Category Archives: Health

Beet Juice, Beet Juice, Beet Juice

I bought some beetroot to juice. Its not something I have juiced so far. Beetroot is high in nitrates. Nitrates help to open the blood vessels, control blood pressure and increase blood flow. An increased blood flow therefore increases the oxygen levels in the body. Try beetroot juice next time you have a headache. Headaches can be […]

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Newcastle Upon Tyne Vegan Festival – 26 July 2014

Newcastle Upon Tyne will be having its very own vegan festival on Saturday 26 July. It will be the first of its kind in Newcastle and is a welcome gift to those follow the meat free lifestyle. £2 for Adults, £1 for Children and all children under 5 enter free of charge. The full address is […]

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Rebel Kitchen

So I bought Rebel Kitchens’ 100%  Mylk. A childrens carton. 200ml. Enough for ME, really. Rebel Kitchen Mission…. to fight the battle against illness, obesity and nasty tasting snacks. The following is taken from their website. ‘MAKE NUTRITIOUS DELICIOUS! Who wants to eat food that tastes of cardboard? Even if people say it’s healthy, no one should compromise on taste. So […]

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Liquid Sunshine

The green juice hype is real!! The reason green juice is so good for you is that it contains chlorophyll. This green pigment in plants absorbs the suns energy and changes it into the plants chemical energy. Chlorophyll has many benefits, the best one is that it cleanses the body and purifies the liver, it can also cleanse […]

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Manchester Vegan Fair 17 May 2014

The Manchester Vegan Festival  took place on Saturday 17 May 2014. The doors opened at 11am. A very good start time in my opinion. This event was put together in aid of the Vegan Organic Network. They have a simple message which is explained on their website. The condensed version goes as follows:   ‘One […]

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Great Yorkshire Vegan Festival – Queens Hotel Leeds 2014

The Great Yorkshire Vegan Festival had been put together to raise funds for the IAPWA. It was the home to over 100 ‘meat free / animal free’ suppliers for one day. The event took place on Saturday 10 May 2014, 10am until 6pm at the Queens Hotel, Leeds City Centre. The hotel was built during […]

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Just Been Stung!!!

  The weather is getting warmer and so we get to spend so much more time outside. The garden and other fauna love the new weather too. When I become an avid gardener I will potter around the garden clearing weeds, planting vegetables and smelling the herb garden I have strategically planted. I absolutely love […]

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Bring on the Raw Food and Vegetable Spaghetti

Benriner is a Japanese Mandolin Slicer. I ordered mine via Amazon. I made the purchase in December 2013, however I did not receive the item until April 2014. Basically, you put your veg on the teeth, rotate the handle and push down at the same time to obtain perfectly sliced vegetables or fruit. I ordered the mandolin […]

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Moringa

Let’s start at the beginning. I was anaemic for over 10 years. I had iron deficiency anaemia, which is very common in women. It is also particularly common in menopausal women. Anaemia take s effect when the red blood cell count is low, which cause the iron level to be low. The red blood cells […]

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