Healthy eating

All the latest recipes, news and tips for a healthier diet.

  • 41 Best served chilled: Our 6-step diet plan to combat stress
    Stress seems to be an inevitable fact of modern life. But while we may not be able to wipe it out completely, eating the right foods can help our bodies cope. Certain foods can actually exacerbate...

  • 42 Liz McClarnon's Chicken and Guacamole Salad
    Dish type: Salad This also makes a lovely lunchbox or picnic dish - just store in a plastic container. Serves 1 Preparation Time: 5 mins Cooking Time: none Ingredients: 4 tbsp of fresh guacamole...

  • 43 Take a leaf out of our summer salads
    Thankfully we've come a long way from the iceberg-loving Eighties, and we now have the widest choice of UK grown leafy salad available to enjoy than ever before. From peppery rocket and crunchy...

  • 44 How many calories are you drinking?
    If there is one thing us ladies tend to focus on too much it’s our weight. Calorie controlled diets are part of some of the most popular weight loss programmes around. Someone who is following...

  • 45 Weight Watchers plan for bride Michelle makes her feel like 'a million dollars' for her big day
    Michelle was unhappy about her size but lacked the motivation required to lose weight because she had no focus. But then, her mother booked a trip for the two of them and her aunt to go to Kenya. Realising...

  • 46 Weight Watchers Delicious Dinners – Lovely Lamb Rogan Josh with Lisa Faulkner
    If you’re anything like me, you’ll always be on the look out for new and interesting ways to serve up healthy yet wholesome meals at dinner parties. I’ve teamed up with up with Weight...

  • 47 The UK's Best Veggie Fayre - an eco friendly family day out
    VegFestUk, the world's biggest vegan event, will take place in Bristol in May. Cookery demos, given by TV chef Richard Fox amongst others, and talks and workshops will introduce you to new recipes, products,...

  • 48 A masterclass in healthy eating from Britain's most respected chef
    In the heart of the Oxfordshire country lies a haven of culinary delight helmed by Raymond Blanc. Entitled Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, the sprawling estate encompasses a 32-room hotel, two-Michelin...

  • 49 Salt Awareness Week - What's your intake?
    From March 26, Salt Awareness Week will be focusing on stroke prevention due to the large amount of evidence linking salt with raised blood pressure and stroke risk. World Action On Salt and Health (WASH)...

  • 50 Bitter Sweet: are you a sugar addict?
    We all need energy, but eating too much of the sweet stuff could cause a catalogue of health problems in the future. A team led by Robert Lustig – a childhood obesity expert at the University of...

  • 51 Getting your figure back after the summer
    Even if you spent the run-up to the summer focused on your personal 'operation bikini', the chances are you've returned to the fray only to find you've brought back a few extra kilos along with the...

  • 52 Feed your hair
    Most experts agree that hair grows best when we follow a healthy diet. Quite simply, healthy eating is good not just for our bodily health, but also for our hair. Our grandmothers weren't far wrong when...

  • 53 The basics of a healthy diet
    Good health is the foundation of beauty, and a healthy diet is the foundation of good health. By watching our diet to ensure it includes certain foods, we can make sure that the foundation is as sound...

  • 54 Getting the kids to eat more fruit
    Fresh fruit offers one of the most delicious and refreshing forms of sweetness to be found, loaded with vitamins, fibre and natural raw sugars. Sadly though, given the choice, all too many modern kids...

  • 55 A question of constancy
    When we talk about an exercise routine we tend to focus on the word 'exercise' rather than on 'routine'. But it's precisely the routine element – i.e. the regularity and constancy – that's...

  • 56 Do it right: dieting
    There's still some time to go before summer is with us and we want to flaunt our figures in strappy tops and swimsuits. But, as the days get longer and the warm weather approaches, for lots of us it's...

  • 57 Eating after exercise
    However often you go to the gym, and however religiously you follow through the exercise routines, if you want the calories you eat to be converted into energy and not fat, you need to pay attention to...

  • 58 Say goodbye to that bloated belly!
    Most of us have suffered with bloating and are familiar with those times when it's a swollen stomach rather than extra kilos that make our waistbands tighter than usual. The roots of the problem may be...

  • 59 Eating for energy
    Spring is in the air, and as we look forward to longer, brighter days, most of us notice that our energy levels start to pick up and we begin to feel revitalised after the dreary days of winter. But for...

  • 60 So you want to gain weight?
    When people talk about having weight problems, we almost always assume they're talking about being overweight; we forget that there are some people who actually have difficulty putting weight on. Theirs...



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