Vegan Features

14 September 2020

Female First's top vegan ice creams

Most people fancy an ice cream at this time of year- but just because it has the word 'cream' in its name doesn't mean vegans can't enjoy one in the ...
23 May 2017

How Do Turtles Live Out Their Days In The Pet Trade?

PETA went undercover for seven months inside one of the major seller of reptiles and mammals in the United States. They found that thousands of turtles we caged along with ...
18 May 2017

10 Veggie trends taking the country by storm

Gluten-free, pescatarian, paleo, vegan…the food fads floating about nowadays are enough to make your head spin. It’s no secret that more people than ever before are conscious about their food ...
12 May 2017

Fibromyalgia vs. the vegetarian and raw vegan diets

Dr Greger discusses how plant based diets may be beneficial to the treatment of fibromyalgia- a condition that causes a lot of pain to millions of people a year. So ...
11 May 2017

Six health benefits of cherries for vegans

Sports Nutritionist, Anita Bean says: “Cherries are powerhouses of nutrients, packed with vitamins, minerals, fibre and phytonutrients. They offer numerous health benefits and, eating them after exercise, may help you ...
10 May 2017

10 Reasons I said goodbye to meat and hello to meat free

Peter Harrison shares his reasons for ditching the meat and upping the veggies! By Peter Harrison, Marketing Director at Quorn  The research we have recently conducted has shown that the ...
8 May 2017

10 Reasons To See Mountain Gorillas

The Mountain Gorilla is a magnificent animal. It lives at high altitudes, and its thick fur helps it survive freezing temperatures. However it has been critically endangered for many years ...
5 May 2017

How to be a gluten free vegan

Some 542,000 people living in the UK, have now adopted a plant-based diet, according to the Vegan Society. Veganism is now one of Britain’s “fastest growing lifestyle movements” and with ...
5 May 2017

Vegan restaurants around the UK you need to visit this summer

Food crazes and diet fads come and go, but one that is certainly here to stay is veganism, as the number of vegans in Britain has risen by more than ...
4 May 2017

Why are oats so beneficial to a vegan diet?

Nutritionist Amanda Hamilton is working with Nairn's upon the release of their new gluten free Astro Bites. We caught up with her to ask her why oats are so appropriate ...
28 April 2017

10 Things People Ask You When You Tell Them You’re Vegan By Adam Stansbury

Adam Stansbury, aka The Plant Powered PT is on a mission to transform bodies across the country by helping men and women get fit, strong and healthy, all whilst on a ...
27 April 2017

Five reasons chlorophyll is good for the vegan diet

Chlorophyll may remind you of a school science lesson. But this green pigment found in plants is fast-becoming a food trend due to its potential impact on the body and ...
25 April 2017

10 Reasons NOT To Get A Dog From A Puppy Farm

Puppy farming is a method of mass-producing puppies, as many as a mother can physically have as fast as possible. It is unethical, highly dangerous, and horrendous for both the ...
25 April 2017

Top uses for castor oil – the vegan health & beauty must-have

Plant-based products are exploding onto the health and beauty scene as more of us look for natural ways we can invest in cruelty-free health and beauty essentials. As a plant-based, ...
25 April 2017

Eight reasons why courgettes or zucchinis are beneficial to a vegan diet

Today is National Zucchini Bread Day so we thought we would find out why courgettes or zucchinis are so good as part of a plant based diet.  Calories- Courgettes have ...
24 April 2017

The UK’s best city escapes for vegans

With plenty of bank holidays around the corner and summer on the horizon, many of us will be setting off across the UK for mini-breaks and trips to see relatives. ...
20 April 2017

10 Reasons Why Lima Beans Are Beneficial To A Vegan Diet

Today is National Lima Beans Respect Day, so we take a look at why these beans are a great source of goodness in a vegan diet.  They're versatile- You can ...
19 April 2017

10 Reasons Why Artificial Reefs Will Help To Save The UK’s Endangered Wildlife

Virgin Start-Up backed ARC Marine is giving everyone the opportunity to leave a legacy by helping to build an artificial reef which will help save the UK’s endangered white-clawed freshwater ...

14 April 2017

10 Reasons Not To Swim With Dolphins On Holiday

Many people visit marine parks and swim with these creatures as part of an 'experience day'- some folks even have it on their bucket list. Even though the dolphins may ...
12 April 2017

3 Vegetarian Restaurants You Have To Put On Your Bucket List

Peoples’ appetite for eating vegetarian and vegan food is on the rise, so we have found the crème de la crème of the plant based eateries that you need to ...
6 April 2017

Your one week vegan weight loss plan

Three key principles will help you achieve weight loss whilst adhering to your vegan diet: 1) To eat in a calorie deficit to your daily requirements - By eating slightly ...
6 April 2017

How to lose weight on a vegan diet

There might be some confusing messages out there on how to lose weight on a vegan diet, so we’ve decided to cut to the chase and give you the top ...
5 April 2017

Uses For Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar, heard of it? Lately in the health and wellness world it’s become a bit of a buzzword. Like everything that’s good for us there is always a ...
5 April 2017

Top 10 berries and spices for vegans

I have been a vegan for almost 30 years now. I take B12 supplements from time to time, and I make sure I get plenty of sun or skyshine all ...