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10 Nourishing Vegan Summer Dishes That Take Less Than 30 Minutes

4 Mins Read Whip up these spring and summer-ready plant-based meals in under 30 minutes. Sometimes, busy days make it so difficult to fit time for a healthy home-cooked lunch or dinner. But that doesn’t mean that the challenge is impossible! Even with only half an hour to spare, it is totally doable to whip up a delicious […]

Jems Launches Vegan Condoms To Take The Toxicity Out Of Sex

3 Mins Read Canadian vegan condom maker Jems says it is advocating for safer, more informed sex by renouncing toxicity in all forms across its vegan condom range. The female-founded condom company, launched in 2021, remove animal products, gluten, and misinformation from the intercourse sector. The ultimate aim is to create a framework that gives everybody access to […]

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 […]

Are Condoms Eco-Friendly? & Other (Green) Safe Sex Questions

5 Mins Read Condoms help protect against pregnancy and many sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are relatively inexpensive and widely available for purchase. However, when it comes to being as conscious about our environmental impact in every aspect of our daily lives, it is important to address whether the use of condoms, which is by nature a single-use product, […]

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 […]

7 Ways To Celebrate Easter Sustainably

3 Mins Read Easter is such a fun holiday for kids, but it’s not exactly the most fun for the planet. All the plastic eggs and dairy-filled chocolate bunnies aren’t sustainable, and they aren’t good for our health, either. But there are some easy swaps you can make to green up the spring holiday. Below are 7 ways […]

This German Women-Led Startup Just Closed A Seed Round To Make Periods More Sustainable With Seaweed Tampons

4 Mins Read Berlin-based Vyld, which makes seaweed-based menstruation products, has closed a seed round to take the startup’s stigma-busting seaweed-based tampons from small scale to mass production. Participants in the round included The Case for Her, Purpose Ventures and multiple business angels. The funding amount was undisclosed. Vyld was founded on the basis of revolutionising the menstruation […]

Vegan Paracetamol Is the First Medicinal Product Registered With The Vegan Society’s Trademark

3 Mins Read Paraveganio is the first medicinal product to carry The Vegan Society’s Vegan Trademark. The axunio-produced drug contains 500mg of paracetamol and can be used like the regular painkiller. It negates magnesium stearate, which is frequently of animal origin and found in most over-the-counter paracetamol products. Up to 75 percent of medicines contain animal-sourced products. The […]

Climate Anxiety Poses A Mental Health Risk Unless We Keep Talking About It

4 Mins Read By Neal Robert Haddaway, Joe Duggan and Nicholas Badullovich. As the climate changes, negative environmental effects are being felt and seen around the world. The effect that climate change has on mental health is less immediately obvious or visible. Often termed climate anxiety or eco anxiety, this feeling can manifest as what the American Psychological […]

Dutch Algae Oil Innovator Secures €1.2 Million For Fish-Free Portfolio Growth

3 Mins Read Wellness Innovations BV has announced a successful crowdfunding round. The 1.2 million cash injection came via the DuurzaamInvesteren investment platform. Funds will be used to continue the company’s algae oil product portfolio expansion. Two wholly-owned brand names are primed for growth. Testa Omega-3 and Daily Supplements are Wellness Innovations’ consumer-facing endeavours. Both have been founded […]

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

4 Mins Read It’s no surprise that most of us are spending more time in our own kitchens…but you might be getting a little sick of doing all the dishes. So we’re here to help with 12 super easy, healthy, 100% plant-based family recipes that can be whipped up with just one pan, pot or tray!  1. One […]

7 Japanese Words You Need To Be Living Your Life By

4 Mins Read Have you been searching for a way to describe something you’ve felt, and just can’t pin down using the English language? We’ve definitely felt that way before. Luckily, there are some Japanese words that are just so relatable, and we are here to share them with you! Here are 7 Japanese words that seem to […]

Asia’s Leading Natural And Organics Tradeshow NOA Returns To Hong Kong September 7-9 2021

3 Mins Read Amid the pandemic-driven global awareness over health, sustainability and wellness, Asia’s leading regional tradeshow, Natural and Organic Asia (NOA), is returning to Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre for the eighth consecutive year. Taking place from September 7 to 9, the fair will feature the flagship NOA Academy, where industry experts will share their insights, trend […]