OUR WEEKLY LOOK AT GLOBAL VEGAN NEWS
Featured News: 10 Foods to Cleanse the Liver
The liver has many jobs in the body. It cleanses the blood, is important in digestion, plus a myriad of other functions. One of it’s primarily responsibilities is to remove toxins from our bodies. If the liver is overworked, it can lead to a toxic build up in body tissues that opens the door to disease. This quick reference guide will give you some encouragement to choose the best foods for cleansing the liver and to support your overall health!1 Read more…
Power-lifter Cured Cancer With Raw Food
Pat Reeves is a 69 years old grandmother of two, and is renowned as the oldest British Champion Powerlifter. When she found out she had cancer she refused NHS treatment and instead decided to take her health into her own hands by pumping iron and eating only raw foods.
“I don’t think I ever come across anyone who thinks I’m mad,” joked Pat. “People are bemused by it and some of them will come around and watch me compete.”2 Read more…
Nutritional Content in the Halloween Pumpkin.
With Halloween just around the corner, pumpkins seem to be everywhere I look!
In their natural state, pumpkins are incredibly healthy. A half cup serving of pumpkin has a mere 20 calories and nearly 100% of your daily vitamin A, in the form of beta carotene. But this is just for starters! Pumpkins have an abundance of other vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
If you want to find out the nutritional content or just curious what to do with one, here’s what to look for when buying a pumpkin, and why you should include it in your next grocery shop.3 Read more…
Weeds for Dinner Anyone?
What some consider pests, Allan Whyke, a vegan for seven years, has found a solution. He eats them! Otherwise known as wildcrafting, an increasing amount of people are taking to the fields and hedgerows to discover wild edible plants which are packed full of nutrition. However, it is important that you know how to identify any plant that you are unfamiliar with before consuming it.
Mr Whyke is now running classes in his local area to teach people how to find and identify wild edibles.4 Read more…
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