healthy living

Super food or super fad - do superfoods live up to the hype?

Super food or super fad - do superfoods live up to the hype?

From super-berries to super-powders there always seems to be a new food with extra 'special' nutrition super powers that we all should be eating, and these foods often come with a hefty price tag. But are these superfoods all they are cracked up to be or are they a super fad?

Reading Food Labels - how do you spot nutrition fact from fiction? Part 1

Reading Food Labels - how do you spot nutrition fact from fiction? Part 1

It's time to unlock the secrets of food labelling and on-pack claims and make it easy! Food labels can be extremely confusing so we’ve put together a simple guide explaining the key things to look at when comparing and purchasing products. Find out what nutritional information to look for, in part 1 of our two part series….

Wellness bloggers - are they really nutrition 'experts' or just your average Joe blog?

Wellness bloggers - are they really nutrition 'experts' or just your average Joe blog?

With the internet being highly unregulated, you may well be turning to an average Joe Blog for nutrition advice rather than a qualified nutrition professional. So how do you spot the real experts amongst all the pseudo-science touting nutrition 'gurus'?

8 tips to support your immunity this winter

8 tips to support your immunity this winter

Along with chilly temperatures winter brings a variety of bugs, often leaving us feeling run down or completely knocked over by colds and flu. Although there are no quick fixes to prevent colds and flu from striking, here are 8 simple steps you can take to ensure your immune system is functioning at peak performance. 

What are the healthier takeaway options?

What are the healthier takeaway options?

Given most takeaway options are high in fat and sugar, and therefore in energy, regular consumption of these foods can lead to weight gain.

So, in an era where we tend to be time poor and often turn to takeaways and junk food out of convenience, what are the healthier options?