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 […]
May 6, 2016

Food and drink to help you sleep

A lack of sleep is a common complaint; according to a recent study by the BBC only one in 10 of us think we always get a good night’s kip. Multiple studies have found a clear relationship between the quantity and quality of sleep and health problems, such as the risk of diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and depression. A lack of sleep is also believed to suppress the immune system, leaving you vulnerable to infections and increased appetite, contributing to weight gain. Check out some tips and tricks […]
May 5, 2016

Spring Cleaning: How to start, what to buy, and when to shop

It’s that time of year again- where the weather gets a little bit warmer, the flowers start blooming, and you can give your house a nice spring clean! mySupermarket has studied spring cleaning in detail to see what people buy, when and even where! Approximately 72% of women in the UK and 28% of men purchase cleaning products. Moreover, almost 70% of all trolleys with cleaning products are comprised by individuals between the ages of 25-44. On average, each shopper has a basket value of £7.12 worth of cleaning products. […]
April 26, 2016

Healthy desserts on a cookie cutter budget

Ever been tasked with wowing your friends and family at dessert time and wondered how to make something show-stoppingly great on a low budget? Well mySupermarket have got a wonderful selection of delicious desserts you can make on any budget! Dessert time can be a nightmare when you are focused on keeping yourself or maybe your guests on point with their healthy eating goals. After all, dessert is supposed to be tasty, fun and that part of the meal everyone looks forward to. Add in the double whammy of mass produced tastiness on […]
April 22, 2016

Quick lists – know what you want & find it fast!

If the thought of trudging around a grocery shop fills you with dread, you are about to read a blog post to speed up and revolutionise your shopping habits. Enter quick lists! Don’t worry, you can thank us later! Don’t worry, you can thank us later! mySupermarket is a big fan of coming to the rescue of our shoppers, it’s widely known that you can use our site to compare and save up to 30% on every supermarket shop, but did you know that we can help save time and […]
April 20, 2016

10 foods you didn’t know you could freeze

With household bills soaring and already tight belts being squeezed even tighter, mySupermarket has looked into an array of foods you can freeze to free up your budget and reduce food waste. Brits ditch over 7 million tons of food and drink a year, costing the average UK household around £60 a month, making food waste a really big deal. Lots of foods go to waste simply because people don’t realise they are freezable, so here’s mySupermarkets 10 everyday foods you can freeze – prepared to be surprised by a few. […]
April 14, 2016

Best superfoods for women

So what is a superfood? There is no official definition of a “superfood” and the EU has banned health claims on packaging unless supported by scientific evidence. The closest you’ll get to an approved definition is from The Oxford Dictionary. Which states that a superfood is a “nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and wellbeing”. Ok so which superfoods are best for me? So far there’s been all kinds of weird and wacky superfoods from yuzi fruit and chai seeds to acacia berries and seaweed. With so […]
April 13, 2016

The benefits of zinc for women

There are so many supplements, superfoods and minerals that are marketed specifically at women, it’s almost impossible to know the good from the bad. So today we’re going to explore the hype around zinc and why it’s such a crucial ingredient for your future health. So what is zinc? Zinc is a naturally occurring essential mineral that is present in some foods and widely available as a supplement. How do I know if I’m not having enough? Zinc serves many important roles in both men and women, including immune system […]
March 31, 2016

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Do you find yourself in a situation where you are looking to eat healthy, but your budget gets in the way? Well, mySupermarket has got you covered! Not only can you be able to enjoy dietary options at a low cost, but you will also take care of your wallet in the process. It’s a win-win situation for everyone. It’s not uncommon for people to use their budget as an excuse to buy cheap junk food items or products on sale that don’t benefit your waistline. On the mySupermarket homepage, […]
March 29, 2016

Most Bought Easter Eggs – 2016

Easter is over and we’re all heartbroken! Although the little ones are still off school, the likely hood is that you’re back on your daily grind. So mySupermarket has decided to soften the blow with an interesting delve into the top 10 Easter eggs purchased from 13 different retailers. Cadbury dominated this year’s list with six out of ten being their products, Ferrero Rocher also made an appearance but there was no room for stalwart Lindt.  Kinder Surprise and Galaxy missed out on the top 10, but both snuck in 19th and 18th respectively. […]