February 5, 2019 In Health By

Vegan lunch box tips

Now the school year is underway, parents across the county are thinking – what do I pack in the lunch box? And how do I make it healthy as well as something my child will eat? Whether new to this or needing some inspiration, having some tips and ideas is helpful. Use the information below

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December 17, 2018 In Recipes By

A plant-based Christmas

The festive season is upon us and thoughts are turning to what to eat for Christmas? Plant-based eaters may be looking for something new to cook or those who are hosting vegans or vegetarians at their table may be deciding what to feed their guests. Food is often in focus at Christmas with many traditional

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November 13, 2018 In News By

World diabetes day

It’s world diabetes day tomorrow – November 14th. Diabetes affects millions of people around the world with impacts affecting everyday life. However if you have type 2 diabetes, eating a plant-based diet can make you feel better and be healthier. A new study has shown that plant-based diets significantly improve the lives and health of

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October 19, 2018 In Health, Research By

Safety of Soy

Is it safe to eat soy? Can children consume soy? Will soy make men feminine? Does soy cause breast cancer? These are all questions that you may be concerned about, due to having heard different information about whether it’s ok to eat soy foods. Soybeans are a type of legume which are commonly consumed as

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August 3, 2018 In News By

Why online consultations and how do they work?

After weighing up the options, I decided to provide nutrition consultations online (via Skype) rather than in person because of the advantages it provides. Convenience: Having an appointment online saves time. You don’t need to consider travel time, or think about transport or parking. It can be helpful when you have children as keeping them

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June 15, 2018 In Health By

Plant-based diets are good for your heart

Studies have demonstrated that vegetarian and vegan diets provide many heart health benefits. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, and high blood sugars are all cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors that are improved with a vegetarian diet. The benefits are even greater for vegan diets, with lower cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and body weight seen

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May 8, 2018 In Health By

Are vegan and vegetarian diets healthy?

Welcome to my first blog post! It’s exciting to get started. I hope to provide a source of useful information on plant-based diets that is easy to understand and backed by good evidence. Also check my Facebook page for tips, updates and information related to plant-based eating. Vegan and vegetarian diets (known as plant-based diets)

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