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Ingredient Spotlight: Oats

Our nutritionist Rob Hobson takes a deep dive into oats. Oats are a staple in our kitchen, whether it's for a big warming bowl of porridge or zesty, fresh bircher muesli. Rob not only looks at the nutritional benefits of oats, but also how opting for oat milk over dairy milk is more beneficial for the planet.

Nutrition & productivity in the workplace

A good diet nourishes the body and supplies it with the essential nutrients required to function properly whilst also optimising energy levels. When you don’t give your body what it needs, overall wellbeing begins to suffer, energy levels are compromised, and this can all impact on how productive you are across the day. Rob Hobson explains what we should be consuming to boost our productivity and outlines a day on a plate for optimum efficiency.

The Pre-Wedding Detox Plan

The unhealthy pressure some brides put on themselves to look a certain way on their big day will do anything but make them feel amazing. Thankfully, there are sustainable, and enjoyable, changes you can make to your lifestyle that will make you feel less stressed, more energised and lighter on your big day, with glowing hair and skin.

Sugar Swaps

We believe that reducing your intake of refined sugar can make a big improvement on your health. The Telegraph asked us for our top five sugar swaps and here’s what we suggested.

5 Steps to Reset Your Taste Buds

A comment we hear time and time again from our home delivery customers is that after finishing their detox, everything they used to eat suddenly tastes different. And they’re not imagining it. By following a few simple steps, you can actually retrain your taste buds for the better, and can notice a difference in what you crave, as well as how things taste, in just a few days.

Top five multi-sensory foods

Forget unproven aphrodisiac foods and focus on stimulating the senses. Eating is the only thing we do as humans that stimulates every one of our senses including taste, smell, touch, sound and sight. If you’re looking to create something special in the kitchen for your beloved, let Rob Hobson show you how to get multi-sensory.

The Lowdown on Fibre

OK, let’s face it, fibre is never going to be the sexiest of topics in the world of nutrition but it’s still one of the most beneficial for our health. We spoke to Nutritionist Rob Hosbon about the importance of fibre and how we can get more of it into our daily routine.

5 small changes to improve your diet

The best diets are those that perfectly balance pleasure with nutritional function, because after all that’s what food is for really, pleasure and fuel! We speak to nutritionist Rob Hobson about the basics of good nutrition and how to set our diets up for success.

VEGAN PACKAGE REVIEW - PEONY LIM

Fashion, beauty, travel and food blogger, Peony Lim, reviewed our Vegan package and shared with us how she got on…

Mindful Eating

Will Williams, founder of Will Williams Meditation, teaches us that it is not just what you eat that’s important, it’s also the way you eat. Are you guilty of eating ‘Al desko’ as is so common in our screen-heavy world? Then you may want to rethink your lunch break.

Three tips for better sleep

This week we are focusing on our third pillar of health: Sleep. We all love a good night's kip and we know it does wonders for our energy levels, mood and ability to focus but we often don't prioritise it. Here we share our top three tips on how to improve sleep quality.

SLEEP IS GOOD FOR THE SOUL

We spoke to Elizabeth Scarlett to discuss just how important sleep is to your overall wellbeing and she gave us her top tips for winding down and getting the most out of your all-important beauty sleep during these winter months.

SLEEP HAPPY WITH THIS WORKS

This week we’re talking about sleep and how important it really is for your overall wellbeing. We spoke to This Works, creators of the cult ‘deep sleep pillow spray’, to find out more about why we struggle sleeping at this time of year and what we can do to counter this.

THE POWER OF LEMONS

Time and time again, lemons are naturally associated with detoxing. But, have you ever really asked why? Lemons are acidic to the taste but are alkaline-forming in the body, which makes them a key ingredient for balancing any acidic condition in the body.

BEETROOT TO YOURSELF

Beetroot is a really good source of both potassium, betacarotene and folate – and this is what makes beetroot such a great ingredient for this time of year. These nutrients will work hard to cleanse your liver after an indulgent festive season and help you to reset for the new year ahead.​

MOVE MORE WITH LULULEMON IN 2019

Leo Savage, Personal Trainer at Third Space and lululemon Covent Garden Ambassador, shares his tips to motivate you to move more in 2019.

MOVE YOUR FRAME THIS JANUARY

Making exercise fun for everyone, no matter your level or ability, is at the heart of what Frame do. Here, they have shared with us three simple ways to get moving and incorporate more movement into your daily routine for the year ahead.

3 ways to live more mindfully

We spoke to Mo Seetubtim, Founder of The Happiness Planner and asked her to share her 3 top tips that she follows to live more mindfully - from being more focussed on what makes you happy to being patient with yourself and your goals.

The Fridge Detox

Sometimes there’s nothing more satisfying than having a good clear out to give you that extra bit of motivation for the day ahead, and so this week we’re challenging you to have a clear out of your fridge and cupboard. To give you a helping hand we've written a list of what you need to get rid of, for good, and healthier alternatives you can opt for.

The Ultimate January Re-set 2019

Following the resounding success of our January Ultimate Re-set last year, which sold out within the first week, we are really excited to announce that we will be offering it again for January 2019. We believe there are four pillars to wellbeing and by focussing on each of them and creating daily rituals to help you prioritise them amongst your busy life, you will be able to incorporate wellness into your lifestyle for good.

Fresh, healthy and damn tasty dishes - Double Shot review

"Two delis that epitomise healthy eating and scream nutrients from the rooftops. You'll only find top quality, seasonal stuff here, that feeds the soul, as well as the body." Double Shot London paid a visit to the Detox Kitchen Delis and named them their new healthy happy place.

In need of a liver cleanse?

The liver is the second largest organ in the body, and is constantly working overtime to detox the toxins we produce through the food and alcohol we consume. On top of that, it still needs to conjugate hormones, produce bile, detoxify and purify the blood, and metabolize fat, protein and carbohydrates. So it’s no wonder the liver can get a little over worked sometimes, especially if it never gets a break.

JOIN US FOR OUR VEGAN CHALLENGE

Introducing our two-week Vegan Challenge to celebrate world vegan month. This November, let us show you how a well-planned, nutritious plant-based diet can improve your personal health and well-being, without compromising on taste.

7 Signs you need to Detox

It’s one thing to know what a detox diet is, but knowing when you need to undertake one is just as important. If you’re feeling more faded-glory than prime-of-your-life (or maybe you just never felt that great in the first place) then it’s probably time to give detoxing a go. Click through to read more about what detoxing really means and how to go about supporting your natural deoxification system.

The 3-day Recharge Plan

We have created a delicious 3-day recipe plan that will have you feeling energised and refreshed after an indulgent summer. We believe it only takes three days to get back on track and we want to make it as simple and tasty as possible for you. Click through to follow our simple plan.

Interview with Bump Class founder, Marina Fogle

Breastfeeding Week kicks off from the 1st of August. We chatted to Marina Fogle; childbirth expert, mother of two and founder of The Bump Class, for her expert advice on maintaining a healthy, balanced diet while breastfeeding….

DETOX KITCHEN FEATURE IN METRO

Did you catch us in Metro? We've extracted the article in this post but you can read it in full, on the Metro.co.uk website. "Lily Simpson is a powerhouse. She may not seem so on the surface, but this softly-spoken woman is creating a small empire from her London home. Lily, who is mother to Finn, three, and Eva, one, runs her successful healthy-eating business, Detox Kitchen, but has somehow found the time to write her second book, Detox Kitchen Vegetables, which is perfect for those either wanting to totally overhaul their diet or just eat more vegetables without foregoing flavour." More...

The Summer Edition III: how Pai Skincare is channeling the ‘magic powers’ of nature

All-natural skincare brand Pai have been blazing a trail for those with sensitive skin since 2006. Taking the Maori word for ‘goodness’ as their name, the brand is built on three overarching commitments: to be good to their customers, to only source good, pure ingredients and to be good to the world around us. We felt very lucky then to sit down with Pai’s founder, Sarah Brown, for some insider knowledge on caring for sensitive skin over the summer months.

Summer Edition II: How to get skin that glows, from a nutritionist who knows.

We talk to Frances Philips of The Natural Edit - Frances is a registered nutritional therapist who draws on her decade of modelling experience to specialise in skin and beauty-related issues. It’s easy to forget the role that good food choices play when it comes to healthy skin – Frances’ food recommendations below will help you really radiate summer goodness over the coming months.

The Summer Edition I: the holistic benefits of a healthy gut

We speak to the founder of The Nue Co, and friend, Jules Miller. The Nue Co.make supplements from real food – you won’t find any chemicals or fillers in their products, just organic ingredients that you can trust to really make a difference. Here, Jules shares some illuminating information about the difference a healthy gut makes, along with some tips on how to keep yours as ship-shape as possible.

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