Vegetarian

'You Don't Need to Eat Animals to Stay Fit': Five Vegans Who Have Taken the Athletic World By Storm

Hilary Wardle | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Hilary Wardle

With the Commonwealth Games in full swing, it seems like a good time to take a look at the link between veganism- often considered a very restrictive diet- and athletic success. Can you excel as a world class athlete without meat, eggs or milk?

Can a Paleo-Vegan Alliance Save Nutrition?

Christopher James Clark | Posted 23.06.2014 | 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.

Lemon Syllabub and Lemon Finger Biscuits

Linda Duffin | Posted 20.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Linda Duffin

Syllabub used to be made, it's said, by the milkmaid milking her cow directly into a jug of cider. I don't know if that's true but I hope so. In its original form - it goes back at least as far as Tudor times - it was made with milk or cream curdled by the addition of something acidic, usually cider or wine, and often served sweetened.

10 Meat Free Sources of Protein

Sian Breslin | Posted 09.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

You've decided to go meatfree (even just for an evening). Here are some protein rich foods that can replace your forsaken steak...

These Naked Samosa And Lime Tofu Steak Recipes Have Us Seriously Considering Vegetarianism

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With the warm weather approaching, it is inevitable to start daydreaming about good ole summer barbecues. And as any vegetarian knows, it's the on...

Happy National Vegetarian Week - Can You Do a Meatless Week?

Sian Breslin | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

Research carried out by found that vegetarians are on average 10 - 20 lbs lighter than meat eaters, have a healthier heart and live up 7 years longer. Meat eaters can blame saturated fat for increased heart problems.

Spring Vegetable Risotto

Linda Duffin | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Linda Duffin

We had asparagus as a starter, simply steamed and dripping with butter, followed by a spring vegetable risotto with broad beans, peas and more asparagus and given a further flavour boost with a dollop of home-made pesto. It's delicate but flavourful, with all the individual tastes of the lightly cooked spring vegetables shining through.

Meat Free May

Sarah Moyes | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Moyes

Before you begin to worry about what you'll eat, it's a lot easier than you would think. All big supermarket chains carry a variety of vegetarian friendly food including mince, sausages and even ready meals. I'm not going to pretend that vegetarian bacon tastes remotely like the real thing, but generally speaking most vegetarian products are great.

Delicious Easter Recipes For Sunday's Feast

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Easter is upon us, and if you can spare a moment (or two) between egg rolling and Morris dancing you might get inspired by this lovely selection of Ea...

How I Lost 60 Pounds Without Dieting or Eliminating Food Groups

Nowreen Nazmi | Posted 03.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nowreen Nazmi

In my early 20s, a friend took me to her gym, where I decided to weigh myself. The number on the scale horrified me so much that I immediately started to make better choices around eating and continued to exercise almost everyday.

Impending Food Shortage: The Latest UN Report Cites Climate Change - But What About Meat Production?

Sue Cross | Posted 30.05.2014 | UK
Sue Cross

THE LATEST REPORT FROM THE UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change predicts a 2% drop in the world's agricultural crop yield every 10 years until the end of the century. There are dire warnings of food shortages.

My Mother. My Inspiration.

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 30.03.2014 | UK
Elizabeth Kucinich

It was the early 1990s. The recession had hit. Our house was in foreclosure, but mum was determined to make things work and to save our home. And she did! She established a healing practice and I watched the archetypal journey of the wounded healer unfold before me.

Simply Vegetarian Florentine Quiche Recipe

Holly Bell | Posted 24.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Bell

Is quiche not the perfect, universal crowd pleaser? It seems whenever I make it for a gathering it's Hoovered up way before everything else. I think it satisfies the angel and devil in all of us. Egg rich protein guaranteed to fill us up until the next available meal slot, combined with decadent cheese and cream.

Young People Want to Wear a Vegetarian 'Label' but Aren't Interested in an Education in Nutrition

Rob Blakeman | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

We all take our joints for granted until or unless we have arthritis and by then unfortunately we are constantly aware of them because of the almost intolerable pain whenever we do anything. This is occurring at younger and younger ages in casual vegetarians because of a lack of quality protein amongst other things.

Vivienne Westwood Thinks Being Vegetarian Can Cure The Disabled

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.03.2014 | UK

Dame Vivienne Westwood has said that being a vegetarian can cure the disabled. Discussing the health benefits of choosing a veggie lifestyle, the f...

Indian Vegetarian Recipes: Savoury Yoghurt Kebabs And Blackberry Lassi

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Holi is one of India’s most energetic and vibrant festivals taking place on 17 March, traditionally celebrated by throwing bright paints and powders...

Colour Your Food Green For St. Patrick's Day - Without Food Dyes

Katherine Hackworthy | Posted 14.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katherine Hackworthy

Instead of pouring bottles of food colouring into your cakes, cupcakes and treats, you can add some leafy greens and get a few extra nutrients into your desserts as well. These natural vegetable colourings can't be tasted and add a vibrant green hue, perfect for St Paddy's celebrations.

Vegetarian Taxidermists: How Does That Work?

Margot Magpie | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Margot Magpie

I get several vegetarians and vegans signing up for my taxidermy courses in London each week, which baffles people. How does that work? Being vegetarian and doing taxidermy do not seem like compatible lifestyle choices. Or are they?

More Drugs? How About Less Bacon?

Neal Barnard, M.D. | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Neal Barnard, M.D.

The fact is, roughly 90% of people taking cholesterol-lowering drugs do not really need them. Their cholesterol problem is caused by the cholesterol and animal fat in the foods they eat. If they were to eliminate animal products and other fatty foods from their diets, the problem would vanish for the vast majority.

One Very Good Health Reason To Go Vegetarian

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Vegetarians tend to have lower blood pressure, but with medical opinion split over why that may be, a Japanese research team undertook a study to find...

V Is for Victorious Vegetables

Sian Breslin | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sian Breslin

The Flexi Veggie regime involves eating meat or fish four or five days a week and then having 2 or 3 days of vegetarian or meatless meals. As proteins can be sourced from both animal and plants this makes it possible to obtain enough proteins from plants like legumes, nuts and seeds. And do you know what, it's really tasty!

Get Stuffed! Or How My Attempts At Taxidermy Fell Flat...

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

I’ve been a fan of taxidermy for as long as I can remember. Because who couldn’t be bewitched by Walter Potter’s kitten wedding or Polly Morgan...

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.

In Praise of Lecherous Men, a Wellington Without the Beef, Our Green and Pleasant Land

Samantha van Dalen | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Samantha van Dalen

"My boyfriend bought me a vegetarian cookbook for Christmas...even though I'm not one," she laughed. Our eyes met and we smiled. Funny, but if a man I was hopeful about gave me a vegetarian cookbook for Christmas, knowing that I'm not one, I think I would run faster than you could say "Jack Rabbit".