healthy eating

62% of parents in Britain are more worried about their children’s health

Two thirds of parents more worried about their children’s health than ever before

After a tumultuous year for the nation, a whopping 62% of parents in Britain are more worried about their children’s health than ever before. New research has found that over half of parents often give up the struggle to get their little ones to eat healthier, leading to stress and tears before bedtime.

The reasons for children not enjoying healthy foods will be all too familiar to...

seven in 10 people are paying more attention now than ever towards their diet

One in ten believe that eating one egg a day gives a full protein hit

Since the start of the pandemic, the nation has embraced a renewed focus on health and wellbeing, with seven in 10 people paying more attention now than ever towards their diet and exercise routine.

Brits are sweeping supermarkets in search of functional foods, such as those high-in-protein and rich in fibre.

As a result, shoppers are buying a staggering four products...

The month of Veganuary seeing lots of us turning to meat free alternatives

Millions of us eating meat free meals in Veganuary

Millions of flexitarian Brits plan to eat more vegetarian food this year in a bid to be more environmentally friendly - and impress people on Instagram.

Research of 2,000 adults unveiled nearly a third (31 per cent) plan on eating more meat-free products in 2021 compared to last year.

The data revealed that Londoners are embracing plant-based more than any other region (46...

Eating an apple before an evening meal can help you lose weight

Leading nutritionist backs the Happy Apple Plan to shift extra pounds

As we head into the New Year and those resolutions are fast upon us, health is riding high on the consumer agenda. Leading nutritionist Rob Hobson has partnered with British Apples and Pears to promote the ‘Happy Apple Plan', reaping the benefits of eating an apple before a meal as part of a healthy diet. Hobson says the ‘Happy Apple Plan’ is a simple way to lose those extra Covid and...

Parents are worried about weaning their babies

40% of parents don’t think they are feeding their kids the ‘right’ food

A new nationwide survey of 2,000 parents of under-fives, released today by Ella’s Kitchen Brands Limited, reveals how parents across the country are feeling the heat in the kitchen when starting their little one’s weaning journey for the first time.

With parents spending nearly a working day a week (7 hours) preparing their little one’s meals, nearly a quarter (22%) said they find...

Healthy tips using the Eatwell Guide

Heart Research UK Healthy Heart Tip using the Eatwell Guide

Using the Eatwell Guide to plan your meals

A healthy, well-balanced diet is important for managing your weight and preventing serious health problems, including heart disease. The Eatwell guide is a visual tool that represents government guidelines on healthy eating.

In this Healthy Tip, we give you some tips for planning a healthy, well-balanced diet using the Eatwell Guide...

Fruit and vegetables are part of a healthy lifestyle and your five-a-day

Easy ways to get your 5-a-day during the lockdown

Eating five portions of fruit and veg every day can help keep your heart healthy and reduce the risk of heart disease. As supermarket shelves are emptier than usual, Heart Research UK have some tips to help you achieve your 5-a-day during this challenging time.

What counts as a portion?

Eighty grams of fresh, frozen or tinned fruit and veg or 30g dried fruit count as one...