When Fat Is Good For You

While we have been told for years and years that fat is evil, the truth is that ‘good fats’ can actually help you to be healthier than ever. It’s the non-unsaturated fats and poly-unsaturated fats that are regarded as “good fats” and this is because they are good for your …

How to eat to boost your mood

The pressure of work, together with balancing the demands of family and friends, is very much a reality of modern-day life. People often say they are feeling stressed and anxious because things just feel too much and they aren’t sure which way to turn next. As well as speaking to …

Look fresh faced from morning to night

Ever looked in the mirror after a shower and wished your skin could look that fresh all day long? Us too. The thing is, whether you wash and go, or spend forever on your make-up before you dare venture out of the front door, all of your work could be …

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 …

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 …

Iron – what’s it all about?

There is so much information out there about what we should eat, and what we shouldn’t, that at times it can feel pretty overwhelming and you just want to head out for a KFC. Don’t! A good rule of thumb is to eat a balanced diet of fruit and vegetables …

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 …

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 …

Coconut oil – what’s all the fuss

There is no getting away from it; coconut oil is hot property in kitchen cupboards and the bathroom cabinets. The media hype isn’t going away and new products are popping up all of the time. But why, we hear you ask. Well, the simple truth is that this lush, tropical …

Easy ways with avocado

Last week we looked at why avocados are so good for you. Packed with many nutrients and vitamins, eating these super-fruits can make your skin glow, hair look glossy and help maintain a healthy weight. This week we are bringing you a number of easy to make, delicious to eat …