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Bubbls That Do!

Bubbls That Do!

While most tablets contain artificial sweeteners, fillers and little much by means of function, there is one brand that does it differently - Bubbl&Co.

  • 14 Jun 2022
  • Agi Kaja Agi Kaja
What benefits can you expect from adopting a healthy vegan or plant-based diet?

What benefits can you expect from adopting a healthy vegan or plant-based diet?

The New Year is always a time to take on some new healthy habits to improve health and well-being and our diet choice is the single most important predictor of health.

  • 14 Dec 2021
  • Dr Laura Freeman Dr Laura Freeman
Is dairy necessary for good health?

Is dairy necessary for good health?

The scientific answer to this common nutrition question is simply no.

  • 8 Dec 2021
  • Dr Shireen Kassam Dr Shireen Kassam
Optimising prostate health on a plant-based diet

Optimising prostate health on a plant-based diet

Prostate cancer (PC) is the most common cancer in men in the UK. So, what foods have been scientifically linked to an increased risk of P

  • 24 Nov 2021
  • Dr Laura Freeman Dr Laura Freeman
Can Your Diet Be Healthy And Good For The Planet?

Can Your Diet Be Healthy And Good For The Planet?

The global food system connects a number of our global crises

  • 28 Oct 2021
  • Dr Shireen Kassam Dr Shireen Kassam
Diet or exercise? Which is best for weight loss

Diet or exercise? Which is best for weight loss

There is clear evidence that shows that a combination of both is the best idea. But let’s look at some of the detail. 

  • 18 Oct 2021
  • Dr Sue Kenneally Dr Sue Kenneally
Low Carb Plant-based Diet - What To Eat?

Low Carb Plant-based Diet - What To Eat?

There seems to be an ongoing debate pitting ‘low carb high fat’ against ‘vegan’ (or plant-based) diet.

  • 11 Oct 2021
  • Dr Sue Kenneally Dr Sue Kenneally
Plant-based Diet And Energy Density 

Plant-based Diet And Energy Density 

What is energy density and why is it important?

  • 10 Oct 2021
  • Dr Sue Kenneally Dr Sue Kenneally
Do humans need meat for good health?

Do humans need meat for good health?

The simple answer to this question is a definite NO, and these are the reasons why.

  • 13 Sept 2021
  • Dr Shireen Kassam Dr Shireen Kassam
Benefits of a plant-based diet for brain health

Benefits of a plant-based diet for brain health

We all wish to maintain a healthy brain throughout life, but sadly decline in brain function is all too common. A diet rich in plant foods is key to lowering the risk of dementia.

  • 20 Aug 2021
  • Dr Laura Freeman Dr Laura Freeman
How to get healthy fats on a plant-based diet

How to get healthy fats on a plant-based diet

When following a plant-based diet, the absence of animal fats and cholesterol provide a great advantage to health. However, there are certain foods in a plant-based diet which contain high levels of saturated fat, which contributes to elevated LDL-cholesterol levels, commonly known as ‘bad’ cholesterol.

  • 13 Aug 2021
  • Lisa Simon Lisa Simon
How to reverse type 2 diabetes with plant-based diet 

How to reverse type 2 diabetes with plant-based diet 

For 90% of people who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, the condition is reversible. And largely in the control of the person themselves because it’s all about changing their lifestyle.

  • 16 Jul 2021
  • Dr Sue Kenneally Dr Sue Kenneally
Prediabetes, diet and lifestyle

Prediabetes, diet and lifestyle

The two main things someone can do to prevent prediabetes from progressing to diabetes is to focus on their diet and exercise habits.

  • 21 Jun 2021
  • Dr Sue Kenneally Dr Sue Kenneally
Vitamin B12 on a vegan diet

Vitamin B12 on a vegan diet

Several studies have demonstrated that vegans who do not supplement regularly are at risk of B12 deficiency. Therefore, supplementation is essential.

  • 21 Jun 2021
  •  Dr Leila Dehghan Dr Leila Dehghan
Benefits Of Plant-based Diet

Benefits Of Plant-based Diet

Most people consider a plant-based diet one where at least 85% of calories are derived from plant foods. There are numerous benefits to eating in this way and it is healthy and safe to do so at all stages of life

  • 10 Jun 2021
  • Dr Laura Freeman Dr Laura Freeman
Do vegans suffer more bone fractures?

Do vegans suffer more bone fractures?

Concerns have been raised by two recent scientific publications on the risk of bone fractures in people following a vegan diet. Before dismissing these new findings, we should carefully assess the results and consider some important take home messages.

  • 20 May 2021
  • Dr Shireen Kassam Dr Shireen Kassam
Vegan iron sources

Vegan iron sources

One of the most common misconceptions by those unfamiliar with plant-based nutrition, and also a common worry for those new to a vegan diet is that it is difficult to meet iron needs without consuming meat.

  • 6 May 2021
  • Lisa Simon Lisa Simon
The truth about soya

The truth about soya

Soya is one of the healthiest foods to incorporate in a plant-based diet and in fact in any diet. Yet, there remains widespread confusion about its impact on health.

  • 4 May 2021
  • Dr Laura Freeman Dr Laura Freeman
What is a whole food plant-based diet?

What is a whole food plant-based diet?

A whole food plant-based diet is a way of eating which not only eliminates all animal products, but focuses on natural, minimally processed plant foods

  • 4 May 2021
  • Lisa Simon Lisa Simon
Vegan foods high in zinc

Vegan foods high in zinc

Zinc is a mineral essential to cell division, playing a key role in growth during pregnancy and from birth through to adolescence.

  • 30 Apr 2021
  • Lisa Simon Lisa Simon
The truth about food intolerance tests

The truth about food intolerance tests

There are a growing number of companies claiming to be able to diagnose food intolerances by analysing your hair, or stool samples, or to tell you the composition of your gut microbiome and how you can improve it.

  • 30 Apr 2021
  • Lisa Simon Lisa Simon
Supporting your immune system with a plant-based diet

Supporting your immune system with a plant-based diet

The immune system is critical to all aspects of our health. Although we think about good immunity in relation to our ability to fight infection, a healthy immune system is actually crucial for the prevention of most chronic illnesses.

  • 27 Apr 2021
  • Dr Laura Freeman Dr Laura Freeman
How a whole food plant-based diet can help to optimise fertility

How a whole food plant-based diet can help to optimise fertility

Infertility affects a significant number of individuals and couples trying to conceive, with rates in the UK and the developed world rising. The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines infertility as ‘a disease of the reproductive system defined by the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular, unprotected sexual intercourse.’

  • 23 Apr 2021
  • Lisa Simon Lisa Simon
Plant-based protein sources

Plant-based protein sources

The most common question those following a plant-based diet are asked is ‘where do you get your protein from?’ And the simple answer is ‘everywhere!’

  • 23 Apr 2021
  • Lisa Simon Lisa Simon