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Potential Nutrient Deficiencies in a Vegan Diet

Eugene Gristock, BSc, ANutr First things first, what is a Vegan Diet? A vegan diet is absent from all types of animal products such as meat, eggs and dairy, and consists entirely of plant-based foods including fruits, vegetables, grains, nuts and seeds. This diet is incredibly rich in fibre, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, whilst being

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How does reducing plastic improve our health?

So many people, including myself have been inspired to reduce their plastics after watching David Attenborough’s ‘Blue Planet’. The extent of problem can feel overwhelming at times but the global campaign, ‘Plastic Free July’, provides some fantastic resources and tips on how you can do you bit, from pledging to carry a re-useable coffee cup,

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The Mental Health Benefits of Volunteering – Volunteer’s Week 1- 7th June

Many of us volunteer, although not all of us recognise what we do as ‘volunteering’. Volunteering comes in many forms. We recognise volunteering as running a local scout’s group or football team or working in a local charity shop but don’t necessarily recognise helping at a school or doing a neighbours shopping as volunteering –

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