Vegetables

Taking Charge of Our Own Health

Jasmijn de Boo | Posted 26.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jasmijn de Boo

Have we been asking the right questions about protecting our health? Are more doctors and nurses the answer, or extra NHS funding? The election debates barely touched on health issues, particularly inequality and healthy lifestyles.

Eight Simple Ways to Encourage Your Child to Eat (and Love) Vegetables

Anna Gillespie | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Parents
Anna Gillespie

Kids found the snack less tasty when it had been presented as healthy in the story and they also ate less of the snack if the food served any goal - such as helping them learn to read which confirms the notion that snacks can't be both good and good for you.

Use This Meal Planner To Get Your '5 A Day' The Easy Way

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We all know that eating at least five portions of fruit and veg per day is beneficial to our health, but actually consuming that amount can be tricky....

Vegging: A Growing Phenomenon

Chris Sav | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Comedy
Chris Sav

The term vegging is usually used to describe the act of relaxing or just sitting around, but there is a small community that are looking to reclaim the word and use it to talk about another, wholly different kind of activity.

This Potato-Peeling Kitchen Hack Has Blown Our Minds

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 16.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle

You know when something happens that will change your life forevermore? Well... it just happened. YouTube food wizard Dave Hax has shared a super-q...

Pulses and Beans - A Tasty Alternative to meat?

Bini Ludlow | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Bini Ludlow

I myself have fond memories of lentils; I remember growing up, that my mother would cook both meat and lentil dishes. I now realise that that this not only gave us a varied and balanced diet but meant she could feed the family while keeping to a tight budget.

10 Tasty No-Bread Sarnies

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wondered what would happen if you made your favourite sandwiches without bread and butter? Well, the answer is: sheer stomach-filling awesomen...

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!

How To Make A Cheese Toastie With Cauliflower (And No Bread)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're trying to cut down on the amount of bread and pasta you're eating, cauliflower can be a great low-carb alternative. You can even make a c...

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.

Why You Should Be Eating Kimchi

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Fermented foods seem to be on everyone's lips recently, especially the national dish of Korea, kimchi (or kimchee). Celebrity chef Gizzi Erksine l...

'New Year, New You' Cannellini Bean and Spring Green Stew

Aine Carlin | Posted 10.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Aine Carlin

In honour of this fresh beginning we have laid out before us then (please be kind 2015!) I've decided to strip things right back to basics. No unpronounceable, difficult to source ingredients or lengthy, long-winded 'is it ready yet' instructions. Simply a straightforward stew.

11 Startling Facts About Your Christmas Vegetables

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Don't like sprouts? Finally there's a scientific reason why. Experts at the University of Warwick's School of Life Sciences compiled the list to c...

Could (And Should) Ready Meals Be One Of Your Five A Day?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ready meals and pizza containing fruit and vegetables may soon carry the government's "five-a-day" label to encourage people to eat more healthily. ...

Keeping You Tip-Top This Time of Year

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 31.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

Upon waking on Sunday morning still with the feeling of discomfort in my throat, I decided to take my juicing that one step further, I do love a good vegetable juice more than a fruit juice. I have been finding juicing difficult in the cooler months, I like to be warm so I decided to juice vegetables with ginger to create that warming effect.

Why Your Five A Day Is Pointless

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Health experts recently advised us we should be eating more than five portions of fruit and veg per day - but new research shows upping our intake may...

5 Fruit And Veg To Help You Feel Body Confident This Summer

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We've had the juice diet, gone organic, and even upped our daily fruit and veg intake from five to seven-a-day in a bid to get healthy, but if you're ...

I Didn't Shop in a Supermarket for Six Months

Robbie Knox | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Robbie Knox

Six months ago I decided to stop shopping in supermarkets as an experiment. I haven't bought anything in a Tesco, Sainsburys, Asda, Aldi, etc. since December 31st 2013.

Revealed: The 'Powerhouse' Fruit And Veg We Should All Be Eating More Of

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We all know we should try to get our five a day (or seven if we're being really sensible), but which fruits and vegetables are the best to eat? Re...

Everyone Can Cook!

Jamie Oliver's Food Tube | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Oliver's Food Tube

This week we welcomed 'A Girl Called Jack' (Monroe) to the Food Tube family. Jack made her name as a cash-strapped single mum living in Southend. With her immense resourcefulness, she tightened her apron strings and threw flour in the face of adversity. Check out her Food Tube debut

Recipes: Red Mullet, Lentils With Dukka-Crumbed Eggs And Rye Muesli

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

So many chefs and food writers have tried to redefine healthy eating before, slowly moving away from heavy dishes and focusing on fresh veggies, grain...

Vegetables - The Elixir of Life?

Sian Breslin | Posted 22.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

What if I said that I could help you reduce the risk of dying before your time by 42%? Where do I sign, I hear you say? I'm not looking for you to go on an Indiana Jones style quest or even sign away your life possessions. All I ask is that you up your fruit and vegetable intake. Is that it????

Getting Your 7-a-Day on a Budget

Rachel MacDonald | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel MacDonald

Have you been craftily grating courgettes into your bread or faithfully whipping up breakfast kale smoothies in order to get your five a day in? Well, news flash: that may no longer be enough, particularly if you fill your plate up with meat and potatoes the rest of the day.

Is the New 'Seven Fruits and Vegetables a Day' Recommendation Really Achievable?

Imogen Groome | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Imogen Groome

Upon Googling the phrase "7 fruits and vegetables a day", I am greeted with a plethora of articles and blogs with contrasting statistics and opinions. Some pages are telling the general public to eat 7 portions, some advise 10...

Have You Had Your SEVEN A Day?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Five helpings of fruit and vegetables a day may not be enough, new research suggests, and seven portions every day could have a more protective effect...