Vegetarian and vegan diet: five things for over-65s to consider if switching to a plant-based diet

Vegetarian and vegan diet: five things for over-65s to consider if switching to a plant-based diet

Plant-based diets continue to grow in popularity, worldwide. There are plenty of reasons people switch to a plant-based diet, including ethical and environmental reasons. However, a growing number of people are shunning meat for health reasons. Evidence shows that plant-based diets may help support the immune system, lower the risk of heart disease and stroke, [...]

Healthy Eating Tips for African and African Caribbean Individuals.

Healthy Eating Tips for African and African Caribbean Individuals.

Most individuals of African Caribbean descent are particularly at higher risk of chronic diseases such as stroke, type 2 diabetes and heart disease than individuals from other ethnic backgrounds. Even though there are many factors that contribute to the development of diseases, what we know is that diet can play a significant role in the [...]