The right summer diet will help you beat the heat. Here’s what to eat

You’ve updated your wardrobe with light fabrics and flowy silhouettes. You’ve slathered on sunscreen and are wearing sunglasses and a hat for good measure. Why then are you finding it difficult to manage the mercurial temperatures? It could be because you’re not including cooling foods in your daily diet. Chef Sudhir Nair, Executive Chef at…

Vitamin A diet: Eat these top 10 food sources for glowing skin, immunity

Among the many vitamins that we need for a healthy life, Vitamin A is essential for its immune-enhancing and antioxidant properties. It can boost your vision, immunity, skin health, and reproductive health. “Vitamin A maintains and repairs skin cells and reduces risk of psoriasis. It also protects the body from the damaging effect of free…

Fish is the healthiest food you can include in your diet. Here’s why

Almost every nutritionist worth her salt will tell you to consume more fish to reach your weight loss and fitness goals. Fish, they say, is the healthiest food you can include in your diet. However, until now, the reasons were not clear why dieticians and nutritionists included fish in most healthy diet. Omega 3 and…

Greedy Brits ‘spend third of waking hours thinking about food’

The average Brit now spends a third of their waking hours thinking and talking about and taking pictures of food , new research has claimed. The report suggests a staggering 48 percent of people now regularly take pictures of their meals, apply on a filter and post them on social media. We also send an…

Yorica Soho: The first allergen free restaurant in London

A shop which claims to be “the first ever completely free from” sweets and dessert store has opened in London. Yorica, which opened on Wardour Street in Soho on Wednesday only sells food which is free from dairy, nuts, gluten, eggs and wheat. The store customers can buy ice cream, frozen yogurt and milkshakes that…

How long you can keep food and drinks in your fridge

That bacon you opened last weekend won’t stay fresh in your fridge forever. In fact, there are some guidelines for how long you should keep food and drinks before they go bad. First, make sure your refrigerator is set at 40 degrees Fahrenheit or below, which is the temperature recommended by the USDA. If the…

Food Made Good Awards 2016: Lussmanns named as People’s Favourite

Andrei Lussmann has every reason to be very, very happy with his customers: their votes mean that his eponymous restaurant group will be unveiled as the winner of the People’s Favourite category in the Food Made Good Awards, the Sustainable Restaurant Association’s annual celebration of the UK’s ethical eateries. But if he could change one thing…

Call for activity icons on food labels

A public health expert wants food labels to carry symbols that show how many minutes of several different activities are needed to burn the same amount of calories being consumed, with the aim of helping people to change their behaviour and reduce obesity. With more than two-thirds of the UK population either overweight or obese,…

Mars Food tells customers to go easy on the pasta sauce

Mars Food plans to label some of its Dolmio pasta sauces, macaroni cheese and other products as fit for consumption only once a week due to high levels of salt, sugar or fat. The scheme is part of a larger initiative by the privately held U.S. food company to encourage healthier eating at a time…