Did you know that by the time you feel thirsty you are already dehydrated?
Follow these top tips to stay hydrated and healthy.
We investigate why we crave heartier food in the winter, why soup can satisfy cravings and how to make our favourite carrot and coriander soup!
This Butternut Squash Risotto recipe, provided by on of our nutritionists Katy, is perfect for a large group of hungry people this time of year!
Here are the top four seasonal foods to include in your healthy diet plan this summer
Hormone changes throughout menopause make it increasingly common for menopausal and post-menopausal women to gain weight. We hope that these simple and easy to follow tips, will help manage these changes in your body
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a health problem that can affect a woman's menstrual health, hormones, heart, blood vessels, fertility and weight.
Christmas is always a difficult time to stick to your plan, so we are here to provide some delicious low calorie drink recipes.
Researchers analyzed 19 studies on weight gain and found a relationship between skipping breakfast and piling on the pounds, so remember to eat within an hour of waking up to kick-start your metabolism.
Fad diets often allow only a few types of food. That means you are not getting all the nutrients you need. And these diets may cause you to lose weight for a short time, but then you likely will gain it back quickly.
Studies show that the more fast food you eat each week, the greater the risk of gaining extra weight. So try to limit fast food meals to once a week or less
Sometimes we eat to fill needs other than hunger, such as being bored, stressed, or lonely. If you do that, see if you can think of some other ways to meet those needs. Consider calling a friend or listening to some great music. And if think you may be having emotional problems, talk to an adult you trust.
Many teens stay up too late. Staying up late often increases night-time snacking and low energy the next morning (which you might be tempted to beat with some extra food).
Try not to drink a lot of sugary sodas, energy drinks, and sports drinks. They can add a lot of calories. (There are about 10 packets of sugar in 12 ounces of soda.) Also try not to drink a lot of fruit juice. Water is a great choice instead. Add a piece of lemon or a splash of juice for more flavor.
Many women in their 40's find time for themselves again, so follow our advice to improve your health and make sure you're getting the right nutrients
Looking for the best healthy eating tips when eating out at a Greek restaurant? Look no further..
The Greek Diet uses a traditional Mediterranean style of eating to help you effortlessly lose weight in a healthy way. It combines
Eating healthily may not be so high on your priorities, but we’ll tell you why it should be and how to do it
Nutrition in Your 20s
You're working your first real job, making new friends, dating, getting married, maybe even starting a family. Your life is a whirlwind, which means healthy eating is the first thing to go. To conquer your biggest diet dilemmas...
Wrong answer! We're not taking that excuse any longer Jane Planners. Try these time saving tips to get active and help your weight loss goals!
Nutmeg is low in sodium and cholesterol and high in fiber and manganese, which is a catalyst for breaking down fats and cholesterol—an important process for weight loss, Langston says. Just be sure to use it in small doses, as larger amounts (full cloves) could be toxic.
Daily consumption of ginger may reduce muscle pain caused by exercise by as much as 25 percent, according to a September 2010 study published in the Journal of Pain. Less muscle pain = more workouts! Try adding fresh ginger into stir-fry dishes, soups, or smoothies. Bajenaru recommends storing peeled ginger in the freezer to keep it fresh.
Garlic contains the compound allicin, which has anti-bacterial effects and helps reduce unhealthy fats and cholesterol
This herb is a natural diuretic (which helps reduce water retention) that improves digestion and helps the body get rid of waste products, which is essential for weight loss
Our body is greatly influenced by what we eat. Eating healthy foods provides us with nutrients that keep us full all day, preventing food cravings. Here are some simple diet tips that can help you get a slim and trim body
Main nutrition in a fruit is in it’s fiber. Juice is a fruit or vegetable without fiber. After processing they are high in sugar, which can negate your weight loss process. Healthier option will be consuming the whole fruit instead.
Our body burns twice as many calories breaking down whole foods than processed foods. The fiber in whole grain foods is linked not only to weight loss, but it can also reduce the belly and blood vessel inflammation that promotes the risk of heart diseases.
Cucumber is an excellent low calorie food. It contains 95% water, which flushes out the toxins and waste from our system. Being a fiber rich food, cucumber fills you up controlling irregular hunger pangs.