Eating a plant-based diet is good for the planet, good for animals, and good for your body. But it’s not easy when you’re used to including lots of meat and dairy, as most people do from childhood. Changing habits, especially eating habits, can be hard. In a busy lifestyle, we do loads of tasks on … Continue reading Tips for moving to a plant-based diet
Whether you’re already a practising vegan or you’re just getting started with the idea of it, your nutritional needs should be one of the main things you incorporate into your diet. Below are some basic insights into nutrition when you’re on a plant-based diet, and some tips for joining a vegan diet when disabled, which … Continue reading Understanding your basic nutritional needs when vegan
Sometimes I’m guilty of getting lazy and wasting money for convenience. I’ve been doing this for practically two to three years in regards to plant-based milk. I’ve been buying store bought plant-based milk, mostly oat milk, rather than making it myself. Last month I realised that this habit was costing us £10-£15 per week, so … Continue reading How to make your own plant-based oat milk at home (it’s really easy)
The NHS has been urged to be inclusive of vegans through its Healthy Start voucher scheme which currently includes vouchers that can only be used to purchase cow’s milk and free supplements containing animal-derived vitamin D. The Vegan Society has written a formal letter to the NHS about its scheme that allows some pregnant women and parents of … Continue reading NHS urged to remove restriction on non-dairy milks
One of the questions I see over and over again when someone says they are vegan, me included, is ‘but where do you get your protein from?’ It can even make some meat eaters quite angry! I had one person on Twitter getting really fiery with me because I am a vegan. She was adamant … Continue reading Can I get protein and build muscle on a plant-based diet?
Bad breath is something that we’ve all suffered from and that many of us have been paranoid about when talking to others. In this blog post I am going to explore the foods to eat that help to fight bad breath. I’m plant-based so I will focus on vegan friendly foods. Mine has been a … Continue reading Eat these foods to fight bad breath
You can still eat chocolate even if you are vegan and even if you are trying to quit refined or questionable added sugars and sweeteners. It’s so funny that the first thing many people said when I did a whole year of no added sugar (2017) was ‘I could never give up chocolate for a … Continue reading Vegan recipes and go-to brands for a healthy chocolate fix
Getting old and suffering with hair loss is something that many of us dread and there is often nothing we can do to prevent it, that's if it’s just a natural part of ageing. However, there are some ways in which our lifestyles can affect the health of our hair and even younger people can … Continue reading How your lifestyle can affect hair loss