How to cut down on your plastic

Not a day goes by without the media reporting on the wide-spread problem of plastics clogging landfills, polluting seas and killing wildlife. While you might not think that you can personally do anything to change the situation, the reality is, if we all make small changes, it could have a big …

Boost your immune system the superfood way

With schools back, X-Factor on the TV and a nip in the air, it is only a matter of time before those pesky colds and coughs start to come our way. We all know that keeping warm, washing our hands and taking a vitamin supplement can help us to be …

Beat the Post Lunch Slump

We all know breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but if you don’t fuel up properly at lunchtime you will be reaching for a coffee by mid-afternoon and may well feel exhausted hours before it’s time for bed. We have had a look at the best lunchbox …

Have Your Avocado and Eat It

At Pure Beauty, we absolutely adore avocados and eat it with everything from toast to tagliatelle. This natural green goddess isn’t just packed with super nutrients and vitamins galore, but it tastes amazing and that vibrant flesh looks pretty special on a plate too. While you can simply scoop and …

Make a super smoothie to go

Busy lives, packed schedules and family demands can mean we often skip meals and grab a bar of chocolate on the run when hunger pangs strike. Smoothies are nothing new, but because they are packed with goodness, they are a great way of getting those vital vitamins and nutrients that …

Pack a healthy lunch

Back to school and as well as getting the PE kits ready and uniform washed, the pressure is on to pack up a healthy lunch. While the requests might be for chocolate and crisps, the school rules and guidelines say otherwise. We have had a look at some creative, tasty …

Blackberry Delights

Head out into your local parks and hedgerows and you will find them are brimming with dark, ripe blackberries just crying out to be picked. As well as tasting delicious, they are at their best in early to mid September, blackberries are a good source of Vitamin C, as well …

Turmeric – the superfood for super health

Take a look in your kitchen cupboards and we are pretty sure that 95% of you will find a jar of golden turmeric hiding in the spice rack somewhere. You might only bring it out once in a while to add a warm, peppery flavour to curries and soups, but …

Superfoods to make you shine

We hear the term ‘superfood’ being banded about now, more than ever, but what does the term really mean? There is no official definition of a superfood, but it tends to refer to foods that are rich in levels of much-needed vitamins and minerals. Many are also a reliable source …