7 Foods that will help your skin

7 Foods that help with skin health: 1. Almonds Vitamin E and Zinc both help your body produce Keratin, which helps to maintain healthy skin, nails and hair.  One way to ensure your body is getting a good source of vitamin E is by enjoying almonds on a regular basis.  As well as providing your … more

Foods that will help your skin

The health benefits of adding sesame seeds to your diet

The power of the sesame seed dates back thousands of years ago when it was used by the Egyptians as a medicine, while the women of ancient Babylon mixed honey with sesame seeds to prolong youth and beauty.  While we can’t guarantee sesame seeds will keep you looking younger, it can actually be really good … more

sesame seeds

The benefits of flaxseed for children

With its great protein power and high sources of fibre, it’s easy to see why flaxseeds are becoming increasingly popular with adults looking to keep healthy.For someone who has never tried flaxseeds before and is keen to add them to their diet, one question always seems to appear – how do you eat flaxseeds?  Flaxseed … more

Healthy Eating Tips to Kick Start 2017

We’ve teamed up with UK Specialist Registered Dietitian Nichola Whithead (Nic’s Nutrition) to give you some New Year healthy eating tips! With Christmas and New Year celebrations over, it may seem like a great time to address your diet and set a New Year’s resolution to “eat healthy”. Given that most New Year’s resolutions fail … more

New Year tips

Ground flaxseed vs whole flaxseed – which is best for you?

We often talk about the great benefits of having flaxseed in your diet but did you know that it is also an extremely versatile ingredient and can be consumed in three ways – milled (or ground), whole faxseed or as flaxseed oil.  This often results in the following question – what is the best way to eat flaxseed?  Well, when it comes to eating flaxseed, most people will opt for a milled or whole form of the seed, as the oil (also known as linseed oil) is best used in cooking in place of oils like sunflower and olive oil.  So with this in mind, we thought we would take a look at the differences in milled flaxseed and whole flax seed.

6 Tips to kick-start your meal planning routine

We all live busy lives which can sometimes cause us to fall into bad eating habits and reach for convenience food and snacks. When it comes to eating well, planning your meals is key to a successful week of healthy eating.

Our top 5 pancake recipes for Pancake Tuesday

With pancake Tuesday only a few days away, we thought we’d share with you some of our favourite pancake recipes. The great news is they’re all healthy too so you can indulge without the guilt!

7 Tips for shopping healthy on a budget

Eating healthy doesn’t need to break the bank when it comes to your weekly shop.  When it comes to shopping on a budget it can be all too easy to reach for the value products and frozen microwave goods, which are often void of actual nutrition. 

Here are our top tips to help you shop healthier without feeling it in your pocket at the checkout.

Fat – the good, the bad and the ugly

A common assumption when it comes to our diet is that fat is unhealthy and will make you put on weight. What many of us don’t realise though is that not all fats are bad. In fact, some fats are essential to the body and must be obtained in your diet.

Easy at-home all over body exercises

With each New Year comes resolutions, and although made with the best of intentions many people often struggle to make it to the end of January with them. Going to the gym and exercising regularly is often one of the most popular resolutions as we seek to shed those Christmas pounds. However, finding time to go to the gym can be hard, and when you get there the queues for some machines can be crazy, especially in January. To save time and money on gym membership we have created this list of exercises for you to try at home and stay on track with that get-fit resolution.