A vegan diet can be healthy – if done right. Sophie Gayer (25), a BDA Registered Dietitian from Lincoln, explains what you have to pay attention to when you go vegan and what makes a healthy and balanced vegan diet.Continue reading How healthy is a vegan diet really?
Every year tons of plastic packaging, bottles, and foil end up in the ocean and the rivers – amongst them microplastics. We know about its disastrous impact on marine wildlife and the ecosystem. But only a few people are aware of the major sources of microfibre pollution: our clothes.
At the beginning of December, my flatmate casually asked me whether I would drop the rules of my vegan diet for Christmas. At that time, we were planning a small Christmas feast with our flat. That question honestly made me puzzled. It is not like I am on a diet – I wouldn’t even claim that veganism is especially healthy. For me veganism is more than just nutrition, it is a lifestyle.
This Christmas might be your first bigger celebration with non-vegan friends and family, especially when you are more or less new to veganism. Believe me, they feel as insecure as you might do, because they do not know what you can eat. Help them out with patience and some simple vegan food hacks.Continue reading A vegan’s holiday survival guide: Support and vegan food hacks
After living pescatarian (not eating meat, but fish) and then vegetarian for the past four years, it might not seem surprising that I now embrace a vegan lifestyle. But it is surprising – people who know me know that cheese and I had a very special relationship. Me going vegan, however, had a great impact on me of course but also on my friends and family, who took my newly made decision with a lot of gasps and sighs. I even got some condolences offered.