Vegan Features

2 August 2017

One reason you might be tired on a vegan diet

By Dr Sarah Schenker, Dietitian A report by Berocca has revealed that feeling constantly tired and having low energy levels is having a negative impact on people’s social lives. Of ...
2 August 2017

7 Easy Tips For Why And How Ayurveda!

Keith Squires is the go to vegetarian chef and author who has catered for 10,000's as the resident cook at the Dru Yoga Centre in Snowdonia. In connection with the ...

28 July 2017

Holiday health: Keeping a healthy gut on a vegan diet

Over half of women who have been on holiday (54%) have had their holiday spoilt by a health issue, according to a new poll commissioned by constipation treatment Dulcolax. Over ...
18 July 2017

Can A Vegetarian Diet Really Provide Everything You Need To Build Muscle?

We all know that lean meats such as chicken and turkey as well as fish and steak are excellent sources of protein and therefore great ways to build muscle, but ...
18 July 2017

10 Reasons bean and pulse pastas are great for vegans

Plant-based protein: All bean and pulse pastas are high in plant-based protein, with up to 22g per 50g portion, which is half the recommended daily amount for women. Versatile: Bean and ...
14 July 2017

The importance of Vitamin B12 in a vegan diet

"Vitamin B12 is crucial for the proper functioning of the nerves, the immune system, and also most importantly the energy release from food and the production of red blood cells. ...
14 July 2017

ID Your Skin Type And The Oils You Should Be Using

The health of our skin is a finely balanced thing, and can be affected by a wide array of factors, including what we eat, drink and put on our face.  ...

7 July 2017

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Eating Raw Cacao

Who ever would have thought eating raw cacao could be good for you? As it's National Chocolate Day today, we ask our nutritionist Cassandra Barns about the benefits of raw ...
5 July 2017

Why Use Coconut Milk Powder Instead Of Canned Coconut Milk?

Whilst coconut water has risen to stardom over the last few years, canned coconut milk has been a kitchen staple for decades, a key ingredient in Asian cuisine. Coconut milk ...
3 July 2017

Vegan Dishes Available In UK Chain Restaurants, Cafes And Shops

It makes life so much easier when you can dine at a chain restaurant or cafe with your non-vegan friends and family and enjoy a bite to eat together. Here ...
30 June 2017

Five ways to fight cholesterol vegan style

By Nutritionist Angela Dowden A typical vegan diet is often already low in saturated fat, but there are healthier choices you can make to safeguard your heart health and reduce ...
30 June 2017

Plant Based: Progress Not Perfection By Adam Stansbury

‘We live in a society that likes to class things as black or white, right or wrong, good or bad, all or nothing, and we seem to have trouble grasping ...
29 June 2017

How to be the most eco-friendly vegan you can be

One of the most effective ways to reduce your carbon footprint is to cut out animal products, however there are steps and lifestyle changes vegans can take to become even ...
26 June 2017

The Lake District's best kept vegan secret

Grasmere is famous for its gingerbread- but who knew it was also vegan? I certainly didn’t! We caught up with Yasmine Hunter (4th Generation) to talk about the product and ...
16 June 2017

Top Restaurants for Vegetarians In The UK

If you're veggie and struggling to find a great place to eat, here are some suggestions from OpenTable of the best vegetarian restaurants all around the UK. https://www.opentable.co.uk/the-gate-islington Situated in ...
12 June 2017

Reasons to eat less meat and better protein on World Meat Free Day

Monday has come around yet again; I’m sure weekends feel even shorter in warm summer months but today I’ve kick started my week by going meat free. Not just because ...

9 June 2017

How Is Your Phone Affecting The Environment?

In 2015 the number of people with a smartphone subscription was around 2.6 billion and is expected to grow to 6.1 billion by 2020. With this in mind, how is ...

8 June 2017

Fighting The Silent Marine Wildlife Killer

I’ve been passionate about animal welfare since starting my first petition at the age of 11 against the fur industry in Italy, where I grew up. Now I’m helping tackle ...

7 June 2017

10 Ways I Use Coconut Oil

My husband has actually uttered the words- ‘you can’t use coconut oil for everything you know!’- but I say you can use it for a lot! It’s a versatile, and ...

2 June 2017

How To Lose Weight Without Eating Less Food

OK – so while the title of this article might sound like an infomercial for a scam supplement, it is actually based in reality! A number of years ago, I ...
1 June 2017

10 Vegan foods to keep you healthy during the summer months

Findings show that 44% of women say that they are tempted by unhealthy snacks throughout the day, with 29% admitting it’s actually their biggest vice. Over a third of the ...
31 May 2017

Eight vegan superfoods you need to eat this summer

Summer is abundant with some of the juiciest fruits and freshest vegetables which are packed full of powerful nutrients and minerals that can help to boost your health and wellbeing. ...
30 May 2017

10 Reasons Why Vegans Should Be Vocal About Their Way Of Life

Everyone knows you can't be a vegan without telling everyone about it; it's the common joke between non-vegans, but also the truth known by vegans. We may come across as ...
23 May 2017

Five vegan gut boosting foods that could help you lose weight

Have you been trying to lose weight without success? Well, it could be your gut health – more specifically, the population of microbes in your gut – that’s the problem. ...