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What is Veganuary?

What is Veganuary?

Published Jan 1st, 2021 Veganuary started as a campaign back in 2014, with the aim of supporting veganism throughout the world. Since then, over 1 million people have converted to a vegan lifestyle for the campaign whilst supporting this ever-growing mission. ...

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Six vitamins to boost your immune system

Six vitamins to boost your immune system

Published Dec 28, 2020 Every day we come into contact with things that would make us ill if they got into our bodies - from toxic particles to the multitude of viruses and bacteria that swarm through the natural world. Our immune system is the body’s front line of...

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Our favourite Vegan Goulash Soup

Our favourite Vegan Goulash Soup

Published Dec 14, 2020 This recipe is an autumn and winter winner! Rich in vegetables as well as a spicy, warming flavour, if you make it in batches with any ‘leftover’ veggies and freeze it, you have a quick and wholesome lunch or supper dish to bring back the heat...

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Common deficiencies and symptoms in vegan diets

Common deficiencies and symptoms in vegan diets

Published Dec 14, 2020 Veganism has become increasingly popular in recent decades. While vegetarians avoid meat but often allow themselves eggs and dairy products, dedicated vegans refuse all foods derived from animal sources and even non-food products - for example,...

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Winter berry and coconut smoothie

Winter berry and coconut smoothie

Published Dec 10, 2020 With the availability of berries throughout the year, either fresh or frozen, this delicious smoothie can be made at any time. You can vary the fruit, choose raspberries or blueberries, and even blackberries (which would normally be frozen...

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Key vitamins to help ease IBS symptoms

Key vitamins to help ease IBS symptoms

Published Dec 5, 2020 Irritable bowel syndrome or IBS is a chronic - and surprisingly common - disorder of the digestive system. Fifteen per cent or more of the developed world may have some form of IBS. The symptoms differ from person to person and vary in intensity....

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Zucchini noodle salad

Zucchini noodle salad

Published Dec 2, 2020 This healthy noodle salad uses vegetables as the base, as opposed to pasta-style noodles. This reduces the carbohydrate level by at least 50%, without detracting from the overall taste. This dish has a crisp and slightly crunchy texture as...

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Chickpea and Sesame Burgers

Chickpea and Sesame Burgers

Published Nov 25, 2020 Very healthy vegetarian burger, with plenty of flavour!  You can make a vegetarian and a vegan version of this burger, just check any labels on your products.  Accompanied by a tahini dip, you have everything you want in a burger. It is easy to...

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Diet friendly orange and poppy seed pound cake

Diet friendly orange and poppy seed pound cake

Published Nov 19, 2020 Everyone loves cake, don’t they? This one is comparatively low in calories and just as tasty as well as being low sugar and low fat. Serves: 12 slices Preparation Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 40 - 50 minutes Rest Time: 60 - 120 minutes Dietary:...

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Cauliflower Curry

Cauliflower Curry

Published Nov 12, 2020 Cauliflower never gets the praise it deserves as a vegetable. Cruciferous vegetables are important in the human diet. It’s weight loss friendly and particularly good in curries and other seasoned dishes. High in fibre and B Vitamins, it is a...

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Can you REALLY reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

Can you REALLY reverse Type 2 Diabetes?

Published Nov 12th, 2020 If you asked this question a few years ago, medical experts would have vehemently denied that this was possible. Be encouraged though, as you can get off medication for the illness if you are prepared to try. To clarify, we would rather use...

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Oven baked Teriyaki Salmon fillets

Oven baked Teriyaki Salmon fillets

Published Nov 5, 2020 Salmon is a wonderful fish, full of antioxidants and many other vitamins and minerals. Probably its best attribute is the amount of omega-3 fatty acids it contains, which promote a healthy heart. This recipe is almost Far Eastern style and...

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Understanding omega fatty acids

Understanding omega fatty acids

Published Nov 4, 2020 Despite being calorific, our body needs a certain amount of fat to stay healthy. But it’s the type of fat that’s important. Good fats are generally the unsaturated fats whilst bad fats are the saturated fats. One of the good fats are the omega...

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Fudgy vegan brownies

Fudgy vegan brownies

Published Oct 28, 2020 There is nothing like a super moist brownie on your tastebuds! If you have a problem with gluten, this recipe is ideal for you and the family. You can try this with a little crème fraiche or cream as a dessert – everyone will approve! Serves: 12...

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