Vegetarian Diet

Low FODMAP Diet: Warm Halloumi and Potato Salad

Emer Delaney | Posted 23.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Emer Delaney

This Mediterranean warm halloumi and potato salad is the perfect lunch on a hot summer's day. It's quick and easy to make, spicy and full of flavour and, whether your guests are meat lovers or vegetarians, they'll LOVE IT!! It's also perfect for anyone following a low FODMAP diet such as people with IBS or digestive disorders.

Low FODMAP Recipe: Courgette and Lemon Risotto

Emer Delaney | Posted 19.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Emer Delaney

This courgette and lemon risotto is sublime. It's healthy, tasty and full of nutrients, meaning that you'll look great, feel great and, best of all, it's not a diet so no restrictions. Just healthy choices.

Five Things I Have Learned Since Becoming a Vegetarian

Jonathan Young | Posted 04.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jonathan Young

Before adopting a vegetarian diet a year ago I had a number of concerns. Would I be getting the right vitamins? Would I get bored of eating the same things? Would I always be hungry? Would I be judged by others? The journey has been interesting and rewarding. Here are some of the things I have learned along the way.

"Vegetarians Eat Chicken, Right?" - 10 Vegetarian Myths Busted

Wendy Graham | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Wendy Graham

In the interests of anyone thinking about becoming vegetarian, or any vegetarian tired of fielding questions, let's bust 10 of the most common myths about vegetarian living - from protein sources to health to the ultimate myth - "vegetarians eat chicken, right?"!

Vegan Times Are Coming

Damien Clarkson | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Damien Clarkson

The Vegan Society estimates that there are 150,000 full time vegans in the UK, and a meat free diet is firmly on the map in the UK. Mintel recently revealed that 12% of adults in in the UK follow a vegetarian or vegan diet with this figure rising to 20% of 16 to 24s.

Can a Paleo-Vegan Alliance Save Nutrition?

Christopher James Clark | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Christopher James Clark

The enduring struggle to curb degenerative diseases through improved nutrition has reached a critical juncture. Knowledge that sugar, not saturated fat, promotes these diseases is spreading widely. Nutrition-oriented communities mustn't squander this rare historical opportunity. The Paleo and Vegan communities should act strategically, intelligently, and decisively.

Vegetarians V Meat Eaters: Who's Healthier?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Despite leading healthier lifestyles and drinking less than meat eaters, a study has revealed that vegetarians are less healthy and happier on average...

Better Sex, Health And Moods: Reasons You Should Date A Vegetarian

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Despite recent findings that 30% of omnivores wouldn't date a vegetarian (talk about a kick in the face), it turns out there are plenty of reasons to ...

Do Young Vegetarians Know All Proteins Are Not Equal?

Rob Blakeman | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

Fats in meat and eggs are best for dissolving fat soluble vitamins A, D, E and K which are used for keeping skin firm and preventing wrinkles, maintaining eyesight, sunlight tolerance good, lubricating joints and control blood clotting systems. Vegetarians are often deficient in the fat-soluble vitamins I have listed above. Conclusion, humans are meant to be omnivorous.

Why Lab-Grown Meat Is the Future of Food

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Tech
Ingrid Newkirk

On 5 August, a select group of scientists, members of the media and gastronomes will be invited to try their first taste of in vitro meat at a ceremony in London... It may surprise readers to learn that, among the funders of in vitro meat development in various countries - although not of this particular project - is Peta.

PETA's Top 10 Reasons to Give Up Meat This World Vegetarian Day, 1 October

Mimi Bekhechi | Posted 30.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Mimi Bekhechi

Gone are the days when vegetarians were served up lumpy lentil stews and dull-as-dishwater veggie dahls. Veggie faux meats such as bacon and sausages - along with an ever-expanding variety of fresh fruit and veggies - mean the vegetarian diet has taken the world by storm.

Why ‘Vegetarian' Men Aren't Masculine 'Beefcakes'

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Vegetarian men are ‘less manly’ than meat-eating males, a recent study has revealed. According to research published in the Journal of Consumer...

The Vegetarians Win Again - Or Maybe Not...

Dr Sneh Khemka | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sneh Khemka

It would be easy for the everyday reader, glancing over the papers, to take away the message that eating a bacon sandwich everyday would give you a one in five chance of dying. In reality, your risks are nowhere near this - once again an example of the daily papers loving a juicy statistic.