Max power: Health-boosting hacks to get the most out of your meals

boosting nutrition in vegan 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 and prevent them sprouting too early, but for us humans this means they can be hard to digest. Soaking things like cashews and almonds More...

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canada food guide vegan
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, January 25th, 2019

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...

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

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

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

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...

vegan diet effect on hormones
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, October 19th, 2018

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...

health benefits of chia seeds
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, October 8th, 2018

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...

vegan workout supplements
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, October 4th, 2018

Supercharge your workout: The essential guide to vegan supplements

When it comes to building muscle, plants and persistence are all you need. Get the most from your workouts with Charlotte Willis’ essential guide to vegan supplements. Who said being vegan means you can’t More...

natural pain relief
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, September 28th, 2018

Natural pain relievers

Before reaching for a painkiller, why not try these natural alternatives? Pain can be unbearable. Often our first instinct is to reach into the medicine cabinet in search of pain-relieving pills. However, the natural More...

natural first aid
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

How to make your own all-natural first aid kit

From cuts and bruises to flu and fever, there are natural remedies for almost every minor ailment you might come across. Create your own natural first aid kit made from plants and you can help your body heal itself More...