Category Archives: Drinks

Drinking for gut health


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by BellyUp. Drinking for gut health. In the world of nutrition, gut health is where it is at – foods, supplements and diets that can help to build a healthier gut and keep it there with gut health being associated with disease prevention, weight control and everything in […]

Can coffee help you lose weight?


The truth about coffee and weight loss. Another day, another diet study but one particular study published last week in Scientific Reports grabbed our attention when it mentioned coffee and fat loss in the same sentence. Could it be true that our favourite way to kick start the day could also be helping us to […]

How much sugar is your child drinking?


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Thermos. How much sugar is your child drinking? As the temperature heats up, so too does our need to drink enough fluid to keep hydrated. Hydration is particularly important for children, as they do not cool their bodies as efficiently as adults, and are less likely […]

The secrets of Summer hydration


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Zip Water. The secrets of Summer hydration Things are getting hot! And that means we need to start thinking about all things hydration. Not only do our fluid needs increase as the temperature soars but more time spent outdoors, especially if you are a keen exerciser means […]

How to be healthier at work


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Zip Water. How to be healthier at work With many of us spending at least 10 hours at work each day, and with much of that spent sitting, is it any wonder that many of us are feeling a little tired, lethargic and run down? So if […]

What we can learn from the Italians


What we can learn from the Italians A week spent in Italy recently was a stark reminder of how much we can still learn from the Italian when it comes to food and nutrition. No, I am not talking about the amazing pasta, gelato and pizza which we already do pretty well but rather the […]

How much plastic are you drinking?


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Zip Water. How much plastic are you drinking? Do you have a re-usable water bottle that you carry with you everywhere you go? Or do you often find yourself resorting to buying bottled water when you are out and about to help keep you hydrated throughout the […]

The best foods to beat the bloat and those that add to it.


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Zip Water. Beat the bloat Bloating – that uncomfortable feeling that seems to worsen as the day goes on yet you cannot necessarily link it to one particular type of food or drink. Not only is it uncomfortable, but a range of abdominal symptoms ranging from gas […]

The health benefits of the most popular herbal teas


This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Zip Water. The most popular herbal teas and their health benefits. Drinking plenty of water can be relatively easy when it is warm outside – you naturally reach for more ice cold water when it is hot; we notice ourselves sweating more and outdoor socialising lends […]

When you will be dehydrated


The times you are most likely to be dehydrated. This is a sponsored post, brought to you by Zip Water. In busy lives there can be a big difference between knowing that we need to drink more water, and actually achieving this goal every day.  So if one of your goals is to focus on […]