All of Rick's press coverage

Broccoli Named As Scotland’s Favourite Vegetable!

Eating healthily can be hard, especially these days when convenience foods like ready meals, chocolate and sweets are so easy to come by – but learning to cook can really help you make healthier choices for you and your family. New research from Diabetes UK has just...

Rice Bran – The Next Big Superfood?

Healthy eating should be a top priority for everyone, whether they’re on a health kick or not. Your body is your temple and should be treated as such, and with the internet proving to be a fabulous resource for recipes and nutritional advice you have little to no...

What to eat for better sleep (As seen in Healthista.com)

 When it comes to sleep eight hours is said to be the magic number. If you find yourself struggling to sleep and constantly cranky, our Nutritionist Rick Hay explains exactly what to eat for better sleep According to new research published by the University of...

RICK HAY ON SWISSE WELLNESS

  Rick is a Nutritional Physiologist, anti-ageing Food and Fitness Nutritionist and has extensive experience in Nutrition, Naturopathy, Botanical Medicine and Iridology. He specialises in obesity treatment, weight management, anti-ageing food and fitness, beauty...

Get beach body ready – As seen in Healthy Living

Follow our 10-step natural health plan and you’ll soon be beach-body ready! 1 – Fill the fridge with healthy food If you want to shed a few pounds in preparation for the summer, it’s a good idea to clean out the kitchen cupboards and dispose of any junk food. “Fill...

What to eat for a healthy smile – As seen in Healthista.com

Nutritionist Rick Hay highlights which foods to eat—and which ones to avoid—for healthy teeth and gums Maintaining a healthy smile takes a lot more than just brushing twice a day. What you eat has a big impact on your oral health; it makes sense, considering it comes...

9 superfoods your skin needs this spring

Nutritionist Rick Hay explains the nutrient-rich foods that could help your skin renew itself from the inside out – some could even help protect your skin from the sun’s rays There are foods and there are superfoods. If you’re looking for a helping hand to all of...

What to eat for stress (As seen in Healthista)

What to eat for stress Want to fight stress? As the saying goes, you are what you eat. If you find yourself constantly stressed out, our Nutritionist Rick Hay explains exactly what to eat for stress  Let’s face it, we all go through bouts of stress, whether it is work...

SUPERFOOD TRENDS FOR 2017

ASK THE EXPERT SUPERFOOD TRENDS FOR 2017 Superfoods continue to be the buzz word in the global health and fitness arena. They are foods that are nutrient dense and high in antioxidants. They particularly assist with immune function and energy production. So what’s hot...

What are Superfoods and do they exist? (As seen on Veggie Vision)

Everyone who knows Rick Hay loves him so we are super excited that finally we have Rick on board with VV TV. You can’t open a magazine without seeing vegan author, nutritionist and TV presenter Rick and we can’t wait to bring you more exciting news from him…. we are...

Walles Hamonde – talks his daily fitness regime

Walles is and up and coming screen and stage actor based in London, with appearances in blockbuster movies such as Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation. He is also a former competitive figure skater and a self-confessed fitness...

Get 10% off Healthista’s NEW protein, diet and nutrient powders

We’re so excited to present Healthista’s five new health products – being mixed as we speak! If now is the time to get lean, manage your weight, improve your skin, boost your energy or simply maintain a healthy lifestyle then our innovative nutrient powder range is...

Foods to help your mood (As seen in Healthy Diet Mag)

Been feeling tired or anxious? We look at the foods that could help. You may have heard the phrase ‘let food by thy medicine’, but can it help you to escape a bad mood (and we’re not talking comfort eating)? We asked some top nutritionists for their tips on what to...

Your 4-Week Healthy Eating Plan (As seen in Your Fitness)

Want to feel energised, revitalised and rejuvenated? Follow this anti-ageing diet plan devised by nutritionist Rick Hay. WEEK 1& 3 Before breakfast: Drink half a glass of warm water with the juice of half a lemon: to kick-start the liver and gallbladder and...

20 Ways to Get Fit In A Week (As seen in Your Fitness)

20 Ways to Get Fit In A Week It may not always be feasible to hit the gym when we plan but there are plenty of other ways to keep in shape. Fitness expert Rick Hays tells us how. Whether you’re looking to challenge that plateau or trying to work a fitness regime into...

7 superfood smoothie ingredients (As seen in Cosmopolitan)

Health-buffs swear by them for loading up on vitamins and minerals, but if you’re not sure what to put in your smoothies try these 7 super ingredients recommended by nutritionist Ricky Hay of leading ethical brand Fushi 1. Coconut water Coconut water is...

12 really easy ways to beat a hangover (As seen in Healthista)

Happy new hangover? Here are 12 ways to cure it from our Superfoodist blogger, nutritionist Rick Hay 1.Think Supergreens – a teaspoon of a nutrient dense, antioxidant rich, enzyme packed Supergreen like Spirulina, Wheat Grass, Barley Grass or Chlorella helps to...

The Benefits of Manuka Honey (As seen in Nutrimarket)

“Manuka Honey is in my top five products to take over the cold winter months. It has strong anti-bacterial, anti-viral and anti-microbial activity. It is something that I prescribe particularly to help shorten the length and severity of a cold or flu and to help...

9 best plant proteins (As seen in Healthista)

Plant proteins help you live longer, new research has found. Nutrition lecturer and food expert Rick Hay shares with Healthista his nine favourite sources Plant protein has been in the news this week as new research has emerged regarding the benefits of consuming it –...

Super Superfoods (As seen in Authorite Blogival)

Superfoods are foods that are nutrient dense and have strong antioxidant properties and that’s a good thing as antioxidants are the good guys that help the body fight off free radicals that damage our health and our cells. A true superfood has a high ORAC score which...

6 foods that used to be bad for you – (As seen in Homemade)

It used to be so simple: high fat foods + you = weight gain. But now everyone from Harvard Medical School professors to the next-gen wellness lot like Hemsley + Hemsley and Delicious Ella are coaxing us away from ‘skinny’ versions and back to basics.But...

The Five Worst Weight Loss Programmes

Nutritionist Rick Hay on the diets you DON’T need in your life this – or any – year. Here’s why Rick Hay is nutritional physiologist who lectures in sustainable weight management at the  obesity treatment. Here, Hay names five diets to avoid this year if you’re trying...

‘I dropped a size on the anti-ageing diet’ – Sarah Parish

Sarah Parish was filming the first series of BBC comedy W1A when she realised she had to do something about her body. ‘I had a particularly tight skirt to wear and had already asked for Spanx but it just wouldn’t do up,’ she remembers. ‘When they finally got it on I...

6 weight loss smoothies that WON’T leave you hungry

Want to lose weight fast? These six weight loss smoothies from the Superfoodist Rick Hay are guaranteed to help you shift a few pounds without going hungry I’m a big fan of having a smoothie in place of a breakfast (or more importantly in place of a skipped...

How much protein do we REALLY need for weight loss?

Tempted to go high protein low carb in the new year to lose weight? Before you do, Vicky Hadley has asked the experts for exactly how much protein we need High protein, low carb diets are everywhere and often touted as a quick fix for losing weight, but the National...

5 foods to eat when you’re frantic

At this time of year everyone seems to be in somewhat of a frenzy to get everything done – and if you’re anything like me there’s the added pressure of tidying up loose ends before the end of the year. Time speeds up and the number of tasks that need completing seem...

Your Healthy Living magazine interviewed The Superfoodist

The Superfoodist was asked by Your Healthy Living Magazine about Vitamins B and D. Here’s what he had to say. Vitamin B “The B vitamins are essential for a strong nervous system and they also assist with energy production,” says nutritionist Rick Hay, founder of...

The top 5 foods for glowing skin!

Revealed, the top 5 foods for glowing skin: From preventing wrinkles to healing wounds, expert reveals how to eat your way to a better complexion Watermelon and pomegranate both high in vitamin C to heal damaged skin Berries are good immune boosters to prevent skin...

How to beat PMS, from eating cheese to munching on kale

Revealed, how to beat PMS, from eating cheese to munching on kale (but the bad news is chocolate only makes things worse)   40% of women experience regular PMS – and 5% to a devastating extent Agnus cactus herb can help treat the physical and emotional...

Rick’s Paleo Friendly Recipes: Total Sports Nutrition

Removing a few food groups to follow the Paleo approach may mean scrimping on taste. Rick Hay from Xynergy shows us otherwise. The Paleo Diet involves eating as our ancestors did, including the consumption of meat, fish and some healthy plant proteins. It does not...

5 steps to lasting weight loss

It’s easy to drop a few pounds with a fad diet but actually keeping the weight off is the hard part. Nutritionist and lecturer Rick Hay brings you five steps to lasting weight loss I recently finished lecturing in London on my quarterly lecture series about...

Rick’s Top Superfood Smoothies Ingredient Tips

Health-buffs swear by them for loading up on vitamins and minerals, but if you’re not sure what to put in your smoothies try these 7 super ingredients. 1. Coconut water Coconut water is low-calorie and has minimal sugar content, which means it’s a healthier addition...

Drop A Dress Size – 20 Ways To Lose Up To 3lb In A Week

There’s no need to go on a diet ahead of the Christmas party season: just follow these easy tips 1 Ditch the sit-ups Crunches won’t burn belly fat. “Super-charged moves like squats and star jumps will ramp up metabolism, turning on fat-burning hormones for up to 48...

Rick suggests 20 ways to curb cravings

20 Snacks to curb the cravings. Manage a cravings hit with a healthy protein-based mouthful that mirrors your snacking personality. Rick Hay steps up to the plate with some great ideas 5 Snacks for Choc lovers  2 to 3 squares of 75% dark chocolate, preferably...