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The Healthy Food Guide blog brings you expert views on the health stories hitting the headlines, nutritional nuggets from top dietitians and exercise updates from our fitness gurus.

15 Oct 2019
full body workout

By Ellie Donnell

Circuit training: The full-body workout you can do anywhere

You don't need fancy equipment to get an effective workout in. This bodyweight workout, from Freeletics, combines strength exercises (pushups and…

15 Oct 2019
How to eat (at least) 30-a-week

By Amanda Ursell, nutrition editor

How to eat (at least) 30-a-week

According to leading gut expert Dr Megan Rossi, we need to look beyond our 5-a-day mantra and turn our attention…

10 Oct 2019
ban eating on public transport

By Amanda Ursell, nutrition editor

Should we ban eating on public transport?

Sitting next to a person on a bus or train who’s chomping their way through a burger, a box of…

8 Oct 2019
Mindful baking: is it really the recipe to happiness?

By the Healthy Food Guide team

Mindful baking: is it really the recipe to happiness?

There might not be one perfect recipe for happiness but flour, butter and eggs are a good place to start.…

30 Sep 2019
Healthy Food Guide October

By Ruby Dumbrell

NEW Healthy Food Guide October issue is on sale now!

Weight loss just got personal  A positive scientific breakthrough puts to bed the idea that the ability to lose weight…

20 Sep 2019
Kay Featherstone

By the Healthy Food Guide team

Pinch of Nom: Kay Featherstone on why being ‘ordinary’ helped with the pair’s success

Imagine spending a Sunday afternoon concocting a recipe for strawberries stuffed with cheesecake as a treat for your slimming club,…

13 Sep 2019
The calorie-trap: when eating leftovers isn't a good thing

By Amanda Ursell, nutrition editor

The calorie-trap: when eating leftovers isn’t a good thing

The average Brit downs an extra 443 calories a week by hoovering up their children’s leftovers once they go back…

12 Sep 2019
take a tin of puy lentils

By the Healthy Food Guide team

Three ways with a pouch of puy lentils

Discover three exciting ways to use a tin or pouch of ready-to-eat puy lentils for an easy way to add…

11 Sep 2019
21 healthy bowl food recipes

By Ellie Donnell

21 healthy bowl food recipes

It might seem like an arbitrary change but swapping a plate for a bowl could do wonders for your diet.…

2 Sep 2019

By Tim Mead

Why we all need to support Organic September

As a family, we’ve been farming in the Yeo Valley for 50 years (the River Yeo runs behind the farm…

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