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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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Your life and ethical living through sustainability

Your life and ethical living through sustainability

As life is currently being threatened by irreversible damage to our planet, we need to be proactive and introduce more sustainable and ethical methods to our lifestyle.

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Does being vegan mean helping the environment?

Does being vegan mean helping the environment?

The modern vegan message is often linked with wider issues of environmental concern. Does being a vegan mean you also care about the environment?

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