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You do not have to be vegan to follow a plant-based diet. Plant-based diets are those which consist primarily of wholegrains, fruits, and vegetables, and limit ...

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Turning vegan or plant-based doesn’t have to mean sacrificing your favourite takeaways. What’s more, you can make them from the comfort of your own home for ...

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Cauliflower should by no means be regarded as a boring vegetable! Instead, we should acknowledge it as being highly flexible and versatile, as the multitude of ...

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Artificial sweeteners are low or no calorie chemically-derived sugar alternatives. They’re often grouped into two categories: nutritive sweeteners are those ...

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With the recent launch of the government obesity strategy, it follows that we should all be more mindful about the foods we’re consuming. One particular issue ...

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Government guidelines recommend 30g of fibre per day to sustain a healthy, balanced diet, however evidence shows that the average adult consumes less than 20g ...

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Following a vegan diet boasts tremendous health benefits, but if done badly, it can also lead to deficiencies, low energy levels and an unbalanced ...

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You might remember unwillingly taking those squishy, orange-filled tablets as an adolescent, despite knowing little about the reasoning behind it. Those ...

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Iodine is a mineral required by the body to sustain the normal functioning of the thyroid hormones, T4 (thyroxine) and T3 (triiodothyronine). Seafood, dairy ...

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Tryptophan, also known as 5HTP, (5-Hydroxy-L-tryptophan) is an amino acid (a building block of protein) and a precursor to the chemical serotonin. Serotonin is ...

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According to The Grocer, 82% of Brits will drink at least one cup of tea each day, whilst 46% of coffee drinkers find it difficult to start the day without ...

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With many restrictive lockdown measures still in place, the majority of us have taken to getting creative in the kitchen and the fascination and enjoyment ...

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With lockdown restrictions still lingering in place, people have set out trying different food trends on TikTok – with great success. So, whether that be a new ...

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Egg is, of course, a staple in many diets, being high in protein and relatively low calorie. It’s a common ingredient in sweet and savoury dishes, serving as a ...

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The burning question anyone following a vegan diet is frequently faced with sounds something like, ‘you’re vegan…so what can you eat?’ The truth is of course, ...

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