Protein

Keep Your Hair Healthy and Strong

Spencer Stevenson | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Spencer Stevenson

Just like skin, the condition of your hair is an outward sign of inside health. The cells that make up each strand of hair require a regular supply of key nutrients.

How To Peel Hard-Boiled Eggs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

"So you've probably already perfected cooking hard-boiled eggs," begins the video, but if you're anything like HuffPost UK Lifestyle, you'll regularly...

High-Protein Diets Are as Bad as Smoking? Ignore the Headlines, Stick to the Facts

Marek Doyle | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Marek Doyle

In one of the most shameless examples of propaganda seen in our generation, the mainstream media went into overdrive with the headlines screaming out that high-protein diets were 'as bad as smoking'. Nothing like sensationalism, eh?

Weight to Go Launches New Cookie Diet

Dr David Ashton | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr David Ashton

"Lose weight eating cookies?" Yes, that right. Every day you HAVE to eat a large strawberry and white chocolate chip cookie or if white chocolate is not to your fancy, a double dark chocolate chip cookie. How good is that?

This Spring Lose Weight and Actually Keep It Off

Louise Graham | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

The only diets that have been proven effective for long term weight loss focus on higher amounts of protein and vegetables, and limit carbohydrates to those that are harder to digest. Current government nutritional recommendations for a healthy diet are for 15% of your calories to come from protein, 35% from fat and 50% from carbs.

WATCH: How To Microwave Eggs

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Are you a breakfast person with the occasional eggy craving but find yourself short on time? Eggs are notoriously difficult to cook in a microwave...

Choose Your New Year Diet Carefully, You May Get More Than You Bargained For

Louise Graham | Posted 24.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

The Christmas festivities are finally over and you have been left with an unwanted gift. Yes, you guessed it: a few extra pounds and you can't even take them back to the store to get a refund or credit note. But that's no problem is it? Just start on one of those trendy celebrity-endorsed diets that guarantee a slender body in no time at all.

Lack Of Protein 'Linked To Overeating And Obesity'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

If you're struggling to lose weight or unable to suppress hunger pangs, it might be due to a lack of protein in your diet. According to researchers...

David Gandy On Ice Cream That Can Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Ice cream that can help you lose weight sounds like some cruel oxymoron dreamed up by a fictional email spammer, but a new low fat, gluten-free, no su...

The Cookie Diet: Can Biscuits Help You Lose Weight?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Update: Since publication, there have been several points which Dr Siegal would like to raise, which were not mentioned in the article and which we wo...

High Protein Diets and You

Lauren Razavi | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Razavi

A high protein diet usually requires an increase in protein intake at the cost of other foods, which can be valuable in a number of ways. Because protein takes longer for the body to process than most other types of food, you'll continue to feel full for longer after eating a protein-rich meal.

Post Exercise Protein Shakes - Is the Anabolic Window a Myth?

Aidan Goggins | Posted 15.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

The concept of the post-exercise 'anabolic window' has become so engrained in the resistance training community that it is practically dogmatic. It refers to a limited time period where, post resistance training, skeletal muscle is primed for growth as long as a suitable protein source is consumed.

Why You Should Eat Your Greens

Iain Mahony | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Iain Mahony

People look at me with confusion when they see the amount of kale and broccoli in my trolley - five a day is not wrong but it is certainly not right either. Make it your mission to eat that and more. If you are serious about being lean, happy and healthy these are essential.

Protein Powder - A Must for Muscle Growth

Aidan Goggins | Posted 17.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

Here's the question: for a healthy individual already achieving relatively high protein intakes from diet alone, say in excess of 90-100 grams/day (the British Dietetic Association recommends levels of 55 grams a day), is there any merit in advocating additional supplementation?

Improving Digestion - A Merry Christmas Log Blog

Claire Snowdon-Darling | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Snowdon-Darling

People with IBS need 40% more protein than other people, this is because the body struggles to absorb when it's in crisis. The protein needs to be in an easily absorbable form so we swear by non whey protein shakes such as organic soya protein.

Quackery From the British Dietetic Association and BBC Newsbeat on High Protein Intakes

Aidan Goggins | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Aidan Goggins

This week we got to witness the apogee of bad science in the form of the British Dietetic Association (BDA) resurrecting the old wives tale of how high protein intake is damaging for health, most notably causing kidney damage, through the medium of BBC Newsbeat.

Squids In: Dukan Diet Fuels Calamari Spike

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Forget sausages and burgers. Calamari has wrapped its tentacles around our barbeques and is shaping up to be the BBQ treat, as sales of the chewy s...

Kyrsty Jade Hazell

Eat Yourself Happy With The January Blues Diet

HuffingtonPost.com | Kyrsty Jade Hazell | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us are feeling sluggish and flat after weeks of eating rich food, sugar-packed food and lot's of alcohol over the holiday. Put a spring b...

Protein, Not Sugar, Keeps Us Awake

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Are you suffering from a bout of afternoon sleepiness? Instead of reaching for the nearest sugary treat, opt for a protein-rich snack instead, say exp...

Kyrsty Jade Hazell

VIDEO: Remember These Classic Retro TV Adverts?

HuffingtonPost.com | Kyrsty Jade Hazell | Posted 18.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

The 'Go To Work On An Egg' slogan, which launched in the 1950s followed by the famous 1965 advert featuring Tony Hancock, is set to make a comeback af...

'Fertility Switch' Could Save Women From Pain Of Infertility Or Miscarriage

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists from the Imperial College London have discovered a ‘fertility switch’ that could help treat infertility and miscarriage in the future. ...

The Slim Data Diet: How To Think Yourself Healthy

lifestyle.aol.co.uk | Posted 07.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

If you're fed up of diets that don't work in the long-term, you can relax - working in tune with your brain and digestive system enables you to shed w...