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5 tips to get more movement into your everyday routine

It can be challenging staying in shape and keeping fit when you have a busy work and social schedule. Thankfully, Louisa Drake has shared with us her top tips on maintaining a good work-life balance and how to get more movement into your everyday routine/improve your physical activity for 2017.

Stella Magazine Recipe Feature

Start 2017 smiling, with five days of healthy, wholesome meals, exclusively for Telegraph's Stella Magazine.

Celeriac Shall Go To The Ball

For years we’ve adorned our crudité party platters with elegant slivers of celery but this winter we ask that you give its close relative celeriac a go. It averages at £1 a go, it’s seriously good for you and rather delicious.

Prevent That Hangover

With great festivity comes great responsibility. In the weeks leading up to the big event it is nothing short of obligatory to have a flute of bubbles or bottomless mug of mulled wine to hand. Luckily we have an inbuilt system that processes and eliminates toxins, but it could do with a little help.

Risotto Recipe for Sunday Times Magazine

A simple, healthy risotto packed with flavour and goodness. A recipe by Lily Simpson exclusively for The Sunday Times Magazine.

A Merry Little Christmas Market

Join us on December 8th at our Mortimer Street deli for a festive shopping evening! We've carefully curated some of our favourite brands to sell unique and beautiful Christmas gifts, and we'll also be serving mulled wine and mince pies to shoppers. It promises to be a great evening!

Now Stocking Pearl & Groove Cake

We are thrilled to now be stocking Pearl & Groove cakes at our Mortimer Street deli! These little beauties are all wheat, dairy, gluten and refined-sugar free, but you wouldn't know it! They keep their recipes simple and wholesome, but their flavours seasonal, fresh and fun (they change as often as the English weather).

Maintaining a Vegan Diet

While there are obvious benefits to a vegan diet, there are also risks of becoming deficient in important vitamins and minerals when diet isn’t controlled properly, so we've compiled our top tips for maintaining a vegan diet.

#CookForSyria

We are honoured to be taking part in #CookForSyria and have come up with a delicious Syrian-inspired Beetroot Falafel Wrap with Quinoa Tabbouleh, which we’ll be selling at our Mortimer Street deli throughout November. £2 from each sale will be donated to this fantastic cause.

Superfoods and Skincare, with ELEMIS

From pesticides and chemicals in your food to pollution in the air, our bodies have got a lot to deal with. Eliminating toxins are what your liver, lungs, bowel, kidneys and skin are for - and they're working their socks off to keep you in prime condition. But they'd appreciate a little help.

Top 5 stress busting tips

Eat. Sleep. Work. Repeat. Now while this is most definitely not a rose-tinted way of looking at life, the point is that we are all guilty of finding ourselves rushing around at full speed, to the point that we can sometimes forget to properly look after ourselves. Which is why we’ve come up with our top 5 tips for feeling less stressed.

Say No to Palm Oil

We're all told that we should avoid Palm Oil, but do we really know why? We explain how the mass production of palm oil is one of the main reasons for deforestation, as well as it being high in saturated fats with little nutritional value.

Oh Aubergine, Oh Aubergine.

Aubergine season comes to a close at the end of September so it's a good time to get some serious aubergine eating in! Here's why this smooth, smoky veg is one of our favourites.

Build a Better Salad, with Sainsbury's Magazine

Some fruit and veg, a handful of lean protein and a portion of grains or pulses makes the perfect salad meal. Lily shares her top salad recipes with Sainsbury's Magazine.

Wake Up With... Event Series at The Detox Kitchen

We have made it our mission to reclaim an hour of our day each morning. And rather than go it alone, we want you to join us. Which is why we’ve organised some amazing mornings with some amazing people to get us all jumping out of bed. Each event will be accompanied by a delicious breakfast.

Detox Kitchen Named Top Healthy Cafe in London

The Women's Health team curated a health food tourist’s guide to the capital. "Consider it our Little Black Book to eating out sans trans fats." Amelia Jones, Health and Beauty Editor, named The Detox Kitchen as her top pick in London.

Lunch with Lily Simpson at Red Smart Women Week

Learn about combining business with health. Our founder Lily Simpson will be hosting a mentoring lunch on Thursday 22nd September 2016 as a part of Red Smart Women Week. Smart Women Week is five days of live events and mentoring that will make you smarter in every area of your life, from work to wellbeing, business to body confidence.

A Day in the Life of Princess Eugenie - Detox Kitchen featured

​The spirited, art-loving young royal juggles her family obligations with a very modern career.​ Princess Eugenie gave Harper's Bazaar an insight into a day in her life, and her lunch spot of choice? The Detox Kitchen.

Detox Kitchen Selfridges Concession

We are beyond excited to be popping up in the number one department store in the world, Selfridges London. Launching Thursday 11th August for three months, we'll be located in the food hall serving hungry shoppers a range of our best-selling salads, as well as baked goods and delicious smoothies.

Are Britons hiding their calorific secrets?

Obesity rates are on the rise, and the under-reporting of how much we really eat is to blame, claims a new study. The Behavioural Insights Team has claimed that national surveys are not capturing the changes in the way food is eaten in Britain, particularly snacking outside the home and restaurant meals. We weigh in on the matter.

Festival Survival with Skin and Tonic + Competition

So you’re off to one of the many incredible festivals happening this summer, and you’ve nailed the necessities - tent, sleeping bag, wellies and a waterproof. But to help you not just survive but THRIVE in a field with your friends and thousands of others, our friends at Skin & Tonic have compiled a list of their festival essentials.

Dangers with 'Free-From' Products

The ‘war on sugar’ has come on in leaps and bounds in the last year, the most notable development being the tax on sugary soft drinks announced back in March. The problem is, with the promise of 'zero sugar' and 'zero fat' products, something has to replace the sugar and the fat, and it's often something nasty.

A Simple Blind Taste Test

We hosted an event with our ambassadors at the deli last week to showcase the difference between our food and supermarket food. We served various courses of two options, our own and one purchased from a supermarket. The results were so interesting and eye-opening for quite a few.

WelleCo Gift with July Detoxes

We've teamed up with The Body, a.k.a Elle McPherson's company WelleCo, to offer anyone who orders one of our detoxes in the next month a travel pack of their best-selling Super Elixir. This Alkalising Greens supplement is designed to help your body maintain good nutrition and maintain its pH balance. Sign us up!

Asceno and Detox Kitchen Competition

ASCENO is our lounge and swimwear brand of choice so we jumped at the chance to collaborate on a competition for our lovely customers! The lucky winner will get a 3-day detox, as well as an ASCENO bikini and beach kaftan. 

Lily speaks to Country & Townhouse

Hollie Bell of Country & Town House chats to Detox Kitchen founder Lily Simpson about yoga, herb gardens, and her guilty pleasures.

Eating Clean Doesn't Have to be Dirty

Recently there has been a backlash against the idea of healthy eating and those who encourage it, no doubt due to an overcrowded market with mixed messages. “Is fat our friend or foe!?” “Will I be committing a cardinal sin if I eat meat on a Monday!?”. So we've written up our top tips for staying grounded when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Fat, Friend or Foe?

A report by the National Obesity Forum and the Public Health Collaboration is demanding a major overhaul of official dietary guidelines. They claim the last thirty years of NHS official health advice urging people to adopt low-fat diets is having “disastrous health consequences”, and is based on “flawed science”. So is fat our friend or foe?

How to: quit dairy

Since reducing the amount of dairy in my diet I have experienced better digestion and seen positive changes in my skin. Although important for young children and women who are pregnant, dairy foods are not a necessary component of an adult diet. So we've compiled a guide to the best dairy alternatives and how to incorporate them into your diet.

How to: go veggie

Whether you choose to eat meat or not is a matter of personal preference. It is true that meat is highly nutritious. It provides a valuable source of protein and other key nutrients such as vitamin B12 and iron. But adequate amounts of these key nutrients can be gained from eating other highly nutritious plant-based foods.

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