Superfoods

Stop! Step Away From That Vitamin C Pill!

Ruben Tabares | Posted 26.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Ruben Tabares

The secret to a lot of what I do as a strength coach and nutritionist is supplying my clients with cutting edge training methods and the best nutrition advice currently available. With that in mind, I wanted to share some of those secrets with you in this blog.

The Health Benefits Of Green Tea Explained

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For some, green tea can be an acquired taste. But judging by some of its health benefits, the pungent tea is well worth the scrunched up face. Here, w...

The Many Health And Diet Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

What Is Apple Cider Vinegar? Apple cider vinegar, otherwise known as cider vinegar or ACV, is a type of vinegar made from apple and has a pale to medi...

Cinnamon Can Improve Poor Learning Ability, Scientists Claim

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Tech

You might want to consider adding cinnamon to your breakfast tomorrow, as a new study reveals the spice can actually help your ability to learn. The R...

Grain Free Plantain & Pecan Loaf

Lisa Roukin | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Lisa Roukin

This plantain and pecan loaf has an incredible light texture. Although being grain free, it is packed with an overload of nutritious ingredients. It is wonderful served as it is or the flavour, taste and texture of the bread is enhanced either by popping the toaster or under the grill served with lashings of your favourite nut butter or chia seed jam.

Are Avocados Really Good For You?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Whether they're smashed onto toast or blitzed into our favourite smoothies, we can't get enough of avocados. Global consumption of the creamy fruit ha...

Quiz: Real Superfood Or One We Made Up?

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 26.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Think you know your superfoods? This quiz will be the judge of that. From putting algae in your smoothies to powder from the root of an African tree ...

What Should/Shouldn't I Eat? Do I Really Need to Eat Superfoods?

Natalie Roberts | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Roberts

There are many superfoods which do provide your body with a fab amount of nutrients...but there is no miracle food out there that's going to burn fat like we all secretly hope superfoods will. ;)

What Happened When I Tried Celeb Health Guru Madeleine Shaw's Diet And Fitness App

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 29.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

By the end of January, those who have hit the diets or detoxes hard will be in two camps. They've either found a way to maintain a healthy lifestyl...

10 Superfoods You Should Try In 2016

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 24.02.2016 | UK Lifestyle

From spirulina to matcha green tea and maca powder, a whole host of superfoods shot onto our radar in 2015. If you didn't get around to trying them...

You Have All Heard About the Well Known Superfoods... What About the Lesser Known Ones?

James Haskell | Posted 15.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

There's no official scientific definition of a superfood, but it's generally accepted that Superfoods contain high levels of much-needed vitamins and minerals. They can also be a source of antioxidants, substances that shield our bodies from cell damage and help prevent disease.

Ten 'Superfoods' You Probably Already Have Hiding in Your Home

James Haskell | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
James Haskell

The fact is, the real 'superfoods' in your diet will be the ones that give you the bulk of your macronutrients and micronutrients. The ones that you can afford to eat each day. Because, let's face it - when you're on a budget, the last thing you need is to be blowing £9.99 on a 100g bag of spirulina.

Is Tofu Really A Healthy Alternative To Meat?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Tofu can be a great way to add texture to your meals and cut down on the amount of expensive meat you're buying. But what exactly is tofu and is it...

What Is Bee Pollen?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Once upon a time bee pollen was eaten only by baby bees to help them grow. N'aww. Now, it's finding its way into health food shops and is being spr...

Jamie's Super Food: Chef Reveals 14 'Hero' Foods For Longer Life

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Hot on the heels of his recent hit show Sugar Rush, Jamie Oliver is back with a six-part series called 'Jamie's Super Food'. The show, which airs o...

Hemsley And Hemsley Sisters Talk Fitness And Post-Workout Snacks

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley are the sisters, food lovers and fitness fanatics behind wellness brand, Hemsley + Hemsley, (think quinoa... and lots of i...

Why Kale Could Be Harming Your Health

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you love kale, then chances are you're not going to like what's coming next. A small study has found that the leafy green vegetable, which has ...

Vegetarians Rejoice, Seaweed That Tastes Like Bacon Actually Exists

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Sound the superfood klaxon, because scientists have discovered a type of seaweed that tastes like bacon. Researchers at Oregon State University’s...

Is the Coconut the Next Super Food in Waiting?

Nigel Denby | Posted 30.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Nigel Denby

In the UK this year we're expected to get through a massive 25million litres of coconut water- it's boom time for the cloudy thirst quencher which is touted as the new superfood . But does coconut water really offer anything more than tap water?

This Guilt-Free Ice Cream Has Fewer Calories Than An Apple

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Imagine a world where gorging on ice cream with reckless abandon, while not piling on a single pound, was the norm. Well, thanks to two brothers, t...

Everyone's Talking About Bone Broth, Here's What You Need To Know

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 04.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

To some, "bone broth" is just a fancy way of saying "cooking stock". But to others, it's the latest must-have diet staple for a healthy body both insi...

The Supers - Just Why Are They So Super Anyway?

Amanda Byram | Posted 31.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Amanda Byram

Superfoods have garnered lots of buzz in the press over the past couple of years. The words may evoke images of food wearing a Superman cape. This range of foods certainly has the powers of Superman, but not a trace of Kryptonite in sight! So, what's all the buzz about? Here's my guide to Superfoods.

Letting Go: Why This Superfood Fan Packed In Investment Banking For A Start-Up

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Leaving the financial stability of investment banking and starting a business from scratch is not for the faint of heart. Especially when said venture...

Lucuma Is The Tropical Wonder Fruit You Need In Your Life

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Lucuma yellow-fleshed South American fruit packs a powerful health punch with its glorious abundance of antioxidants, fiber, carbohydrates, vitamins a...

Could Freekeh Be The Super Grain To Beat All Super Grains?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Move over quinoa - freekeh is the latest super grain to spark a foodie craze. With celebrities including Jamie Oliver and Oprah Winfrey reported to...