Vegan Features

16 October 2017

Your Complete Guide To Vegan Protein

‘Going vegan’ means giving up some of the ‘main’ meatier protein sources in an average diet; such as chicken, fish, dairy and eggs. So, if you’re an athlete just or ...
13 October 2017

10 Reasons Why We Need To Help Working Animals In Developing Countries

Around the world, working animals, such as horses, donkeys, mules, camels and elephants, play a vital role. They transport goods to markets, children to schools and water and supplies to ...
12 October 2017

10 Plant Based Foods That Are Also Medicine For The Body

According to Hippocrates famous quotation “let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food’,  what we eat can make a difference to our long term health and wellbeing. Many ...
10 October 2017

Top Tips To Pimp Your Porridge – Vegan Style!

by Lucy Jones MRES BSC Hons RD MBDA for Flahavans.  Upgrade to Wholegrain. In the UK, we simply don't eat enough fibre. Fibre helps to protect us from lots of ...
10 October 2017

5 Reasons Why Bear Bile Farming Needs To End

Bile bears, sometimes called battery bears, are bears kept in captivity to harvest their bile, which is used by some traditional Chinese medicine practitioners. Here's why it's unnecessary and needs to end now.  Bears ...
10 October 2017

10 Plant-Based Foods To Help Alleviate Period Pains And Symptoms

Our bodies go through a lot each month. Painful period cramps, PMS, bloating and bad skin are just some of the conditions that women frequently experience because of their period. ...
6 October 2017

Wendy Turner Webster's Top 5 Beauty Products

As part of her involvement in VegFest UK London, Wendy Turner Webster shares her top cruelty free and vegan beauty products.  I’ve tried loads of different eye creams and have ...
5 October 2017

Victoria Eisermann's Top Vegan Beauty Products

To coincide with her involvement in VegFestUK Victoria Eiermann has kindly written us a piece on her top vegan beauty picks.  Having been a vegan for the past 13 years, ...
5 October 2017

6 Reasons To Follow A Plant Based Diet

I mean, isn’t the fact you’ll live longer a good enough reason? Charlotte Cliffe discusses why we should be shifting the question on everyone’s lips from “why are you vegan?”, ...
3 October 2017

10 Things You Never Knew About The Fur Trade

A mind-boggling number of animals are bred and killed for their fur each year – more than 110 million on factory fur farms and 16+ million trapped in the wild worldwide ...

2 October 2017

The Most Nutritious Vegetables To Include In Your Diet

Frida Harju, In-House Nutritionist at the health app Lifesum (www.lifesum.com), comments on the nutritious vegetables that everyone should include in their diet.  Like tomatoes, spinach contains antioxidants that combat free ...

26 September 2017

6 Surprising Health Benefits Of Pumpkin

While we may be used to seeing pumpkin in lattes, pies and breads in the autumn, this humble vegetable also boasts a range of health benefits, making it a great ...

25 September 2017

6 Plant-Based Protein Swaps

It has become increasingly more common to follow a plant based diet, such as vegetarianism or veganism, with an estimated 12% of the UK adult population making the switch, and ...
21 September 2017

10 Surprising Plant Based Foods That Provide A Good Source Of Nutrients

Written by Isabel Butler (MSc, ANutr) Nutritionist at Spoon Guru  As a nation we are more and more health conscious over what we are eating. The health benefits of trending foods ...
16 September 2017

10 Things You Should Know About Puppy Mills

As it's National Puppy Mill Awareness Day it seems appropriate to publish this video by PETA on what really goes on in puppy mills and share ten things you might not ...
15 September 2017

10 Things You Never Knew About The Life Of A Factory Farmed Chicken

Have you seen the recent KFC advert featuring a healthy looking chicken strutting to rap music? Sadly, the reality is very different for factory farmed chickens served by fast food ...

13 September 2017

10 Things You Might Not Know About Salad

With more people looking to eat healthily and with the growing popularity of vegetarian and vegan foods, salad is now so much more than a garnish on a plate. One ...
12 September 2017

The Naked Nutritionist’s Top Tips For Flexitarianism

Vegetarianism and Veganism is increasingly being considered a mainstream lifestyle choice which is no longer driven purely by concerns about animal welfare, but increasingly about desire for a healthier diet, ...

11 September 2017

Holiday Phrases Every Vegan Needs To Know

In the last 10 years, vegan-ism in Britain has developed from something of a niche culture, to a fully-fledged foodie trend, heralded by celebrities such as power couple Jay-Z and ...
8 September 2017

10 Reasons To Switch To Recycled Swimwear

Across the world’s oceans, millions of lost fishing nets, line and traps - known as ‘ghost gear’ -  pose a deadly daily threat to marine wildlife. In an industry-leading response, ...
5 September 2017

10 Benefits Of Eating Coconut

Moreish bite-sized pieces of coconut that pack as much punch in taste as they do in texture.  Ape Snacks brings some excitement to healthy snacking – with no monkey business! ...

31 August 2017

8 Reasons Why You Should Use Eco-Friendly Make-Up Tools

2017 has seen a 360% rise in people choosing to go vegan[1], and cruelty free is more in vogue than ever. However, many people are now also looking beyond just ...
29 August 2017

10 Tips For Going Vegan From The Vegetarian Society

You don’t need to go without your favourite foods when you make the switch to vegan, simply swap in ingredients such as soy milk, vegan cheeses, meat alternatives or vegan ...
23 August 2017

Plant Based Meals According To Your DNA Breakdown

When cooking we all take our inspiration from different places, whether it be cookbooks, bloggers or recreating the recipes we grew up eating that remind us of our childhood. Food ...
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