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Low-Income Countries To Be Hardest Hit As Global Food Prices Make Biggest Spike In Decade, U.N. Warns

3 Mins Read Global food prices have risen to decade-high levels, with low-income countries to be most vulnerable, the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has warned. Predominantly in Asia-Pacific and Africa, many of these economies have already been ravaged by the impacts of the pandemic, and will now be under additional food insecurity threats from rising costs.  […]

VictuaLiv: Latinx Military Veteran Desiree Mora Creates The Ultimate MultiVitamin For Vegans

3 Mins Read Co-founded by latinx military vet Desiree Mora, VictuaLiv is a new vegan supplement featuring nine essential vitamins and minerals to help consumers easily transition to a plant-based diet based on research on the most important nutrients for those following an animal-free eating regime. When founder Mora’s son was born, she began researching, reading, and watching […]

Plant-Based High-Carb Diet Does Not Lead To Weight Gain, NIH Study Finds

3 Mins Read A new study from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) finds that contrary to popular belief, high-carb and low-fat plant-based diets do not necessarily lead to any weight gain. While the study was only conducted on a small-scale, the findings do suggest that factors resulting in overeating and weight gain are far more complex […]

An (Organic) Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

2 Mins Read A new study by researchers at Austria’s Graz University of Technology has found that a typical apple contains over 100 million gut-friendly bacteria vital to our health, but organic apples contain more diverse and balanced bacteria compared to conventionally grown ones.  Gut health has been the catchphrase in the health and wellbeing community in recent […]

Keto For Dummies: 10 Things To Know About The Ketogenic Diet

5 Mins Read Eat fat to lose fat. Yes, you read that right. If you’re looking for a diet that defies all the rules you have been given since childhood staying away from fat and counting calories, you might want to look into the ketogenic diet, aka #ketolife diet, which can be exceptionally effective for weight loss and […]