Nutrition and diet

homemade soy yogurt

Living in a sparsely populated, far away country like Australia means missing out on plant-based versions of staple foods that are abundant overseas. It’s basically impossible to find a nutritionally …

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perimenopause symptoms less bothersome for vegans

We know that what we eat during perimenopause greatly influences our health as we age. While plant-based diets are increasingly recognised as being a powerful instrument for disease prevention, it …

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high-protein-vegan-snacks

It’s 2 hours after lunch and you notice the gremlins in your tummy. You had a green salad for lunch because you’re trying to lose a couple of kilos. Your …

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is-soy-milk-bad-for-you

The same old stories about soy still pop up in the media every now and then, and given I get asked pretty regularly about whether soy is unhealthy, inflammatory, or …

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vegan-low-fodmap

In IBS, FODMAPS (found in many plant foods) can trigger unpleasant gastrointestinal symptoms, including bloating, wind, diarrhoea, and constipation. The problem for plant-based IBS sufferers is that many of the …

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vegan_keto_diet

How does a vegan or plant-based ketogenic diet stack up against traditional keto? Is there even such a thing as a plant-based keto diet? Yes…you can be plant-based and keto …

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vegan-woman-frustrated

Vegan and plant-based diets are on the rise as the problems with the current food systems and standard Western diets become increasingly hard to ignore. As a plant-based dietitian, I …

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