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DNA Methylation

06/04/2021  |   Tags: 
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Vegan diets

The way our genes are expressed varies according to our diet, this may help explain the lower risk of disease in vegans.

Beat the blues

06/04/2021  |   Tags: 
  • Depression
  • Mental Health & Cognitive Function

Polyphenols from fruit, veg and chocolate can help you beat the blues.

Too much pressure!

16/11/2020  |   Tags: 
  • Blood Pressure
  • Heart disease

The beneficial effects of a vegan diet on hypertension (high blood pressure) have been reported in many studies. This review looked at 15 different studies with over 800 participants.

Don’t forget your B12

16/11/2020  |   Tags: 
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamins and Minerals

Not much is known about the nutritional status of vegans in the Czech Republic. According to a 2019 survey, 10 per cent of Czechs aged 18-34 describe themselves as vegetarian or vegan.

Dodge diabetes with diet

16/11/2020  |   Tags: 
  • Diabetes

The number of people around the world with diabetes is high and rising rapidly. Because of this, in the UK, around 10 per cent of the entire 2011 health service budget was used on treating diabetes.

It’s a win-win-win for vegans

16/11/2020  |   Tags: 
  • Climate change
  • Environment
  • Greenhouse gas

A simple truth – the diet that is good for you is also good for the environment. To maintain our health and that of the planet, and all its important natural systems upon which we depend…

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