So You're Still Drinking Milk?

Laura Thomas PhD | Posted 14.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Thomas PhD

This week, vegans scored some major points in the plants versus animals war they've been fighting with the Paleo people for, what seems like eons now.

Why Eating Plant Proteins Could Help You Live Longer

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 02.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you want to live a long life, you might want to scrap red meat in favour of healthier plant proteins. A new study found that proteins from animal s...

Can Athletes Perform Well on a Vegan Diet?

Christine Bailey | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Sport
Christine Bailey

Lizzie Armitstead isn't the first athlete to achieve Olympic success on a non-meat diet. In fact there are a number of successful vegan or vegetarian athletes, including ultra-runner Scott Jurek, pro triathlete and ultra-runner Brendan Brazier, and US Master's Running Champion Tim Van Orden.

What's the Deal With Paleo?

Katie Booth | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Booth

It's one of the most popular 'diets' around at the moment, with special cook books filled with 'paleo-friendly' pancakes and brownies covering the recipe section of our book stores...but what is paleo? What's it about? Why do it? Who does it work for, and what we can learn from it?

Having This In Your Breakfast Could Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you have milk, cheese or Greek yoghurt for breakfast, then you might just be onto a winner. A new study has found that a large breakfast containing...

Albondigas Con Salsa de Tomato

Adam Warren | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Adam Warren

I'm quite surprised at this statement because I love Spanish food, particularly tapas and that idea of trying a little bit of everything. I say that now because I never used to be. It used to be 'right, I've ordered that dish and that's the only dish I want to eat' (perhaps I'm appreciating the idea of sharing more in my mature years!).

How to Eat Like a Rugby Player

James Haskell | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Sport
James Haskell

Rugby players have become a bit of a benchmark in terms of being seen and perceived as being "big". As such a model to follow and adopt if you are so inclined, which I have to say judging by the mail I get on daily basis, a lot of young men and women want to be - Men mainly just big and muscular, Women toned, defined and shaped.

Are You Getting Enough Protein?

Laura Thomas PhD | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Thomas PhD

So, rather than asking if you're getting enough protein, ask where are you getting your protein from? The answer could have huge implications for your health.

Natural Chocolate and Mint Protein Shake

Vicki Psarias | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Vicki Psarias

This natural chocolate protein shake is my new favourite drink with, or instead of breakfast when I'm in a rush. Packed with natural protein with the rice protein powder and Greek yoghurt, this will keep you and your family, full until lunchtime.

Is Whey Protein Good for You?

James Root | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
James Root

A balanced, healthy, protein-rich diet and regular exercise will keep you fit and healthy, and whey protein provides a quick and healthy option for today's hectic lifestyle. There are no magic supplements that will will help you achieve your goals alone.

Why Does More Protein = Long Lean Toned Body?

Amanda Byram | Posted 25.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Byram

Protein has had the rep of bulking you up, but that is because if you were to listen to body builders they eat huge amounts of protein - this is due to protein turnover - they need OODLES of protein to keep up with the amount they burn.

Is Protein the Secret to Successful Weight Loss?

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

Let's face it, when it comes to weight-loss we're always on the lookout for the latest food group to celebrate or villainise. We've been through almost every food group, labelling each one as either a health saviour, or evil villain...

8 Low-Calorie Snacks For When You're Feeling Peckish

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's nothing worse than getting to 3pm on a Friday afternoon and feeling ravenous. But rather than raiding your colleague's biscuit stash (and p...

Feed Your Beauty

Shahena Ali | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Shahena Ali

We all want to look good throughout the year and summer represents a fresh new beginning, where we start to take off our winter layers. Summer's lighter layers and looks however remind us that the stodgy food of the festive cold season has left us with unwanted weight gain and dull looking skin, hair and eyes.

14 Secrets to Lose Weight for Good and Balance Hormones

Gloria Halim | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Gloria Halim

In our society, it seems like it is a constant obsession to try to get fit yet all the time reverting back to the food and entertainment forms that are so prevalent. Every single family get together, every holiday, every celebration is centered on food and drink. Most of the time gluttonous food and drink!

But I Want It!!-Fighting Those Demon Cravings

Lisa Regan | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Regan

Like many women I fell victim to the clever marketing campaign of low fat, sugar free, reduced this, lacking that and so on, coupled with this terrible diet was an unhealthy woman in her late teens and 20s.

Eat Less Meat To Reduce Global Warming And World Hunger, Say Experts

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Burgers, smoke houses and steak joints may be very en trend in foodie circles at the moment, but meat has long been seen as an essential part of our d...

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Protein Powders for Women

Rebecca Fredericks | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rebecca Fredericks

There are loads of different protein sources out there so, in today's article, I want to give you the low down on what they are, why they're good and which one may be best for you.

Hair Loss: Could Your Diet Be To Blame?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The cure (and cause) for hair loss has been an elusive one, but could a simple change in your diet help? While eating extra carrots, spinach or br...

Why Women Shouldn't Be Afraid Of Protein Shakes...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When it comes to getting fit, protein shakes aren't quite the first thing that spring to mind. For most of us, these are the domain of bodybuilders or...

Poorna Bell

Why Is Quinoa Great For Toning Up? | Poorna Bell | Posted 27.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Quinoa possesses all the properties on every dieter's wishlist: it has the texture of a grain but isn't one, and is packed with so much protein it's h...

What's Low In Fat, Rich In Minerals And Has 8 Legs?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Whether or not you realise it yet, we're being steadily nudged towards the idea of eating insects in the same way that you would do a chicken breast o...

Why Protein Isn't Just Good For Fat Loss

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There are approximately 152,000 incidents of people having strokes in the UK every year - but if we all change our diet, this number could be seriousl...

10 Meat Free Sources of Protein

Sian Breslin | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

You've decided to go meatfree (even just for an evening). Here are some protein rich foods that can replace your forsaken steak...

Lose a Little Weight and Keep It Off Says the NHS

Louise Graham | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

Stop thinking that the next new diet fad is the Holy Grail and start making small lifestyle changes. Boring and sensible, perhaps, but it works and you can stop obsessing about food and get on with your life.