Vegan Features

1 October 2020

10 Things you should know before dating a vegetarian

To celebrate World Vegetarian Day- here are some things you should know before heading out on a date with a veggie.  They are a cheap date- Veggie dishes are generally ...
22 September 2020

10 Lessons of love we can learn from elephants

Today is National Elephant Appreciation Day, so we take a look at the lessons we can learn about relationships from the complex sets of social skills in elephants. Show your emotions- ...
5 October 2017

Six reasons to follow a plant based diet

I mean, isn’t the fact you’ll live longer a good enough reason? Charlotte Cliffe discusses why we should be shifting the question on everyone’s lips from “why are you vegan?”, ...
2 October 2017

The most nutritious vegetables to include in your diet

Frida Harju, In-House Nutritionist at the health app Lifesum (www.lifesum.com), comments on the nutritious vegetables that everyone should include in their diet.  Like tomatoes, spinach contains antioxidants that combat free ...

25 September 2017

Six plant-based protein swaps

It has become increasingly more common to follow a plant based diet, such as vegetarianism or veganism, with an estimated 12% of the UK adult population making the switch, and ...
21 September 2017

10 Surprising plant based foods that provide a good source of nutrients

Written by Isabel Butler (MSc, ANutr) Nutritionist at Spoon Guru  As a nation we are more and more health conscious over what we are eating. The health benefits of trending foods ...
15 September 2017

10 Things You Never Knew About The Life Of A Factory Farmed Chicken

Have you seen the recent KFC advert featuring a healthy looking chicken strutting to rap music? Sadly, the reality is very different for factory farmed chickens served by fast food ...

13 September 2017

10 Things you might not know about salad

With more people looking to eat healthily and with the growing popularity of vegetarian and vegan foods, salad is now so much more than a garnish on a plate. One ...
12 September 2017

The Naked Nutritionist’s top tips for flexitarianism

Vegetarianism and Veganism is increasingly being considered a mainstream lifestyle choice which is no longer driven purely by concerns about animal welfare, but increasingly about desire for a healthier diet, ...

11 September 2017

Holiday phrases every vegan needs to know

In the last 10 years, vegan-ism in Britain has developed from something of a niche culture, to a fully-fledged foodie trend, heralded by celebrities such as power couple Jay-Z and ...
8 September 2017

10 Reasons to switch to recycled swimwear

Across the world’s oceans, millions of lost fishing nets, line and traps - known as ‘ghost gear’ -  pose a deadly daily threat to marine wildlife. In an industry-leading response, ...
5 September 2017

10 Benefits of eating coconut

Moreish bite-sized pieces of coconut that pack as much punch in taste as they do in texture.  Ape Snacks brings some excitement to healthy snacking – with no monkey business! ...

31 August 2017

Eight reasons why you should use eco-friendly make-up tools

2017 has seen a 360% rise in people choosing to go vegan[1], and cruelty free is more in vogue than ever. However, many people are now also looking beyond just ...
29 August 2017

10 Tips for going vegan from The Vegetarian Society

You don’t need to go without your favourite foods when you make the switch to vegan, simply swap in ingredients such as soy milk, vegan cheeses, meat alternatives or vegan ...
23 August 2017

Plant based meals according to your DNA breakdown

When cooking we all take our inspiration from different places, whether it be cookbooks, bloggers or recreating the recipes we grew up eating that remind us of our childhood. Food ...
23 August 2017

Five uses for Tea Tree Oil

There are many uses and healing powers of Tea Tree. Valued for its antiseptic abilities, this natural herb is one of Australia’s biggest exports and can be used on the ...

16 August 2017

How to manage IBS on a vegan diet

I’m a registered Dietician specialising in Gastrointestinal health for nearly 10 years, and have forged a career helping thousands of people manage their digestive symptoms; using dietary and lifestyle interventions, ...
16 August 2017

The health benefits of buckwheat in a vegan diet

Buckwheat probably isn’t a food you hear about all that often. Despite often being confused with a grain, Buckwheat is in fact a ‘pseudo-cereal’ super seed related to rhubarb and ...
15 August 2017

10 Reasons to use rosehip oil in your vegan skincare regime

Using Rosehip oil is an A list favourite, with fans such as Miranda Kerr, David Gandy and even Kate Middleton that all swear by the benefits of the oil. Rosehip ...

15 August 2017

10 Reasons why you need jojoba oil in your vegan beauty regime

BYE BLOCKAGE: This natural product doesn't clog pores or leave your skin feeling oily, which means you will be less prone to breakouts. FADE AWAY: Smoothes the appearance of stretch ...

11 August 2017

10 Benefits Of Eating NERGI® Berry Fruits

August sees the arrival of a new berry fruit, an adorable little antioxidant-packed green berry for eating on the go, which brings pleasure to everyone who tries it. Here are the ...
9 August 2017

10 Tips for getting the most out of vegan diets

It’s estimated that over half a million people in Britain are eating totally plant-based diets. Well-planned vegan diets can support healthy living in people of all ages, but what exactly ...
8 August 2017

10 Reasons to switch to a cheese alternative

If you’ve been a vegan for a while then you know that cheese alternatives used to be the stuff of nightmares – the type of product that was banished to ...
3 August 2017

Why The Whole World Is Eating More Plants

By Ian Theasby & Henry Firth, co-founders of BOSH! By Ian Theasby & Henry Firth, co-founders of BOSH! The popularity of plant based food is growing fast. There are around ...