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A Dietitian Reveals 5 Healthy and Affordable Breakfast Swaps

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7 August 2019

A Dietitian Reveals 5 Healthy and Affordable Breakfast Swaps

If you’re looking to live a healthier lifestyle, breakfast is a good place to start. It’s the first meal of the day, which means it can often set the tone for how and what you eat later in the afternoon.

That said, most of us live busy lives and – no matter what health bloggers on Instagram might portray – plating up a gourmet breakfast every morning isn’t always realistic. Not only are we often short of time, but plenty of trendy breakfast ‘health’ foods like chia seeds, avocado and nuts are expensive to eat day-in day-out.

Cooking with Quooker: Filtered Tap Water in Dubai

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5 August 2019

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Cooking with Quooker is easy, fast and safe for your family

Quooker, the tap that does it all now comes equipped with an all-new CUBE system.

Besides offering instant 100°C boiling water, Quooker tap can now dispense chilled still and sparkling water all filtered from the single tap. You can add more convenience to your Quooker by choosing Quooker Flex that comes equipped with an innovative head and flexible spout design that reaches all corners of a kitchen sink to effectively clean vegetables, dishes, large cut-boards and the sink itself.

4 Summer Berries and Their Amazing Health Benefits

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5 August 2019

4 Summer Berries and Their Amazing Health Benefits

Stir them into yogurt, dust them with cinnamon or eat them straight from the punnet – nothing beats tucking into a bowl of berries on a hot summer’s day.

And beyond tasting great, the nation’s favourite berries have a lot going on in the nutrition stakes too. Packed with disease-fighting antioxidants, digestion-aiding fibre and several vitamins and minerals, consumed regularly as part of an overall balanced diet, these small wonders can do a lot to support our general health.

Why You Should Try the Decadent Art of Eating Alone

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1 August 2019

Why You Should Try the Decadent Art of Eating Alone

Guardian columnist and food writer extraordinaire Felicity Cloake spent last summer – six weeks in fact – cycling around France on a gastronomic tour of the country.

While many meals consisted of a quick croissant snaffled on the road, many involved eating alone in restaurants – Cloake spent a third of the trip accompanied by friends and family, but for two-thirds it was just her, two panniers and her trusty bike, Eddie.

5 Ultra-Processed Foods That Could Raise Cancer Risk

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25 July 2019

5 Ultra-processed Foods That Could Raise Cancer Risk

A new study has shown that eating foods that have been ‘ultra processed’ could increase your risk of cancer.

According to researchers from the Sorbonne in Paris and the University of Sao Paulo, in some developed countries processed foods make up around 50% of an average person’s diet, and this could be contributing to rising cancer levels. In fact, a 10% increase in eating ultra-processed food was associated with a 12% increased risk of overall cancer.

So what are the worst offenders when it comes to processed foods? And how can you replace them in your diet?

Fish Cuts Bowel Cancer Risk - 9 Interesting Ways to Eat More Fish

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25 July 2019

9 Interesting Ways to Eat More Fish

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.

Food Projects to Do With the Kids This Summer

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22 July 2019

Food Projects to do With the Kids This Summer

Making flapjacks chock-full of raisins with their favourite granny; stirring onions for their mum’s signature curry; fighting over who got to lick the last of the cake batter from the wooden spoon – ask almost any chef what their earliest food memory is, and chances are, they’ll tell you a story like this.

And it’s not just chefs. For many of us, our formative years involved patient grandparents sitting us on worktops to cut out cookies, or parents pegging tea towels to our tops as makeshift aprons before rolling pastry for jam tarts.

What Is Chlorophyll Water And Should You Be Drinking It?

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10 July 2019

What Is Chlorophyll Water And Should You Be Drinking It?

It's the latest trend in the wellness world - but is it safe to drink, and should you?

When you hear the word ‘chlorophyll’ you might get terrible flashbacks to GCSE biology, but don’t worry – this isn’t an exam. Chlorophyll is the latest trend in the wellness world.

If you do need some revision, it’s the green pigment in plants, which is needed for photosynthesis – a chemical reaction harnessing energy from sunlight. Now, people are starting to look into the benefits it can have for humans as well.

Things You Only Know if a Bad Meal Ruins Your Mood

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1 July 2019

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Things You Only Know if a Bad Meal Ruins Your Mood

If being let down after a bad meal is a feeling that fills you with dread, we understand your pain.

And so, you’ll know where we’re coming from with this lot…

You can’t be blamed for looking forward to a meal out. You get dressed up, you book a babysitter, you check the restaurant menu beforehand and know exactly what you’re going to order – if it goes wrong, all that excitement was for absolutely nothing. Of course you’re going to resent it!

As Ultra-Processed Foods are Linked to Early Deaths, Here are 7 to be Wary of

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24 June 2019

As Ultra-Processed Foods are Linked to Early Deaths

We’ve all heard it before: what we eat has a big impact on our health, and we should limit the amount of processed foods we consume.

In fact, two new studies published in journal The BMJ have found a link between what we classify as ‘ultra-processed’ foods and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease and death.

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