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2020 Best Vegan Snacks For Traveling

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2020 Best Vegan Snacks For Traveling

Best Vegan Snacks for Traveling Vegan Travel Dilemma The day has finally come! You’re all packed and brimming with excitement as you jump into a taxi to take you to the airport. There was no time for breakfast, but that’s ok as it’s barely even 7 am and you’re early for your flight anyway - you’ll have plenty of time to grab something once you’re through security. Bags checked in. Security done. Now, where’s the nearest food vendor? You’ve searched everywhere and there’s not a plant-based option insight - not even a tiny vegan snack! It’s a long journey ahead...

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Easy Vegan Snacks & Meals for Kids

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Easy Vegan Snacks & Meals for Kids

Vegan Snacking Adult vegans are better equipped to understand the restrictions they have signed up for by being vegan. But for parents of vegan children, the real challenge can be finding snacks that will tick all the vegan boxes, taste great and are most importantly, healthy.  Well, 2020 has arrived and the good news is, vegan snack ideas for kids are endless! So let us help you out with these easy vegan snack & meal ideas for kids. Whether it be for the morning walk to school, post-school lunch snack or a vegan snack to munch on over their favorite...

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Are Protein Bars Healthy?

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Are Protein Bars Healthy?

Protein Bars     Protein bars. You’ve probably heard all about them and seen them on the shelves. But are they as healthy as the adverts say they are and what actually is protein anyway? In this article, we will explore protein in more detail and whether or not protein bars are good for your health.   What is Protein?  Protein is a macronutrient, which means that your body requires large amounts of it to keep you alive. That’s because proteins are essential molecules that are found in every cell of your body! They play a variety of roles in your...

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The Top 5 Foods for Healthy Blood Pressure

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The Top 5 Foods for Healthy Blood Pressure

What Causes High Blood Pressure? According to a study by Statistics Canada, 19 percent of Canadians suffer from high blood pressure—and one in five adults between the ages of 20 and 79 have high blood pressure.  High blood pressure is what happens when the pressure in your arteries is higher than it should be. When the force of blood pressure is high, it pushes up against blood vessel walls, which increases the risk of a heart attack and stroke.  Several things can lead to higher blood pressure including: Smoking Older age Too much salt in the diet Being overweight or...

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Why Go Gluten-Free: Top 4 Reasons

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Why Go Gluten-Free: Top 4 Reasons

Why Go Gluten-Free: Top 4 Reasons What is Gluten? Over recent years, people have been going gluten-free left, right and centre! This exclusionary diet has gained huge popularity and the gluten-free industry is booming, but what exactly is gluten anyway? Gluten is a group of proteins found in cereal grains, such as wheat, barley and rye. This complex provides structural and adhesive support to the food it is within, such as the shape and elasticity of bread. Luckily, not all grains contain gluten. Why is Gluten an Issue?  Many people experience discomfort after eating gluten-containing products, including bloating, pain, constipation...

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