June 20, 2016

Incredible alternative uses of tea bags you didn’t know about

Brits still love a good cuppa! For many the idea of a soothing brew or detoxifying herbal tea puts a smile on our face. Did you know tea bags aren’t just a one-use item? While you may not relish the idea of using the same bag to brew more than one cup of tea, there are still plenty of other uses…. 1. Feed your garden Rebrew used bags in a bucket of water and use the resulting weak tea to water your plants and protect them from fungus. Alternately, open […]
June 15, 2016

The best beers on offer at supermarkets for Euro 2016

With the European Championships in full swing and England being predictably unpredictable, we’ve decided to boost your mood with the most discounted beers available right now from 13 different retailers. Scroll through the top offers below! You can also view the best offers whilst your on the go with the mySupermarket app.
June 10, 2016

Amazing detox waters to keep you hydrated this summer

In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s June! The tasty treats of Christmas and Easter seem like a distant memory and that wish for a sunshine filled summer is setting in. So we wanted to showcase the world of fun, fruity & tasty waters to help you have a tip top, hydrated summer! First up is a warm but essential basic in the detox world, lemon water. Starting your day with a mug of warm water and lemon, helps to aid your digestive system by flushing out toxins left over from the […]
June 7, 2016

The truth behind Britain’s coffee obsession

Research carried out by our analysts has revealed that Britain’s love affair with coffee is growing. “For every cup of tea drank we now consume around two-and-a-half cups of coffee”. mySupermarket‘s team of analysts have studied the UK’s coffee buying habits in-depth and uncovered some intriguing insights. To begin with, coffee pods have really shaken up the industry, rising substantially in popularity during the 2014 Christmas period. The trend also repeated itself again in Christmas 2015. Douwe Egberts Pure Gold Medium Roast Coffee is most popular within the instant coffee category. Although […]
June 3, 2016

Top hacks to save on family cinema trips

Going to the cinema has become an expensive affair, particularly if you’ve got a family. So mySupermarket has compiled some of the best tips, tricks, and hacks to help ease the strain on your wallet. Go on a weekday Catching a mid-week movie is a great way to save the pennies, especially if you visit at off-peak times (weekdays before 5pm), which will slash pounds off your ticket price. Predictably, evenings and weekends cost the most. Some Cineworld cinemas have “Bargain Tuesdays” which offers visitors cheaper tickets all day. Vue has […]
May 29, 2016

How to stay healthy at work

You’ve probably heard that being seated for extended periods of time can be bad for your health, but what can you do about this if, like so many of us, you work at an office? Luckily, all is not lost. Even for those who don’t have the time (or motivation) to go to the gym during their lunch break, in partnership with mySupermarket has put together a handy guide on some things you can do to help stay fit – both physically and nutritionally – while you work. Here are […]
May 26, 2016

Snacks: The Healthy and the Unhealthy Truth

At mySupermarket we are partial to a snack or two, so our analysts decided to study the types of snacks that are being sold across UK supermarkets. mySupermarket looked at different categories of food dividing them into healthy and unhealthy products. ‘Healthy snacks’ mostly consisted of fresh products, yogurts, and snack bars, whereas ‘unhealthy snacks’ included crisps, cheese, biscuits, meat snacks, popcorn etc. (Disclaimer: we recognise that there are differences of opinion regarding what constitutes healthy. For the sake of this article we have divided them into product categories that are […]
May 19, 2016

Alternate uses of coconut oil

Over the years, the cosmetic industry has introduced tons of hair and skin care products. The majority of which are infused with harsh chemicals that can do more harm than good. This has caused more people to switch from commercial products to natural ingredients. And one such natural ingredient which is considered the best cure-all by experts is coconut oil. If you haven’t got any coconut oil in your life yet, you need to get some, fast. Nutritionists are raving about it, beauty bloggers swear by it, and more importantly it’s totally […]
May 16, 2016

Eight everyday money saving habits

Entering the world of budgeting, frugality and saving can be a daunting feat. Once you get started, the benefits can be life changing. To help get you inspired, here are the mySupermarket top tips to incorporate money saving habits into your everyday life. Research, compare & prepare. With so many comparison sites out there obviously we’ll shout about our own. mySupermarket is not just for online shopping. You can use our site to research the grocery items that you wish to purchase and compare the prices of your items, before going […]
May 12, 2016

Health benefits of red wine

Whether wine is good for you or not has been a debate that’s raged on for many years . Although more recently, the benefits or red wine, in particular, have become increasingly apparent. Scientists have recently discovered that red wines have higher levels of polyphenols, which help prevent type 2 diabetes. They also revealed that red wine is full of antioxidants that can boost your immune system. As a general rule, the darker the wine, the higher the antioxidant content. Professor Andrew Waterhouse, of the University of California, suggests that […]