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What is zero waste, and why should it concern you?

What is zero waste, and why should it concern you?

The movement of ‘zero waste’ has become very popular around the globe, but in order to fully grasp the meaning of this lifestyle, you must understand the reasoning behind it.  Zero Waste’s aim is to send nothing to a landfill; it’s the conservation of all resources by means of responsible action, consumption, reusing, recycling and composting. The goal is to move our lifestyle to a circular economy, where nothing goes to waste, and we produce no landfill.  This does not mean we should recycle more; the objective here is to produce less rubbish, so we’ll be recycling less. The key...

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Sweet treat shoot-out: Stevia Vs sweeteners

Sweet treat shoot-out: Stevia Vs sweeteners

Want to find a way to fill that sweet craving without pulling out the bag of sugar from the cupboard? Take a look at some of the sweetener options in this blog post.

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What are Amino Acids and why should you care?

What are Amino Acids and why should you care?

Amino acids are pretty amazing. As well as forming the DNA of all life on earth, they regulate mood and weight and perform a range of other functions. Somewhat incredibly, they also make up 75% of your dry body weight. You’re probably already familiar with the term, but what exactly are amino acids, and what do they do for our bodies? In this article we’ll talk about the definition of amino acids, the benefits of the essential amino acids, whether you can obtain them through a plant-based diet, as well as their importance in our formula. The basics: amino acids,...

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Plastic-Free: is it possible? An urgent change to help the environment.

Plastic-Free: is it possible? An urgent change to help the environment.

We’ve known for a long time that our plastic consumption isn’t good for the environment. Most plastics don’t break down naturally and can wreak havoc on natural ecosystems. It’s only recently, however, that we’ve seen significant movements to curb plastic consumption. Why now? The causes of the current cultural phenomenon are complex. It’s a mixture of political positioning and genuine concern about the damage that plastics do the environment.  We've blogged before on how many vegans see caring for the environment as important, along side their concern for animal freedoms. The main driver of concern isn’t plastics taking up space...

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