From trendy plant-based food festivals to ‘free-from’ supermarket aisles, veganism has rapidly gone from a fringe movement to a national phenomenon. The proven health benefits are so strong that even high profile sports stars like Venus Williams and Lewis Hamilton are turning to veganism to aid their performance, and their actions only aid the growing conversation around veganism within sports.
Find out which sports have the highest number of vegans and take a look back (over the last four decades) to see who in the sporting world took up a plant-based diet first and which athletes are doing so now.
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Fermented products, such as kefir and miso, have been used therapeutically for 10,000 years or more. In the early 1900s, Russian scientist Elie Metchnikoff theorized friendly bacteria in yogurt enhanced physical and mental health and prevented aging.
As scientists have further uncovered the role of the human microbiome in health, and the development of various diseases in the past few decades, probiotics have become a hot health trend once again. Not all probiotics are created equally. There are many different strains of beneficial bacteria and yeasts, and they’re not universally effective for all conditions. Find out which popular claims about probiotics are supported by evidence, and discover how to find the best probiotic supplement for your needs.
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Looking to brighten up your home with natural light? Whether your home is already getting quite a bit of sunlight and you want to increase it, or your home can often be quite dark and you’re unsure of how you can improve the natural light, then we’ve got just the thing to help you and your home out!
The infographic below, designed by Cool Shutters, outlines some of the main benefits of brightening up your home with natural light. With natural light being essential in our physical and mental health, it’s important to ensure that you and your family has access to as much natural light as possible. Although artificial light can be beneficial for our lifestyle, it’s still no match to sunlight and it’s crucial to get the balance right.
In an easy-to-follow design, the infographic starts by outlining the differences between natural light and artificial light, the effects of using blue light, energy savings if you were to incorporate more natural light, the plethora of health benefits including increased productivity levels and improved sleep. The infographic concludes by outlining exactly how you can increase natural light exposure in your home. This covers features such as windows, doors, skylighting, mirrors, paint colours and more. Enjoy!
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Turmeric powder is an often underrated and underused ingredient. While often thought of as little more than a curry powder, it serves at as a brilliant detox agent. But specifically why should you start including it in your diet?
Turmeric is packed full of health benefits. From acting as an anti inflammatory, to boosting liver function, to even helping your skin’s complexion, it’s a powerful little powder.
The best way to enjoy it is as a tea. As unusual as that might sound, when mixed with honey, milk and pepper it’s delicious, and a great option to have regularly as part of any detox or diet.
Enjoy this infographic of why you need to make turmeric tea part of your diet today.
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It’s well known that smoking is a direct cause of cancer, with the tar and nicotine found in cigarettes vastly increasing the chances of contracting the deadly disease at some point in a person’s life. But what other reasons are there to quit smoking altogether?
Whether you’re looking to ensure you always have the freshest breath when you go in for a smooch, or you want to keep your fingers and teeth stain-free, find out how giving up this vice will make a massive difference.
Check out the useful infographic which we’ve produced on the subject, highlighting some of the core benefits you’ll experience from giving up the habit for good. Discover some of the most important reasons for stopping below.
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