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Planetary Health Needs To Be At The Heart Of Medical Advice, Researchers Say

3 Mins Read Facing the intersection of chronic disease and climate change, physicians must prioritize planetary health for the sake of their patients, researchers say. In a recent viewpoint published in the JAMA Network, researchers out of New York’s Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Weill Cornell Medical College, and New York University say the role of physicians now needs […]

6 Natural Vegan Egg Substitutes For Easy Plant-Based Baking

4 Mins Read Eggs are off the menu right now as avian flu continues to spread. Vegan egg substitutes are widely available multitaskers though. Like other intensive industrial farming practices, producing eggs generates greenhouse gas emissions and also contributes to contaminating soil and water, not to mention it’s ethically problematic—most egg-laying hens live in pretty horrific conditions. You […]

Want to Build Lean Muscles? Try Mycoprotein Instead of Meat

3 Mins Read A vegan diet rich in mycoprotein, the natural high-fiber fungi, can be just as effective at building muscle as an omnivorous diet, according to a new study from the University of Exeter. The study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, aimed to explore if a vegan diet that contained mycoprotein, such as Quorn products, could […]

Replacing Meat With Fruits and Grains Reduces Type-2 Diabetes Risk, Study Finds

3 Mins Read A recent study found a plant-based diet can reduce the risk of type-2 diabetes when it replaces conventional processed or red meat. The research, published in the journal Scientific Reports, investigated whether replacing processed and red meat intake with plant-based foods could lower the risk of incident type-2 diabetes (T2D) in Finnish individuals. “Diabetes is […]

What Is Earth Day? (And Does It Really Matter?)

5 Mins Read Earth Day is more than just a social media trend. A global event that encourages environmentalism, it has become synonymous with eco mobilisation and addressing the imbalance in the world.  Falling on April 22nd every year, Earth Day is in the diaries of climate activists, vegans, and conscious consumers everywhere, but is it important? Does […]

10 Reasons Eating Fish and Seafood Is Bad for Your Health and the Planet

7 Mins Read Reducing seafood intake is one of the key ways you can help alleviate your negative effect on the planet, but there are also a host of other important reasons make a pass on fish for dinner.  From biodiversity loss to more frequent natural disasters and rising global temperatures, our planet is now at an important […]

Women’s Health Market Set to Explode As Millennials Hit Their 40s

3 Mins Read New data point to an untapped market potential for female nutrition. But more work is needed to address the full range of women’s health requirements. The findings about women’s health come from sector specialists at consultancy Sagentia Innovation. “The specific role of nutrition in female health is finally gaining attention,” Ankita Singal-Sareen, senior consultant at […]

12 Easy One-Pot Healthy Vegan Recipes You’ll Want To Make Now

4 Mins Read One-pot meals aren’t just soups and stews (although those are amazing! From dumpling skillet stir-fries to noodle bowls, and more, simplify your cooking, but not the flavor. Spending more time in the kitchen? If you’re a bit sick of doing all the dishes, we’re here to help with 12 super easy, healthy, 100-percent plant-based family […]

10 Terrifying Facts About Microplastics

4 Mins Read Microplastics are all around us. But you probably don’t even realize just how prevalent they are. Here are 10 facts you need to know about these fossil fuel-based tiny particles. In his book, A Poison Like No Other, Wired journalist Matt Simon shares some frankly horrifying facts about the overwhelming amount of microplastics present in […]

Organic Labeling and Logos – Get The Facts

5 Mins Read What’s in a label? Here’s why organic labeling and logos matter—and what they actually mean. We always need more facts as conscious consumers. We do not live in an ideal world. There is no choice you can make at the grocery store that does not come with some compromise or another. There are many different […]

The 7 Best Plant-Based Sources For Omega-3 Fatty Acids

5 Mins Read Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for health and wellbeing. Many people believe that omega-3s can only be found in non-plant-based sources such as fatty fish. However, there are many plant-based foods that do contain omega-3s, and crucially, fish contain omega-3s because they eat plankton and algae. There are three main types of omega-3s: ALA (alpha-linolenic […]

How To Reduce Your Blue Light Exposure

5 Mins Read Even before the pandemic, the amount of time we spend in front screens has been growing by double digits every year, and with that, concerns about the consequences to our health. The more screen time we endure, the more artificial blue light we are exposed to. Our smartphones have become our most essential material object […]

As Research Identifies New Soy Benefits, Market Poised for Significant Growth

3 Mins Read Soy gets another health boost as new research finds a protein in soybeans can reduce LDL cholesterol and reduce the risk of metabolic diseases. The new research, published in the journal Antioxidants, finds soybean flour that’s high in the protein B-conglycinin reduces the risk of high cholesterol and fatty liver disease. The findings build on […]

3 Breathing Exercises to Reduce Anxiety and Stress

5 Mins Read Maintaining mental health hygiene should be as normal as maintaining our general hygiene. But one thing we often forget to do is to take care of our mental health. If you have no clue where to start managing your stress—look no further than right under your nose! As a trained Breathwork coach, I am here […]