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Study shows 117% rise in vegan diets in the UK

In recent light of National Vegan Day (November 1st), it is evident that the UK are turning away from their classic bangers and mash. The Vegan Society found that there are 600,000 vegans in the UK in...

Ever wondered what health benefits beetroot could provide? Nutritionist Alix Woods shares the top benefits of this nutrient dense superfood… 1. Prevent winter sniffles Beetroots are full of vitamin...

When it comes to getting in good shape, few do it better than celebrities, with most of them regularly spotted showing off their honed abs and toned arms on beach holidays around the word. But just like...

We all love sipping on a chilled glass of Prosecco over the summer months, but did you know that the this deliciously refreshing drink holds several skin benefits? The experts at Glo Skin Beauty reveal...

High in Omega 3 fatty acids, sushi is part of a Japanese diet that’s said to increase life expectancy. With the growing popularity of sushi in the UK we asked leading nutritionist Alix Woods to reveal...

Can’t get by without your morning caffeine hit? You’re not alone. But with the multitude of conflicting information out there about just how good coffee really is for us, it can be difficult to know...

Eggs, pumpkin seeds and dark chocolate have been named as some of the most surprising everyday foods to eat in order to boast healthy hair and skin this summer. The hair and beauty experts at online retailer...

While a few years ago the idea of veganism brought about images of lentil-munching, hemp-clad hippies, plant-based diets have hurtled into the mainstream. The increase in veganism has been staggering...

Ro Huntriss, a registered dietitian with experience in both the NHS and her own private practice, shares ten things you need to know about low-carb diets. 1.) A low-carb diet may not be as ‘low’ as...

With April marking the beginning of Stress Awareness Month, we spoke to leading nutritionist Cassandra Barns to find out the top five stress-busting foods that can help bring about a sense of calm. Chocolate...

Words by Victoria Jain Hamilton (BSc Biochemistry with Immunology). Over the years the food market has developed from one of simplicity and pureness which suited the lifestyle of the time, to one of convenient...

James Tanner, Chef and Co-Owner of Devon brasserie Barbican Kitchen, shares his opinion on why plant-based eating is here to stay. In January 2014, ‘Veganuary’ was launched to great applause amongst...

Can you give your meals a health kick by simply refreshing a few small ingredients in your kitchen cupboards? We posed the question to nutritionist and fitness instructor Cassandra Barns and this is what...

Even the most well-intentioned New Year’s Resolutions can quickly become nothing more than a fond memory without a solid plan in place to keep you motivated and on track. And if you utilize tools and...

Tuck into this gut friendly vegetable curry recipe with its mouthwatering and warming sauce perfect for eating up on a cold and rainy day. How to make: Nutrition: · 547 kcal · 24g sugar · 0.37g salt ·...

This delicious snack from ROS Nutrition contains low GI carbohydrate, lots of healthy fats and is high in protein. It is perfect for when you are on the go and in need of some good nutrition or as a healthy...

There are those times when you enjoy something so much, that you close your eyes and savour that single moment. Sometimes you’re subconscious has gone to that happy and positive place that you treasure...

Holidays are a time to sit back, relax and switch off from the outside world. It is also a time to enjoy the finer things in life, like good food and great wine! As we bask in the intrepid sun and watch...

Chinese ingredients have some amazing health benefits. In light of this grab the ginger and stock up on sesame seeds to create some delicious and nutritious Chinese dishes of your own. The team at Royal...

Matcha only landed on my radar a few years ago after a colleague returned from a visit to Japan bearing gifts of the green tea powder flavoured KitKat bars. Given that I’d barely knowingly touched a...

Fad or full of sense? Is the rationale behind veganism as nutty as the food? We spoke to Dr Sally Norton, NHS weight loss consultant and health expert from vavistalife.com, to find out if veganism can...

Words by Amanda Hamilton – a leading nutritionist, broadcaster and best-selling health author who is the Nutrition Director at Marbella Club. In just a few short years we’ve moved from “how...

From gluten- free, and paleo, to veganism, ‘clean eating’ is already one of the most talked about trends of 2017. Restaurants are quickly adapting to diner demands, but how can those looking for a...

We shouldn’t be too quick to disregard the astonishing foods hidden beneath our oceans. Seafood is delicious and, more importantly, extremely nutritious! Here we talk to leading nutritionist Cassandra...

There can be many reasons for feeling tired, with the most obvious being lack of sleep! But what you eat and drink can also be important. The ‘right’ choices will provide slow-releasing energy,...

Research shows that a high protein diet is ideal for weight loss. But how much do we need? And which sources are best? We spoke to Dr Sally Norton, NHS weight loss consultant surgeon and founder of vavistalife.com,...

It’s widely known throughout the world that the Japanese live long and healthy lives, at least partly thanks to their healthy diet. We learn why celebrities such as Victoria Beckham and Madonna follow...

Who ever would have thought eating raw cacao could be good for you? With National Chocolate Week in full swing (October 10-16), we asked our go-to nutritionist Cassandra Barns about the benefits of raw...

Did you know we consume as much as three times our recommended daily calorie intake on Christmas day? But it’s not all doom and gloom… Although the traditional Christmas dinner gets a bad rep, it’s...

There aren’t many who’d consider doing a juice cleanse at this time of year but given the fast-increasing number of dinner, birthday (let’s be honest, birthdays of friends and family members often...

Thought pumpkin was just for Halloween? Wrong. Pumpkin is highly nutritious and a great seasonal autumn food, and can be enjoyed in a number of different ways – including in the much-famed pumpkin-spiced...

The need-to-know nutritionist based at Mayfair Aesthetics, Dr. Cristina Golfomitsos has a wealth of experience. Practicing as a nutritionist for over 10 years, she knows exactly what you should be having...

Celebrate World Porridge Day on October 10th with oat of this world porridge! Leading nutritionist Cassandra Barns explains why porridge is a tasty and healthy option for breakfast! 1.) No added sugar “Oats...

We all know that keeping hydrated is vital for good health; every cell, tissue and organ needs water. If you’re struggling to reach your recommended (by the NHS) 6-8 glasses of water a day, combine drinking...

Want to shift those extra few pounds, (especially after the holiday season) but don’t want to feel as though you’re sacrificing all your favourite foods? A few simple tweaks to your diet can make all...

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘you are what you eat’, but there may be more truth to this than we first thought. We have spoken to our food and nutrition experts who have told us about the top 10 foods...

Strawberries are the epitome of a traditional British summer. The satisfaction of diving into their succulent rich flesh, their mouth-watering taste and distinctive fresh aroma perfectly complements a...

Tomorrow marks Blueberry Day, a day to celebrate the little fruit that is bursting with fibre, anti-oxidants, potassium and vitamin C. More people are now enjoying blueberries than ever before and almost...

Pukka began in 2001 after Sebastian Pole met his business partner, Tim Westwell. Sebastian was an ambitious herbalist who wanted to change the world through introducing people to the power of herbs. Tim...

With new restaurants popping up here, there and everywhere with cuisines from around the world, we’re spoilt for choice! But with most of us jumping on the health bandwagon and realising the importance...

This summer, Honest, a new organic bottled herbal tea brand, launches in the UK for the first time, with three low calorie variants that promise to taste “Just a Tad Sweet.” After almost 20 years of...