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5 Nutritional Deficiencies on a Plant Based Diet

5 Nutritional Deficiencies on a Plant Based Diet

July 28, 2018

Here are our top 5 nutritional deficiencies to watch out for, and what to eat to avoid them.

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Obesity in the UK is Getting Worse

Obesity in the UK is Getting Worse

April 17, 2018

Most countries, including the UK, are facing a health crises as more and more people are becoming overweight and obese.  This post outlines the figures and shows where we are compared to the rest of the world.

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Why and How to Control Blood Sugar Levels

Why and How to Control Blood Sugar Levels

April 17, 2018

For those living with diabetes the monitoring and control of blood sugar levels are of utmost importance.  Blood sugars can go too high or drop too low if not properly controlled, leading to health effects in both the short and long term.

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Why You Should Be Eating Fibre

Fibre: The Engine Oil for Your Body

April 17, 2018

Dietary fibre acts like engine oil for your digestive system.  It lubricates your body allowing food to pass more quickly through it, leading to several health benefits.  There are 2 types of fibre:  soluble and insoluble.  Learn about them and how much you should be having here.

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Symptoms of Low and High Blood Sugar

Symptoms of Low and High Blood Sugar

April 17, 2018

Regular monitoring of blood sugars is extremely important for diabetics.  Depending on your level of activity and what/when you eat, your blood sugars could rise or drop too low.  Know your body's warning signs so you can act quickly.

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Why Are We Getting Fatter?

7 Reasons Why We Are Getting Fatter

April 17, 2018

The number of people in the UK who are either overweight or obese is rising.  More of us than ever as classed as overweight and the number is expected to keep rising into the coming decades.  So why has there been this surge over the past few decades, and what are the reasons behind our unhealthy lifestyles? 

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Vegan Sources of Protein

The Beginner’s Guide to Protein for Vegans

April 17, 2018

Proteins are a type of macronutrient and the primary building blocks of the body.  They are used in the building of tissues like muscles, organs and skin down to the production of smaller molecules such as hormones, enzymes and brain chemicals. 

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