing their thing in Glasgow has got us in the ...

One Woman Is Inspiring Little Boys To Wear Pink With This Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The idea that 'pink is for girls' and 'blue is for boys' is beyond frustrating - it's sexist, limiting and, quite frankly, ridiculous. But thankful...

This Revolutionary Treatment Could Help Breast Cancer Patients

PA? The Huffington Post Uk | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Every year, around 41,500 women and 300 men in the UK are diagnosed with breast cancer. The disease can have devastating consequences, but now there m...

Babysitting an Addict

Deborah Weitzmann | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Tech
Deborah Weitzmann

Childhood should be an important phase to learn about oneself and the people around you, while expanding your mind and attention spans through playful exploration. Little imagination, creativity or skill goes into surfing the web, watching mindless YouTube videos, using social media and playing virtual games.

This Is An Unexpected Health Risk For Shift Workers

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When you think of shift work, the downsides that immediately come to mind are tiredness and the difficulties of having a regular social life - but a r...

A Simple Meditation For Your Brilliant Mind

Mercedes Ngoh | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mercedes Ngoh

Meditation is not a religion. Nor is it a tradition involving levitation while sitting cross-legged on the floor pretending to be an all-knowing master of the universe. Meditation, sometimes disguised as boredom, slows our breath, lowers our heart rate, relaxes our mind and provides space for self-exploration while restoring our natural energy.

Sex and the City vs. Real Friendships: Why the Carrie Bradshaw Model Doesn't Work

Rhiannon Davies | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rhiannon Davies

We all know the scene: Carrie Bradshaw and her gal pals meet up for lunch mid-week in a swanky restaurant, order cosmopolitans and discuss men. It's pretty cliché, so why do so many of us feel bad that our own friendships aren't 'Sex and the City' enough?

Finding a Slice of Calm in Busy London

Lucy Sherriff | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Sherriff

It's not easy to find calm in London. The bustling, lively city can also be draining and stressful, often with no reprieve. I wanted to find myself a slice of countryside peace without stepping foot outside Zone 1. And, luckily, I found just the answer.