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Food to help with high blood pressure

High blood pressure (hypertension) is one of the most common preventable risk factors in heart disease. High blood pressure is defined as systolic blood pressure (SBP) values of 130 mm Hg or more. Diastolic blood pressure (DBP) of more than 80 mm HG, or both. Whilst medicines are used to help regulate high blood pressure, …

Easy Vegan

Are you just starting out on your vegan journey? Try my book ‘Easy Vegan’ a beginner’s guide to becoming a vegan. It’s full of tips on getting the right nutrients and has some tasty easy to make vegan recipes to help you get started. Available from Amazon for £1.99 or Free to read on Kindle …

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Getting enough iron in a vegan diet

Other than Vitamin B12 deficiency, an iron deficiency is probably the next most likely deficiency in vegans. Being deficient in iron leads to fatigue, dizziness, shortness of breath, or even restless leg syndrome, and many more negative health effects It can have very serious consequences and is hard to correct (it takes 8-12 weeks of …

nutritional advice for vegans and vegetarians

Nutritional Advice for Vegans

A whole food plant-based diet consists of vegetables, fruits, legumes, whole-grains, nuts, seeds, herbs, and spices, which can be consumed in infinite combinations to suit all taste preferences and any cuisine. Plant-based diets contain lower saturated fat, cholesterol, and processed carbohydrates compared to that of an omnivore diet, meaning lesser occurrences of heart disease and …