Superfoods

Coconut: Is This Year's Superfood Worth the Hype?

Dr Sally Norton | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sally Norton

Coconut water, oil, sugar, flesh, milk and yoghurt - coconut is filling up our supermarket shelves in many guises - but what nutritional benefits can it bring to our diet?

Why Every Health Nut Is Using Coconut Oil

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The coconut may be the latest fruit to gain superfood status courtesy of its mineral-packed water, but it's time for its oil to take centre stage. ...

Superfoods: Miracle Foods or a Waste of Money?

Sian Breslin | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

The Superfood! Does it wear spandex and emit powers from its fingers like any good superhero? Does it have a separate identity that only comes out when danger strikes? Will it save the day when junk food rears its ugly head? ... "There's no official definition of what makes a superfood"

Gelatine: A Superfood

Clark Russell | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Clark Russell

Gelatine or gelatin is a translucent, colourless, brittle and flavourless solid substance, derived from collagen found in animal bones; it's just basically a processed version of a structural protein called collagen that is found in many animals, including humans...

WTF Is A 'Super Banana'?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Step aside traditional banana, there's a new and improved fruit on the block - the 'super banana'. Packed full of alpha and beta carotene, which th...

Five Reasons Butter Coffee Is Here to Stay

Christopher James Clark | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christopher James Clark

Have your slightly eccentric, health-conscious friends told you yet about butter coffee? It's a popular health trend and one poised to stick because a) it's brilliantly healthy and b) it's effortlessly prepared using two all-time favorite foods.

Dear Parents, Stop Naming Your Children After Superfoods. It's Weird.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you thought Apple was a weird name to call your child, think again. Now (seemingly tasteless) parents have taken to naming their children after eve...

Colour Your Food Green For St. Patrick's Day - Without Food Dyes

Katherine Hackworthy | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katherine Hackworthy

Instead of pouring bottles of food colouring into your cakes, cupcakes and treats, you can add some leafy greens and get a few extra nutrients into your desserts as well. These natural vegetable colourings can't be tasted and add a vibrant green hue, perfect for St Paddy's celebrations.

10 Depression-Busting Superfoods

Realbuzz.com | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

While many of us reach for stodgy comfort foods when the blues kick in, snacking on mood-boosting superfoods will help to keep you healthier and happi...

Five Superfoods That Will Change Your Life

Realbuzz.com | Posted 27.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

From foods that can help reduce the effects of depression to age-reversing fruit, Realbuzz have five suggestions that should make it on your next supe...

Anti-Ageing Broccoli: New Superfood Revealed To Stop Ravages Of time

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A superfood broccoli developed by British scientists retunes metabolism to combat the effects of ageing, research has shown. The vegetable, sold un...

The Eight Best Super Foods for Health and Fitness

Rob Blakeman | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

Definitively these are my selections if you want to live a long and illness-free life.

10 Weird Superfoods You Should Try

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Since learning that 70% of us have the same lunch every single day, HuffPost UK Lifestyle have been looking for inspiration to spruce up British lunch...

'Superfoods' Shown To Fight Prostate Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have discovered how a handful of so called "superfoods" can help fight prostate cancer. Broccoli and pomegranate have been scientificall...

Should You Be Drinking Beetroot Juice Once A Day?

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A cup of beetroot juice a day may help reduce your blood pressure, according to a small study published in the American Heart Association journal Hype...

7 Of The Best Superfoods For February

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Hopefully the post-Christmas detox has restored your energy levels, and you're now ready to expand your healthy eating plan to include some exotic tre...

How Brussels Sprouts Made Me a Better Person

Sarah Cloutier | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Cloutier

They are little pockets of love and I devour them with glee. They have changed my life, not only are they high in vitamin A and C, they have large amounts of folic acid and dietary fibre - awesome for the gluten and grain free life I choose.

Strawberries May Protect Women From Heart Attacks

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Strawberries may be synonymous with summer, but eaten all year round they can prevent heart attacks, a study suggests. Scientists found that three ...

PHOTOS: Superfoods To Help You Beat The January Blues

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

As part of our New Year's resolutions many of us will have pledged to lose weight and make better use of our gym memberships. So to lend a helpful ...

Gogi Berries: Excellence or Extravagance?

Marek Doyle | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Marek Doyle

Could a single fruit save the world? You might have thought so, considering some of the recent clamour for goji berries. Health-food evangelists have sung the praises of this Himalayan superfood for several years now and they remain a popular snack amongst the Hollywood elite.

Broccoli Compound May Help Fight Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A vegetable famously hated by children contains a compound that may assist the treatment of childhood leukaemia, research suggests. Laboratory test...

December Superfoods

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

To counteract the effects of all that extra sugar and fat consumed in December, HuffPost UK Lifestyle have pulled together some of the healthiest food...

October Superfoods: Seasonal Diet Choices For Autumn

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

It may be hard for Halloween fans to believe but October is about more than just spiders, silly string and dressing up as a zombie bride. As the s...

September Superfoods

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Summer is nearly over and as the seasons change it's time to start telling ourselves to put that ice cream down and bid a fond farewell to BBQs. Hmpf....

Can Spicy ‘Anti-Cancer’ Superfoods Help Combat Breast Cancer?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 26.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

After being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2008 and undergoing chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery to remove her tumour and one of her breasts, Vi...