• Myth of the blood type diet

    The blood type diet | A dangerous, debunked, dieting fad

    An extensive study of 1415 articles on the blood type diet found nothing to substantiate its effectiveness, and results of taking on this fad may be disastrous for your health.
    • Nutrition
    10 March 2016
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    5 deliciously simple recipes to try this autumn

    Along with the cooler weather of autumn comes the opportunity to try out some new dinner recipes for the family. Here are some of our favourite recipes for the cooler season
    • Nutrition
    10 March 2016
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    Top 10 superfoods of 2016

    First it was quinoa, then blueberries and coconut water. Now there are a whole new bunch of superfoods for 2016, and we’ve got them listed here.
    • Nutrition
    10 March 2016
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    Gluten-free alternatives for eight popular dishes

    While there is a wide range of gluten-free breads available these days, a smarter (and significantly cheaper) option is to have your
    • Nutrition
    10 February 2016
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    How to get your garden ready for autumn

    With autumn not too far around the corner, we’ve taken a look at a series of handy tips and tricks to help get your garden ready for the new season. With a little bit of planning and not too much effort
    • Nutrition
    10 February 2016
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    Five yummy recipes for a healthier Christmas

    Christmas food traditionally tends to be a little on the naughty side, and for some this is okay - it’s only a few weeks after all. But for others, the Christmas period can und
    • Nutrition
    11 December 2015
  • Mental Health Food

    Foods that can help improve mental health

    Maintaining a balanced diet will improve overall well-being, and, alongside any treatment or lifestyle changes advised by your doctor, can sometimes help to alleviate some symptoms of mental illness.
    • Nutrition
    9 October 2015
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    Is drinking juice as good as eating whole fruit?

    You can't beat tucking into an apple! Although drinking a freshly squeezed juice is better than not consuming fruit at all, fruit juices don't always deliver the same health benefits as eating whole fruit.
    • Nutrition
    10 August 2015
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    8 Nutritious Casseroles to Try this Winter

    As the weather cools, it’s time to dust off your casserole dish or slow cooker and cook yourself up some delicious, hearty and hot dinners. Not only are casseroles simple to make (you’ve got to love anything that can be made at home)
    • Nutrition
    4 August 2015
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    Organic Food: Is it Worth Making the Switch?

    There are arguments both for and against eating organic food. So is eating organic really worth it? We’ve taken a look at some of the research, and here’s what we’ve found.
    • Nutrition
    11 June 2015
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    Knowing When to Stop Eating

    Are you overeating at mealtimes? It’s common for people to mindlessly eat regardless of whether they’re actually hungry, if they’re already full, or even if they don’t like the food. We take a look at overeating, and offer some techniques to help you break the habit.
    • Nutrition
    11 June 2015
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    The Difference Between a Calorie and a Calorie

    Did you know that a calorie isn’t the same as a calorie? We take a look at...
    • Nutrition
    13 May 2015
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    Is life as a vegetarian really healthy?

    Over the past 20 years many people have dedicated themselves to the health benefits and issues of a vegetarian diet, so we decided to take a look at what they’re saying. Here’s what we found.
    • Nutrition
    13 April 2015
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    Food additives | Food additive list and their health impact

    Everyone’s heard someone say ‘Food additives are all bad for you’, and ‘Additive-Free is the healthy option’, but is it really true? We did some research into what people are saying and why, and these are the results.
    • Nutrition
    12 March 2015
  • Antioxidants

    Are antioxidant supplements good, bad, or completely unnecessary?

    Antioxidants can help fight against ageing, cancer and chronic diseases - find out if antioxidant supplements are the right choice for you.
    • Nutrition
    12 March 2015
  • Healthier Take-away

    Healthier takeaway options: What to eat on the go

    After a long day at work or if you’re having friends over for dinner, cooking can seem like too much of a hassle. Takeaway food is an easy alternative, but can it still be healthy? We’ve put together what you should choose for a healthier alternative from popular takeaway cuisines.
    • Nutrition
    12 March 2015