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Combating diabetes: latest research and approaches

By admin | Jan 9, 2019 | 0 Comments

  What is the most important factor when it comes to diabetes – genetics, sugar, calories, insulin?    A few years ago, we may say sugar and insulin, but new research has dramatically changed what we know about diabetes.   “Fat, get out of the way and let me pump my sugar!” – Insulin.   […]

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Is bread healthy? How to select wisely with these simple tricks

By admin | Dec 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

I love bread. Who doesn’t like watching bread take its shape in the oven, while smelling that appetising hot air? Finally, that long awaited bread is ready, you take it out of the oven, and sprinkle some cinnamon – perfect.   We are not alone. Bread has been consumed for over 30,000 years. It is […]

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Why can’t food scientists agree on coconut oil? Does it really burn fat?

By admin | Dec 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

What’s the fuss? Coconut oil is probably one of the most controversial food. Some regard it is a “superfood“, rich in antioxidant and other nutrients. Claims regarding what it can do ranges from burning fat, preventing Alzheimer’s disease and improving endurance. But surprisingly, others consider it as a “devilfood“. Karin Micheals, a professor at Harvard, […]

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Map of the Vegan services in Brisbane

By admin | Dec 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Inspired by the Map of the Queensland innovation ecosystem, I created a special map for the vegans in Brisbane!   The Map of Services Available for Vegans – Brisbane is here to support all current vegans and those transitioning to a vegan lifestyle. The purpose of this map is to make the services and initiatives more visible to support vegan […]

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Who are at risk for iodine deficiency and how to prevent it on a vegan diet

By admin | Nov 28, 2018 | 0 Comments
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While it is common for vegans to worry about B12, Iodine doesn’t get nearly as much attention. You’ll soon get to learn about some surprising facts about iodine from this post and know what to do to avoid iodine deficiency.   Iodine is crucial for the production of thyroid hormones. Deficiency can lead to thyroid […]

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Disease-fighting phytonutrients – power of real plant foods

By admin | Nov 13, 2018 | 0 Comments
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  When it comes to nutrition, I bet what you hear most often are carbs, proteins and fats. These are the macronutrients, but…are they all we need?   You might also have heard of micronutrients, such as vitamins and minerals. For many people, Micronutrients are not a big deal considering how easily accessible multi-vitamin supplements […]

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Top 5 Things You Need To Know About Gut Health

By admin | Nov 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
All diseases begin in the gut

Normally, we are very superficial and we tend to concern ourselves more when we have external problems, rather than internal problems. For example, wouldn’t you be more scared that you scarred your face rather than having poor gut health?   It’s funny when you think about it. We got it the wrong way, it is […]

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How much protein do you need and where to get it on a vegan diet? Myths and tips

By admin | Oct 26, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Does it drive you nuts the second someone tells you to eat more protein and not let your muscles waste away on a vegan diet? Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Well, next time someone is bugging you about muscle wastage, just show them these amazing vegan athletes! Mac Danzig, the vegan martial artist; Scott Jurek, […]

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Get involved

By admin | Sep 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Interested in our workshops? Complete a short survey to let us know what you are most interested in. By completing the survey, you may win a $50 gift card or be invited to our next workshop fore free!

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Vitamin B12 – why is it important and how to get enough on a plant-based diet

By admin | Jul 20, 2018 | 0 Comments
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Vitamin B12 is probably the most debated topic in the plant-based community. It is vital for our health but there is still incomplete research regarding the optimal source, dosage, and frequency of obtaining B12. Even Dr. McDougall admits it is tough to give advice on Vitamin B12 so you are definitely not alone! Follow this […]

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