Fab food for fab abs

Whether you like to run, row, dance or hike, you won’t get fab, happy abs if you don’t think about the food you eat as well as the exercise you take. You can, of course, add ab specific exercises into your routine, but if you eat gut-busting snacks and meals, …

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 …

Feed your skin

Not a week goes by without a new superfood being added to our ‘must-eat’ list, making it hard to know where to start when it comes to finding the perfect balanced diet. You really can’t go wrong if you eat a range of seasonal fruit and vegetables mixed with whole …

Keep warm is winter

While we enjoyed sunny skies and warm days during October and into November, there is no doubt that winter is on the way and things are getting chilly. Some people seem to spend even the coldest days in T-shirts and shorts claiming not to feel the wind whistle round their …

Beat the blues with food

Now the clocks have changed and temperatures are dropping, for some people the seasonal blues start to kick in. As well as getting plenty of sleep, taking exercise and drinking water, it is vital to look at your diet when thinking about mental health over the winter months. If you …

Kitchen cupboard essentials

We know that cooking wholesome meals at home, from scratch, is good for us, but sometimes you go to the cupboard, and well it is bare and calling for a take-away seems like the easiest option. Easy yes, healthy no and cost-effective, definitely not. By simply stocking up on the …

Get fab abs from your food

You might be a total gym bunny or a Pilates queen, but if you don’t eat the right foods, no amount of exercise will give you the toned tummy you so desperately want. Stock your kitchen cupboards with these winning ingredients, and your battle with that bulge could be over. …

Sleep like a baby

Last week, summer really came to town and while many people love the warmer weather and soaring temperatures, for others it makes hay fever worse and sleeping difficult. ‘I love the sun but getting to sleep and staying asleep is so hard.’ Jo ‘When it is too hot outside my …

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 …