Beef up the warnings: Examining the link between processed meat consumption and cancer

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Dr Justine Butler from Viva! examines the growing evidence of the cancer health crisis being caused by meat. In 2015, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that processed meat does cause cancer and red meat probably does. It made headlines around the world, but as they say, today’s news is tomorrow’s battered sausage wrapping paper! Risk More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, February 12th, 2018
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The original spice girls: The five star spices of vegan cooking

Long before a singing quintet stole their identity, five spices were global superstars. Sarah Hutchings gives you the low-down on the five star spices of vegan cooking.  The leader of the pack, the best known More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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Flu-fighters: Fighting a flu with a plant-based diet

Charlotte Willis discovers the best ways to protect yourself against the worst that cold and flu viruses can throw at us… Fending them off I like to treat flu season in the same way I treat going out to More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, February 1st, 2018
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5 exercise tips to keep in mind when adopting a vegan diet

Vitabiotics share their top 5 fitness tips for those adopting a vegan diet to help you stay on track to achieve your fitness goals.   There are countless benefits of adopting a vegan diet, including increased energy More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, January 26th, 2018
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The white stuff: Which plant milk the most nutritious?

Veronika Powell from Viva! compares milks to see which ones really do have the white stuff…  The white stuff: Which plant milk the most nutritious? As plant milks are rising in popularity, so is their critique. More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
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What supplements should we be taking on a vegan diet?

Find out which vitamins and minerals your body really needs with Alessandra Felice…  Many people ask themselves whether or not they need nutritional supplements to complement their diet. Ideally, no one More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Chia seeds: Nutritional powerhouses

It’s the little seed from Central America with a big punch. Alessandra Felice delves into the health benefits of chia seeds… Chia seeds are the seeds of the plant ‘salvia hispanica’ and are native to More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, January 5th, 2018
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Nutrition in a nutshell: How to ensure you’re getting enough calcium on a vegan diet

Heather Russell from The Vegan Society helps you solve the vegan calcium conundrum…  How to ensure you’re getting enough calcium on a vegan diet Hit a daily calcium target Some people worry that a More...

Keep calm at eat your carbs: Why your body needs carbohydrates
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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Keep calm and eat your carbs: Why your body needs carbohydrates

Viva!’s Veronika Powell helps you sort out the good carbs from the bad and explains why your body needs carbohydrates…  Carbs – love or hate them, we all need them. Despite a wealth of low-carb fad More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Superfood lattes: Discover the health benefits of this colourful new coffee trend

Alessandra Felice brings the rainbow of colours to your morning superfood latte… If you’re a foodie or love Instagram wellness accounts, you’ve probably seen images of bright, beautifully coloured lattes, More...