What woman can’t recite a list of healthy habits she wants to keep? Lifting weights, running more, drinking eight glasses of water a day, wearing SPF to protect skin, booking regular smears, and not forgetting planning in regular meditation to beat stress.  The habits themselves might change, but one thing...
Want a quick easy way to boost your nutrition? Create a herb garden on your kitchen windowsill. Herbs are easy to grow, offer a wealth of culinary uses and, because they're rich in phytochemicals and vitamins A and C, countless health benefits. Use them liberally in cooking as...
So, you vowed to be healthier and slimmer this year. You’ve been nibbling on carrot sticks between meals, religiously keeping a food journal and slogging it out at the gym daily, only to find that the scales... Just. Won’t. Budge.  Putting in all that effort and not seeing the...
If there was a popularity contest for veggies, kale would win hands-down! This leafy green veg is a favourite among hipsters, health aficionados and celebrities alike thanks to its outstanding nutritional benefits. If you’re not already a fully paid-up member of the kale fan club, its low-calorie, high-fibre...
We’ve all got bad habits, whether it’s occasionally forgetting to take our make-up off, being a prolific gum chewer or having a sweet tooth. But, as much a these vices get blamed for a host of ills, there’s also surprising emerging science and expert advice to suggest we...
Nothing could be more precious than our eyesight, yet evidence shows that 50 per cent of sight loss could be avoided through improved eye care and early detection of problems when they do occur. Studies suggest that exposure to high levels of sunlight throughout your life may damage...
Cholesterol in food rarely matters. You'd think the obvious thing would be to eat fewer of the top cholesterol-containing foods such as prawns, organ meats and eggs. But, for most people, the amount of cholesterol in the diet has very little impact on the amount of cholesterol circulating in their...
One in eight women in the UK will develop breast cancer at some point in their life. In fact it’s the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women in the UK. Scary stuff, but don’t panic –­ we’ve talked to Hilda Glickman nutritional therapist and author of new book...
From expensive superfoods to grabbing a convenient smoothie on the go, eating well and keeping up with food trends isn’t cheap. Cambridge University recently found that eating healthily costs three times more than eating unhealthily. They tracked 100 key food and drink items over 10 years and discovered...
Pancake Tuesday is coming up and whether you’re about to give up your favourite foods for Lent or simply want a healthier pancake, here are some options to help you enjoy a treat without the need for a guilty confession! H&F has teamed up with top food bloggers Dannii...