Diet & Exercise

Fresh vs frozen vegetables: Which is best?

Fresh vs frozen vegetables: Which is best?

When it comes to fruit and vegetables, we’re constantly told by the media, our friends, or families, that fresh is always the best option in terms of nutrition – “that’s a fact”, they tell us.

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Your beach body is hiding in a cup of green tea

Your beach body is hiding in a cup of green tea

Researchers have found a cheap, simple and effective way to amp up your body’s metabolism... and you don't even have to work up a sweat.

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One more very good reason to eat fruit daily

One more very good reason to eat fruit daily

Fruit is without doubt one of the most important food groups that we can eat. Whether it’s filling us with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals or giving us a natural energy boost, fruit should be [...]

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Nutrient-packed Hoppin’ John for anytime of the year

Nutrient-packed Hoppin’ John for anytime of the year

If you eat leftover Hoppin’ John the day after New Year’s Day, then the name changes to Skippin’ Jenny. Eating a bowl of Skippin’ Jenny is believed to even better your chances for a prosperous [...]

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Why is the Paleo diet getting such a bad rap?

Why is the Paleo diet getting such a bad rap?

The Paleo diet, or “Caveman’s diet”, is a diet that focusses on plenty of lean animal-based protein, healthy saturated fats, nuts and fresh vegetables.

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Exercise is key to a healthy mind after 50

Exercise is key to a healthy mind after 50

The review, published in the BMJ’s British Journal of Sports Medicine, examined the data from 39 separate studies to assess whether physical exercise in adults over 50 had any outcome on [...]

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5 Simple dietary changes to boost your heart health

5 Simple dietary changes to boost your heart health

You can help support your heart health by making a few simple dietary changes and, in some cases, doing this can even reverse the narrowing of arteries — one of the main causes of heart disease [...]

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Comforting coconut and turmeric latte

Comforting coconut and turmeric latte

If, like me, you enjoy reading recipe blogs then you may have noticed that turmeric has been enjoying a lot of attention lately. Turmeric is a relative of the ginger plant is well known in [...]

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