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, [...]

Malnutrition is on the rise in U.K older adults

Malnutrition is on the rise in U.K older adults

While the obesity crisis is still considered the foremost public health epidemic in the west, one often overlooked condition is quickly becoming a growing concern. Malnutrition, sometimes referred to as under-nutrition, affects an estimated 3 million people in the UK alone. Globally, around 462 million adults are malnourished. Malnutrition is a condition where a person [...]