I am happy to tell you that I am now a 'Vegetarian and Vegan Nutritional Therapy Practitioner.' Find out how I can help you better…Read More
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There's a lot of confusion about whether we need to take any supplements, and if we do, which ones should we take, in how much quantity, can they be mixed together, and so on.
I understand why it's a bit of a minefield and urge anyone who's considering buying lots of supplements to seek out some advice first. The aim of being 'better safe than sorry', may actually backfire.Read More
There has been a lot of focus on protein intake, which resulted in a lots of coverage saying that we needed to consume more. This hype about increasing how much protein we eat was aimed at everyone. Thus the ‘sporty’ folk were told that they needed to eat even more than everyone else. However, excessive protein can do a lot of damage, and people are now realising that the suggested intake was too high.Read More
Read about why we need zinc, where to source it from, how much we need and what happens if we consume too muchRead More
I am extremely grateful to Stella for sharing how she experienced being a vegan mum who raised her children as vegan, during a time when restaurants and supermarkets weren't as vegan friendly as they are now.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 excited for you to read this article. In summary, it's about how what we consume affects our health.
Dr. Ashwani Garg has kindly shared how he decided the type of medicine that he wanted to specialise in, the events that led to his discovery of veganism, why he went vegan and the amazingness that followed. This shift in thinking and diet had an impact which he hadn't envisaged. For me, the best part of all of this, is that he has no regrets, and he uses his direct experiences to help so many people attain a better quality of life.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
Sarah Pirri lives in Canada. She is 28 and she's a vegan athlete. Sarah went from eating typical athlete food to going vegan and she has no regrets! Below, you'll find out how eating meat effected her athletic performance, why she went vegan and what she experienced as a result of making that shift.Read More
I am so chuffed about meeting Tobias Sjösten. He's a certified CrossFit Trainer who went from eating lots of meat every week, to being vegan. He's fit, healthy and enjoys the emotional and physical benefits that being vegan brings. Find out about how he began to enjoy training, the impact that going vegan had on him and his tips for those who are hesitating about going vegan.Read More
I would like you to meet Lisa Gawthorne. She is the author of the bite sized health and fitness saviour “Gone in 60 minutes.”
Lisa is a vegan athlete and I think the pictures speak for themselves. She's healthy, lean and toned, and she's done it all on a vegan diet! Find out about how she shifted from a vegetarian diet to vegan one, and read about the results that followed.Read More