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Can Swapping Meat For Vegan Alternatives Promote Gut Health?

4 Mins Read As plant-based meat alternatives continue to surge in popularity, many are wondering: are these substitutes really healthier than animal meat? A new study suggests that in general, it’s a yes. According to a new study led by researchers from London and Moscow, the occasional replacement of animal meat with vegan meat alternatives can lead to […]

Paleo Diet Discussion: Exploring The Legume Question

5 Mins Read Say Goodbye To Beans One of the most controversial aspects about following a paleo diet is the requirement to give up legumes (aka beans, pulses, peas). That means no more baked beans, no more dahl (a lot of Indian food is out), no more hummus (same goes for Middle Eastern), no more refried beans, no […]

Are You Eating Too Many Fruit-Vegetables?

4 Mins Read Fruits are natural, nutritious and delicious right? This is what we have been taught. But what is a exactly is a fruit? And why are they so yummy, exactly? Green Queen clears up common misunderstandings after an in-depth chat with our friendly resident scientist, Karen Stollberger. What is a fruit, exactly?  Biologically, a fruit is the […]