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Get clued up about the importance of Vitamin B12: why you need it, how much you need, and where to source it from.Read More
Selenium is important for antioxidant defence, immunity, thyroid hormone metabolism, and it prevents damage to cells and tissues. Find out how much is recommended and where to source it from.Read More
Do you know which Omega you need to up your intake of? Do you know what you need to consume in order to get what you're lacking? This article will help you get to grips with it.Read More
I am grateful to Brenda Davis who has worked with me to openly and accurately respond to common questions about shifting to a vegan diet.
A bit about Brenda: She is a registered dietitian, and she has been a featured speaker at international nutrition, medical and health conferences in over a dozen countries, and she has worked in different fields of nutrition.
Below, Brenda discusses why people go vegan and the benefits of making this shift. She also addresses some of the myths around vegan eating, and the things that we should keep an eye on.Read More
I am grateful to Tiffany Damle for writing the second part of this article, in which she has shared going her journey from eating a lot of meat, to becoming vegan for the safety and protection of animals, for better health and the environment too. One choice, which led to a positive effect on so many things.
Along the way, Tiffany endured surprises, and confusion about why so much of the readily available information is inaccurate and misguiding! However, she worked her way through it and ended up experiencing the priceless benefits that she describes below.Read More
I am grateful to Tiffany Damle for writing this article, in which she talks about her journey from eating large amounts of meat, to becoming a vegan for the well-being of animals, as well as her own health. There were many surprises along the way, like confusion about why so much of the readily available information is inaccurate and misguiding to say the least! Tiffany worked her way through it and ended up experiencing priceless benefits.Read More
Are you confused by the revelations of various studies? Understanding what is being compared can help a great deal!
But so many studies say that fish is good for you...
We've all been there. We hear one thing and we accept it because it makes sense. But then, we hear something that contradicts it and we're left confused. Some of us may end up giving up because we don't know what to believe in, others may put their faith in the wrong information, and some might do a bit of research to eliminate the conclusions that are partial or exaggerated.
Watch this short video to find out what Dr. Mehta has to say about comparison and context.Read More
Which studies should I believe?
There are so many studies being quoted all over the place! One recommends a certain level of drinking but another study negates it. There's some excitement about dairy being harmful, followed by statements that it isn't! How do we know what to believe? What should we embrace and strive towards?
Dr. Tushar Mehta describes the characteristics of a good study, to help us work out which studies we should ignore and which ones we should pay attention to.Read More
Now it's not very often that you hear about a holiday resulting in a business plan, which fills a gap, which nobody realised existed! That's how Kombucha came about! . Chris Peters is the master mind behind this fermented tea and they are philanthropic too! They are working towards 50% of their our profits being donated to funding the development of humanitarian projects and rainforest conservation. Isn't that amazing?
Read on to find out more about Equinox Kombucha...Read More
As you know, I love telling you about all things vegan. When you read this article, I think you'll see why this company is special! Their motto is centred around being vegan, sustainable, ethical and rising above the superficial messages that are often expressed through fashion. I'll leave you with a these lovely words from True Icon "...we don’t believe you can use animal products and call a product ‘ethical’ or ‘sustainable’."Read More