Author: Rob Hobson

Mint choc CDB sleepy hot chocolate

Food & Drink

An intriguing twist on a classic night cap including mint and CBD oil which is thought to reduce symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression.

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Trouble sleeping? There’s a fine art to it…

Health

Lack of sleep or disrupted sleep patterns can have a detrimental effect on your work life, relationships and general wellbeing. We asked...

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First-rate fish chowder

Food & Drink

Fish is rich in Vitamin D (the sunshine vitamin) and this delicious chowder cooked up by nutritionist Rob Hobson,packs in pollock, hake and...

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Eat to beat inflammation

Nutrition

Rob Hobson, Healthspan Head of Nutrition has created a series of recipes to help support bone and joint health in the months ahead.

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How can you improve your sleep in the winter months?

Health

To fight off winter tiredness getting enough undisturbed sleep is vital. Here, Rob Hobson explains ways you can tune your body for restful...

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Seven ways to lower cholesterol with diet

Nutrition

Rob Hobson registered nutritionist at Healthspan shows how we can reduce our cholesterol by eating the right kind of foods....

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Heads up: how to minimise migraine

Health

Rounding off Migraine Awareness Week here are a few tips to help manage this debilitating condition – helping reduce your likelihood of experiencing an attack and/or reducing the severity when migraine strikes.

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Struggling with IBS

Health

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is estimated to affect up to 20 per cent of the UK population with its often debilitating (and potentially...

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Sugar dilemmas?

Nutrition

What effect does eating too much sugar have on our health (particularly for women over 50)?...

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Fifteen ways to sleep well in the heat

Home & Lifestyle

It’s important you get enough sleep and the hot weather can prove to be a challenge – try these tips so it doesn’t get the better of you

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Food and your fifties

Nutrition

Post-50, there are certain nutrients your body needs to power through the next phase of your life with some foods, in particular, that...

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Caregiving: How to protect your mood

Care and carers

Low mood can be short-term but over a longer period can manifest as depression, anxiety and insomnia all of which reduce your ability to...

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Caring: Mealtime timesavers

Care and carers

After a demanding day caring for others finding time to cook and eat – healthily – is a challenge for many carers. Rob Hobson has some tips to plan and save time at meal times.

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Mealtimes and family balanced with caring

Care and carers

If you are managing a family and caring for someone then try and organise your time so that you can sit down and eat as a family, writes...

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Balanced diet is key to ability to give care

Care and carers

Focusing only on your role as a carer is great for the person you care for but can have a detrimental effect on your long-term health and...

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The responsibility for caring

Care and carers

Rob Hobson, Healthspan Head of Nutrition over Carer’s Week will be working with 50 Connect providing practical dietary advice for carer’s to help support their nutritional needs, so that they can stay well and look after themselves and continue to deal with the responsibility of caring.

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How to cook on a budget

Health

Rob Hobson shares tips on why a healthy diet is important for you as a carer and the person you care for. ...

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Self help care tips for carers

Care and carers

Many carers neglect to give themselves the same level of care and time they give to others. Rob Hobson shares some ideas to keep you...

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Beef and super greens stir-fry

Food & Drink

Iron deficiency can leave you feeling tired and lethargic. Try this super quick and healthy, iron-rich stir fry and boost your red blood cells and oxygen absorption.

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Essential foods to keep men healthy

Men's Health

Rob Hobson, Healthspan Head of Nutrition takes a look at some simple food changes men can make to help them live longer and healthier...

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Easy food swaps to tackle the effects of stress

Nutrition

Stress can compromise nutrient intake by influencing appetite, food choice and depleting the body of micronutrients. Here are some tips to...

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Six essential food and nutrition time savers for busy carers

Nutrition

Rob Hobson looks at six ways to maintain a nutritious, healthy diet if you are a busy carer with limited time to cook and look after yourself.

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Buckwheat galette with spinach, asparagus & poached egg

Food & Drink

Food has a huge impact on your overall health. So why not ditch the comfort food and tcuk into this delicious buckwheat galette with...

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Our lover affair with eggs

Nutrition

Rob Hobson, registered nutritionist and Head of Nutrition at Healthspan explains why we have fallen back in love with eggs and why they are...

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Five golden rules of eating for a good night’s sleep

Nutrition

Rob Hobson is a registered nutritionist and Healthspan Head of Nutrition.. He is also author of Cheats & Eats and The Detox Kitchen Bible.

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Are you struggling to sleep?

Health

During the cold and dark months, it's important to get enough sleep to keep you energised and motivated. Here are our top tips for a better...

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A diet, but you can still eat chocolate

Nutrition

There's a new diet on the block and this one lets you eat pasta and chocolate. Jackie Wicks explains. ...

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Seven days to top up your vitamin D

Nutrition

It’s difficult to get what you need from food alone but certain foods still provide us with a useful source of vitamin D.

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Six ways to combat winter bleakness

Health

Don't let the darker days damped your mood and stay energised this winter with these top tips. ...

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Seven steps to a healthier heart

Health

Discover how making just a few small tweaks to your lifestyle can significantly reduce your risk of a heart attack. ...

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No bones about it: keeping men healthy

Men's Health

If you think brittle bones is a ‘woman’s problem’ you’d be wrong. One in five men over the age of 50 will break a bone as a result of osteoporosis.

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Feta cheese, watermelon and cucumber salad

Recipes

Eat to beat dehydration. Top up your daily fluid intake this summer with moisture-rich fruit and vegetables....

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Five foods men shouldn’t be without

Men's Health

Having a balanced nutrient-rich diet is essential for life but there are some food groups that are particularly important for men. ...

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Changes to adopt to improve happiness

Health

Most of us could do with more happiness in our lives. Finding simple ways to feel happier can make a huge difference to our happiness levels.

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Eight ways to boost your intake of vitamin D

Nutrition

Help keep your vitamin D levels topped up with simple tips that can be introduced into your daily routine. ...

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Seared tuna with Asian slaw

Recipes

There are very few food sources of vitamin D but oily fish are high on the list, this is a delicious way to enjoy fresh tuna....

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Food pairings that maximise absorption

Nutrition

Become your own food mixologist with the help of Rob Hobson’s list of food pairings that increase nutrient absorption.

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Salmon, green beans, orange & hazelnut Salad

Recipes

Now is the time to make sure you're looking after your body - this delicious and easy to make salmon recipe is packed with natural vitamins...

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Beat those January blues

Health

Don't let the cold and dark winter months keep you in the dumps - follow these simple steps to improve your mood this January. ...

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Winter superfoods

Food & Drink

Rob Hobson picks his favourite superfoods that pack a nutritional punch yet will provide comfort in the cold winter months.

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Small change, big difference

Health

Forget complicated diets and exercise regimes. Keep resolutions simple and you are more likely to stick to them, says Rob Hobson....

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Your winter wellness survival guide

Health, Sponsored

Stay happy and healthy during the colder weather with Healthspan's winter wellness survival guide....

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Roasted pumpkin with garlic and red lentil soup

Recipes

Don’t get your leftover pumpkin go to waste with Rob Hobson’s hearty pumpkin, garlic and lentil soup.

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Five ways to use up your leftover pumpkin

Health

Not just for Halloween - pumpkins have lots of health benefits too. Rob Hobson shares his top tips for using up the leftovers....

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Five questions we should be asking about our heart health

Health

Dr Sarah Brewer a leading GP, Dr Ross Walker an eminent cardiologist with registered Nutritionist Rob Hobson take a look at what's the...

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Beetroot and squash stew

Recipes

Keep your heart healthy with Rob Hobson’s beetroot and squash stew packed with all the good stuff that helps lower cholesterol and blood pressure.

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Raw vegetable salad with garlic dressing

Recipes

Rob Hobson, author of The Detox Kitchen Bible, shares his recipe for a deliciously healthy garlic summer salad...

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5 ways to healthy eyes this summer

Health

Summertime can play havoc with our eyes. 50connect's guide reveals the essential tips to keep eyes happy this summer...

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Better sleep routines

Health

Modern life along with work stress and diet can inhibit your ability to get a good night’s sleep. Here are some tips to ensure a much needed restful night.

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Pan-fried salmon with pomegranate, walnut and spinach salad

Food & Drink

Rob Hobson, author of The Detox Kitchen Bible, rustles up a hearty healthy fish dish of pan fried salmon with pomegranate, walnut and...

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Heart healthy foods

Health

Rob Hobson, nutrition expert at Healthspan, reveals some whole foods that can help keep your heart healthy....

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Energy surges as we hit fifty five

Nutrition

A recent poll of 2000 adults by Healthspan, found that there’s a surge of energy at the age of 55 as people become reinvigorated by the thought of retiring.

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7 ways to make a difference your health

Health

Be proactive about your health and make sure you are in tiptop shape as you age....

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Super foods vs classics

Nutrition

Rob Hobson, Healthspan's Head of Nutrition takes a look at some of the great new 'superfoods' that everyone is talking about and compares...

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Foreign fare

World Wide

Jetting off to somewhere nice this summer? Healthspan Head of Nutrition Rob Hobson shows you how to make the most of healthy eating while you’re abroad

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Eat yourself well with the seasons

Nutrition

Rob Hobson puts together a list of detoxifying foods that fit into your diet and nutrition plan all year round....

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Time to get fruity – seasonal fruits to boost your health

Nutrition

Rob Hobson delivers an anti oxidant boost in the shape of a delicious seasonal fruits smoothie....

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Boost your brain power

Health

Rob Hobson shares some simple tips to help keep your brain in tip top health

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