Open any page of any magazine and you can’t fail to see pictures and recipes for the latest green smoothie or kale salad
Red lentil, carrot and orange soup
What better way to start the autumn than with a warming, hearty soup?
Holding on to that holiday feeling
As your memories of that sun-drenched beach start to fade and the humdrum of the nine-to-five rudely beckons, you’d be forgiven for wanting to dive deeper under the duvet.
Work that grey matter! The old adage 'use it or lose it' is true.
The hygiene hypothesis
Are we too clean for our own good? Hygiene has come a long way over the last century, but scientists seeking to understand the causes of the dramatic rise in allergic disease seen in industrialised populations over the same timespan have questioned if this was the cause.
Stress and immunity
Do you ever feel stressed out? Stress has become so much a part and parcel of everyday living that we may not even notice how it is affecting us.
Microbiome - the jungle within
We are quite literally teeming with bacteria. They live on our skin, in our mouths, noses, respiratory tracts, urogenital tract and, of course, our gut and are collectively known as our microbiome. We are in essence a walking, talking ecosystem.
Avocado, squash, watercress, beetroot and feta salad
This colourful salad is a fantastic way to embrace the clean eating ethics and harness the power of natural foods.
Sugar, the new dietary demon
Sugar is big news! Seemingly never out of the headlines, a UK sugar tax on soft drinks is expected to be introduced in 2018 in an attempt to combat tooth decay and obesity, particularly in children.
As we get older, many of us have concerns about our memory and concentration. Recalling names and recent events can become increasingly difficult and can make us worry about dementia. There are many things we can do however to feed the brain and aid the ageing process.
A journey through the digestive system
Ever wondered exactly what happens in your digestive system? Unless you suffer from indigestion or IBS, you might not have given it much thought.
Smile away the years with good gum health
It seems that soft, glowing, wrinkle free skin is still the Holy Grail for maintaining youthful looks, but there is a simple, inexpensive way to hold back the years that many people don’t consider