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Health in the Media

The article goes on to warn us that “Vegans who don’t get enough vitamin B12 and protein can have a...
A new study claims that eating cheese can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke by about 10...
The study, the headlines are based on, looked into the impact of the meat industry on greenhouse...

Health features

Meat has been recognised as a risk factor for cancer since the early 1900s. Countries with high intakes have higher rates of bowel, breast and prostate cancer, three of the most common types. Other... more

Having a baby is truly momentous – you want to do everything you can to give your little one the best start in life. So suddenly your vegan diet is open to scrutiny in a way it never has been,... more
Some time ago I watched a programme about the different types of diets people follow. There was a banker who saw himself as a modern day hunter-gatherer in the city. He explained how he followed a... more
Our cells - every single cell in your body – run on carbs. Your body breaks down carbohydrates into glucose and other molecules and it’s glucose that is used as cell fuel. But that’s not an... more
Firstly, let's have a proper look at what any milk actually is - a very watery liquid, around 90 per cent is always water. Therefore, any amount of nutrients it contains is more or less diluted and... more
Healthy eating lowers blood pressure
What’s the number one risk factor for death in the world?
Here’s a fun party icebreaker! What’s the number one risk factor for death in the world? I’ll guarantee that almost no one gets the right... more