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As we come to the end of Veganuary, we thought we’d put together some top tips on how to ensure optimal nutrition from your vegan diet. On a vegan diet one does need to be aware of a few things and make an effort to consciously include foods that will cover all your nutritional bases. Protein, of course, is the big one, and then there is Calcium, B12, Omega 3, Zinc, Iodine and Vitamin D. Ensuring one has adequate levels of these essential nutrients is key to staying healthy and vibrant as a vegan.
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30
Jan
This article explores different individuals and why most people can, but some people may need to watch, going on a vegan diet.
17
Jan

Studies have demonstrated that organic cultivation techniques often lead to more densely nutritious produce, including more vitamins, more minerals and more secondary plant metabolites1.

This is particularly so for fruit and vegetables. Organic meat and dairy also have better fat profiles - healthier Omega 3 and fewer inflammatory fats.

19
Dec

The Science

The Ketogenic (Keto) diet is all the rage at the moment and with good reason. A recent article in the New Scientist reported that the Keto diet was scientifically shown to reduce migraines in less than a month . Another study attributed the reversal of Type 2 diabetes to a low carbohydrate diet . Another to a reduction in cardiovascular risk factors . And yet another study, suggested that the Keto diet improves gut health and enhances cognition . The therapeutic benefits of the Ketogenic diet were established in the 1920s as an effective treatment for childhood epilepsy, and there seems to be no end to the beneficial effects of the ketogenic diet with studies now being conducted on how the therapeutic ketogenic diet effects cancer and auto-immune diseases.

19
Dec
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