Could soup and chilli be the key to a summertime cool down? According to this nutritionist, they cold be exactly what you need during the heatwave.
Kenzi Groft is 21 years old, 5 feet 6 inches tall, and currently weighs 145 pounds. In 2015, after a series of health problems caused by her weight, her doctors told her she had to pursue a healthier lifestyle if she wanted to live.
If you’re someone whose skin kinda freaks out whenever the weather changes, you’re definitely not alone. Even for people who generally have…
Should teachers be able to police what goes in children’s packed lunch? When it comes to making children a pack lunch, most parents are full of healthy good intentions. Well, not necessarily because it seems some schools and nurseries are actually monitoring the healthy-levels of children’s packed lunches and sending notes home to parents who don’t meet strict nutritional standards.
What is the 5:2 diet and how does it work? The 5:2 plan is an intermittent fasting diet which is done just twice a week. For these two days, you restrict your calorie intake to 500-600 calories and the other five days, you can eat ‘normally’.
Well, if you’ve clapped eyes on Emma Thompson lately, you’ll see that the 57-year-old actress is looking amazingly good, having reportedly dropped two dress sizes in just six weeks by doing…none of the above. Instead the Oscar winner has lost more than a stone and gone from a UK size 14 to a size 10 thanks to the holistic lifestyle plan: ‘The Louise Parker Method’. Thompson also claimed that the qualified personal trainer and nutritionist is the only health and fitness guru she trusts.
Could breakfast be bad for our health? “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” say the experts. Instead Terence Kealey believes breakfast is a “dangerous meal” that could actually be as harmful to our health as smoking cigarettes.
It’s the start of a new year and with that, comes the start of the inevitable. New Year resolutions and new year diets. If you’ve decided to eat healthier and cut something from your regular diet, the options are endless and frankly, quite confusing. (i.e.
New research has found that eating your five a day increases life expectancy by around three years and even managing just three a day can give you an 18 month advantage over those who didn’t eat fruit and veg every day. The researchers at the Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden said their findings backed up the World Health Organisation’s recommendations that we should all eat at least 400g of fruit and veg a day.
The world is full of weight loss stories that sound too good to be true. In 2014, Misty Mitchell suffered from a herniated disc in her lower back, ballooning to almost 300 pounds (over 21 stone) in a year. Swapping junk food for healthy alternatives and taking up weight-lifting and yoga, she lost 9 stone in just 18 months.
You probably thought that as you got older you would be able to eat whatever you want. With no parents around, and your own money in the bank, chowing down on Chinese takeout once a week and tucking into cheese, crackers and wine practically every Sunday evening seems fine, right? Wrong. Sadly, once you hit a certain age, scientists and nutritionists reckon there are some foods that just shouldn’t pass your lips anymore.
Sweet potato toast is ridiculously easy to make, as well as ultra-healthy. Just cut a chunky slice of a decent-sized sweet potato, whack it in the toaster and - voila! - you’ve got a yummy and nutritious base for your favourite toppings.
Nine dangerous foods you should never eat - including butter flavoured popcorn! There go our Friday nights in with Jerry Maguire and the microwave.