Food Dehydrator – To Buy or Not to Buy?

It may be hard for many housewives to decide whether to buy or not to buy a food dehydrator, as their prices range from $50 to $300, and so can be quite an expensive kitchen appliance to purchase.

Even so, food dehydrators have been gaining in popularity steadily over the years, as more and more people are beginning to adopt a new, healthier diet.…

The Pros and Cons of Food Dehydrating

The pros and cons of dehydrated foods must always be considered before you adopt this method within your healthy lifestyle.

Not only helping in preventing food wastage, preserving a variety of foods is a great way to experiment with your menu when adopting a healthy diet.

Dehydrating food removes its water content, thus halting the development of bacteria and harmful enzymes. Plus you are …

14 Unusual Spring Fruit and Veg to Add To Your Healthy Diet

If you are looking for some unusual spring fruit and veg to add to your healthy diet, here are 14 examples of things that you could try:

Cherimoya -

This is also known as “custard apple” due to its creamy texture. It is an exotic fruit that is available from March through to May.

Napales -

A prickly pear cactus, this is similar to …

Which Leafy Greens You Should Add To Your Diet

Leafy greens are important nutritional foods that you should add to your diet if you are hoping to improve your health and wellbeing.
Eaten regularly, they are rich in vitamins, minerals and fibre. Studies have stated that they are able to protect us from diabetes, heart disease and even some forms of cancer.

They are also low in sodium, fat, carbohydrates and can aid with …

How to Eat the Mediterranean Way

The Mediterranean diet was originally made famous by studies in the island of Crete whose people are amongst the longest living in the world. Mediterranean’s need a different diet strategy. They need some extra care of their eating. Below I will discuss the Mediterranean diet style:

Why is it so good?

The Mediterranean diet is high in antioxidants, fiber, vitamins and minerals. It is linked …

Healthy Football Snack Ideas

Sausage rolls, pies and hotdogs of course! Whilst these look and smell good, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to work out that they are unhealthy and can wreak havoc on our waistline. Here are some healthier options.

1. Dippies: Pop some light hummus, tzatziki or guacamole (made from mashed avocado, lime juice and chilli) in a bowl and serve with an assortment of …

Detox Diets, Do They Work?

Too much partying over the festive season can leave us feeling sluggish, bloated and out of shape. Come the New Year, those crazy celebrity detox diets that promise quick weight loss and the removal of excess toxins don’t seem quite so crazy after all; or do they?

Restrictive detox diets such as The Lemon Detox or Cabbage Soup Diet, are unbalanced and don’t have the …