Nutrition



The Relationship Between Organic Food, Pesticides and Health There are many valuable reasons to choose organically grown products, chief among them being the concern that the synthetic chemicals used in conventional farming may be detrimental to our personal health. It seems obvious: food raised without synthetic chemicals is cleaner and therefore healthier. But this is […]

The Relationship Between Organic Food, Pesticides and Health



A recent report by Technavio forecasted the packaged vegan foods market to grow approximately 11% per year between 2016-2020. According to lead analyst Manjunath Reddy, “a new wave of consumers, especially millennials… prefer vegan foods owing to their concern toward animal welfare and environment-friendly food products”. He went on to explain how veganism is growing […]

Packaged Vegan Foods Market Set to Grow Rapidly


New Wave of Medical Doctors Turn To Plant-Based Diets It was not so long ago that prescribing a plant-based diet as sound medical advice would have been disregarded and shunned by healthcare professionals and patients alike as useless hippy hogwash. Doctors would have been left out in the career cold for being so brazen as […]

New Wave of Medical Doctors Turn To Plant-Based Diets



The Nobel prize in medicine has been awarded to a Japanese cell biologist for discoveries on how cells break down and recycle their own components. Yoshinori Ohsumi, 71, will receive the prestigious 8m Swedish kronor (£718,000) award for uncovering “mechanisms for autophagy”, a fundamental process in cells that scientists believe can be harnessed to fight […]

Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel prize in medicine for work on ...





Breast-Feeding, What’s a Mom to Do? Human milk is essential for a baby’s correct nutrition, for correct digestion, metabolism, growth and development, including the development of the brain. The World Health Organization recommends that infants be breastfed exclusively for the first six months of life. From six months of age or with the emergence of […]

Breast-Feeding, What’s a Mom to Do?



Animal Protein Linked to Death A study released this week[1] shows that among two very large American study populations (female nurses and male health professionals), those that consumed the most animal protein compared to plant protein had a higher risk of death, particularly cardiovascular disease. The finding was limited to those who also had one […]

Animal Protein Linked to Death