Back To School Basics For A Better Lunchbox

Rick Miller | Posted 07.09.2017 | UK Parents
Rick Miller

The old tricks are the best! Making shapes out of sandwiches, presenting fruit in small colourful containers, adding a fun curly straw to drink their milk with - it all helps to make sure they actually eat everything. After all, children don't get any nutritional benefit from food that never leaves the lunchbox.

Bodybuilder With Undiagnosed Condition Dies After Consuming High-Protein Diet

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A bodybuilder has died after consuming excessive amounts of protein which her body couldn’t process properly due to an undiagnosed genetic disorder....

Eleven Protein-Packed Foods That All Good Vegetarians Should Know About

Quora | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Beans and legumes: Lentils, garbanzo beans, black beans, kidney beans, pinto beans, etc. Beans are versatile, filling, and easy to make in a variety of different ways. You can add beans to a salad, make a soup, (lentil and 3 bean vegetarian chili are two of my favourites), you can eat them as a side dish, beans are used widely in Indian cooking.

The One Thing You Should Avoid Drinking With Your High Protein Meals

Press Association | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sugary drinks and high protein meals make a highly unhealthy combination, new research suggests. Consuming the two together impairs energy balance and...

​Lunch Time Extras To Pack In More Protein And Maximise Your Training

Claudia Canavan | Posted 05.10.2017 | UK Lifestyle

From Joe Wicks (AKA ‘The Body Coach’) telling us to combine high intensity moves with weight exercises six times a week, to the British Military F...

Maternal PKU - Why I'm Having A Burrito Delivered To The Labour Ward

EleanorWilliamson | Posted 28.06.2017 | UK Parents

Once I've had my binge, I'm thinking of staying on diet, albeit not as strictly. I can't do myself as much damage as I would my child, but I've enjoyed some of the effects of managing my levels and I know that I'd be taking less long-term risk with my health, which will matter to my child too.

How Much Protein?

Ali Stewart | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ali Stewart

In order to function as animals we must consume some protein. Proteins literally are the building blocks needed for all physical parts of our bodies. This ranges from skin, hair, nails, nerves, enzymes, antibodies, blood, muscle....everything.

Why Salads Alone Won't Keep You Healthy

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

Let's get to the point: if you are eating three times a day and one of your meals consists of just leaves and the other just a grain, you are not giving your body what it needs. Your body will start communicating with you by displaying symptoms such as skin breakouts, tiredness, feeling faint or just plain hungry!

How This 45-Year-Old Transformed His Body In Just 12 Weeks

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

A 45-year-old is telling men they’re never too old to get into shape after he transformed his physique in just 12 weeks. Dad-of-three Ben Jackson h...

Why Protein's The Key To Getting More From Life In Your Fifties

Nadia Sawalha | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Nadia Sawalha

During the week, I present Loose Women but as the studio filming stops I begin working on my YouTube channel, writing cookery books and looking after my two daughters, so like lots of us in our 50s, I'm winding up, not down! However, I absolutely love my bonkers life and certainly don't want getting a bit older to hold me back!

Should I Take Protein Supplements?

John Beeby | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
John Beeby

Over the last decade we've started to deify protein: the message now reads more is better. There are supplementary bars, shakes and pills - supermarket aisles are now strewn with products once sold only in pro sports shops. Quick-fix protein has never been more readily available.

Four Ways To Keep Your Body Strong As You Age

Imogen Watson | Posted 01.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Imogen Watson

Did you know that we start to lose muscle mass from the age of 40 - slowly to start with but this accelerates over time at a rate of approximately eight percent per decade? Muscle loss - the silent ageing factor - is one of the most underrated health issues after 40.

'Protorexia': Can A Protein-Heavy Diet Become An Unhealthy Obsession?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

When eaten as part of a balanced diet, protein allows our body to grow and repair itself. But is there a risk of becoming obsessed with protein to the...

What Bootcamp Is Really Like

Olivia Cox | Posted 01.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Olivia Cox

We've arrived!!!! Landed at Marrakech airport around 4pm (via a nutritious lunch of porridge and red wine on the plane, oops. Did you know BA doesn't do in-flight meals anymore? Porridge was the only healthy wheat-free (but not gluten-free, boo hiss) option they had) and cruised through about seven security checks to the luggage reclaim.

Protein - Your Secret Ally To Weight Loss And Health

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

When it comes to weight-loss we are always looking to spotlight a particular food group as the hero or villain. We talked about fats for years - they were DEFINITELY the reason behind our obesity crisis and so we were sold low-fat, sugary, processed apologies for food to make us all slim and healthy. Oooops! Well, that certainly didn't work.

So You're Still Drinking Milk?

Laura Thomas PhD | Posted 05.08.2017 | 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 30.07.2017 | 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 19.07.2017 | 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 08.01.2017 | 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 06.01.2017 | 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 23.10.2016 | 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.