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Healthy, happy gut

27/08/2020  |   Tags: 
  • Digestion
  • Fibre
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Meat
  • Nuts and Seeds
  • Pulses
  • Vegan diets
  • Wholegrains

We rarely pay much attention to our gut health until we have to. Conversely, we tend to know how our mental state can affect our digestion and even have a ‘gut feeling’ about important things in our lives.

Vegan kids – getting the best start

27/08/2020  |   Tags: 
  • Child Health
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Nuts and Seeds
  • Pulses
  • Vegan diets
  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Wholegrains

More and more parents are choosing to raise their children vegan but sensational headlines supposedly highlighting the plight of vegan infants can scare the life out of you. Be reassured, the vegan kids are alright!

Antioxidants explained

13/08/2020  |   Tags: 
  • Age Related Health Problems
  • Antioxidants
  • Cancer
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Heart Disease & Stroke
  • Nuts and Seeds
  • Vitamins and Minerals
  • Wholegrains

Often used as a promotional buzzword, are antioxidants all that they are hyped up to be?

Are we designed to eat meat?

04/08/2020  |   Tags: 
  • Evolution
  • Meat

Do you think that our little canine teeth show that we are natural meat-eaters? If so, you are not alone, but you are wrong. Consider how carnivores eat, you might not (literally) have the stomach for it.

Top ten food myths busted!

04/08/2020  |   Tags: 
  • Dairy
  • Evolution
  • Fibre
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Meat
  • Seafood
  • Sexual Health
  • Soya
  • The Environment
  • Vegan diets
  • Vitamins and Minerals

You can all get all the nutrients you need from a varied, vegan diet – and often in a form our bodies can better use. Plus, you avoid all the harmful health effects of eating meat, fish and dairy.

Vitamin D – should you be taking a supplement?

03/08/2020  |   Tags: 
  • Immunity
  • Vitamins and Minerals

In spring and summer, most people in the UK can get enough vitamin D through the action of sunlight on the skin, but in the winter months, a supplement is required, and for some people, it is a good idea to take one all year round.

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