Food

Welcome to Lily & Loaf's blog category dedicated to food. Explore valuable tips, insights, and culinary inspiration to enhance your nutrition and embrace a healthier lifestyle through food.

What are antioxidants, and why are they important?

What are antioxidants, and why are they important?

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Lily & Loaf Blog 11/02/2024 9:53am 6 minute read

Antioxidants | Diet | Food | Natural | Supplements | Vitamins

When we think of maintaining our health and wellbeing, many of us focus on cleaning up our diets and eating more healthily....

What foods to eat and avoid for a good night’s sleep

What foods to eat and avoid for a good night’s sleep

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Lily & Loaf Blog 31/07/2023 11:21am 6 minute read

BEAUTY | HEALTH | BALANCE | Food | Insomnia | Nutrition & Wellbeing | Sleep & Relaxation

Sleep is an essential part of our life. It's not just about resting and rejuvenating the body, but also about keeping the...

How to get the best nutrition on a budget

How to get the best nutrition on a budget

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Lily & Loaf Blog 17/03/2023 1:16pm 5 minute read

Budget | Cost of Living | Food | Nutrition & Wellbeing

The cost of living is at an all-time high, and most people are feeling the effects. It can be tempting to opt for fast food...

Natural ways to boost your metabolism

Natural ways to boost your metabolism

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Lily & Loaf Blog 16/02/2023 10:39am 6 minute read

Body | Diet | Food | Natural | Nutrition & Wellbeing | Protein

When it comes to maintaining a healthy weight, your metabolism plays a key role. Whether you’re looking to tone up,...

Natural ways to lower your blood pressure

Natural ways to lower your blood pressure

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Lily & Loaf Blog 02/02/2023 12:00pm 5 minute read

Blood Pressure | Body | Circulation | Diet | Food | Health | Nutrition & Wellbeing | Supplements

High blood pressure, or hypertension, affects around one in three adults in the UK, with most of those people not even...

How to detox your body to lose weight

How to detox your body to lose weight

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Lily & Loaf Blog 30/01/2023 6:40pm 6 minute read

Blood Pressure | Body | Breakfast | Cleanse | Detox | Diet | Fitness | Food | Lifestyle | Nutrition & Wellbeing | Sugar | Supplements | Vitamins | Weight Management

When it comes to overhauling your lifestyle, knowing how to detox your body to lose weight will stand you in good stead....

Natural ways to optimise your immune system

Natural ways to optimise your immune system

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Lily & Loaf Blog 15/12/2022 1:17pm 5 minute read

Body | Diet | Food | Health | Immune System | Immunity | Natural | Nutrition & Wellbeing | Supplements | Vitamins

Your immune system is your body’s first line of defence against infection and disease. It has both anti-inflammatory...

How nutrition affects healthy hair, teeth and skin

How nutrition affects healthy hair, teeth and skin

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Lily & Loaf Blog 08/11/2022 9:24am 5 minute read

Body | Diet | Energy | Food | Hair, Skin & Teeth | Nutrition & Wellbeing | Supplements | Vitamins | Wellbeing

The way you look will have a big influence on the way you feel. While a good hair care regime, regular visits to the...

Key System Spotlight: The Immune System

Key System Spotlight: The Immune System

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Lily & Loaf Blog 15/09/2022 3:03pm 4 minute read

Antioxidants | Body | Diet | Food | Health | Immune System | Immunity | Natural | Nutrition & Wellbeing | Supplements | Vitamins

Your immune system is your first line of defence against illness, disease and infection. It protects your body against a...

Tell-tale signs that you’re getting dehydrated

Tell-tale signs that you’re getting dehydrated

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Lily & Loaf Blog 23/08/2022 9:25am 5 minute read

Body | Diet | Food | Health | Hydration | Lifestyle | Nutrition & Wellbeing

With summer in full swing and recent periods of hot, sunny weather making it harder to keep cool, getting dehydrated becomes...

The importance of investing in your health

The importance of investing in your health

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Lily & Loaf Blog 22/08/2022 9:55am 5 minute read

Body | Brain Health | Children | Exercise | Food | Health | Lifestyle | Mental Health | Natural | Nutrition & Wellbeing | Sleep & Relaxation | Supplements | Vitamins

We all know that we should invest in our health, but what does that really mean? Investing in your health means taking...

Fermented food and the importance of probiotics

Fermented food and the importance of probiotics

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Lily & Loaf Blog 01/08/2022 5:11pm 6 minute read

Body | Diet | Food | Gut Health | Immune System | Immunity | Lifestyle | Probiotics

Much has been written about the role that probiotics play in improving your overall health and wellbeing. These friendly...

Foods to avoid when you’re trying to eat more healthily

Foods to avoid when you’re trying to eat more healthily

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Lily & Loaf Blog 29/06/2022 4:10pm 6 minute read

Body | Children | Diet | Digestive System | Food | Gut Health | Immune System | Immunity | Weight Management

Trying to eat healthily when there’s so much temptation out there is a difficult task. Although maintaining a healthy...

How to deal with anxiety

How to deal with anxiety

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Lily & Loaf Blog 20/06/2022 6:22pm 7 minute read

Anxiety | Body | Diet | Exercise | Food | Lifestyle | Mental Health | Mind | Wellbeing

Anxiety, fear and worry affects all of us at some point in our lives. So, learning how to deal with anxiety is vital. If you...

How to look after your health after having a baby

How to look after your health after having a baby

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Lily & Loaf Blog 25/03/2022 11:33am 6 minute read

Anxiety | Body | Children | Exercise | Food | Health | Lifestyle | Mental Health | Pregnancy & Preconception | Supplements | Tiredness | Vitamins | Women

When you’ve just given birth and are looking after a newborn baby, it can be easy to focus all your efforts on your...

Sustainable ways to manage your weight

Sustainable ways to manage your weight

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Lily & Loaf Blog 21/03/2022 2:23pm 7 minute read

Body | Breakfast | Energy | Exercise | Fitness | Food | Protein | Supplements | Weight Management

For many of us, our weight fluctuates due to various reasons, both in and out of our control. For some, losing or gaining...

How to create the best version of yourself in 2022

How to create the best version of yourself in 2022

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Lily & Loaf Blog 13/12/2021 12:54pm 5 minute read

Diet | Exercise | Fitness | Food | Health | Lifestyle | Nutrition & Wellbeing

With such a change in all our lives over the past two years, what do you plan on doing with your 2022? For many of us,...

Best plant-based protein sources

Best plant-based protein sources

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Lily & Loaf Blog 30/06/2021 10:20am 5 minute read

Body | Breakfast | Diet | Energy | Food | Health | Lifestyle | Wellbeing

Protein is a key component of a balanced diet that promotes muscle growth and burns fat, helping you maintain a healthy body...

Get the best out of nature as restrictions start to ease

Get the best out of nature as restrictions start to ease

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Lily & Loaf Blog 16/06/2021 11:17am 4 minute read

Body | Exercise | Fitness | Food | Health | Lifestyle | Mental Health | Mind | Nature | Wellbeing

How to get back to nature After what seems like the longest 18 months in living memory, now is the time to get outside...

How to improve gut health naturally

How to improve gut health naturally

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Lily & Loaf Blog 03/02/2021 2:15pm 7 minute read

Body | Diet | Digestive System | Food | Gut Health | Health | Immune System | Immunity | Lifestyle | Nutrition & Wellbeing | Probiotics | Tiredness

HOW DOES GUT BACTERIA AFFECT YOUR HEALTH? Your gut bacteria can affect your health in many ways. They are a vital part of a...

How to keep your kids healthy during lockdown

How to keep your kids healthy during lockdown

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Lily & Loaf Blog 03/02/2021 1:28pm 6 minute read

Body | Brain Health | Children | Energy | Exercise | Food | Nutrition & Wellbeing | Supplements | Vitamins

With the nation still in lockdown half-term now here, keeping your kids happy and healthy while they are cooped up indoors...

Why is intestinal health important?

Why is intestinal health important?

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Lily & Loaf Blog 03/02/2021 1:24pm 5 minute read

Body | Diet | Food | Gut Health | Health | Natural | Probiotics | Supplements | Vitamins

When it comes to overall health and wellbeing, your intestinal health is vitally important. The state of your intestinal...

Immune system booster foods

Immune system booster foods

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Lily & Loaf Blog 22/09/2020 3:38pm 6 minute read

Antioxidants | Body | Diet | Food | Immune System | Immunity | Nutrition & Wellbeing | Probiotics | Supplements | Vitamins

If you follow a healthy, balanced diet, the chances are it will contain plenty of immune system booster foods. Many...

Pea Protein vs Whey Protein

Pea Protein vs Whey Protein

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Lily & Loaf Blog 19/02/2020 12:00pm 6 minute read

Body | Breakfast | Diet | Food | Lifestyle | Natural | Supplements

Different types of protein bring different benefits. In this blog, we’re going to focus on pea protein vs. whey protein....