Tag archive for ‘nutrition’
best foods to eat for flu
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...

help the planet by eating seasonally
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, May 13th, 2019
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How to improve your nutrition and help the planet by eating seasonally

Want to improve your nutrition and help the planet? Rachel Demuth explains how to get started with seasonal cooking. Once upon a time, eating seasonally was the norm. Us humans were in tune with nature, living More...

good saturated fats
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, May 10th, 2019
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Saturated fats: Which ones are good for us, and which should we avoid?

We hear a lot about fats in the media, but which ones are actually good for us and which ones should we avoid? Justine Butler has all the answers… It’s not always clear what we should or shouldn’t be eating More...

health benefits of mushrooms
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, May 7th, 2019
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Medicinal Mushrooms: The Therapeutic Qualities of Mushrooms

Alessandra Felice reveals the therapeutic qualities found in the humble mushroom. Mushrooms are the perfect ingredient to add flavour and texture to many dishes from pastas to veggie burgers and soups. They are More...

the truth about fat
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, April 25th, 2019
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Fat lies & bad science: The truth behind the headlines

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. More...

vegan medicine
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...

b vitamin sources for vegans
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...

boosting nutrition in vegan meals
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...

canada food guide vegan
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...

vegan on a budget
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...