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Boost Your Immune System With These Foods

I recently wrote about some supplements I recommend for boosting your defences against viruses. Now, while I believe that taking supplements is a completely appropriate thing to do at this time, I want to help you double down on that by looking some of the best foods to incorporate into your diet to support your […]

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Supplements To Boost Your Immune System

For most of us, being in the midst of the current coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak is overwhelming experience. Sometimes we may feel, despite our best efforts to distance ourselves socially and wash our hands regularly throughout the day,  a bit like a sitting duck! Thankfully, there is lots we can do nutritionally to support our immune […]

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5 Reasons To Include Chia Seeds In Your Diet

If you haven’t already heard, chia seeds are the latest addition to the growing list of superfoods on the market. It’s a plant native to the Americas, though its nutritional benefits can be traced all the way back to the ancient Aztecs. Today, more and more people are consuming chia seeds, thanks to the many […]

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Are You Getting Enough Magnesium for Optimum Health?

It’s not unusual for a naturopath or nutritionist to have a favourite nutrient, and, hands down, mine is magnesium. I’m certain I’m not alone in that as magnesium is having a distinct moment in the sun, (which, by the way, I wholly support). This mineral is truly amazing and I’m about to tell you why. […]

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5 Common Vegan Nutritional Deficiencies & How to Avoid Them

Veganism might do wonders for us, for animals and for the planet, but truth be told, there are some essential nutrients that are hard to obtain from a vegan diet. This is because they are not as widely available in plant-based foods or their bioavailability in plant sources is low. This of course doesn’t mean […]

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A Vegan Milk Guide. Here’s What You Need to Know

Not too long ago, a decision to avoid drinking animal milks really just meant one thing – soy milk. Now, there are so many alternatives and that can make the decision about which one to choose pretty tricky. To help you navigate the options, we’ve done an overview of the main vegan milks you might […]

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9 Countries Offering Vegan-Friendly Retreats

If you’re an adventurous foodie, a vegan, or gradually transitioning that way, here are nine vegan-friendly retreats on the platter for you: 1. Mexico Straying away from an image of serving only beef tacos or chicken empanadas in the name of Protein dishes, Mexico has joined the group of vegan-friendly retreats. Whether you choose to […]

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Summer Glow In Winter

Keep Your Golden Glow Throughout Winter

Never mind that the temperatures have dropped, hemlines are lower and sleeves are a lot less short … you still want to glow like the goddess you are, right? To help you out, we grilled the ultimate golden glow-inducer, Sonya Driver, founder of vegan tanning company, Eco-Tan, for her top tips to tan this winter […]

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Celebrity Nutritionist Zoe Bingley-Pullin Reveals How To Stay Healthy and Look Gorgeous This Winter

Want to stay looking and feeling your best throughout winter? Put these foods on your plate AND on your skin! Along with the cooler temperatures, crunchy Autumn leaves and the beautiful soft light we enjoy in the cooler months, we may find that our immunity wanes and we become vulnerable to colds and flu. Building […]

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Does Your Skin Let You Down? We’ve Got It Sorted

Products With Acne-fighting Ingredients To Elevate Your Beauty Routine From Doldrums To Dynamite Sometimes our skin can let us down. Spots can erupt overnight, leaving us to cope with a rash of congestion, irritation and inflammation. In our world of oppression and cruelty, keeping a positive outlook and bright demeanour can be difficult at the […]

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7 Vegan Bath Products That’ll Make You Want To Soak For Days

Who doesn’t love a long, luxurious soak? I can’t think of anything I love more, to be honest, especially after a long day hunched over my keyboard! Being prone to back problems, soaking in a beautiful bath with therapeutic salts or oils is a major technique I use to help me wind down at the […]

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Protect Yourself From The Upcoming Cold & Flu Season

Want to stay well this winter and avoid any colds or flu? Prefer to do so without having the ‘flu shot’ or taking pharmaceuticals? Great! So do we and it seems we have the perfect, anti-bug, natural solution. Turmeric. Of course, you’re thinking, we have all heard it before about turmeric being such a wonderful […]

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Improve Gut Health, Get Great Skin!

Who doesn’t want glowing skin? Nobody, that’s who. Because we all want skin that looks lit from within, and because we know a healthy diet is the key to getting it, the original Gut Guru, author and wellness warrior, Lee Holmes, shares with us her best advice on great gut health on a vegan diet. […]

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Why Vegans Have The Upper Hand on Relaxation

Despite the age-old, super-tired stereotype of an angry vegan, science now tells us that those who follow a plant-based diet are actually more relaxed – physically, mentally and emotionally. Why? It all comes down to a super-mineral called magnesium, which is abundant in vegetables, fruits and plant-based foods. “Magnesium is necessary for over 300 enzymatic […]

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Are You Burning The Candle At Both Ends? 5 Signs You Need To Slow Down

Do you constantly feel like there’s simply not enough hours in one day to get everything you want done? Do you look in the mirror and shudder at the zombie-like appearance, the sunken hollows of your eyes—a shell of the person you once knew? Up at the crack of dawn to fit in a workout, […]

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5 Brilliant Beauty Boosts You’ll Get From A Vegan Diet

We’ve said it before and undoubtedly you will hear us repeat it until the end of time. There are just so many reasons one might journey to a plant-based-vegan lifestyle and every single last one of ‘em is valid and perfectly fine with us … even the ones that involve vanity! Yes, that’s right. A […]

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Having Trouble Switching Off? It Could Be Time To Balance Your Energies

There’s a reason you find it hard to switch off… Do you ever feel like you are moving so quickly that you’re afraid of what would happen if you stopped? Maybe you’ve got huge dreams so you have an overwhelming sense of guilt when you rest. Or perhaps you’ve been brought up in a household […]

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6 Vegan Candles That Will Light Up Your Life

… according to beauty and lifestyle writer, Shonagh Walker I’ve been a beauty and lifestyle writer for longer than I care to admit. So long in fact, that you’d think I’d be bored of seeing all the new products that are launched literally on a daily basis. Sometimes I am … but never, ever, ever […]

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Camille Pierson, Founder Of The UK’s Float Spa, Shares Her Journey To Embracing A Vegan Lifestyle

Before becoming a vegan, I knew the local butcher by name.  I always insisted on the best organic free-range meat and dairy products thinking this was the best option for my health, animal welfare and the environment.  Being surrounded by people who had already embraced a vegan diet helped me to realise that this wasn’t […]

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Hooked On Drama? Here’s How to Break The Cycle

Do you ever find yourself repeatedly getting into conflict with others? Maybe you find yourself having the same old argument with someone, again and again. Maybe you get involved in heated discussions on Facebook – or you’re the spectator as others engage. Or maybe you’re really into reality TV. These behaviours all serve the same […]

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