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the health benefits of aloe vera juice

Aloe vera and 7 sensational health benefits

People have been enjoying the myriad benefits of aloe vera for more than 5000 years – in fact aloe vera was once an integral component of Cleopatra’s beauty regime, whilst Alexander the Great used it to treat his soldiers’ wounds. Today aloe vera juice is often harnessed as a natural treatment for sunburned skin and […]

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hunger pangs

Wholesome superfoods that keep hunger pangs firmly at bay

Did you know that a whopping 95% of women and 83% of men in the UK worry about their weight? Or that in 2013 some 29 million of us embarked upon a diet in an attempt to shed some of those excess pounds? Unfortunately, most of us believe that we can only lose weight if […]

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organic nuts

Nuts – eat more, live longer!

Nuts are exceptionally delicious, filling and nutritious, and their countless beneficial properties make them an utterly indispensible addition to a healthy, balanced diet. But did you know that this nutrient-dense superfood might actually save your life? Indeed, according to a comprehensive Dutch study, just half a handful of nuts a day could substantially lower your […]

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counting calories

Superfoods – the smarter alternative to calorie counting

More than half of the UK population is now either overweight or obese – hardly surprising then that so many of us are obsessively counting calories in an desperate attempt to shed those excess pounds. But does counting calories really work? Not according to the statistics! Indeed, a staggering 98% of all diets fail in […]

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Calcium rich superfoods

5 dairy-free superfoods that are surprisingly rich in calcium

Calcium is an essential mineral for healthy bones and teeth – a lack of calcium can affect the bone development of children and lead to osteoporosis in adults. Yet many of you will be either unable to enjoy or prefer to avoid those foods that are traditionally associated with a high calcium content, such as […]

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probiotics health benefits

The pros of probiotics – 3 compelling health benefits

There’s no denying that high profile celebrities, such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Halle Berry and Lindsay Lohan, have helped to make probiotics a household name in the UK, where some two million Brits now consume probiotic foods and supplements on a regular basis. Yet, it’s not only the rich and famous that are currently extolling the […]

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coconut oil

Coconut oil – the natural way to prevent tooth decay

According to the National Health Service, around one in every three adults in England have some form of dental decay. The British Dental Health Association reports that a staggering 74% of people in the UK have had a tooth extracted, whilst 19% have full or partial dentures. And worryingly, some 60% to 90% of children […]

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organic walnuts

Organic walnuts – the healthiest nuts on our planet!

We all know that nuts are wholesome and nutritious. Indeed, they’re crammed with valuable nutrients, including protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals. US researchers have demonstrated that eating just 28 grams of nuts 7 or more times per week is linked to a 20% reduced risk of death, whilst other studies have specifically linked nut consumption […]

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Best superfoods for workouts

9 best superfoods for working out

There’s so much more to a successful workout than the number of stomach crunches you chalk up or the distance you travel on the treadmill. According to the NHS ‘a good diet can help you get the best fitness and sport results’. Indeed, the correct nutrition will increase fat burn, boost stamina and strength, and […]

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Green smoothies

Green smoothies – 6 great reasons they’re good to go!

If Anne Hathaway, Colin Farrell or Drew Barrymore are anything to go by, then these days Hollywood stars are far more likely to be spotted on the streets of LA clasping a green smoothie than a skinny latte. Indeed, green smoothies not only taste delicious, they also offer an extraordinary number of health benefits, which […]

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