Tag archive for ‘Plant Power’
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...

vegan energy boost
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, June 4th, 2018
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Vegan energy boosters to help you achieve a natural balance

Our hectic lifestyles can draw us into bad habits when we need a little extra energy, so Dominica Roszko looks at the alternatives that will give you a boost of energy. Coffee, tea, sugary drinks and snacks, they More...

medicinal foods
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, May 30th, 2018
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Top 10 ingredients with medicinal properties

Alessandra Felice prescribes the foods that are medicines available without prescription.  Recent years have seen an increased interest in superfoods, adaptogens and medicinal foods as we are more and more aware More...

algae superfood
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, March 1st, 2018
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Algae: The science behind the superfood

It may be slimy green stuff to those not in the know, but to Alessandra Felice it’s a powerful superfood. Here she tells us why algae is deserving of its green credentials…  Superfood algae has been one More...

The ultimate guide to coffee
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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The ultimate guide to coffee

Coffee is everywhere and it’s not all bad for us – Charlotte Willis reports… The UK is over-spilling with drug addicts. This stimulating narcotic is found on the corner of every high street. It’s in More...

health benefits of hemp
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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The surprising health and environmental benefits of hemp

Humble hemp isn’t just for making rope, as Alessandra Felice discovers… The surprising health and environmental benefits of hemp Hemp is a beautiful and nutritious plant originating in China and Central More...

Health benefits: 8 reasons why you should be eating more pumpkin
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Health benefits: 8 reasons why you should be eating more pumpkin

We all love it in our pies, cupcakes or even spice lattes… However, there are more reasons than just a delicious taste to get totally obsessed with this autumn superfood! 1. Fibre Pumpkins are rich in fibre – More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, October 20th, 2017
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Exploring the health benefits of the mighty avocado

The avocado is the mightiest green thing on the planet and Sarah Hutchings shows why you need to smash it into your diet…  They boast an astounding 20 vitamins and minerals, are gluten, sodium, sugar and More...

Hard-boiled facts: Why eggs aren't good for your health
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Hard-boiled facts: Why eggs aren’t good for your health

Viva!’s Veronika Powell serves you all the facts you need to know about the effect of eggs on health…  In the current maelstrom of media articles both warning against and recommending eating eggs, it’s More...

Caffeine: Is it healthy?
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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The truth about caffeine: What effect does caffeine really have on your body?

Confusion surrounds caffeinated drinks. Veronika Powell of Viva!Health charts a course through the caffeine maze…  Caffeine is the most widely consumed pharmacologically active (drug-like) substance in the More...