Planning to celebrate St Patrick’s day and hopefully a big rugby win this weekend? If you are going to party, our top tip is to drink a glass of water between each alcoholic drink. If you are reading this afterwards or have ignored our words of wisdom, tune in to hear Heather’s hangover recovery advice on TV3 this Sunday at 10.15 am. Read on for our tips and new recovery smoothie recipe.
Balancing your hormones naturally
Nutrition plays an important role in balancing your hormones naturally. When our hormones are out of balance, this can lead to problems such as pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS), irregular, painful or heavy periods, difficulties getting pregnant and a myriad of menopausal symptoms. At every stage in your life, supporting your hormonal balance through simple dietary and lifestyle changes could help to reduce the effects of hormonal changes.
Empty store cupboard?
Your store cupboard and freezer may be looking a bit depleted after the storm, with only random tins and miscellaneous frozen parcels remaining. Before you restock again, take the opportunity to do a big clear out and use up anything left before you restock.
Going vegan is having a moment, with celebs from Arianne Grande to Bill Clinton singing the praises of avoiding all things animal. But is it really as healthy as it seems? Read on to find out more, learn what to watch for on a vegan diet and get our one-day vegan meal plan with recipes (including our favourite coconut lentil soup).
Do you struggle to find time and inspiration for healthy lunches? Most people are in a rush and have limited options available to them. So even if we all know we should be opting for a healthy lunch sometimes it’s just easier to grab a quick sandwich. Or eat nothing at all. So what’s the secret to having a healthy lunch?