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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …

Keep your memory sharp

Ever go upstairs and forgot what you went up for, only to remember when you are halfway down again? Gone to pick up your keys, and spent the next 15 minutes looking for them? Yes, us too. Staying sharp is important for many of us, and while memory can come …

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 …

The fail safe Christmas shopping list

We don’t know about you, but come 6pm on Christmas Eve we find we have left something off the shopping list and need to make a mad dash to the 24 hour petrol station in the hope they will have it. “Last year we were about to sit down to …

Eat your way to tight abs

OK, you need to exercise too, but if you are mindful about what you put on your plate and into your body, the benefits can be seen around your tummy. We have had a look at good grub for great abs and we think you’ll be running to the shops …

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 …