Weird and wonderful vegetables

New research reveals 60% of the UK population spend less than £10 a week on fruit and veg The electrical retailer carried out a study in late 2015 of 1,001 UK consumers; 67% of people said they considered themselves as ‘healthy’, yet the results also showed that over 60% of people are currently spending less than £10 per week on fruit and vegetables! The spend on vegetables could be attributed to allocated budget for food and the price of the raw ingredients themselves of course; but survey statistics demonstrated that 56% of the population wished that they knew more about what to…

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The new year’s resolutions every student should make

‘I’ll sort it out after Christmas’ is the answer we give ourselves in December when we know we should be doing something but cant be bothered. It’s a fresh year and a fresh start. Here’s a list of new year’s resolutions you can make to make 2016 a better year for you. Make your loan last As one wonderful time of the year ends, another begins. Yes, the second part of your student loan is about to come through.But remember it needs to last until April. It’s fine to hit the January sales but don’t go crazy because you’re finally out of…

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Tips to keep you healthy this Winter

As a student, keeping healthy is not always top of the list, sure you probably know it’s a necessity but often life gets in the way; late nights, long lectures and lazy routines to be a little more specific.Keeping healthy should be a priority all year long, but in winter it’s time to step up those healthy habits and kick start your healthy winter routine.We’ve rounded up some tips to help you banish those winter blues and help you to keep healthy and fit all season long.Keep up your Exercise RoutineIt may be cold outside but that’s no excuse not…

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Tips and Tricks To Use Your Leftover Food

As a student, the prospect of your food shop can be an overwhelming experience, especially when it’s the last thing you’re interested in saving during the week for. Luckily, there are ways that you’re able to save your money and have a decent meal without burning a hole in your pocket. 15 million tonnes of food is wasted in our homes each year, most of which is still perfectly edible, there is always time to look at alternative ways of saving your pennies. AO.com have taken this on board to create a interactive piece to help you to save money…

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10 things every girl does when she can’t sleep

1) Check every form of social media possible. Because who doesn’t need to see your aunties holidays photos 12 times, that typical ‘in the club’ snapchat story and every other insomnia sufferers insomnia related tweet, because you know, insomnia. 2) Select a particularly boring episode of your favourite TV programme you’ve seen 5 times. Half close your eyes and hope for the best. 3) Find yourself scrolling through the photos on your phone. You shortly begin to reflect on how this is not the intended use of a phone, where are your incoming texts, whatsapp and Facebook notifications. How did…

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