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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Are Your Intolerances Affecting Your Face?

When it comes to the ageing process, most of us are pretty savvy and know about the normal things which will speed it up – smoking, alcohol and sun exposure being the most common. There are, however, a whole slew of things which could be ageing you without you even …

A Balm for Every Problem…

Beauty balms are becoming more and more popular, and with good reason; they often tackle a number of problems with just one product. Balms are rich and potent and offer the skin an extra dose of healing goodness, and are especially good after cosmetic procedures or sun exposure. Elemis, Dermalogica …

The natural power of rosehip oil

You might not know this, but one of the best natural products you can use on your skin and hair is rosehip oil. Andean Indians of Chile have been using this as a beauty and health staple for generations, with many others following suit and today it is loved by …