Tag archive for ‘Plant Power’
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...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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The calming effect: The best anti-inflammatory foods

Alessandra Felice discovers which foods have the powers to soothe…  Inflammation is the body’s response to stress that can come from your diet, lifestyle or environment. Short-term inflammation can be More...

Modern day herbalist: Exploring the benefits of herbs
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, July 6th, 2017
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Modern day herbalist: Exploring the benefits of herbs

We use herbs for their flavour all the time, but as Sam East explains, their uses and benefits go far beyond their taste…  Herbs have been used by man since the dawn of civilisation and more people are More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, January 19th, 2017
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Curious about cacao? Here’s everything you need to know about this tasty bean

Nutritionist Alessandra Felice follows the journey of the cacao bean, from tree to chocolate treat… Cacao, or Theobroma cacao, is the source of one of the most adored foods in the world, chocolate. It comes More...

Put your trust in turmeric: Why you should be adding turmeric to your diet
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Put your trust in turmeric: Why you should add turmeric to your diet

Nutritionist Alessandra Felice explains how turmeric has more to offer other than popping in a curry… Turmeric is a beautiful plant that originated from India and South-East Asia but was also known in the More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, October 13th, 2016
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Superfoods: Hero or zero?

Bemused by baobab, in a spin over spirulina, or perhaps you’re maddened by matcha? With nutritional claims ranging from the justifiably miraculous to the absolute bizarre, Charlotte Willis sorts the fact from More...

The art of seasonal eating
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
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Discover the art of seasonal eating and find out which foods you should be eating now

Discover how to make the most of the seasons freshest produce, and which foods you should be eating now with Charlotte Willis’ comprehensive guide to seasonal eating… Before the rise and domination More...

Alessandra Felice explains the ins and outs of sprouting and why it is extremely beneficial to your health...
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
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Sprouting: Why this ancient process is becoming a modern trend…

Alessandra Felice explains the ins and outs of sprouting and why it is extremely beneficial to your health… It’s very common these days to see little boxes of green sprouts popping up in your local supermarket. More...

nuts & seeds
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, August 15th, 2016
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Nuts & seeds: Crack open the benefits

Founder and editor of Primal Eye Magazine and blogger at Greens of the Stone Age, Georgina Young looks at the nutritional benefits of nuts and seeds… It’s hard not to go nuts for nuts and seeds – handed down More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, August 15th, 2016
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Coconut: Friend or Foe?

Whether it’s as a sugar substitute, a post-workout drink or oil in a pan, the coconut seems to be the perfect alternative to traditional produce, but is it really a healthier option…? Coconut water, oil, More...