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Diet and Nutrition Features

Read the latest features on diet, nutrition and food on Get The Gloss. With advice from top nutritionists as well as healthy eating meal plans and recipes, we're here to help.

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Amelia Freer: how to do a healthy BBQ

May 20th 2020 / Amelia Freer

Nutritional therapist Amelia Freer explains how to have fun this summer without falling off the wagon >>>

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The 6 best supplements to help you stay mentally strong

May 18th 2020 / Rob Hobson

Good nutrition is vital for building up mental resilience in trying times. These are the mood-boosting vitamins and minerals to have in your mental first aid kit, says nutritionist Rob Hobson >>>

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3 recipes that will help you get a better night's sleep

May 14th 2020 / Alexandra Harrison

Struggling to nod off at night? The answer could be as simple as what you have for dinner. Two experts share the evening dishes that are packed full of nutrients to promote healthy sleep hormones >>>

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5 chocolate desserts and snack recipes to make from the Fast 800 Diet

April 26th 2020

From brownies to chocolate mousse, satisfy your sweet tooth with these healthy treats >>>

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These vegan banana bread muffins are our new favourite breakfast

April 19th 2020 / Roz Purcell

For when you want to flex your baking muscles further than banana bread, try Roz Purcell's vegan recipe – ideal for breakfasts and snacks >>>

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10 things you need to know about vitamin D

April 17th 2020 / Anna Hunter

Including why taking a vitamin D supplement may be more important than ever in the time of Covid-19 >>>

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A healthy alternative to hot cross buns? Count us in

April 9th 2020

We're all over these hot cross bun protein balls by Michael Mosley (sorry Lindy bunny) >>>

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Why you shouldn't feel guilty about stress or boredom eating during lockdown

April 7th 2020 / Sophie Medlin

It's natural to want to eat more when we’re bored or stressed but feeling guilty about it won’t help, says dietitian Sophie Medlin, who has this advice for stopping stress snacking >>>

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The best supplements and natural remedies for anxiety

April 7th 2020

Feeling more anxious than normal? Us too. Give your body and mind a helping hand to cope with anxiety with these mental health-boosting supplements >>>

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Banana bread is everywhere on Instagram. Here are our favourite recipes

April 2nd 2020 / Melanie Macleod

Seeing as the whole world seems to be making banana bread... >>>

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The 800 calorie diet just got a whole lot easier

April 1st 2020

The 800 Calorie diet that's simple to follow - here's what you need to now about Exante >>>

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Zinc: the anti-viral supplement that's in demand right now

March 18th 2020

Zinc can help decrease the length of a cold and prevent viruses from entering the body and sales of zinc supplements are soaring. Here's what the experts say and how to add zinc-rich foods to your diet >>>

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Dr Michael Mosley: why a low carb breakfast will help you lose weight - and the recipes you need

March 11th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

Forget high-fat or low-fat breakfasts, it's low-carb that will stop the mid-morning snack attacks >>>

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11 pancake recipes from our favourite chefs and foodies

February 24th 2020 / Anna Hunter

From healthy to quirky, sweet to savoury, there’s a pancake recipe here to please even the fussiest Shrove Tuesday guest. Pile ‘em high... >>>

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This is why your IBS gets worse during your period

February 19th 2020 / Victoria Woodhall

As if being on your period wasn't bad enough, you might find IBS symptoms rearing their ugly head too. Here's why and what do do about it >>>

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Dr Michael Mosley: why full-fat milk is better for weight loss

February 5th 2020

Meanwhile skimmed milk can make it harder to keep the pounds off, according to the doctor behind the Fast 800 Diet. He explains how your milk choice, whether it's plant-based or dairy, affects your weight and health >>>

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How to have a healthy relationship with caffeine

February 5th 2020

Coffee (aka, survival juice) is a workday staple for many of us, and a good cup of builder’s tea is the ultimate British comfort drink, but how do you know if your caffeine habit has gotten out of hand, and what do you do about it? >>>

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Recipe: Wendy Rowe's easy courgetti spaghetti recipe

February 2nd 2020

Wendy Rowe shares her speedy recipe for courgetti spaghetti recipe complete with prawns >>>

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Are you getting enough iodine?

January 31st 2020 / Rob Hobson

A new study shows that dairy alternatives could be leaving you deficient in this essential mineral. From its importance to iodine-rich foods and how to boost your intake on a dairy-free diet, registered nutritionist Rob Hobson shares his advice >>>

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Amelia Freer's coconut and almond pear crumble recipe

January 29th 2020

For a vegan take on a classic dessert, look no further than this gluten-free crumble recipe >>>

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Is your plant-based diet making you bloat?

January 24th 2020 / Rob Hobson

Doing Veganuary and finding that you're suddenly blowing a gale down there? Registered nutritionist Rob Hobson explains why and the easy swaps to stop it in its tracks >>>

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Amelia Freer's recipe for healthy vegan snack bars

January 22nd 2020

Amelia Freer's new book Simply Good For You holds host to 100 quick and tasty recipes - here she shares her recipe for an on-the-go snack packed with vitamins and minerals. Your skin will thank you for it >>>

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Why fitness progress pictures could be ruining your progress

January 21st 2020 / Melanie Macleod

We’re taught to document our fitness progress, be it through weight loss, taking measurements or snapping pictures, but could analysing the changes actually be hindering us? Personal trainer and author Tally Rye thinks so. >>>

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Amelia Freer's simple chickpea soup recipe

January 20th 2020

Amelia Freer's new book Simply Good For You holds host to 100 quick and tasty recipes - here she shares her plant-based take on chicken and lemon soup >>>

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Is Veganuary wrecking your hair?

January 15th 2020 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Without the appropriate dietary and hair care modifications, hair can become more brittle and thinner when on a plant-based diet. Here’s how to keep it in good health >>>

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