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Vegan Doctors Debut Online Healthcare Service With Focus On Plant-Based Diets

5 Mins Read Recently, vegan doctors from the UK launched an online lifestyle medicine service based on plant-based nutrition that will offer patients access to nutritionists and registered dietitians along with helping them transition to a sustainable and healthier lifestyle. Vegan medical doctors Shireen Kassam and Laura Freeman recently launched a healthcare service, Plant Based Health Online (PBHO), […]

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 […]

Healthy Food Subsidies & Processed Meat Levies: New Survey Shows Consumers Want More From Government & Retailers

3 Mins Read Consumers are calling for healthy foods to be cheaper and more available in grocery shops, a new poll finds. The survey, which explored public attitudes about healthy eating, finds that the current food market poses barriers for shoppers to pursue healthy diets. Researchers concluded that government policies to subsidise healthy foods, ensure that retailers stock […]

Health: New Urine Test Can Assess Your Diet Quality, Help Suggest Tailored Nutrition Plan

3 Mins Read Scientists have recently published their findings that a new five-minute urine test can help measure the health of an individual’s diet. It can also reveal each person’s unique urine “fingerprint”. The results represent a breakthrough for personalised health and nutrition, and will help empower individuals with in-depth information on whether their current diet is suited […]