Your liver is the largest solid organ in your body and does an incredible job working hard to keep you in tip top health. It’s responsible for cleaning blood, storing vitamins and minerals, breaking down, balancing and creating nutrients for the body to use and helping your immune system fight infection. Poor treatment of the liver can increase the risk of obesity, cardiovascular disease, headaches, digestive problems and allergies. There are certain things you can do to keep your liver nice and healthy - avoiding drinking too much alcohol, maintaining a healthy diet, taking regular exercise to keep your weight under control and drinking plenty of water.
Greek yogurt will provide you with muscle-building protein, while anti-oxidant rich berries add a natural sweetness and the fibre will keep you feeling full for a few hours. Swap out Greek yogurt for a dairy-free alternative, or add some cooked quinoa.
The secret is in your kitchen, and it’s your blender! These 5 nutrient-dense, delicious smoothie recipes can be made in 10 minutes or less, and enjoyed at home or on the go. Top it off with some coconut and pistachios for a little extra crunch.
Succulent, sweet and pretty, red raspberries are a so-called foodie’s treat. It turns out these bright berries are also packed with health benefits. A new research review has found that, besides being an excellent source of vitamin C and fibre, red raspberries (as opposed to yellow or black ones) may help improve cardiovascular and brain health and reduce the risk of certain chronic diseases like diabetes.
Recently, the entire Yahoo Beauty team headed out to Bay Head, New Jersey for a day of shooting and Lily Kunin, founder of Clean Food Dirty City, cooked up a seriously delicious (and seriously beautiful) spread for us.