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15 Tips For An Eco-Friendly Christmas

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On December 11, 2018

With all the festive fun, Christmas splurging, and general overindulgence, have you ever wondered how you can be more sustainable at Christmas time? There are lots of things you can do to make a more positive impact on the planet during the season of goodwill. Here an Honestly Good Guide on how to have a […]

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16 Things You Can Do to Help Save Hedgehogs

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On November 5, 2018

At Honestly Good HQ, we’re dedicated to helping save our planet and our beautiful wildlife. Did you know that the UK hedgehog population has declined by a third in 10 years? There are now fewer than 1 million hedgehogs left in the UK. There are lots of reasons for this, including intensive farming and the […]

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Hygge, Lagom, or Ikigai? Your guide to living life to the fullest

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On August 16, 2018

The Danish concept of cosiness; ‘hygge’, has taken the world by storm. So much so, that it even became a home decor trend last year. It’s all about living a particular lifestyle—one that involves soft lighting, blankets, slippers, and hot chocolate by an open fire. Yes, please! Following on from the hygge hype, plenty of […]

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Smoothie of The Month Five – The Raw Fix

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On August 1, 2018

Happy August! What a summer it’s been so far. We hope you’ve all been keeping cool and surviving the heatwave. Top tip: ice cold smoothies during the day (of course), and at night, cool your sheets. It’s simple – fold up a sheet and put it in the freezer for 30 minutes before you go […]

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Smoothie of the Month Four – MightyBee

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On July 3, 2018

It’s that time again…Smoothie of the Month, and our July partners ‘MightyBee’ are mighty by name and mighty by nature! They’ve managed to create a product that completely took us by surprise – meat-free jerky, made of coconut. SOTM ‘In A Nutshell’: Each month, we choose a brand that we think is ‘honestly good’ and […]

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Sugar-free or No Added Sugar? Which Sugar Substitutes are Healthiest?

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On June 18, 2018

It’s a well-known fact that too much sugar isn’t good for you – but are sugar substitutes any better? We asked nutritionist Caroline Farrell for her lowdown on sugar substitutes, here’s what she said:   Sugar is a sweet crystalline substance obtained from various plants, but predominantly sugar cane and sugar beet. It consists essentially […]

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Nutrition 101: Food Labels Decoded

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On June 7, 2018

Decoding a food label can sometimes feel like translating a foreign language. They’re full of unfamiliar words, measurements, shorthand references, and nutritional value statistics. If you’re lost when you turn over a food packet, you’re not alone. We asked our resident nutritionist Caroline Farrell for her top tips on decoding nutrition labels, here’s what she […]

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Smoothie of the Month Three – The Tiger Nut Company

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On June 1, 2018

Have you ever heard of a tiger nut? If the answer is no, you’re not the only one…and here’s a surprise for you, these magical little nuggets of goodness are NOT actually nuts. They’re small root vegetables that are grown and harvested in the same way as a potato, and are packed full of superfood […]

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14 Best Ever Natural Cold Remedies

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On May 16, 2018

Colds can come at any time of the year, but fear not, certain diet and lifestyle habits can help to prevent them, and also boost your immune system to enable you to recover faster. Our resident nutritionist Caroline Farrell has shared her tips for preventing and managing a cold. We hope they help you. 1. […]

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Smoothie of The Month Two – That Protein

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On May 1, 2018

After an amazing first month of #SOTM with The Raw Chocolate Company (recap here), we’re back with another super cool collaboration for May 2018 with ‘That Protein.’ In case you missed what Smoothie of the Month is about, each month, we’ll be partnering with a brand that we think is ‘honestly good’. We’ll create a […]

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Bee kind: Why bees need saving and what you can do to help

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On April 30, 2018

Bees are magical little creatures that play a pivotal role in maintaining a healthy environment and a healthy economy. They pollinate two-thirds of all the world’s crops and flowers, which helps give us food to eat and flowers to enjoy. Our landscapes rely on bees to fertilise the crops around us, and it would cost […]

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Is eating raw food better for me? Your 15 biggest questions about smoothies answered

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On April 17, 2018

Whether you’re a seasoned smoothie drinker or a complete novice, the chances are you probably have some unanswered questions. Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Did you know we have a resident nutritionist at Honestly Good HQ? Our nutritional superstar Caroline Farrell helps with our recipe development and is a firm believer that the […]

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Smoothie of The Month One – The Raw Chocolate Company

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On April 2, 2018

We’re so proud to be collaborating with The Raw Chocolate Company for our first ever smoothie of the month campaign. Each month – we’ll collaborate with a different company that we believe is ‘honestly good’ and develop a unique, limited edition flavour. About The Raw Chocolate Company The Raw Chocolate Company is honestly good for […]

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12 Tips on How to Kick-Start Your Morning (When You’re Not a Morning Person)

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On March 29, 2018

Mornings can be tough. Especially during winter time when it’s dark and gloomy outside. If you find it hard to get up at this time of year – you’re not alone, and there’s actually a very good reason for it (apart from that warm and snuggly duvet of yours). Our bodies have natural circadian rhythms […]

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10 Tips To Improve Your Sleep

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On February 27, 2018

Sleep is essential for our physical health, mental health and our survival. It’s just as important as exercising and eating healthy,  so it shouldn’t be neglected. Not sleeping enough has been linked to anxiety, depression, impaired cognitive function and an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure. Here are our top […]

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Top 10 Foods for Libido

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On February 14, 2018

Did you know that there are certain foods that possess the power to boost your libido? If not, we’ve got the lowdown. Here’s our guide to 10 amazing libido-enhancing foods to try: 1. Cocoa contains the stimulant phenylethylamine, a natural endorphin that increases libido. It is also rich in magnesium which helps us relax. Try […]

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10 Healthy Snack Ideas from a Nutritionist

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On January 30, 2018

Healthy snacks which combine complex carbohydrates and protein help to maintain steady blood sugar levels throughout the day.  This helps to sustain energy and prevent irritability and cravings for sweet foods and stimulants. Here are 10 of my favourite snack ideas: 1. A smoothie with fruit and/ or vegetables and some nuts and/ or seeds […]

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Foods to Support Mental Wellbeing

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On January 16, 2018

Positive mental wellbeing gives us the resilience to cope with the stresses of everyday life. It also allows us to feel secure in ourselves and the world around us, freeing us to reach our full potential. However, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem at some point in our lives. Some […]

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Top 9 Foods to Support Immunity

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On December 14, 2017

Our immune system is made up of a complex network of organs, tissues, and cells that work in harmony to protect the body. It acts as a guardian that protects our body from harmful environmental influences. A healthy immune system is essential for our survival and there are plenty of things we can do to […]

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Top 10 Foods for the Heart

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On October 17, 2017

Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of death in the UK.  Many people are unaware of the powerful role our diet can play in protecting our heart. Here are our top ten heart-healthy foods:   1. Nuts Those who eat nuts on a regular basis have been found to have a lower risk of developing […]

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Top 10 Tips for Digestion

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On October 2, 2017

Your digestive tract is so much more than a pathway to get food from A to B. The gut is a powerhouse that not only affects your physical wellbeing, but your happiness levels too. Microbiologist Kiran Krishnan famously said: ‘I wouldn’t feel uncomfortable saying that virtually 80% of your mental state, well-being and happiness is controlled by […]

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Top 10 Weight Loss Tips from a Nutritionist

  • Posted by Alicia Drewnicki
  • On September 11, 2017

If you want to lose weight – it’s best to do it healthily. We’ve asked our expert nutritionist Caroline Farrell for her top weight loss tips to get you started. Here’s what she said: 1. Replace black tea or coffee with green tea. Green tea has been shown to support weight loss. Limit consumption to 1-2 […]

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Anti-Ageing Foods – How To Nourish Your Skin from Within

  • Posted by henry
  • On February 24, 2017

These days, anti-ageing toiletries seem more like food than cosmetics, with everything from pomegranate to green tea being infused into them. However, these toiletries are no substitute for eating the foods that will nourish your skin from the inside out. So, before you splash out on expensive anti-ageing cosmetics, consider these simple dietary changes, which […]

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