New Year, New Self Care Routine

According to the experts, self-care is “the actions that individuals take for themselves, on behalf of and with others in order to develop, protect, maintain and improve their health, wellbeing or wellness”. January is a time that we all reassess how we’re doing things and we think that there’s no …

Make vegan food swaps the delicious way

With more and more people turning to a plant-based diet and lifestyle, we have had a look at some easy swaps that you can make which will make you feel good and help the environment too. Nut butter not real butter Nut butters are full of much-needed fibre and protein …

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 …

Give Your Salad a Makeover

After a long hot summer filled with ice creams and cocktails, many of us are now getting back to real life and looking to make healthy swaps when it comes to what we eat. Salads are a great option for lunch, but lettuce leaves, cucumber and tomato day after day …

Quick Healthy Breakfasts

Grabbing an energy drink and a cereal bar as you run out of the door and head for the bus might be quick, but have you stopped to wonder why you are hungry again by the time you get your desk? Sugary snacks might give you an initial hit, but …

Healthy hair for spring

The Beast from the East may have left our shores, but the snow and wind it bought our way marked the end of a harsh winter. As well as your skin taking a battering from sub-zero temperatures outside, and central heating blasts inside, your hair can also be damaged by …

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 …

Boost your metabolism with your diet

We know that your metabolism is partly determined by your genetics, but if you want to fire it up and really getting it working for you, you need to look at what you eat too. Lots of people think they know what their metabolism does, but just so you know …

The Vitamin D Lowdown

Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, has been in the news recently and we are having a look at why. Well, recent research has claimed that if you want to keep colds, flu and even pneumonia away, it’s Vitamin D, rather than an apple a day you need. Vitamin D is …

Run your way into spring

Everyday we are told something new when it comes to what we eat and drink. More of this, less of that and cut that out altogether. Carbs are bad, sugar is worse and as for fats, well don’t even go there. It is little wonder many of us feel overwhelmed …