Refined Sugar: alternatives Refined white sugar has no nutritional value and is quickly absorbed into the bloodstream. For some people sugar is addictive, as it produces serotonin in the brain, which can give us a feeling of temporary well-being. Sugar produces a rush that triggers the pancreas to try and re-balance sugar-levels in the blood.… Read More

How to get enough iron on a vegan or plant-based diet There are two types of iron in food: Haem iron found in animal tissue, and non-haem iron found in plant foods. Iron nutrition depends on the amount of iron consumed and the amount absorbed. While the body more readily absorbs haem iron this is… Read More