February 26, 2020

Having endometriosis can be so difficult in daily life. I've spoken about it before on my blog and try to help educate other sufferers with any research I come across where possible such as help with laparoscopic procedures and gluten free diets. While you can't eradicate endometriosis completely, you can help to improve symptoms and in this blog I explore the effect that Turmeric has on the body. 

Firstly what is turmeric? 

Turmeric is a spice derived from a root that is in the same family as ginger. Traditionally, it has been used as a spice - it’s the main ingredien...

November 9, 2019

It’s really easy for the contents of your menu to become a bit boring and predictable, but with a little inspiration you can bring the fun back to your table.  And, whether it’s for you or for your guests, if a little creativity you can take control of your meals and you can make sure they’re healthy too. Here are six easy and healthy foods vegans can eat for you to try.

1. Super smoothies

Smoothies are a great way of packing a lunchbox with goodness. Whatever fruit you decide to go for – bananas, berries, apples or pineapples – you can throw in a handful of spina...

July 20, 2019

We all live busy lives and the thought of taking up more time in your schedule by packing lunches can be a bit off putting. However, creating healthy lunches shouldn’t take very long at all and it’s well worth the effort. With a handful of tasty lunch box ideas you can pack in nutrition, gain more energy for the afternoon and even enjoy more flavour. 

As an added bonus, when you’re packing yours and your kids’ lunches, you’ll know that everyone’s eating well. Whether you’re doing it for work or for your kids at school, these five healthy lunch box ideas are ideal. 

1. Perfe...

July 1, 2019

How many people are following particular diets these days? From paleo to 5:2, low-carb to gluten-free, this can make things difficult when hosting friends or even just cooking for yourself if you’re following a diet too. But it doesn’t have to mean boring. Excluding certain things from your diet isn’t about being bereft, use it instead as an opportunity to explore new flavours and techniques that you might otherwise have overlooked. When it comes to desserts, this can have some delicious results. Here are three ideas for vegan and gluten-free sweet treats that are sure to...

June 28, 2019

After a training session your body craves nutrition, and it’s very easy to just grab the nearest sugary or fatty snack. However, with a little knowledge and preparation you can ensure that you’re getting the right type of food to recover from the effects of your session. 

From looking at foods to avoid, including those high in trans fat, to healthy snacks that are perfect for recovery, i'm here to give you some ideas about what to eat after your next workout.

What is trans fat?

One thing you certainly don’t want to fill up on after a workout, or at any time for that matter,...

May 29, 2019

Looking good and feeling good are two great side effects of living a healthy lifestyle, and we all want that, right? Whether you're due to have a cholesterol test because high cholesterol runs in your family; or you simply want to live more healthily, we've got you covered. Read on to find our five top tips to keeping up a healthy lifestyle.

Why is maintaining a healthy lifestyle important?

Everything we do from the company we keep, to the exercise we do, to the food we eat, will affect our mental and physical wellbeing. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can go a long way to...

September 12, 2018

Vitamin Coffee is an incredible way to combine your daily essential vitamins with your morning coffee fix. Gone are the days that you forget to take all those tablets to ensure the best health - you can now get it from one cup of coffee! 

Most people have a preferred taste to their coffee, they either like it really strong or they prefer a milder taste; but not many people have a preference on vitamins! Vitamin Coffee offers a choice of both roast type AND vitamin preference to ensure that it fits in with your lifestyle. There are 3 different vitamin blends, (Complete, Ene...

May 21, 2018

Managing endometriosis is difficult. The amount of tablets and interventions I have tried is tiring, and yet still I am in pain daily. The food that we eat however, can have an effect on the pain that we feel and the symptoms of endometriosis. Previously, I have written a blog about endometriosis and gluten >Read Here< so I have furthered this research and I have put together all that I have found so far when looking into the perfect diet for endometriosis. 

Everything that I have read, has led to the notion that all inflammatory foods need to be avoided. When we can reduc...

May 6, 2018

This blog is a guest post by ProActiv

If you struggle with mental health issues, there are a ton of techniques you can use to help alleviate your symptoms and give you a better lease of life. Although medication can be great, it’s not the only way you can help your mind! One such method you could explore is looking at your diet – considering everything from the foods you’re eating to what is a healthy BMI – and see if yours could be adjusted to help your state of mind.

What Can Food Do for You?

Making sure you’re taking care of yourself from the inside out could be the fir...

May 1, 2018

Superdrug have launched an amazing new range called “Some Body”. They have flavoured water, protein powder and even yummy snack bars that are full of natural ingredients. 

I was so pleased when I was sent some of the range to try! 

The first product that I was sent was a Mojito flavoured water! Now I was unsure how this would taste as I’m a big fan of a Mojoito and couldn’t work out how it would actually taste like the amazing cocktail! I can confirm this water actually tastes like the refreshing cocktail that you would expect from a cocktail bar! The fizzy sensation makes...

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