28 March 2021
15 March 2021
Ramadan is a blessed and festive time but it comes with challenges — spiritual, religious and physical.
The selfless act to avoid any food/drink from morning till dusk is taxing for the body, that’s used to our regular eating patterns. And while hunger is somewhat bearable, it’s particularly demanding to deal with thirst, especially when the temperature goes above 30°C outside.
10 February 2021
In New York particular, it’s fairly standard to eat solo in public.
In other places though, solitary diners are often considered a little odd and lonely – and sometimes even a nuisance at fussy restaurants with strict seating plans.
Sure, there are downsides to eating alone – servers asking, ‘Are you waiting for anyone?’, fellow diners assuming you’ve been stood up – but there are also a lot of positives to grabbing a table for one (for instance, not having to begrudgingly split a dessert).
26 January 2021
Join a doctor in exploring the medicinal effects of eating well at this inspiring food session.
They're the professionals in health and wellness, so it's no surprise we might wonder what ingredients you can find in a doctor’s kitchen. For NHS GP, health writer and foodie Doctor Rupy Aujla, he reveals all in the 'The Doctor's Kitchen', a recipe-rich website born from his belief in the beauty of food and the medicinal effects of eating well.
25 January 2021
The health benefits of oily fish have been well storied – salmon, sardines, trout and tuna can help lower the risk of heart disease, cancer, arthritis and improve our mental ability.
According to latest findings by the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF), our favourite catch of the day can also cut the risk of bowel cancer – and the finding relate to all types of fish.
6 December 2020
Whether you smash and slather it on sourdough, or you prefer to pulverise it into guacamole, one thing’s for sure – avocado has firmly established itself as the ‘It’ food of a generation.
But the benefits of getting your daily avocado on toast fix might just stretch beyond looking good on your Instagram feed, as researchers have discovered that eating one avocado per day could help to keep middle-age spread at bay.
18 November 2020
Brussels sprouts have something of a complicated reputation.
People tend to love them or hate them, but all agree on one thing: They’re very much a Christmas food.
But why is it that Brussels sprouts are banished to just one time of year? Turkey seems to have gotten away much easier – it might be the centrepiece of the festive meal, but people still have it at other times, at Thanksgiving or in stews and sandwiches.
12 March 2020
It’s surely the most pervasive problem facing vegan-kind – how and where to go out to eat?
Fortunately for plant-munchers everywhere, a new study by vegan restaurant guide HappyCow has identified the best cities in which to be vegan, ranking them by number, density, and quality of vegan outlets.
Here are their top picks. No animals were harmed in the making of this list…
4 March 2020
The jury has been going back and forth for years on whether or not coffee is actually good for you...
But a new study may have just provided the excuse you’re looking for to treat yourself to a venti flat white today (thanks, science).
Research by the Universities of Southampton and Edinburgh, published in the British Medical Journal, found that drinking three or four cups of java every day could lower your chance of death by 17%.