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This week, protein supplement company P-fit released the results of their survey of 2,498...
However, the widespread warnings don’t seem to translate into action. According to the government’s...
The scientists analysed data from 170 countries with regards to differences in lifestyle, physical...

Health features

How is honey made? Producing honey is hard work: a bee makes just a twelfth of a teaspoon in her lifetime. Female foraging worker bees collect nectar from flowers. When she finds a good source she... more
In March 2014, national headlines declared “Saturated fat 'ISN'T bad for your heart'” suggesting it is safe to gorge on butter, cheese and sausages. However, the study in question got the... more
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