Balancing your hormones with a plant-based diet

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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 how to keep bodily processes on track. Hormones influence our metabolism, libido, weight and even the way we handle stress. Given the importance More...

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health benefits of chia seeds
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...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, October 4th, 2018
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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...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, September 28th, 2018
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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...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, September 26th, 2018
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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...

effect of vegan diet on blood pressure
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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Under pressure: How following a plant based diet can help blood pressure

Alessandra Felice looks at how a plant-based diet helps blood pressure.  Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a common condition that many people deal with daily. It could develop as the result of an underlying More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
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Vegans! Here’s what you need to know about vitamin B12

Why do we need vitamin B12, and how do we make sure we get the right vitamins on a vegan diet?  According to the Vegan Society, more than half of UK adults are now adopting “vegan buying behaviour”, while More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, September 10th, 2018
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The best sources of iodine on a vegan diet

Dr Justine Butler from Viva! examines the best ways to get iodine into your diet. Government guidelines recommend that adults get 140 micrograms of iodine a day. A microgram is a millionth of a gram, so we need More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, September 3rd, 2018
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Why Free Soul is dominating the vegan protein supplements market

So, Free Soul – who are they, what do they do in the vegan space, and why are we raving about them? Free Soul is a relatively new brand, and they specialise in nutritional products for women, and our favourite More...

health benefits of pulses
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, August 20th, 2018
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On the pulse: The lowdown on the health benefits of pulses

Veronika Powell gives the lowdown on these nutritious vegan ingredients.  Pulses are the edible seeds of plants in the legume family and always grow in pods. Beans, lentils, peas and chickpeas are a staple in More...