Coconut oil: Cure or concern?

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Grace Forsythe from Viva! Health takes a closer look at what’s in coconut oil and whether it’s a wonder food or cause for worry… Is it a wonder product, capable of curing acne, promoting weight loss and even preventing heart disease and cancer? Or should it be shunned for its high saturated fat content? One thing is certain – coconut oil More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, September 12th, 2019
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Common skin complaints and how to manage them with a vegan diet

Elle Fox, from the College of Naturopathic Medicine, advises on the best ways to look after your skin. The largest organ in the body, with a surface of over 22m2 and weight of over 2.7kg, our skin is more than More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, August 5th, 2019
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Vegan pregnancy and parenting: What to eat when you’re expecting

Get the right diet for planned pregnancy and beyond. The Vegan Society works with the British Dietetic Association to share the message that vegan diets can support healthy living in people of all ages, including More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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Crush the cravings: How to stay on track with your vegan diet

Did you know that 70% of people who try to go vegan give up and go back to eating meat? Here are some helpful tips to help you stay on track.  That’s a staggering statistic, but why is this? It is not because More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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Vegan junk food: Threat or revolution?

Processed food can be tasty, but isn’t the healthiest choice. Gone are the days when vegans had to buy basic ingredients and cook everything from scratch. As the food industry harnesses the power of the vegan More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, July 19th, 2019
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Diet and diabetes: How a vegan diet can help to manage type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes can be caused – and treated – by what you eat. Viva!’s Veronika Powell MSc, looks at just what a vegan diet can achieve… Diabetes is a serious health threat and one of the main diseases More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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Vitamin B3: How to make sure you’re getting enough on your vegan diet

Vitamin B3 was the third B vitamin to be discovered – hence the name! It is also known as niacin. Find out why we need it and how to get enough of it… Vitamin B3 helps to release energy from the foods we More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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What does a healthy vegan eat?

Veronika Powell from Viva!Health reveals not just what you can eat, but what you should be eating. No two vegans eat the same foods – we all have diff erent diets, preferences and tastes. But there are certain More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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Cold and flu: What to eat and drink for a speedy recovery

Whether you’re fighting a cold, flu or just feel run down, there are some foods that can not only boost your health. 1. Fruit and veg smoothies You need to drink to stay hydrated and if you’re not hungry, More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, June 12th, 2019
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The truth about soya: Revealing the science behind the gossip

We’ve all seen the headlines and for some of us, the health scares linked to soya have been salient enough to ditch the tofu altogether. But is it actually bad for us? Charlotte Willis reveals the science behind More...