As Vegans we are always being asked about our nutritional deficiencies. The only one you should actually ever have to worry about being B12, which is easily topped up in supplement form. As for the other issues such as protein we always get enough to stay healthy. But just like the last post on calcium, … Continue reading Great Vegan sources of Iron
As vegans we often get asked the rather stupid questions such as where do you get your protein. To which you probably by now respond with "plants!" However it should be noted that we an be lacking in a few other areas, especially if you are highly active or at certain life stages such as; … Continue reading Great Vegan sources of Calcium
Many of you will already be aware that carbonated, or fizzy drinks such as coke, sprite, pepsi and fanta are not good for you. However, for the mos part we have completely ignored this fact and continued with our bad habits. Focusing instead on food rather than the fluids in our diet. However in this … Continue reading Fizzy Drinks and your Health
This is a very very simple snack idea. But it is perfect for lazy days, parties or to share with your kids. Providing protein, fats and lots of vitamins and minerals and counting as 2 portions of fruit and veg. Ingredients: Carrots Organic hummus Equipment: 1 sharp knife 1 vegetable peeler 1 tablespoon 1 plate … Continue reading Carrot sticks and hummus
For a long time my advice on coffee in the diet was cut it out, especially if you were aiming to be healthy and lose weight. From the general addicting nature of the caffeine and the dehydration links I had been repeatedly told on courses, in magazines and in my own research. However, more recently … Continue reading Why we should be drinking Coffee
With the bar being raised to 10 portions daily we decided to give you all some extra tips on how to include more fruit and veg in your daily diet. And don't be alarmed if 10 seems a long way away for you. Start small aim for 3-4 and then up it to 6 and … Continue reading Top Tips to get more Fruit and Veg each day.