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These Are The World’s 6 Most Vegan-Friendly Cities

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12 March 2020

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These Are The World’s 6 Most Vegan-Friendly Cities

It’s surely the most pervasive problem facing vegan-kind – how and where to go out to eat?

Fortunately for plant-munchers everywhere, a new study by vegan restaurant guide HappyCow has identified the best cities in which to be vegan, ranking them by number, density, and quality of vegan outlets.

Here are their top picks. No animals were harmed in the making of this list…

4 Benefits of Drinking More Than One Cup of Coffee Every Day

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4 March 2020

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Maebelle

4 Benefits of Drinking More Than One Cup of Coffee Every Day

The jury has been going back and forth for years on whether or not coffee is actually good for you...

But a new study may have just provided the excuse you’re looking for to treat yourself to a venti flat white today (thanks, science).

Research by the Universities of Southampton and Edinburgh, published in the British Medical Journal, found that drinking three or four cups of java every day could lower your chance of death by 17%.

5 Sneaky Ways to Get More Memory-Boosting Turmeric Into Your Diet

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19 February 2020

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5 Sneaky Ways to Get More Memory-Boosting Turmeric Into Your Diet

For ages health buffs have been telling us that turmeric is a pretty wonderful thing...

Thanks to its nifty healing agent curcumin – which has some mighty anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.

Now a new study published in The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry has found even more evidence that this golden spice can ward off disease and mental health problems.

7 Ways That Going Vegetarian Could Boost Your Health

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12 February 2020

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Maebelle

7 Ways That Going Vegetarian Could Boost Your Health

Increasing numbers of people in the world are going vegetarian.

But while many choose to cut out meat for moral and environmental reasons, some are turning towards a veg-based diet to bolster their health.

It’s not actually necessary to eat meat to get all the nutrients needed for good health, and because vegetarians tend to eat more plant-based foods, they often enjoy a diet lower in calories, saturated fat and cholesterol.

Eating Avocados Might Stop You Gaining Weight in Middle Age

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6 February 2020

Eating Avocados Might Stop You Gaining Weight in Middle Age

Whether you smash and slather it on sourdough, or you prefer to pulverise it into guacamole, one thing’s for sure – avocado has firmly established itself as the ‘It’ food of a generation.

But the benefits of getting your daily avocado on toast fix might just stretch beyond looking good on your Instagram feed, as researchers have discovered that eating one avocado per day could help to keep middle-age spread at bay.

The 8 Emotional Stages of Going Meat-Free

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23 January 2020

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Maebelle

The 8 Emotional Stages of Going Meat-Free

Foregoing meat from your diet?

Between ‘Veganuary’ and meat-free Mondays, awareness around the ethics of scoffing animal products, and the drive to reduce the amount of meat we eat to more sustainable levels, has arguably never been more prevalent.

It’s a topic that can lead to awkward conversations between those partial to a bacon sandwich, and those who no longer find eating whatever they want entirely compatible with doing their bit to help fight climate change.

8 Expert Tips if You Want to Give Up Sugar

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21 January 2020

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Maebelle

8 Expert Tips if You Want to Give Up Sugar

After all the fizzy drinks, mince pies and chocolates of the festive season...

It’s not unusual to feel ready for a health kick – especially when it comes to sugar.

Unfortunately, we live in a society where sugar is hidden in practically everything and it can often go under different guises, so cutting sugar out of your diet is easier said than done.

From Ube to Black Garlic – 9 Food Trends to Watch Out for in 2020

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31 December 2019

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Maebelle

From Ube to Black Garlic – 9 Food Trends to Watch Out for in 2020

For food and drink in 2019, we've...

Scoffed cauliflower and fried chicken in extremes, bought sourdough to mash our avocado into (still) and thought more carefully than ever before about our meat consumption.

SEE ALSO: 9 Ingredients We’ve Become Obsessed With Over the Last Decade

So what will 2020 bring for our diets? These are the food trends and ingredients to look out for as the new decade begins…

9 Ingredients We’ve Become Obsessed With Over the Last Decade

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24 December 2019

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Maebelle

9 Ingredients We’ve Become Obsessed With Over the Last Decade

You may not have been entirely aware of it, but your diet will have changed at least a little bit over the last decade.

Compared to the Eighties, Nineties, and Noughties, the food you’ve been eating and the ingredients you’ve been sticking in your trolley at the supermarket, will likely have become healthier, more global and less reliant on instant microwavable dinners.

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