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Health & Nutrition

10 Tips For A Healthy Keto Diet

The ketogenic diet is hot right now and it has been for the last few years. Frankly, it’s easy to see why – it works for people who want to lose a lot of weight really quickly. The reason it works is because your blood sugar isn’t yo-yo-ing all over the place and the high-fat […]

  • Written by Kelly Harris
  • June 11, 2021
Health & Nutrition

10 Tips to Curb Your Evening Snack Habit

We’ve all been there.  It’s around 9.48pm and you’re just digging into “one last episode before bed” of whatever great bingeworthy Netflix show is hot at the moment…and you get that snacky feeling. You know it. I know it. And if you give in, you know you’ll regret it when you wake up with that […]

  • Written by Kelly Harris
  • May 26, 2021
Health & Nutrition

The Best Smoothies For Your Pregnancy

Preparing to welcome a child into your world is such an amazing and special time for any soon-to-be parent. It’s exciting and also a bit scary because of the information overload out there. Many pregnant women become extremely stressed about their diets and wonder whether their growing baby (or babies!) will receive the right nutrition […]

  • Written by Kelly Harris
  • April 2, 2021
Health & Nutrition

9 Things You Can Do With Leftover Smoothies

The times of just blending and drinking are over.  Did you know you can turn smoothies into fruit leather, cocktails, and even cakes?! As the weather gets colder, we wanted to brighten up your Autumn days with some fresh ideas on innovative ways to use your smoothies. Get ready for our ultimate guide to 9 […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • October 29, 2020
Behind The Scenes

An Interview with Fraser Smith – Co-Founder of Vive Fitness

Fraser Smith is the Co-Founder & Master Trainer of Vive Fitness – an innovative fitness studio in London that uses EMS (electro-muscle-stimulation) technology, We sat down with Fraser for a special interview to learn more about his company and his story so far…   Hi Fraser, congratulations on the opening of Vive Fitness. For people […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • October 24, 2020
Health & Nutrition

Blake’s Top 5 Lockdown Larder Recipes

The world is in a state of flux and our lives have undergone changes unthinkable even a couple of months ago. This has affected us in everything we do and now more than ever people are looking for healthy options to adapt with these changes. Staying at home has presented us all with great challenges, […]

  • Written by Blake Bowden
  • April 12, 2020
Health & Nutrition

The Amazing History and Health Benefits of Ginger

  Ginger (botanical name: zingiber officinale) has a long history of being documented for its health benefits, especially in relation to digestive health, fighting inflammation, and nausea. It has been praised around the world in different fields including Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurvedic Medicine, Western Science, and even ancient folklore remedies.       The magical […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • February 12, 2020
Health & Nutrition

9 UK-Based Ethical and Sustainable Meetup Groups

If you’ve never used meetup.com, it’s a great site for finding inspiration for community events, that are often free of charge to attend. We scoured Meetup for the best ethical and sustainable meetup groups around the UK, and it turns out there are quite a few to choose from!  Here’s the lowdown:   1. The […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • February 5, 2020
Health & Nutrition

7 Organic Food Brands We Love

You might already know that Honestly Good uses only 100% organic ingredients. (Find out more about why we’re an organic company here). There are so many other great organic food brands out there, so as part of our “Nourish” themed week, we decided to showcase some of our favourites. Here’s our guide to 7 top […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • January 24, 2020
Health & Nutrition

4 Food Bloggers Reveal Their Favourite Healthy Recipes

January is the time for health kicks, and embarking on positive new habits (that hopefully become a lifestyle change rather than a short-lived resolution). We want to inspire you to eat well and feel great, so we reached out to some of our favourite food bloggers for their best healthy recipe inspiration. Check out the […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • January 22, 2020
Health & Nutrition

Top 10 Tips to Reduce Food Waste This Christmas

Christmas is a time of year full of fun, frivolity, and let’s face it – overindulgence. However, there are plenty of things we can do to reduce our impact on the environment, and decrease the amount of waste from our festive gatherings. Here are our top 10 tips to reduce food waste this Christmas: 1) […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • December 23, 2019
Health & Nutrition

8 Superfoods We Use That You Might Not Have Heard Of

Did you know that our Honestly Good Smoothies are packed full of superfoods? In fact, each recipe contains a mix of 5-7 organic fruits and/or vegetables, as well as nuts, seeds, and superfoods in a handy sachet. A lot of people are familiar with popular superfoods such as chia seeds, and goji berries, so we […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • December 2, 2019
Health & Nutrition

What’s In Season In November?

Curious about what’s in season in November in the UK? We’ve got you covered. November is the time when root vegetables start to shine. Having a November frost is advantageous for vegetables such as parsnips and swedes as it helps them sweeten.  There are slim pickings on the fruit front (hopefully you like apples and pears), […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • November 4, 2019
Health & Nutrition

Not enough sunshine? 10 foods for boosting Vitamin D levels

Vitamin D has gained the nickname of the “sunshine vitamin”, as it’s produced by the body in response to sun exposure. This powerful vitamin boosts the immune system, and keeps our bones strong and healthy by regulating levels of calcium absorption. Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with bone pain, muscle weakness, obesity, cognitive impairment […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • October 3, 2019
Behind The Scenes

Why We Chose to Be An Organic Company

September marks the beginning of the Soil Association’s month-long campaign #OrganicSeptember – a movement to encourage more people to try organic, as well as highlighting the importance of organic food and farming. (The Soil Association is the UK’s leading food and farming charity, as well as the UK’s largest organic certification body). Ever since our […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • September 5, 2019
Health & Nutrition

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

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 […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • June 18, 2018
Health & Nutrition

Nutrition 101: Food Labels Decoded

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 […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • June 7, 2018
Health & Nutrition

Smoothie of the Month Three – The Tiger Nut Company

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 […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • June 1, 2018
Health & Nutrition

14 Best Ever Natural Cold Remedies

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.   […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • May 16, 2018
Health & Nutrition

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

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 […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • April 17, 2018
Health & Nutrition

Top 15 Foods for Boosting Libido

Did you know that there are certain foods that possess the power to boost your libido? Typically referred to as ‘aphrodisiacs’ – they’re named after the ancient Greek goddess of Love – Aphrodite. Many of us have heard of oysters being a popular aphrodisiac, but have you ever wondered what other libido-enhancers you can find […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • February 14, 2018
Health & Nutrition

10 Healthy Snack Ideas from a Nutritionist

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 […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • January 30, 2018
Health & Nutrition

Foods to Support Mental Wellbeing

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 […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • January 16, 2018
Health & Nutrition

Top 9 Foods to Support Immunity

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 […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • December 14, 2017
Health & Nutrition

Top 10 Foods for the Heart

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 heart […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • October 17, 2017
Health & Nutrition

Top 10 Tips for Digestion

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 […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • October 2, 2017
Health & Nutrition

Top 10 Weight Loss Tips from a Nutritionist

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 […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • September 11, 2017
Health & Nutrition

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

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 […]

  • Written by henry
  • February 24, 2017