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Zinc is another extremely important mineral that can be low in some vegans. Zinc is used for many functions in the body including protein digestion, healing and repair, production of hormones, production of enzymes and as part of our antioxidant and immune systems. It is also helpful in getting rid of cadmium in the body. […]
This week I am continuing to look at micronutrients. The next one is Vitamin B12 which is crucial for health but particularly difficult for vegans to consume in their diet as it is found in animal products.This nutrient is needed to help speed up reactions in your body. Deficiency can cause anaemia and nervous system […]
The last couple of weeks I have talked about the issues concerning macronutrients particularly ensuring that your child has they right fats and protein when on a vegan diet. For the next few weeks I am going to look at some of the vitamins and minerals that your vegan son or daughter may be lacking […]
Last week, I talked about good oils. The other big one for vegans and (to a lesser extent) vegetarians is protein. We all need protein for repair and replacement of all cells in our body, for building muscle, for making hormones such as insulin, thyroxin and the sex hormones and for brain chemicals that control […]
Following on from last week, I would like to use the next few weeks to look at some of the practical solutions we have come to for my vegan son to ensure he minimises the risk of deficiencies. If you are a vegan the nutrients that you might be low in include beneficial oils, protein, […]
My son became a vegan overnight in January 2018, whilst in his final year of a psychology degree in Bath. Even though he lived away from home half the year and I am a nutritional therapist, I still found it a challenge to manage. As a very considerate boy and the oldest of 4 children […]
On 7th of February we gave a talk on how to protect your brain as you age. We received very positive feedback from those who attended and plan to run the event again on 21st March 2018. If you have anyone in your family or circle of friends who has been affected by cognitive decline […]
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There is a lot of coverage in the media about how much sugar we are now eating and how this is contributing to serious health issues such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease. It is not difficult to see that products such as cakes, biscuits, soft drinks and sweets are high in sugar. However, there […]
Ingredients 2 eggs 1 cup milk 1 cup buckwheat flour 1 cup ground almonds 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 cup strawberries, chopped up and xylitol or stevia added to taste (depending on how sweet the berries are) 1 tbsp vegetable or coconut oil Method Add the eggs to the dry ingredients and start to […]
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