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The scientists analysed data from 170 countries with regards to differences in lifestyle, physical...
This week the BBC Good Food website published a story asking if a vegan diet can be healthy for...
The study, published in the JAMA Internal Medicine Journal, followed the diets, health and...

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Viva!Health have been campaigning for change for years and it’s been a long time coming, but it seems things are beginning to change. Public Health England (PHE) has completely redesigned and... more
Vitamin B12 is involved in many important functions. It helps make red blood cells and keeps the nervous system healthy. A deficiency can lead to serious problems, especially in the young. Vegans and... more
In October 2015, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced that processed meat products cause cancer and were classified as Group 1 carcinogens – substances causing cancer to humans. Red meat was... more
A healthy vegan diet is based on fruit and vegetables, wholegrains, pulses (lentils, beans, soya, chickpeas), nuts and seeds (with the obligate addition of vitamin B12 supplement). There are endless... more
I am a Registered Dietitian who also happens to be a vegan.  As my professional interest is in the dietary treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) using the Low FODMAP diet I decided to... more
“Welcome Juliet, please have a seat”. Professor Mustafa Djamgoz proffers a chair in what appears to be a storage room packed floor to ceiling with boxes, papers and books. I jokingly asked if it was... more
Coconut oil is everywhere these days; used as a butter substitute, in baking, smoothies and in beauty treatments for moisturising skin and hair and improving oral health via oil pulling (a folk... more