Protein is essential for the growth and repair of our cells and tissues. Although protein is often associated with animal products, many plant foods are also good sources. As long as protein comes from a variety of plant sources, vegans and vegetarians can easily meet their protein needs. In this infographic, The European Food Information Council (EUFIC), shows the protein content of different vegan and vegetarian dishes rich in plant-based protein.Continue reading “Plant-based Protein sources [Visual]”
Being a vegan and an athlete is not only possible, it has become quite common. The challenge is to make sure you get enough of the essential nutrients that are easier to come by in meat and animal-based foods. Here is how to do it.Continue reading “Sports Nutrition for Vegans [Visual]”
Gastronomy is sometimes called the art of food. It can also refer to a style of cooking from a particular region. In other words, gastronomy often refers to local food and cuisine. Sustainability is the idea that something (e.g. agriculture, fishing or even preparation of food) is done in a way that is not wasteful of our natural resources and can be continued into the future without being detrimental to our environment or health.
Sustainable gastronomy, therefore, means cuisine that takes into account where the ingredients are from, how the food is grown and how it gets to our markets and eventually to our plates.Continue reading “Promoting Sustainable Gastronomy”
Mattress company SleePare has gathered together a list of over 100 different statistics that are designed to help you get more sleep. You can use these statistics to help you either avoid or start new habits that will help you get a night of better sleep.
As we all know, getting quality sleep is important to help our bodies and minds refresh and regenerate for each new day. Not getting enough quality sleep has been linked to fatigue, irritability, and anger. If you want to avoid those pitfalls that come from a lack of sleep or some of the other health-related problems caused by lack of sleep, check out the list below.Continue reading “5 Statistics to Help you get more Sleep”
33% of all food produced globally is lost or wasted every year
45% of root crops, fruit and vegetables produced globally is lost or wasted per year
$1,866 the annual cost of food wasted by the average American family
25% of the food wasted globally could feed all 795 million undernourished people in the world
8% of all greenhouse gas emissions each year are due to food loss and waste
Help reducing food waste from your household with these tips below:Continue reading “Top Tips to Fight Food Waste”