Protein

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 29.08.2014 | 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?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.

How to Lose Weight Without Going on a Diet

Louise Graham | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Graham

There is a lot to be said for making small manageable changes to the way you eat and seeing your weight drop gradually, rather than embracing the latest fad diet and giving up all the foods you love. For a start it is a lot easier because you don't feel you are on a diet with all the stress that entails. You can make changes at your own pace to suit your lifestyle.

Ditch The Cereal: High-Protein Breakfast May Help Keep Hunger Locked Up 'Til Lunch

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

How you like your eggs in the morning? With a protein-rich accompaniment, we hope. Because eating a high-protein breakfast can reduce hunger pangs ...

Keep Your Hair Healthy and Strong

Spencer Stevenson | Posted 15.06.2014 | 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 06.05.2014 | 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 28.04.2014 | 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 28.04.2014 | 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

Zahra Razavi | Posted 21.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Zahra 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?