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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
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

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 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 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

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

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
Productivity & Self Improvement

10 Tips To Improve Your Sleep

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 […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • February 27, 2018
Productivity & Self Improvement

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

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 […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • March 29, 2018
SOTM

Smoothie of The Month One – The Raw Chocolate Company

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 […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • April 2, 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
Nature & Mindfulness

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

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 […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • April 30, 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

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

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
SOTM

Smoothie of the Month Four – MightyBee

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 […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • July 3, 2018
Productivity & Self Improvement

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

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 […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • August 16, 2018
Productivity & Self Improvement

19 Life Tips to Kick-Start Your 2019

January always seems a good time for reflection – learning from last year’s life lessons, and planning what we want to achieve in 2019. If you’re not a fan of New Year’s Resolutions, how about some life tips instead? Here are some of our best words of wisdom that we hope inspire you to have […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • January 22, 2019
Behind The Scenes

12 Questions with Our Founder – Vikesh Kotecha

If you’ve ever been curious to learn more about ‘the man behind the brand’, then now’s your chance. Meet Vikesh Kotecha – our founder. We asked him 12 burning questions…here’s what he said:   1) Where did the inspiration for The Honestly Good Smoothie Co. come from? It was from my own personal experience. Back […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • November 18, 2019
Productivity & Self Improvement

11 Amazing DIY Summer Home Hacks

Summer has finally arrived, and although we love the sunshine, let’s admit it – many of us struggle with the heat and are in urgent need of some quick, cheap, and easy summer home hacks! From innovative ways to cool down, to 100% natural fly repellant, and even a DIY suncream recipe – this post […]

  • Written by Alicia Drewnicki
  • August 8, 2020
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
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