Tuesday, August 9

Tag: diet

Stop the Free From fad
Science & Technology

Stop the Free From fad

Beth Carr on why going 'free from' should be a permanent choice, not a diet fad. Have you ever looked at the 'Free From' aisle at the supermarket? Do you even know where it is, or if your chosen supermarket has one? Wherever you shop, it's likely that this section has become far more noticeable in the last few years, as more and more people seek a 'free from' lifestyle. Whether its gluten, dairy, soya or a combination of the many food types people cut out of their diet, there are now options to cut these out without having to resort to just eating salad for every meal. However, has this change sprung out of a medical need, the fact that more people are being diagnosed as intolerant to these things or from conditions such as Coeliac Disease? Or is it more because people are seeing thi...
Jessica Vs Loi: The Vegan Challenge
Lifestyle

Jessica Vs Loi: The Vegan Challenge

The first term is well underway and everyone is beginning to settle back into a routine; the gym membership you bought and used twice, the short-lived attempt to eat your five-a-day, both are becoming distant memories. It’s easy to think that it’s too late to change your lifestyle for the better (because, come on, vegetables are more expensive than pot noodles and why go to the gym when Netflix and chill exists?!). (more…)
Lifestyle

Top healthy eating habits to get sexy this winter.

We all want to look and feel better. New year is the best time to make changes in your life. Start with adjusting and improving your lifestyle, mainly, your diet. 1. Drinking a glass of water with lemon first thing in the morning. This simple habit will help you to cheer up and improve digestion, as lemon juice helps to eliminate toxins. The water can be warm or hot but not cold. Our bodies are more than 60 % water, which makes us prone to dehydration. You can be dehydrated even if you do not feel thirsty. Drinking lemon water with a hint of honey after waking up is an ancient home remedy for weight loss. (Alternatively you can drink lemony “spa water” with floated berries or cucumber slices and mint). 2. Detox every day! Fresh fruit, vegetable and herb juices help both to nourish your b...