Foods to boost your winter heath

Yes, you can have the flu jab, and take supplements, but if you want to keep coughs and colds away this winter, you may want to think about what you eat. The chilly days and dark nights might have you reaching for comforting cakes and sugary chocolate, but what you …

Ease your way into autumn

As much as the warm summer months and carefree holiday season are fantastic, there is something soothing about the arrival of autumn and the promise it brings. As the leaves turn amber and the temperature cools, now is the time to take stock and look after yourself before the festive …

Food that will feed your skin

If you want your skin to glow, ‘you are what you eat’ is so very true. Yes, it is important to have a good beauty regime in place and be sure to have facials when you can, but you need to feed your skin well if you want it to …

Alcohol – The Skin Disruptor

As well as alcohol leaving you feeling dehydrated, sick and lethargic, the effects of one too many drinks are also visible on our skin and a real disruptor. Think about it, the day after you have had a few glasses of wine with your bestie, your skin might feel tight …

Easy immune boosting habits you will love

Without an immune system, your body would be constantly open to attack and you would forever be dealing with colds, viruses and taking time off work to spend days under your duvet trying to get better Boosting your immune system can help ensure you stay well and strong and don’t …

Keep your health game up, this winter

Let’s face it, winter isn’t the easiest time to stick to a healthy diet and fitness plan, however hard you try. With changeable weather, festive events and naughty treats putting sleigh sized obstacles in the way, it is hardly surprising that even our best intentions can get lost in the …

Keep flu at bay this winter

With flu cases accounting for 22,000 visits to GPs, 85 deaths and hundreds of hospital admissions, it would seem we are dealing with a flu crisis this winter. With sore throats, soaring temperatures, aching joints, headaches and coughing just some of the symptoms, this is one bug you could do …

Get well soon

Winter is on the way and along with Halloween and Christmas, it also brings seasonal colds and bugs. A balanced diet full of nutritious food and packed with valuable vitamins and minerals is a good starting point. Lots of water, regular exercise and fresh air plus decent sleep all help …

Get up and jump into spring

During the cold, dark winter months we tend to snuggle up on the sofa with a hot chocolate and the remote control and watch one box set after another. As comforting as this is, with spring in the air and the nights getting longer, it is time to shrug off …

Five Health-Boosting Ingredients You Should Be Adding To Your Smoothies

Smoothies can be a great addition to a balanced diet, allowing you to get your 5-a-day with minimum effort. They’re healthier than juicing all of your fruit and veg because it’s important to have the pulp as well as the fruit, as this reduces the impact that the sugar has …