Nutrition

  • Good vs bad: The fat facts

    People are, generally, confused about eating fats, and which are the good 'ones' and the 'bad' ones. According to government guidelines, a maxiumum of 35 per cent of the energy...

  • Treat your skin to a good night's sleep

    Skin care isn't something that's reserved for day time. In fact, the night, and the time you spend asleep, are fundamental for skin regeneration and healing. There's an awful lot...

  • Getting your figure back after the summer

    Even if you spent the run-up to the summer focused on your personal 'operation bikini', the chances are you've returned to the fray only to find you've brought back a...

  • Beat the bloat

    Did you know abdominal bloating is one of the most common digestive complaints? The possible causes include inadequate diet, stress, sedentary lifestyle... And changes in schedules and routines due to...

  • Feed your hair

    Most experts agree that hair grows best when we follow a healthy diet. Quite simply, healthy eating is good not just for our bodily health, but also for our hair...

  • How menopause affects your skin

    When menopause is mentioned, we tend to think of hot flushes as the most common symptom, but they certainly aren't the only one. Along with changes to blood vessels, bones...

  • Hair styles and hair loss

    During the summer we're more likely to give our locks a break from the hairdryer and let them dry naturally. But has it occurred to you that we sometimes substitute...
  • The basics of a healthy diet

    Good health is the foundation of beauty, and a healthy diet is the foundation of good health. By watching our diet to ensure it includes certain foods, we can make...
  • Mediterranean diet - for your hair!

    We've heard time and time again that olive oil is good for our health, but there's more to it than that. It's also a useful beauty ally. And if you're...
  • Getting the kids to eat more fruit

    Fresh fruit offers one of the most delicious and refreshing forms of sweetness to be found, loaded with vitamins, fibre and natural raw sugars. Sadly though, given the choice, all...
  • Do it right: dieting

    There's still some time to go before summer is with us and we want to flaunt our figures in strappy tops and swimsuits. But, as the days get longer and...
  • Spring into the new season

    We've had the spring equinox and spring is officially with us; the days are getting longer, the birds are nesting, gardens are bursting with life, and everywhere is brighter and...
  • Broccoli: good for you, good for your skin

    The terms 'fresh', 'green', 'organic' and 'natural' are frequent when referring to the 'gastro-cosmetics' movement which harmonises beauty treatments and gastronomy, and cares for both inner health and outer beauty...
  • Eating after exercise

    However often you go to the gym, and however religiously you follow through the exercise routines, if you want the calories you eat to be converted into energy and not...