Diet and Nutrition tips, advice, trends and news

Read the latest expert advice on dieting and nutrition, try out recipes from nutritional experts such as Amelia Freer and Vicki Edgson and find out what's hot in the food industry from our award-winning writers...


Which probiotics to eat, drink and buy - and why

19 hours ago / Anna Hunter

We know that they’re good for our gut health, but working out which probiotic strains do what and whether you need a supplement can be confusing. Know your lactobacillus from your bifidobacterium with this handy guide… >>>


Shop at Waitrose? Your trolley’s about to get a whole lot healthier

20 hours ago / Anna Hunter

Waitrose has just done the most Waitrose thing ever by introducing roaming nutritionists to inspect the contents of customers’ baskets and suggest healthier alternatives. ‘Overheard in Waitrose’ is about to go into overdrive >>>


10 reasons you’re not losing belly fat

1 day ago / Anna Hunter

Working hard but stomach still not resembling a washboard? It’s time to bring in the experts… >>>


Move over coconut oil, cooking with ghee will boost your gut health

1 day ago / Ayesha Muttucumaru

The Ayurvedic butter is not just great for tastebuds, but your digestive tract too. Rich in flavour and anti-inflammatory fatty acids, here’s why it should become your new kitchen staple >>>


“Poor digestion is kind of taboo - no one wants to talk about poo”

1 day ago / Anna Hunter

It’s twice as common in women than in men, and it’s thought that 20% of the population has it. Here’s how four women cope with IBS, its symptoms and their advice to fellow sufferers >>>


5 reasons why you should be taking probiotics

April 17th 2018 / Vicki Edgson

Nutritionist Vicki Edgson tells us why a daily dose of probiotics are the key to a happy, healthy body >>>


Why stress might be giving you visceral fat

April 15th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Forever trying to get rid of that spare tyre around your middle? It could be an indicator that you’re in need of a health overhaul. Here’s how to spot a ‘worry waist’, how to prevent it and how to lose it >>>

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Elle Macpherson: “After 50, I couldn’t rely on my genes for wellbeing”

April 15th 2018 / Elle Macpherson

Our columnist talks everything belly-related from bloating to gut feelings and why, at 54, a flat stomach involves work but not punishing yourself. Chocolate mousse for breakfast is involved... >>>

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How the UK’s new sugar tax will affect you

April 7th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

The sugar tax on soft drinks has now come into effect, but which drinks are affected and is it likely to decrease obesity levels? Here’s the lowdown on the new levies >>>


What to eat right now: 3 important ways asparagus protects your health

April 6th 2018 / Jackie Lynch

Don't put off by the idea of funky smelly wee - this British seasonal veg is rich in anti-inflammatory compounds, supports liver detox and is one of the best sources of the cancer-fighting 'master antioxidant' glutathione >>>


The bluffer’s guide to counting macros

April 6th 2018 / Anna Hunter

Counting macronutrients is supposedly the new counting calories, but can it really make you fitter and healthier as advocates claim? We asked a dietitian for the lowdown on maths-heavy meal-planning… >>>


High sugar, high stakes: the truth about how sugar affects your skin

April 5th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Glycation: the process you never knew was wreaking havoc with your skin. We spoke to the experts to find out about the not-so-sweet facts about sugar and how to best prevent and slow down its ageing effects >>>


Why the way you eat is causing your stomach issues

April 3rd 2018 / Jillian Lavender

According to Ayurveda, how you eat is just as important as what you’re eating. Jillian Lavender shares her five tips for improving both your digestive and emotional wellbeing >>>


My Week in Food: Lara Mead, Co-Founder of Varley activewear

April 2nd 2018 / Victoria Woodhall

Since moving from Yorkshire to LA, the fitness wear entrepreneur has embraced the plant-based way of eating. She got out her iPhone to document a week's worth of meals for GTG >>>


Netflix and HIIT: how Fleur East got her amazing body

April 2nd 2018

The singer talks to Victoria Woodhall about qualifying as a PT, turning vegan and the home workout that has transformed her body and her motivation >>>


Sugar sense: 5 healthier ways to enjoy chocolate

April 1st 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

A moment on the lips need not mean a lifetime on the hips, with these delicious chocolate bar substitutes at hand >>>


Recipe: Elle Macpherson's Chocolate Crunch Truffle Eggs

March 30th 2018

Looking for a healthier recipe to try this Easter? These tasty chocolate truffle eggs from WelleCo are guaranteed to please the whole family >>>

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Why all calories aren’t created equal

March 27th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Are you eating empty calories? Here’s how to make the most of your daily quota >>>


How to make a low calorie snack more filling

March 27th 2018 / Anna Hunter

Put down the boring white cracker. If we’re going to adhere to new Public Health England snacking guidelines, we may as well add substance and ensure our snacks fill us up. Here’s a more protein rich option to consider… >>>


Food codes cracked: 10 ways to decrypt your nutrition labels

March 26th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

Baffled by the ingredients lists on the back of your favourite foods? We find out how to decode them and understand them better >>>

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What 100 calories actually looks like

March 26th 2018 / Ayesha Muttucumaru

The difference between a 100 calories of strawberries vs a 100 calories worth of energy balls may surprise you >>>


Healthy snacks to satisfy a sweet tooth when the afternoon slump hits

March 25th 2018 / Anna Hunter

Don’t let the 3pm office energy lull steal your mojo. Rather than faceplant the biscuit tin, try these healthy snack ideas instead, alongside some refreshing energy tips for mind and body. See ya sluggishness. >>>


Beth Kerridge: "I never asked Tom to lose weight"

March 25th 2018 / Victoria Woodhall

Would you tell your other half to diet? Sculptor Beth Cullen Kerridge never tried to change her Michelin-starred chef husband Tom Kerridge, but now two stratospheric diet books later, they’ve lost 15 stone between them. Beth tells their story to Victoria Woodhall >>>


This is probably the simplest diet in the world

March 23rd 2018 / Anna Hunter

The Scandi Sense Diet is a ‘common sense’ eating plan that helped its founder to lose over six stone in ten months. Here’s how and why it works… >>>


How to get better faster: the 11 rules of recovery

March 23rd 2018 / Judy Johnson

When was the last time you allowed yourself to recover properly after feeling ill? Here’s why you should make time, as well as what to eat and how to work out once you’ve left your sick bed >>>

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