plant-based diet

Top ten tips if you’re thinking of going veggie

13th May 2019 / Stephanie Fade

Balanced diet, Vegetarian, national vegetarian week, plant-based diet
Chunky wholemeal veggie pizza. Get the recipe here Being vegetarian is one way to help save our planet. So here are my top ten tips if you’re thinking of going veggie. One: The basics.Vegetarians avoid meat, fish, seafood, poultry, gelatine (used in sweets and jellies), animal rennet used in some cheeses including parmesan, Gorgonzola

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My plant based diet challenge: 30 different plants in a week

2nd October 2018 / Stephanie Fade

Balanced diet, gut health, microbiota, plant-based diet
A plant-based diet with plenty of variety is what we need to have healthy gut bugs. Research suggests we need plenty of fibre and at least 30 different varieties of plant per week. As promised here are the results of my plant based diet challenge. Did you beat me? Post on Eating Mindset via Facebook or

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Are probiotics useless? Find out how to get a healthy gut.

24th September 2018 / Stephanie Fade

Bite sized science, Microbiome, healthy gut, plant-based diet, probiotics
A recent headline claimed that scientists have proved that probiotics are “next to useless.” So are probiotics useless? I but some myths and show you how to improve the health of your gut. What’s all the fuss about? Probiotics are preparations containing live bacteria, which could improve our gut microbiome and so benefit our health.

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