Category Archives: Healthy Living

Sainbury’s juices to feature innovative windows

Sainsbury’s fruit juice cartons will soon feature new transparent panels to let you track your fruit intake. The sixteen own brand juices will have four clear windows in the side of the carton to indicate each 200ml measure of juice – the standard measurement for one of the recommended “five-a-day”. “We’ve launched this new packaging… Read More »

New Covent Garden Gets Into Fruit Juice

“New Covent Garden” is the brand associated with the tasty fresh soups you can get in the supermarket. But according to, the company is launching a range of juices, including Orange, Apple & Mango and Apple & Raspberry, which will be stocked in branches of Waitrose. If the soups are anything to go by,… Read More »

Can Apple Juice Fight Alzheimer’s?

The Daily Express has reported on findings that suggest that apple juice can help fight off the onset of Alzheimers disease, calling it the “miracle of apple juice”. The story was front page news on Saturday and centers around research just published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. Read more here

Pomegranate Juice Is Good For Sperm

If you want high quality sperm, then try passing pomegranates through your juicer. That’s the findings of the Firat University in Turkey, as reported by Scientists at the university gave pomegranate juice to lab rats and detected an increase in the quality of the sperm produced.

Dr Erika On Juicing

Dr Erika from is a fan of juicing but she says she wouldn’t swap a balanced meal for a juice – see what she has to say in this vid.

Recharge Your Batteries with a Juice Retreat

Looking for a break with a difference? Jiva Healing is a company that offers detox and yoga retreats where you can get away from it all, and join a small group in fully rejuvenating yourself. Choose a detox retreat and you will be fasting, save for healthy fruit and vegetable juices, specially selected to include… Read More »

Getting More Juice From Your Juicer

I was surfing YouTube and found this cool video where Shannon Leone demonstrates how she gets more juice from her Breville juicer by putting the pulp in a nylon bag and squeezing more juice out of it. It’s not a great advert for Breville since the model clearly leaves plenty of juice in the pulp,… Read More »

Too Busy To Peel An Orange?

I missed out on this when it was published, there was an interesting article on the Daily Mail website back in July which highlighted a decline in the popularity of oranges. The reason? Because we’re too lazy to peel them. Apparently tangerines and clementines are becoming more popular because they are easier to peel. I have… Read More »

Grape Juice Offers Same Benefits as Red Wine

Many people like to relax in the evening with a glass of red wine, content in the knowledge that it’s quite good for them too, in moderation at least. But what if you don’t like wine, but still want the health benefits? A new study claims to have demonstrated that dark red grape juice contains… Read More »