We're all used to it by now; when the summer arrives, so do the fashionable diets that claim to completely transform our bodies in a few short weeks. They take over our news feeds, magazine racks and even the supermarket aisles. But is there some truth in the latest summer health trends?
It's hard being a young girl these days. Someone always has a better instagram than you, with more pictures of detox smoothies that have more likes than your profile has put together. It seems that everyone else is exercising more, is doing better career wise than you, and has perfect hair while they do it.
Here are a few of the reasons why you should swerve a cleanse this year, and work with a nutritionist or dietitian instead! That way you can get all the things that a juice cleanse promises; glowing skin, more energy, better sleep, as well as long term health, whilst still, you know, chewing.
Little over a week ago health nuts and fizzy drink haters were tripping over themselves to share an alarming infographic
Gone are the days when I asked for sparkly nail varnish and shiny shoes for my birthday. This year I asked for a shiny sparkly juicer! Yes, I am over 25. No this isn't a nearly thirty health crisis (is it?). Juicing is fun and good for you and so here are the 5 reasons you NEED a juicer.
While it tastes a little earthy and leaves you with rouge lips, drinking beetroot juice daily could be super beneficial for
Having heard rumours that juicing 'could be for everyone' and being tempted by the rumoured benefits: 'boosts energy' 'aids digestion' 'reduces stress' 'and 'helps you to live longer' (what?), I decided I probably should give it a try.
Well on the face of it, up against a can of coke, fruit juice seems a great 'natural' alternative - and the image of breakfasting on a bowl of cereal with a glass of orange juice is ingrained in our nutritional psyche as a 'healthy start' to the day. Yet even this seemingly virtuous beverage is under attack from the 'Sugar Police' in the latest headlines - but why?
With the pollen count twice as high as usual this year, the UK's 16 million hayfever sufferers are finding themselves with
Stopping caffeine, dairy, fat, basically ditching the rubbish, you can restart your body's motor tuning it up nicely. Here are my 5 favourite juices at the moment, and remember to keep hydrated whilst on a detox, as it is the key to avoiding headaches and lightheadedness.