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The Baby Blogs Part 4 - Acid Reflux, Gas & the Flu Jab

My Month Five Pregnancy Story - How My Body is Changing!   Catch up on Parts One, Two and Three...

The Baby Blogs Part 3 - Energy Levels, Exercising & Pelvic Floor While Pregnant

The Baby Blogs Part 3 - Energy Levels, Exercising & Pelvic Floor While Pregnant

So we're into month four of pregnancy already and after the ups and downs of the first few months (check...

BBC Horizon Documentary

BBC Horizon Documentary

Some of you have contacted me about last week’s programme on Clean Eating so I thought I would take a...

We Want You to Join Us!

We Want You to Join Us!

Ambassador Application and Requirements After years of creating and building a trusted and well-established audience in the health industry, Natasha...

The Baby Blogs Part 1 - How Chilling Out Got Me Pregnant. Plus Carbs, Bitching & Food!

The Baby Blogs Part 1 - How Chilling Out Got Me Pregnant. Plus Carbs, Bitching & Food!

Removing Stress and Falling Pregnant!   After a very crazy half a year of work last year I found myself...

Does Turmeric Really Boost Health & Prevent Cancer?

Does Turmeric Really Boost Health & Prevent Cancer?

Via Michael Mosley, BBC News 'Now I'm usually very cynical about such claims, but in the case of turmeric I thought...

What You Need to Know About the Contraceptive Pill

What You Need to Know About the Contraceptive Pill

Let’s be honest, the pill makes life easier. The inconvenient truth? It might be robbing you of key nutrients.  ...

Best Slow Release Carbs

Best Slow Release Carbs

Not so long ago, fat was the nutritional bad guy, but in recent years carbs have been the whipping boy...

How to Stay Healthy on Holiday

How to Stay Healthy on Holiday

You’ve been counting down the days until your summer break – and maybe cutting down on indulgences before your vacation. But the...

How Beans Keep You Lean

How Beans Keep You Lean

Your Mum’s minestrone, chilli, and creamy bean mash can all be considered weight-loss foods! Bean on a Diet? Beans are...

Is Your Smoothie Making You Fat?

Is Your Smoothie Making You Fat?

When exactly did smoothies become works of architecture? Swipe through Instagram and you will see chocolate towers oozing over milkshake...

How to Avoid Gut Toxins

How to Avoid Gut Toxins

The vast mass of bacteria that lines our intestines is known as our microbiome, and it does much more than...

Staying Balanced & Inspired in Our Information-Lead Culture

Staying Balanced & Inspired in Our Information-Lead Culture

    Print, online and social media are incredibly valuable troves of useful information, inspiration and motivation in the health and...

Is Intermittent Fasting Really Healthy?

Is Intermittent Fasting Really Healthy?

Jennifer Aniston, Miranda Kerr and Beyonce swear by the 5:2 diet. So what is it, and can it really be healthy?...

How to Find Balance

How to Find Balance

Some weeks you might work overtime, missing spin class and barely acknowledging your partner, other times social demands leave your...

Quick & Healthy Breakfasts for When You're in a Hurry!

Quick & Healthy Breakfasts for When You're in a Hurry!

Are you bored of chia pudding, need to shake up your smoothie but still want to feel nourished first thing in...

Are Allergies Making you Overweight?

Are Allergies Making you Overweight?

While most of us long for Spring – the feel of sun on our skin, picnics in the park - for...

How to Eat After Exercise

How to Eat After Exercise

You’ve lunged, squatted and sweated out toxins and now you are STARVING. So what’s the best food to re-fuel? The answer...

Eat More to Lose Weight

Eat More to Lose Weight

Of the millions of people who follow popular diets every year, less than 1 per cent will achieve permanent weight loss...

Holistic Home Remedies

Holistic Home Remedies

Run out of deodorant? Feel a cold sore coming on? Rather than rush to Boots  try these home remedies.  ...

What's Really in Your Packaged Food?

What's Really in Your Packaged Food?

There is nothing more frustrating than finding out the ‘healthy option’ you’ve been eating, is not so wholesome. The Dolmio sauce scandal...

How to Boost Your Children's Immune Systems

How to Boost Your Children's Immune Systems

You can’t control the bugs and viruses your child is exposed to, but you can boost their defenses with food. Probiotics,...

Can These Foods Protect Against Alzheimer’s?

Can These Foods Protect Against Alzheimer’s?

Twenty-six million people around the world suffer from Alzheimer’s, and by 2050, those numbers are set to quadruple, according to a...

'How I Avoid Food Waste' - Natasha Corrett

'How I Avoid Food Waste' - Natasha Corrett

In the UK, almost 50% of food waste comes from our homes [1]. Clearly something should be done about this...

Plant Based Protein for Exercise

Plant Based Protein for Exercise

Chicken salads and whey protein shakes have gained a reputation as the go-to foods to maintain muscle mass. However, eating...

Herbicides: The Low-Down

Herbicides: The Low-Down

Is it Time to Buy Organic? You might not have heard of the herbicide ‘glyphosate,’ but there’s a chance you...

Are you Hungry or Dehydrated?

Are you Hungry or Dehydrated?

Supermodel Elle McPherson swears by alkaline living to stay slim and youthful; she also recommends drinking three litres of water every...

How to Beat Anxiety

How to Beat Anxiety

Do you ever suffer from panic attacks, insomnia or feelings of ‘overwhelm’? You are not alone. From the early 1990s,...

5 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

5 Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

  Megan Fox claims it ‘cleans out your system,’ Miranda Kerr drizzles the alkaline vinegar on salads [1], and Heidi Klum...

Eat Yourself Happy - Foods for Depression

Eat Yourself Happy - Foods for Depression

​ There is a second brain in your stomach, and what you eat affects how you feel. There are approximately...

How to Reverse the Signs of Aging

How to Reverse the Signs of Aging

Botox and expensive creams might come to mind when you think of ‘anti-ageing’ but there is another way to turn...

The Healthiest Sugar Alternatives

The Healthiest Sugar Alternatives

There is a reason sugar has been branded ‘the new nicotine’; animal studies show it is more addictive than cocaine....

Cacao VS Cocoa - Which is Better?

Cacao VS Cocoa - Which is Better?

What is the healthiest chocolate to indulge in this Easter? If you are going to indulge make it raw chocolate....

Do you Have Candida?

Do you Have Candida?

We’ve all been there; dashing to Boots in the lunch break thanks to an embarrassing (and always untimely) yeast infection;...

Heal Your Gut for Clear Skin

Heal Your Gut for Clear Skin

There is currently an epidemic of adult acne in the UK. A 2015 survey of 92 private dermatology clinics revealed...

Why Stress Makes You Fat

Why Stress Makes You Fat

If you’re cutting back on carbs, going to spin class, saying no to sugary treats and still battling with belly...

10 Healthy Comfort Foods

10 Healthy Comfort Foods

    Is there really such a thing as healthy comfort food? Natasha Corrett explains how you can enjoy your favourite...

Bloated? You Might Have IBS

Bloated? You Might Have IBS

  Do you feel crampy after meals? Do you need to run to the loo after eating certain foods? Is...

Can Turmeric Help Fight Cancer?

Can Turmeric Help Fight Cancer?

Known as ‘India gold’ turmeric has long been prized for its health giving properties. In traditional Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric was...

Are sweet Potatoes Better than White Potatoes?

Are sweet Potatoes Better than White Potatoes?

Firstly, potatoes – the beige variety – are not the devil. When baked and paired with some protein, or boiled...

How to Balance Your Macros

How to Balance Your Macros

  Forget low-fat diets and cutting out carbs. The best way to maintain energy levels, nourish your hormones, and stay...

Curb Cravings with Yoga

Curb Cravings with Yoga

Yoga Curbs Cravings Deep breathing and flowing movement can help fight cravings, says Tara Stiles, founder of Strala Yoga [1]...

Do You Have a Food Allergy?

Do You Have a Food Allergy?

Do you have a food allergy?   Fatigue, headaches, bloated stomach? It must be a food allergy, right? Read on…...

How to Combat Acid Reflux

How to Combat Acid Reflux

Despite the name, acid reflux is often caused by not having enough stomach acid. Read on… First let’s to a...

How to Heal PCOS Naturally

How to Heal PCOS Naturally

It’s estimated that one in every five women in the UK [1] suffers from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). So, what foods...

What to Eat When Breastfeeding

What to Eat When Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding provides a unique bonding opportunity for mother and baby. It also offers the chance to supply your newborn with...

Cancer Fighting Ginger

Cancer Fighting Ginger

You might know ginger for its anti-nausea qualities and ability to warm up the body on a cold day. But...

How Bio Identical Hormones Changed My Life

How Bio Identical Hormones Changed My Life

‘Two years ago my emotions were all over the place and I was holding onto the most insane amount of...

Bio Identical Hormones. Do you need them too?

Bio Identical Hormones. Do you need them too?

Getting the right balance of hormones affects not only your monthly period and chances of conceiving – it can also...

YOU USE 660 GALLONS OF WATER BY EATING ONE BURGER

News that processed meats were a major cause of cancer sparked a media frenzy last year. In October the World...

5 Ways to Reduce Cellulite

You can put a flattering filter on your beach-side insti, but the only way to improve cellulite in real life...

Teetotal Dinner Party Guide

There is no need to lock yourself away this January if you’re off the booze. Watching endless box sets with...

5 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Frustrated with stubborn fat? Dr. Libby Weaver, nutritional biochemist and author of Accidentally Overweight (Hay House, £10.99) looks at 5 common...

Meat-Free Lunch on a high street near you

Ten years ago, vegetarian lunch options were pretty limited. Maybe a cheese and pickle sandwich? Certainly no quinoa salad or...

85% of Tampons Contain Cancer Causing Toxins

Beauty might be skin deep, but toxins applied topically can affect your whole body health. When you rub products on...

Livestock is globally responsible for 18% greenhouse gas emissions by Kerry McCarthy

Livestock is globally responsible for 18% greenhouse gas emissions by Kerry McCarthy

We asked Kerry McCarthy, the new shadow minister for the Enviroment to give us her comments and statistics of what is happening within...

Kale-Tini?! The 5 Best Cocktail Recipes

Kale-Tini?! The 5 Best Cocktail Recipes

Most of us will indulge in a drink or two this Christmas, so why not make them healthy? Check out...

Eating Good Fat Makes You Brainy

Eating Good Fat Makes You Brainy

The English have an expression for a highly academic or studious person – an ‘egghead.’ While the origins of this...

The 5 Best Organic Turkeys

The 5 Best Organic Turkeys

If you eat meat, choose an organic turkey this Christmas. Battery birds are pumped with antibiotics and fed 24 hours...

How to Stay Healthy When Flying

You’re anxious, cramped, eating non-food and breathing recycled air. Here’s how to feel better when you touch down. Follow Gwyneth...

How to cure a Hangover

You’ve been working hard to stay alkaline and now comes the acid-test: December. With endless after work drinks and can’t-say-no...

Hormonal survival guide

Christmas is not kind to your waistline, but nor is it helpful for your hormones. Eating too much sugar, drinking...

Acne Comes From the Gut

Whether you are ‘regular’ might affect your complexion – yes really. While stress, sugar and hormones are often blamed for...

Lemon peel gives you clear skin

Time to roughage it. To get the most out of these 5 fruit and veggies you need to ditch the...

Foods to lower your stress levels

The stress hormone cortisol stimulates appetite[1] and leads to weight gain, is linked with depression[2] anxiety, stops you sleeping, lowers...

Travels to My Elephant in India | Blog

Travels to My Elephant in India | Blog

Back in March Mr B and I were invited to join my friends team on the Travels to my Elephant race...

What is Moringa? The New Green Superfood

If you follow an alkaline diet, you’re probably pretty clued-up about green powders. Packed with the likes of spirulina, wheatgrass...

10 Foods For a Flat Stomach

It’s hard to feel good when your stomach is distended. So give gluten, dairy and sugar a miss – common...

B12 The Better Hair, Better Mood Vitamin

If you follow a healthy vegan or vegetarian diet, you are likely consuming far more antioxidants and skin loving nutrients...

Do you have leaky gut?

If you suffer from headaches, allergies and fatigue, or you’ve put on weight and you don’t know why – it...

Pumpkin the secret aphrodisiac

Pumpkin the secret aphrodisiac

A grinning, Halloween pumpkin might be great for entertaining the kids, but if you want to lure a man –...

5 Alkaline condiments

You could make the most delicious vegan burger, but if you cover it in ketchup, then you’re negating some of the...

Foods to improve your sleep

Lack of sleep drives stress, increases appetite hormones, and is causing many of us to turn to quick-fix drugs; around...

Sneaky Places Gluten Hides

With the explosion of ‘Free From’ foods you’d think gluten would be easy to avoid. But despite supermarkets brimming with...

Supercharge your Smoothie

How many of you feel better – and think better – when you have an alkalizing smoothie first thing in...

Enzymes, the new vitamins?

  Every chemical function in the body relies on enzymes. These super nutrients are abundant in raw alkaline food, but...

5 Snacks to Stay Slim

The idea of snacking to stay slim might sound counter intuitive, but we’re not talking cheese and crackers here. Instead...

Introducing “DudeFood” Author Dan Churchill

  Healthy chef Dan Churchill, released his first book, Dude Food at age 19 and has been dubbed the ‘aussie’ Jamie...

What is in Soya milk?

  Those who give up dairy often switch to soya milk, believing it’s a healthier alternative. But it’s difficult to...

Omega-3 for Vegans

The human brain evolved in the sea 500 million years ago, according to marine biologists. It’s little wonder then that...

The Healthiest Nut Butters

  I hate to spread bad news but peanut butter doesn’t make the cut. It’s acid-forming, susceptible to a carcinogenic...

Healthy Fats for your Body and Brain

If you’re overdone the bread and wine this summer, the quickest way to shape up - and sharpen your mind...

Five Reasons to Cut Down on Meat

Eating a predominantly plant-based diet is not only fashionable – see Beyonce, J-Lo, Joaquin Phoenix - it’s also good for...

What you should know about gluten

    Do you wake up wanting rye bread, crave pasta or hanker after a slice of wood-fired pizza… only...

5 Perfect Lunch ideas

  Ninety five percent of workers in Britain buy their lunch, according to a new survey from Protecting.co.uk. It might...

How much protein should I really eat?

  With the rise in popularity of low-carb diets, more of us are becoming aware of the importance of protein....

5 Foods to Give you Slow Releasing Energy

If you want a quick-fix for flagging energy levels then forget sugar, white flour and even sushi. These acid-forming foods...

5 Things to bring to a Picnic

Summer is well and truly here so it's time to sit back, relax and unwind.   And there is nothing...

5 Ways to have your cake and eat it too

It’s undeniable. We are a baking nation – or rather a country obsessed with baking. The phenomenal success of the...

5 Ways to treat yourself to Ice Cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! When the sun is shining and the weather is glorious,...

7 Ways to enjoy seasonal fruit

One of the best things about summer is that we are spoilt for choice. Gorgeous, fresh, locally sourced, flavours and...

Miami Healthy City Guide

Los Angeles may be The United States’ indisputable champion of the healthy eating and wellness scene but other American cities...

Alkaline Eating for Men

ALKALINE EATING FOR MEN Many women follow an alkaline lifestyle because they see noticeable improvement in their general health and...

Magda Jagri talks Healthy Hair

Healthy Summer Hair Keeping our hair healthy this summer can be a bit of a battle. With holidays upon us...

My wedding makeup and beauty

Getting ready for your big day can be daunting so i wanted to share with you what I did to...

5 Things to know about Cavolo Nero, The New Kale

It seems everyone is “kale-ing” it at the moment. It’s the trendy food must have. Two years after the New...

Pros and Cons – Home Bread-making

“Putting bread on the table” and being the “bread-winner” are phrases that remind us that “bread” and “money” became almost...

My Wedding Food

When planning my wedding my food was one of the most important things I wanted to get right. I decided...

5 Ways to have a healthy burger

Nothing says summertime like a mouthwatering and tasty hamburger. Sinking your teeth into a succulent patty is pure bliss. A...

Wellbeing Festival Survival Guide - The Natural Way

Music festivals are certainly one of the highlights of the British summer. Hundreds of thousands of revelers of all ages flock to...

5 Tips to Stay Healthy + Hydrated on the Go

One of the things that I frequently tell myself off for is not drinking enough water. I can go hours...

5 Perfect snacks to bring to a Festival

When summer finally arrives, we all relish the longer evenings, warm sunshine and of course - the festival season. It...

Foods of the Season - July

Summer is the time of the year when we should make the most of what the season has to offer...

Win With Holland & Barrett

Win With Holland & Barrett More We have teamed up with Holland & Barrett, one of the country’s most significant...

5 Festivals with Awesome Food

Music festivals no longer represent a feast just for the ears. Forget about the soggy and limp chips, rubbery hot...

5 ways to improve your skin and hair

We all know that eating a natural plant-based diet is beneficial to our general health and wellbeing. A healthy approach not...

Summer in Gstaad anyone?

I love the mountains so much and when i was invited to go to Gstaad earlier this year i was...

21 Day Reboot

Our latest 21 day alkaline easy to follow plan is the perfect tool if you are looking to start improving...

Eating for Exercise

Fitness and nutrition go hand in hand. You really can't get the best out of one without the other.“Knowing when...

Make Baobab Famous!

What might you ask is BAOBAB and why make it famous? The baobab is a fruit that grows on what...

7 Ways to exercise without a gym membership

This summer, there are simply no excuses not to get fit. Not only is the sunshine and warm weather inspiring...

Online Fitness

Online fitness - Your living room is officially fit for working out! Very few people can afford to invite a...

Why Eat Organic

8 Reasons To Eat Organic Food I have always believed in eating to be healthy – enjoying simple and good food...

"Pegan" Paleo-Vegan

THINKING ABOUT GOING PEGAN?   Move over Atkins, Weight Watchers and the Zone diets. There is a new diet kid...

Foods for June

There is nothing as quintessially British as Wimbledon, the oldest and most prestigious tennis tournament in the world. It’s steeped...

Are you ready to take the challenge?

Running – Are you ready to take on the challenge? Marathon season is now full swing. There are 5K and...

Healthy eating tips for children

7 ways  to get your children into healthy eating Throughout my life I’ve always really enjoyed healthy food. I could quite...

Want to Launch a Successful Food Blog?

A good camera and great lighting are crucial, baking with bananas is a winner and posting simple, quick recipes is...

6 Ways To Get Restful Sleep

Sleep. It’s the most natural and effortless thing in the world. It’s something we all need, cherish and crave more...

Spring is really here!

I love more than anything seeing the leaves on the trees and the blossom falling on the ground… it says...

5 Ways to Kick-Start Your Day Without Coffee

  Did you wake up this morning feeling a bit groggy and in desperate need of that caffeine fix? That...

Probiotics – Good and Friendly Bacteria Anyone?

We all want our gut to be happy and for it to do its business – digest food. After all,...

Foods of the season - May

When May comes around, we know that spring has definitely sprung! The leaves on the trees are sprouting and we...

FOODS OF THE SEASON - APRIL

There’s no comparison for fresh seasonal food. You can smell the goodness when you snap it off the stalk and...

WHAT IS GLUTEN FREE? WE EXPLAIN!

Enthusiasm for a gluten-free diet in the UK has been spiralling upwards. When we see celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow buying...

6 tips on how to go meat free with BRITA

It is national #meatfreeweek and its something close to my heart that i like to support and spread the word....

WHAT ARE THE “DIRTY DOZEN?”

You might be thinking film and Oscar glory here. But no, we’re sadly not talking about a critically acclaimed 1967...

TEFF, THE NEW QUINOA?

It’s a national obsession in Ethiopia and it has now made its way to the West. No, we’re not talking...

7 ways to eat quiona

Let’s face it. Quinoa is having a bit of a moment. Not only were film stars offered a quinoa salad...

A Happy Mind for 2015 by Chris James

How do we achieve a happy mind for 2015? We can spend years listening to others tell us what's best...

Protein powders – the good, the bad and the ugly

As you lace up your trainers and hit the park for a run or step up your time at the...

How to alkalise the body

Our Hero Laura Bond talks about the best ways to alkalise the body. Read more about her approach and see...

5 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR DIGESTION

These days, with our busy work schedules, long hours at the office, frenetic modern lifestyle and unhealthy food choices readily...

How to Stay Healthy at Work by Laura Bond

With experts warning this week that even bagged salads are bad for you, it might seem like an impossible quest...

My heavenly holiday in Cambodia - Travel Diary

When I found out my friend was getting married in Thailand i thought it the perfect excuse to do a...

Feeding Kids Healthy Nutritious Meals

Leonora Bamford, in the kitchen with her daughter On the school drop off this morning a group of young kids...

The Healthy Way to Get to Work by Laura Bond

Want to know the healthiest way to get to work? It’s simple – all you have to do is look...

'An alkaline diet helped me conceive'

After spending two years struggling to conceive, and trying a range of different conventional and holistic approaches, Henrietta discovered Honestly...

What's really in Starbucks coconut milk?

I love the fact that larger chains are embracing the healthier alternatives as it becomes easier for people to be...

Surprising foods for Your Sex Drive by Laura Bond

You might think a fancy restaurant meal is the best way to spark romance – but it can also be...

Heal Your Body from Sugar Cravings

There’s no sugar-coating it, whether you are talking about heart disease and cancer or acne and Alzheimer’s – sugar is...

Aphrodisiac Food: Five recommendations by Dale Pinnock

Valentine's day is getting closer and we could not avoid writing about truly aphrodisiac food. As you guys know here...

Top 10 Anti-Cancer Foods by Laura Bond

A baby born today has a one in two chance of developing cancer in his or her lifetime. While it's...

Three easy ways to alkalise your body by Laura Bond

Helping you to alkalise your body for us is a mission, so we thought it would be useful for you to...

Honestly Healthy Cleanse book launch

What an amazing week we have had at the Honestly Healthy HQ to launch my new book Honestly Healthy Cleanse!...

The vegan runner

  There are a number of sports where vegetarians and vegans excel. Running and being vegetarian or vegan is not...

Portion Size, Portion Size, Healthy Portion Size!

If you are on your way to a healthy January there is so much to take in – which cleanse...

Top Tips for your Cleanse

As we all know, January is a very popular time to cleanse – mostly because we have all just had...

3 days at Como Point Yamu in Phuket

I have been to Phuket a few times normally for a detox but when we were invited to a friends...

Five toxic foods that should be avoided

Sometimes we just don't realise how toxic the foods are that we are eating.  It can be so detrimental to...

Foods to Increase your Metabolism - by Vicki Edgson

How do we define ‘metabolism’? Your metabolism is the amount of energy or calories your body burns to maintain its...

7 Easy to find and easy to eat superfoods you can have everyday

The word superfood has become a fashionable one and for some reason seems to evoke hard to source rarities. Superfoods...

The truth about fermented food with Dale Pinnock

There is a lot of buzz regarding fermented food these days. Fermented foods contain beneficial probiotics, digestive enzymes and health...

How to combat depression on the most depressing day of the year

Blue Monday is known to be the most depressing day of the year and we have teamed up with Red...

My New Book Honestly Healthy Cleanse

I can't be more excited to announce the release of my new book Honestly Healthy Cleanse its been a year...

Food for your immune system - Turmeric

Food for your immune system: In this video, our Honestly Healthy Hero Laura Bond  presents some very useful information on how...

How do I know if my Coconut Water is actually healthy?

I love coconut water, it’s one of those great mother nature inventions. It’s incredibly popular these days and, as it...

Superfoods For Travellers

So as Christmas is drawing closer, some of you guys may be sourcing a new super warm jacket to keep...

Move Over Brandy Butter!

Oh yes, the mince pies are in the oven, the tree is up and I am remembering all over again...

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Polycystic Ovaries (PCOS) & How I Got Rid Of Them

  Thinking I was healthy, four years ago I was told, like many women, that I had Polycystic Ovaries. In...

#healthyselfie

Howdy Healthy Folk, It was great to see your lovely faces at our Honestly Healthy banquet at the fabulous Beach Blanket...

Healthy drinks with stevia - are they really healthy?

It seems like there is always a new edge or niche that food manufacturers use to try and get people...

Fixing My Bad Back

I have always suffered with a bad lower back but in the last 3 years since snapping one of my...

Cleansing Yoga with Libby

In spite of the cloudy Autumn weather, the HH team braved the cold with one of our Honestly Healthy Heroes...

Oil Pulling The 5000 Year Old Mouthwash

So it's time to talk about oil pulling or the 5000 year old mouthwash as I sometimes call it. I...

Bee Pollen - Does It Contain All the Nutrients You Need?

Instagram and twitter feeds are currently abuzz with images of bee pollen smoothies, golden granules decorating chia seed porridge and...

Reducing My Food Waste with LG

How many times were you told when you were younger ‘to finish what’s on your plate’? I certainly was, and...

E-Cigarettes And Your Health

'Giving up smoking is the easiest thing in the world,' said Mark Twain. 'I know because I've done it thousands of...

Favourite Sportswear For Autumn

There is nothing like our favourite sportswear for Autumn to inspire you to get moving again. In addition, when the...

How To Make Dairy Free Almond Milk

   Should you swap cow’s milk for almond milk?    We teamed up with the beauty and wellness website Get...

Food Styling At Anthropologie

So we had a fantastic food styling night at the Anthropologie store on Regent Street London on Tuesday. I was...

Go with your Guts! Chris James for Honestly Healthy

It’s been a lousy morning. You spilt coffee down your freshly ironed white shirt, were late for work, missed a...

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A Healthy Halloween - 3 Hair Raising Recipes!

Bloody Beetroot & Nectarine Juice Deep red in colour as a result of the beetroot, this recipe makes the perfect...

3 Surprising Stress Toxins: and what you can do about them

Today we lead increasingly busy lives – we’re multitasking, shallow breathing, slaves to social media and constantly giving into convenience...

10 Things You Never Knew Sugar Was Doing To Your Body

   So our friends at Get The Gloss have got a few extra things to teach us about sugar. Thanks...

High Street 'Healthy' Juices - Are You Being Conned?

So I am MASSIVELY  in favour of the big high street cafes and lunch spots embracing all things health -...

Improving Your Adrenal Health - By Julie Montagu

The adrenals, which can found at the top of the kidneys, are the glands responsible for secreting hormones around the...

The 3 Best Exercises To Draw Out Toxins

Every now and then we need to address our toxicity levels and draw them out in the best possible way....

Eating Meat Is Destroying Our Planet

When I became a vegetarian eight years ago it was not an ethical choice in anyway. I was a big...

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10 Steps To Healthier Kids - By Calgary Avansino

Our HH Hero Calgary Avansino is a bit of a wonder woman - a contributing editor at British Vogue, a...

Why Do We Need Vitamin K?

So lets start off with a bit of science - vitamin K is what is known as a “coagulation vitamin”. This...

The Incredible Health Benefits of Wheatgrass

  In an ideal world a wheatgrass shot (or two) should be part of everyone’s morning routine. It’s a bold...

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5 Natural Ways To Help Cure A Hangover

Urrrgh, we've all felt it, and the older you get, the worse they seem to feel. But knowing this, we...

Reduce Your Breast Cancer Risk

 Roughly one in eight women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime but there are some natural ways...

Can Meat Be Part Of A Healthy Diet?

From a nutritional perspective meat consumption can be a controversial subject. There are those that believe from a health stand...

Why Do We Crave Sugar?

  Our Honestly Healthy Hero and resident nutritionist Libby Limon talks sugar and sugar addiction…….. This year the media hooked...

A Sugar Detox Yoga Video

This week on the site we are discussing all things sugar! The dreaded refined white stuff is a constant subject...

What does ‘Free Range’ really mean?

Thanks to the work of chefs such as Jamie Oliver, we are now much more aware of the atrocities involved...

Beat the Bloat!

Bloating is one of the most common problems that people come to us with. It’s hardly surprising really considering the...

Fuel For Peak Performance - The Protein Balance

Back during the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, we touched base with marathon runner Sonia Samuels. Sonia is an international athlete...

Is Your Digestive System Crying Out For Help?

In today's day and age, the mention of allergies and intolerances is heard all the more often. With the advancement...

5 Things You Need If You Are Going Gluten Free

Allergies are on the rise and the more we discover about nutrition, the more we understand that ingredients like gluten...

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Coconut Oil at A Glance - What Are The Benefits?

Coconut oil has now become a store cupboard staple and with its numerous health benefits, it’s easy to see why....

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The Weekend Breakfast Edit

Breakfast on the weekends are like sacred moments in my life. I have a grin on my face for the...

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Saying It How It Is & Piling On The Pounds This Summer

Forget Christmas, Imogen Edwards-Jones finds out why a summer holiday poses the most risk for falling off the wagon A...

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What Could Be Healthier Than King Kale??

The pauper crop that has risen to ultimate fame - kale is royalty among vegetables! The epitome of rags to...

Yoga For Beginners - An Online Class

So excited to now be working closely with a fantastic new online yoga company called Movement For Modern Life. They...

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What's Foods Are In Season - August & September

Summer is a time of year when we should be boosting our bodies with bucket loads of what the season...

Fitspiration - The Best Instagram Accounts for Fitness Inspiration

There is no doubt that the world is a little Instagram obsessed at the moment - hands up, we are too....

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Let's Go Round The Mulberry Bush!

This week we were lucky enough to have one of the best gifts ever delivered to the office! It was...

Healthy Meets Delicious Restaurants in London

First and foremost I am a foodie.  Being brought up in the restaurant world, as my father owned and ran...

Staying Present In Our Tech Obsessed World - by Julie Montagu

          The ever-evolving digital world is becoming increasingly difficult to avoid. Although having a constant stream...

All Hail Cayenne

So you must have heard of that infamous health kick drink – cayenne pepper, lemon and water?  Perhaps you just...

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The Skin Cancer Vs Vitamin D Debate

Cases of skin cancer are on the rise in a big way and it is now the most common form...

Ditch The Gym - Here Are The Best Exercise Apps

The weather is amazing at the moment and gym memberships are expensive. Check out some of these great fitness apps...

WANTED: Sugar, The Silent Killer!

If it were humanised, the headlines would read...   'BREAKING NEWS! Millions Killed By Silent, Refined Murderer!'    Silent, hidden,...

Fun things i did in July

Everyone loves a good festival but when its on your door step and you don't have to camp its even...

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Hemp Me Healthy

Hemp seeds have got themselves a bit of a name for being a really 'vegetarian' and 'hippie' thing to eat...

My Food Diary

   I have had such a full on but fun week this week. I spent three days in the kitchen...

Lose Weight this Summer with Acupuncture - By Kate Winstanley

Beat the Bloat, Cut the Cravings and Ditch the Stress!   As summer approaches and it gets to bikini time...

Wonders On My Bookshelf

As summer reaches its peak, I always go back to books that I have loved and sometimes have a re-read...

Fierce Grace Yoga

Recently, I've been going to Fierce Grace quite a bit. I really love it because it is hot yoga with...

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Wild & Raw: Why Wild Food Matters - By The Wild Food Cafe

Isn't it surprising that with the advent of raw plant-food and healthy, wholesome eating we are still rather shy about...

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Healing Herbs

Citrus zest and herbs are ingredients that we just could not be without in the Honestly Healthy kitchen - they...

Wholefoods Richmond demo & Lululemon Yoga

I was so excited to be asked to do a demo at Wholefoods Richmond with recipes from my new book...

Honestly Healthy HQ Food Diary

We have a routine at the Honestly Healthy HQ - on Monday mornings, one of us heads down to Portobello...

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Mindless Eating - By Chris James

‘When walking, walk. When eating, eat.’ ~ Zen proverb The average Westerner eats too much.  It’s a sad state of...

5 Things To Do If You Are Not At Glastonbury/The World Cup

Listening to the radio over the last couple of days has made me a little bit depressed. Glastonbury is now...

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The Nutritional Balance

We are always talking about balance when it comes to our lives - work and play, exercise & chill, alone...

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Prevention: Beyond Cigarettes and Sunscreen - By Laura Bond

A baby born today has a 40 per cent chance of developing cancer in his or her lifetime, according to...

New products + Places I'm loving in June

There are so many new products that come out all the time in the health food world, so I thought...

Green smoothies + Bobbi Brown makeup

I found out that THE Bobbi Brown is a fan of my books which is quite overwhelming to be honest...

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Functional Foods the New ‘Superfoods' - By Libby Limon

The word ‘superfoods’ has been liberally used for years to promote ‘health’ food products but often people aren’t entirely sure...

Key Kit For Your Kitchen

As I have gotten older, there have been distinct moments that have hit me and made me realise that I...

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The 'A,B,C' Of Mindful Eating

We have got a very strict team at HH about taking time out to eat. No phones, computers, televisions or...

Five Reasons To Take Chlorella - By Organic Burst

The Superfood Cell Renewer Chlorella - You know it’s green (it contains the highest amount of pure chlorophyll per gram...

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Alkaline Cooking Methods

At Honestly Health we love raw foods and like to cook in a way that keeps ingredients as close to...

Sacred Space - By Laurella Fox-Pitt

One of the things I love about yoga is that you can practice it anywhere. As a friend once said...

Eat Mushrooms Everyday - By Laura Bond

In Ancient China, doctors were employed to keep patients healthy; if they got sick, the payment stopped, according to a book written around...

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Good or Bad: Everything You Need to Know About Agave

As I am sure you're aware, there is currently huge controversy over whether or not Agave is a suitable substitute...

My organic holiday in Morocco

I wanted to take my fiancé away for his birthday weekend and he had never been to Morocco so thought...

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“I’m Vegetarian What Supplements Should I Take….?” - By Libby Limon

As a nutritional therapist I am equally passionate about health and food. I believe food cannot only support and heal...

The Benefits of Fermented Foods

Fermented foods contain beneficial probiotics, digestive enzymes and health boosting nutrients. But what is a fermented food, and how can...

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Why Choose Organic Superfood Supplements - by Organic Burst

At Organic Burst, we like to think that the organic principals of our superfood supplements filter through into everything we...

At home with Jason Gardiner

Jason G a wonderful friend of mine and an avid fan of Honestly Healthy told me one day that he...

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Dairy & Its Alternatives with Coyo's Bethany Eaton

The founder of Coyo in the UK is an amazing lady called Bethany Eaton. Not only is she working hard...

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Slippery Elm For Digestion & Healing

Slippery Elm is a species of elm tree native to North East America, where it is found most commonly in...

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Hay Fever - The Natural Cures

Hay fever season is upon us, and If you're a sufferer,  your nose is running, eyes are itchy and the...

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Psyllium Husks - The Heroes Of Digestive Health

What is Psyllium Husk? Psyllium  husks are the outer husks of the seeds of the Plantageo Ovata plant native to...

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Green Clean Your House - 5 Cleaning Products To Make Yourself

As our lives become busier and with not enough hours in the day, it is easier to look at the...

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Benefits of a Plant Based Diet...

A plant based diet is defined by what it includes - yes, lots of plant food; vegetables, green leaves, plants,...

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Mindless Eating - The Worlds Biggest Problem.

With much busier lifestyles, thoughtless eating is becoming a common scenario. Eating without paying attention to what you are putting...

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Sprout Up

Sprouts are just about the best foods that you can eat - full of minerals, vitamins and complete proteins. By...

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The Many Alternatives To Refined Sugar

So we all know that sugar is rapidly becoming a dangerous drug, but when you are really craving something sweet...STOP!...

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How To Get A Good Nights Sleep

Everyone wants to know the answer to getting a great nights sleep and waking up feeling refreshed and ready for...

I have been shooting my 3rd cook book!

It's such an amazing and crazy feeling that my second book has just come out and that its at number...

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Know your Chillies!

From the tongue tinglers to the flavour enhancers, there is a chilli out there for everyone, and the versatility that...

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Just What's In That 'Healthy' Dairy Free Alternative? By Rude Health

The number of health foods and stores popping up left right and centre these days is remarkable. Healthy food finally...

Raw Cacao - The Healthy Chocolate

You may have heard whisperings of late that chocolate is actually not all that bad for you. In fact, if...

What's In Season - May

May to me signifies the real start of Spring. As we come to the end of April, you can really...

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Top Tips For Easter

1. EAT CHOCOLATE - Not all chocolate is unhealthy you know. Raw cacao is actually a superfood as unlike normal...

Good Fats Vs Bad Fats - By Calgary Avansino

Not all fat is created equal and more importantly not all fat makes you fat. There are bad fats, better...

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Our Favourite Pinterest Pinners

So we may have developed a slightly unhealthy obsession with Pinterest lately. Scary amounts of time can go by while...

Get your 7 a day & Make them GREEN!!

The news that studies have shown that we should be upping our intake of fruit and vegetables to 7 a...

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Mother's Day Checklist

It's Mother's Day tomorrow, so here are a few suggestions from us on truly spoiling your Mum HH way. Having...

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Honestly Healthy For Life Book Launch

So it was a pretty big day yesterday as we celebrated the launch of our new cookbook 'Honestly Healthy For...

Front cover of Vegetarian Living Mag!!

My book came out last week and the piece of press i was most excited about what being on the...

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The Alkaline Way To Lower Cholesterol

Your body is always ridding itself of acid build up through urination, perspiration, respiration and defecation. However, when the build...

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5 Things To Do This Weekend

Weekends are so special. It's only when you don't have them that you realise how important they are for recuperating,...

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Top Tips To Get You Back On Track With Your Health

Sometimes we all fall off the wagon and if we are in the wrong state of mind, it can be...

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Alkaline Foods To Be Eating This Spring

So supposedly the first day of Spring starts on 20th March. Spring is certainly in the air though and with that...

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Superfood Session - Cardamom

Cardamom along with cinnamon and star anise has got to be up there with our top 3 favourite spices. Chilli...

Salt Awareness Week - Alkaline Alternatives To Table Salt

It is Salt Awareness Week this week so we thought that we would put something together for you to show...

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GMO'S - Genetically Modified Organisms

GMOs are plants or animals that have been genetically engineered with DNA from bacteria, viruses or other plants and animals...

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A Question Of Inflammation

As a follow up to our post this week on the importance of looking after our digestive system, the other...

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5 Things To Try This Month

 REN Hot Cloth Cleanser This is a new product from REN and its AMAZING. It is really gentle on the...

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Is Excess Protein Dangerous?

The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey claims that those under the age of 65 are four times more likely to...

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Mel C Tells Us Her Health Secrets On How To Look & Feel Fantastic

So very excitingly, I am now doing a series of interviews for Harpers Bazaar with a few friends of Honestly...

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What Superfoods Should I be Adding?

There are so many different superfoods, immune boosters, energy lifters and skin brightners out there on the shelf, all twinkling...

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Starting A Kitchen Garden - By Jo Wood

Now is the time to start you kitchen garden…put on your wellies,  pull out your shovel, source your seeds, find...

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Managing Your 'Inner Critic' - By Charlie Cannon

If I were to name the most important thing I have learned to support my happiness and personal wellbeing, I...

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Top 5 Foods To Nourish And Slim - By Laura Bond

Overweight people now outnumber undernourished people in the world. There are about 1.5 billion overweight adults (500 million of them...

Yoga For Alkaline Longevity - By Laurella Fox-Pitt

Our great friend Laurella Fox-Pitt is such an inspiration when it comes to encouraging people to start integrating yoga into...

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How Sustainable Are Your Foods?

Last year the news in Britain and Europe that horse meat has been found in incorrectly labelled food products, stood...

Hot Yoga - What Are The Benefits?

So Team HH recently took on a Hotpod Yoga class to see what all the fuss was about. With some hot...

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Chia For Base Nutrition

Diet related disease is rife in our communities and illnesses like diabetes, high cholesterol and obesity are on the increase. ...

Top 3 Partner Exercises for Valentine’s Day - By Louise Hazel

It’s February, and with Valentine’s Day fast approaching you may want to impress that special someone with your new toned...

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Healing Spices - By Vicki Edgson

The spices in your kitchen cabinet provide a veritable feast of healing nutrients and compounds, and really should feature in...

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Chia Month Competition

At Honestly Healthy we are big fans of all things Chia. That is why we have teamed up with The...

Food = Mood

When you are feeling a little bit low do you ever stop to think that it might have something to...

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Are Your Coconuts Costing The Earth?

Coconut products are everywhere at the moment and we can't deny that we at Honestly Healthy don't love them either....

Why stay clear of trans fats?

Think of those chip friers at the back of a takeaway shop full of vegetable oil bubbling away frying either...

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Why Be Organic - By Jo Wood

There are so many reasons to be organic, most importantly, that it’s what nature intended. For millennia, we ate only...

How To Stay Motivated To Exercise - With Calgary Avansino

Our bodies are clever little creatures - when they start to recognize an exercise routine they go on autopilot and...

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Foods Of The Season - January

With modern food processing techniques and rapid global shipping routes, we have access to whatever ingredients we want throughout the...

#byebyesugar

It's time to cut that white granulated stuff from our diets.  You have heard the bad press on what it...

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Snack While you Cleanse

Believe it or not, snacking is actually a vital part of a thorough cleanse. Remember, cleansing is all about reducing...

5 Mince Pie Busting Exercises

So if you are not a gym bunny but you want to get working out this January, then we can...

Good Grains - By Calgary Avansino

I am a firm believer that life without carbs is impossible to sustain and not at all necessary! Don’t be...

5 Pilates Stretches to do From Home

Hamstring and It band stretch using a fitness circle Lie on your back with both knees bent. Place one foot...

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Give Back to Nature - Compost It!

I was lucky enough to grow up in some pretty special Scottish countryside. We were surrounded by fields and big...

How to Stay fit on holiday

We work so hard to get fit and gorgeous for our holidays then we tend to let it all go...

The Right Yoga For You

Have you ever thought to yourself  ‘right I am going to take up yoga’ and before you know it, you...

Why Pilates? by Chloe Hodgeson

Why Pilates? How does it help the body? What are the benefits? Run down? Stressed? Tired? Over worked? Not enough...

FAST FACTS On Acidity and Toxins

Why is being in an acidic state so bad for our health?  For this we need to understand what a...

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5 Things Every Cancer Patient Needs to Know – By Laura Bond

Tunnel vision can take over when you’re given a diagnosis of cancer. Fear shuts down the rational mind, leaving most...

What is a Mantra? - By Miranda Lewis

Have you been to a yoga class and heard the word mantra, and not had the foggiest? This article will...

What is this HIIT all about? By YOUR GYM

There is so much in the press at the moment about HIIT training but what does it mean? It literally...

5 Minutes of yoga to do at home

Always remember a little is better than nothing.  Doing 5 minutes when you wake up in the morning to get...

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Top Tips For New Mothers

In the last 24 hours, I have had two separate messages celebrating the announcement of a new baby. So exciting...

Does your food give you PMT? By Dr Martin Galy

Sometimes you would not put your food as a direct impact to your hormone levels but it makes a massive...

#dietsdontwork

After stumbling across the 4 part series on BBC2, 'The Men Who Made Us Thin', I finally felt like I...

Top Tips to loose weight

  1. Portion size, portion size, portion size. It sounds simple, but your meal should fit in your cupped hands. Think...

Cleansing postures through yoga – by Miranda Lewis

Do you need to purify your body after Christmas overload? Too much food, hours of sitting watching TV and excess...

The Horse Meat Scandal - How did it get to this point?

Whilst doing some research into the Horsemeat burger scandal, I started to ask myself how did it get to this...

Louise Hazel

So Louise is a pretty impressive lady - anyone who can master 7 track events as a heptathlete is impressive...

Jo Wood

Jo Wood has founded her own fab cosmetic company called Jo Wood Organics. We at HH are big fans of...

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Company Magazine - Fridge Fill Review

The lovely Oonagh from Company Magazine has been lucky enough to trial our Fridge Fill food delivery service this January....

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