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Happy Viking: Venus Williams Launches 100% Vegan Protein Shake Brand

3 Mins Read Tennis champion Venus Williams has just launched her own protein shake line and it’s 100% vegan. Called Happy Viking, the seven-time Grand Slam winner’s new plant protein brand will offer a range of yellow pea and brown rice protein blends, inspired by the long-time vegan advocate’s motivation to be a “warrior for health”.  Launched on […]

OrgHive: New Blockchain-Powered App Launches To Promote Organic Foods In China

4 Mins Read Launched earlier this year by Hong Kong-based digital transformation agency Integrated Management Systems (IMS), OrgHive is a new app designed to help consumers in China make healthier food choices while supporting organic brands targeting the mainland Chinese market. Powered by blockchain technology, the app offers greater transparency and trust to shoppers, who are increasingly conscious […]

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 […]

New Canada Guidelines First To Approach Obesity As Chronic Disease

3 Mins Read New guidelines published in Canada are challenging the conventional treatment of obesity and urging doctors to approach the health problem as a complex chronic illness, rather than a weight loss issue. These guidelines on obesity management are believed to be the first of its kind in the world.  Published on Tuesday (August 4) by Obesity […]

Lululemon To Acquire Home Workout Platform Mirror In US$500M Deal

3 Mins Read Lululemon, the darling of the athleisure world, has announced that it will acquire the stay-at-home fitness company Mirror for US$500 million. It marks the brand’s first acquisition, and is yet another sign that the future of fitness remains at home as the world continues to battle the coronavirus crisis.  The popular upmarket athleisure brand announced […]

Sound Therapy: What It Is, How To Practice It & Where To Find It

4 Mins Read Sound therapists believe that sound – music, different frequencies, pure sounds – can help rebalance our energy, emotions and well-being. If you’re looking to explore a new wellness modality – sound therapy might just be it. Here, we take a dive into what sound therapy actually is, different types of sound therapies out there and […]

New Wellness Guides On Instagram To Offer Support During Coronavirus

3 Mins Read Instagram has recently launched a new function to enable its users to explore wellness “guides” filled with tips, advice and other useful resources aimed at supporting people who are struggling during the coronavirus pandemic. The feature will see content created by participating expert organisations such as the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  Facebook-owned photo and […]

Health Foods Of The Future At The World’s Largest Natural Products Expo

6 Mins Read Thanks to our other jobs as co-founders of Ekowarehouse, a global B2B trade platform for certified organic and ecolabel products, we get to attend awesome natural and organic product trade shows all over the world. Since we are total health & wellness geeks (not to mention Hong Kong’s Green Queens), this is one of the […]

Green Queen Predicts: Health & Wellness Trends 2016

6 Mins Read It looks to be an exciting year for health & wellness, and Green Queen shares her predictions for what will be 2016’s biggest trends. 1. Bowl Everything Mark our words, this coming year the already-huge-on Instagram fad is going to take over IRL. Buddha bowls, smoothie bowls, rice bowls, poke, salad bowls, veggie bowls…Whatever you call […]