Fat lies & bad science: The truth behind the headlines

the truth about fat

Viva!’s Dr Justine Butler examines the recent media reports about fat and reveals the truth behind the sensational headlines. The pro-fat lobby are determined to get butter, cheese and beef back on the menu. Bad science, poor journalism and commercial interests are at the heart of this issue, which has left many people confused.    Saturated fat More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, March 27th, 2019
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Medicine – Where should vegans draw the line?

Charlotte Willis explores the conundrum vegans have to face when it comes to taking modern medicines.  Following a vegan diet is pretty simple in 2019, but when it comes to areas of veganism that are less clear More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, March 8th, 2019
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The essential B vitamin sources for vegans

Dr Justine Butler, Viva!Health’s Senior Researcher, guides you to the essential B vitamin sources. The B vitamins are a collection of eight, water-soluble vitamins essential for a range of important functions More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, February 18th, 2019
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Max power: Health-boosting hacks to get the most out of your meals

Get the most from meals with Holly Johnson’s health-boosting hacks.  1. Activate your nuts! Nuts and seeds are naturally ‘locked down’ and contain phytic acid and enzyme inhibitors to safeguard them in nature More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, January 25th, 2019
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Canada’s new food guide cuts out dairy and promotes eating less meat and more veg

Canada has released a new food guide for 2019 and has drastically overhauled its dietary suggestions for Canadian citizens by removing dairy as a food group and suggesting people eat less meat and opt for a more More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, January 25th, 2019
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Eating a healthy vegan diet on a budget

Make the most of your cash and still eat more healthily.  After the festive period, you might be thinking more about healthy eating and watching the pennies, but don’t worry, you don’t need to be torn between More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Have you tried For Goodness Shakes Plant Protein Shakes?

For Goodness Shakes, the UK’s market leader in ready-to-drink protein shakes, are introducing the nation to For Goodness Shakes Plant Protein, a plant-based, ready-to-drink protein shake, which refuses to compromise More...

How to optimise bone health with a plant-based diet
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
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How to optimise bone health with a plant-based diet

It’s not all about sourcing calcium when it comes to keeping your bones in shape.  People often worry that vegans can’t get enough calcium, but in reality, it’s easy to hit your daily target without dairy More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, October 19th, 2018
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Balancing your hormones with a plant-based diet

Gemma Hurditch from College of Naturopathic Medicine shows you how to balance your hormones through diet. Hormones play a vital role for health. They communicate messages which tell our bodies how to develop and More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, October 8th, 2018
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Everyday superfood: Chia seeds

Claire Kelly explains why these tiny seeds are such an important part of a healthy vegan diet and how to incorporate them into your daily dishes. The chia plant – Salvia hispanica – is a member of the mint More...