Food & Nutrition

All of our food and nutrition articles have been published by our in-house team. Our most popular guides are related to finding healthy foods in UK supermarkets.

The best low sugar cereals you can buy (that actually taste good)

By Finn H | November 18, 2023 | 0 Comments

Cereal feels like a relatively healthy breakfast option, and while you definitely can buy healthy cereal, people are often shocked when they find out how much sugar is hidden in many cereals. There are lots of low sugar cereals out there that you can buy, and if we wanted to just recommend you a bunch of cereals which are low…

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3 excellent low salt stock cubes which will add flavour without adding loads of salt

By Finn H | November 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

Stock cubes are a really easy way to add instant flavour to a meal, and we use them all the time to make our meals taste better. But stock cubes can also be packed with salt, and many people don’t realise how much additional salt they’re adding to their meals when they use stock cubes in their cooking. Luckily, there…

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Udo’s Choice Beyond Greens – Our honest review of this green powder

By Finn H | November 12, 2023 | 0 Comments

In our guide to the best greens powder that we’ve tried, we listed the Udo’s Choice Beyond Greens as one of our top choices. This is a really popular greens blend which thousands of people consume every month, and if you’ve ever looked for greens powder on Amazon then you’ll see that the Udo’s Choice Beyond Greens is one of…

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Rheal Superfoods – Our honest review of 3 blends from this popular health brand

By Finn H | November 10, 2023 | 0 Comments

As people become more and more health-conscious, we’ve seen a number of health products explode in popularity. Green powder is an example of one such type of product, as it makes getting more nutrients into your diet really easy and convenient. Rheal Superfoods is a brand that has really grown in popularity in recent years since the brand appeared on…

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5 low calorie ciders that taste great but aren’t packed with calories

By Finn H | November 5, 2023 | 0 Comments

People often assume that because cider is made from fruit, it can be considered a healthier alternative to beer. But in terms of calories, that really isn’t the case. In fact, it’s precisely because cider is made using fruit that a pint of cider tends to almost always have more calories in it than a pint of beer. Luckily though,…

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The sad story of Ming the clam

By Finn H | October 1, 2023 | 0 Comments

October marks the start of National Seafood month here in the UK, so let’s enjoy a seafood-related story. Being British means making mistakes – Mr. Bean is the quintessential Brit and his clumsy behaviour is only slightly exaggerated. We think that no story better illustrates the clumsy nature of Brits than the sad story of the clam called Ming. For…

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Are McVitie’s Digestives healthy? We take a close look at this classic British biscuit

By Finn H | September 26, 2023 | 0 Comments

We Brits love our biscuits, and most of us can’t enjoy a cup of tea without one. Biscuits don’t get any more iconic than a Mcvities Digestive – the distinctive sweet but salty taste has made them a firm favourite for years, and it’s not uncommon for a British home to have at least a few packets of these biscuits…

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How to stop leg cramps immediately & prevent cramps before they begin

By IMo | September 25, 2023 | 0 Comments

Cramps are enough to stop you completely dead in your training (or competition) and even enough to cause you preventable injury! If you’re an athlete who trains multiple times a week (or per day) then cramps are an occupational hazard. Whether they appear during your training, or late at night, we wanted to write a little bit of information about…

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Are Electrolyte Drinks Good For you & Should You Drink Them Every Day?

By IMo | September 25, 2023 | 0 Comments

These days hydration is at the top of many people’s lists for improving their well-being. It is a very simple lifestyle change that can have a dramatic effect on your well-being. Especially, like me, if you drink a silly amount of Coffee on a daily basis.  There is a growing trend of drinking Electrolyte drinks instead of water – with…

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5 tomato ketchups which are healthier than Heinz

By Finn H | September 23, 2023 | 0 Comments

When it comes to tomato ketchup, Heinz is the biggest name by a long shot. And we think Heinz is definitely worthy of this top spot, as the tomato ketchup from the brand really is delicious. But although there is no denying that this ketchup is tasty, people are often shocked to find out how unhealthy it is. We mean…

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Why does Oat Milk Contain so Much Sugar?

By IMo | September 21, 2023 | 0 Comments

We all know that ‘healthy’ things don’t always taste very nice, so it comes as a surprise when a milk alternative comes along that is tastier, healthier, more environmentally friendly, and makes the perfect barista-style foamed milk too. What could be the drawback? Well, sugar. That is the problem. Yours truly has just finished an article about Oatly oat milk…

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Is Drinking Oatly Oat Milk Really The Same As Drinking Coca-Cola?

By IMo | September 21, 2023 | 0 Comments

On the rumor mill, we call the internet, there is a thing going around that Oat Milk – and Oatly Specifically – is just as bad for you as drinking Coca-Cola. Now, before you throw your hands up in indignation at the subject of this article, the answer isn’t quite as clear-cut as you would have previously thought.  No, drinking…

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5 great mass gainers that’ll help you pack on the pounds

By Finn H | September 21, 2023 | 0 Comments

Many people think that to get stronger and gain muscle, you just need to work hard at the gym. That’s definitely an important step, but it could be argued that your diet is even more important. If you’re wanting to build muscle then you need to gain weight. This might sound simple enough, but some people really struggle to get…

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6 of the best creatine supplements you can buy

By Finn H | September 19, 2023 | 0 Comments

We never write guides about supplements which aren’t safe, but we do occasionally write guides about supplements which have shown mixed results in studies and tests, as results can often vary from person to person. Creatine is quite a unique supplement in that there are lots of studies which support the claim that the supplement can improve sporting performance and…

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Are Twiglets healthy? We take a close look at the knobbly snack

By Finn H | September 18, 2023 | 0 Comments

There are lots of British snacks which are very divisive, and it seems that we’re really good at making products which people either love or hate. Twiglets are definitely one of those products which people generally either love or hate. The people who love Twiglets will often describe them as a healthy alternative to crisps, but are Twiglets actually healthy?…

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Are KIND bars healthy? We take a close look at these popular snack bars

By Finn H | September 16, 2023 | 0 Comments

Most of us like to have a little snack with our main lunch, and for years that would have been something like a chocolate bar or a bag of crisps. But nowadays we’re spoilt for choice when it comes to healthy snacks that we can buy as part of our lunch deal. KIND bars are an example of a snack…

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Are Peperami sticks healthy? We take a close look at the popular meat snack

By Finn H | September 15, 2023 | 0 Comments

For years, Peperami sticks had a rap – most people assumed that they were full of rubbish, and although they tasted great, we all accepted that they probably weren’t very healthy. But in recent years we’ve noticed that the Peperami brand has tried to reposition itself as a healthy snack. We’ve started seeing Peperami sticks included in lunch meal deals…

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The Best Alpha GPC Supplement We’ve Found across the UK

By IMo | September 15, 2023 | 0 Comments

We’ve already spoken about powerful Nootropics (like Lion’s Mane) but we’ve only recently found Alpha-GPC, or L-alpha-glycerylphosphorylcholine, in Science.  Alpha-GPC, or L-alpha-glycerylphosphorylcholine, is a compound naturally produced in the body from choline and is also available as a dietary supplement. It is known to potentially increase the levels of acetylcholine, a vital neurotransmitter related to memory and learning. While people…

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Is a Cup a Soup healthy? We take a close look at this instant soup product

By Finn H | September 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

Soup is a comforting meal which millions of people enjoy every day. Making soup from scratch can take a while, so many people will often opt for a ready-made alternative, such as a Cup a Soup. Bachelors Cup a Soup is the biggest cup soup brand out there (although there are lots to choose from), with many people choosing to…

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Are Innocent smoothies healthy? We take a close look at these popular fruit drinks

By Finn H | September 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

Smoothies are very popular – people love the idea of getting lots of fruit in one drink, plus they’re usually tasty too. Innocent is by far the biggest and best-known brand in the smoothie market, and we think it’s well-deserved – Innocent smoothies are delicious, and we love the brand. But while there is no denying that they’re delicious, are…

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