Real Foods Blog

What are the Best Alternative Milks?

The world of milk is changing.  As more consumers opt for a healthy, cruelty and dairy-free alternative, there’s been a plethora of alternative milks hitting the UK market. How do you find the best dairy-free alternative milks for you?

Published: June 27, 2019
Author: Pip Phillips
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Plant-Based Living

For decades the Real Foods family has been advocating the benefits of plant-based living. Now there is more and more evidence that we would all be better for making our meals plant-based. Not only would we and our families be healthier, but we would be doing the planet a favour as well, helping to preserve our wonderful world for future generations.

Published: June 14, 2019
Author: Ruth Mildred
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What is the best vegetarian diet for you?

Are you vegetarian, vegan, reducetarian, flexitarian, or planetarian? Because of all the hype around new diets that are better for the planet and our health, the team at Real Foods decided that it was time to give the lowdown, so you can determine the best vegetarian diet for you.

Published: June 14, 2019
Author: Pip Phillips
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How Do I Cook?

Looking for something new to eat and asking ‘How do I cook that?’ Here at Real Foods we have a wealth of information available to help you make some small changes to your weekly menus so that you are eating healthier foods.

Published: May 16, 2019
Author: Ruth Mildred
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How a Good Night’s Sleep Can Improve Your Health.

Sleep. We all do it, we all want it, and we all need it. For decades, we have known how beneficial a good night’s sleep can be for us, but only recently have experts proven that sleep is probably the most important thing we can do to improve our health. So whether you struggle to sleep, can’t seem to carve out an early bedtime routine, or just want better quality sleep, the Real Foods team share their top tips for the best rest.

Published: May 15, 2019
Author: Pip Phillips
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The best home remedies for a good night’s sleep.

Developing a routine that helps you relax before bedtime and is repeated until it becomes a habit is essential. Everyone winds down differently but here are a few tried and tested home remedies for a good night’s sleep, courtesy of the Real Foods team.

Published: May 10, 2019
Author: Pip Phillips
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How to avoid fish and still get vegetarian sources of omega-3

Real Foods, Scotland’s largest independent retailer and purveyor of vegetarian and wholefoods lifts the lid on the issue of over-fishing and recommends the best vegetarian sources of omega-3.

Published: May 3, 2019
Author: Jen Marsden
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How to recycle anything and everything in Edinburgh

You’ve got your different coloured recycling bins and food composting and you try your best to follow the rules. But there are many items that at first glance seem almost impossible to recycle in Edinburgh. We feel your pain.

Published: May 2, 2019
Author: Jen Marsden
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Your diet by the decades: Eat your way to a healthier life

The old adage will always remain true: you are what you eat. Yet, have you ever considered how your body requires different nutrients at different stages of your life? The team at Real Foods, Scotland’s largest independent retailer of health and wholefoods, is ready to help you optimise your health! You can eat your way to a healthier life by adopting the right diet for every decade.

Published: April 18, 2019
Author: Jen Marsden
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