• Metabolism boosters: Keep those extra pounds at bay this Christmas

    From chocolates to mince pies to another couple of those pigs in blankets... With the festive season comes the constant flow of alluring Christmas treats to hand. But what if you could fire up your body's calorie-burning capacity, boosting your metabolism in the process so that you needn't worry too much about gaining weight through the fun, food-filled holiday? Although many of us accept putting on a few pounds as a given extra, recent research shows that if we understood more about our metabolism, we could use it to help us burn calories faster.   When it comes to weight, it's all about supply and demand,

  • Annabel Karmel tells HELLO! Online how she became the queen of kids cuisine

    She is Britain's leading expert in child nutrition with more than 20 best-selling cookbooks to her name, a hugely popular range of meals for children and an MBE. In 2011 she celebrated the 20th anniversary of The Complete Baby & Toddler Meal Planner, the go-to guide on feeding your child which can be found – well loved and splattered with sauce – in kitchens all across the UK.  HELLO! Online's Gemma Strong sits down for a chat with the undisputed queen of children's meals, Annabel Karmel, to find out how she got into writing the baby food bible. You are Britain's most renowned