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  • British Celebrity Vegetarians

    Leona Lewis

    Vegetarianism is growing in popularity all the time. When I started reading up on it I was surprised just how many celebrities were veggies like me. Below are some of the more famous vegetarians I found – you may well… Read More ›

  • Low-fat Coleslaw Recipe


    Shop-bought coleslaw is usually high in fat, even the ‘reduced fat’ versions. This healthier low-fat version tastes great and is quick and easy to make. Ingredients (makes 4-6 servings): 1/2 large white cabbage 1 small onion 2 carrots 0.5 tbsp… Read More ›

  • Processed Meat and Bowel Cancer

    Processed meat

    Occasionally a story linking processed meat to cancer will appear in the news. Parents are advised not to put ham in their children’s sandwiches, and for a while, some people take notice and reduce their consumption. However, these news stories… Read More ›

  • What is a Vegetarian?

    Vegetarian food

    Vegetarians often encounter confusion about their diet, with many unsure about what a vegetarian can and cannot eat. If I tell someone I am vegetarian, the conversation usually proceeds with “do you eat fish?” followed by “do you eat dairy… Read More ›

  • An Early Vegetarian: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519)


    Leonardo da Vinci was a remarkable man. He is considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time, yet he was also a highly talented sculptor, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, botanist and writer. He was an undisputed genius,… Read More ›

  • Pamela Anderson’s Veggie Advert Banned

    PETA ad

    A new PETA advert depicting Pamela Anderson in a bikini, with all her body parts labelled (showing that humans and animals are composed of identical parts) has been banned in Canada by officials that claimed the advert “goes against all… Read More ›

  • Health Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet


    A healthy vegetarian diet will provide all the dietary nutrients required by the human body. It can also offer a number of health benefits over a standard meat-inclusive diet. The main benefits are outlined below. Reduced Risk of Bowel Cancer… Read More ›

  • Cupcake recipe


    These pretty homemade cupcakes taste delicious, and are fun and easy to make. Children will love helping you to decorate them! The icing sets hard, so they travel well, and are perfect for picnics and parties. At the bottom of the recipe,… Read More ›