Tackling Childhood Obesity With A Plant-Based Diet

David Beaver

People seem genuinely surprised when I tell them that our girls (8 and 5 at the time of writing) regularly eat a variety of fruit and vegetables, beans and even tofu, without grumbling.  Can plant-based diets work for children? As parents, our biggest fear was telling ourselves, "I'll make that for the two of us a night when we don't have the kids."

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Are Vegetables Good For Eyesight?

David Beaver
Your eyes are one of your body's most complicated and critical organs, and consuming the appropriate nutrients will keep them healthy and performing at their best into the future. Whilst eating a diet rich in vegetables is usually beneficial to your health, specific vegetables are known for their ability to keep your eyes in tip top condition.  Here we'll look at the top three vegetables you should be eating to look give your eyes the best chance of staying healthy for longer.

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Vegan Hacks - Try These Breakfast Fruit Ideas

David Beaver
A good breakfast is often recognised as the most essential meal of the day, but what you put in your bowl will influence how much nutritional value you get, so eating fruit first thing in the morning will help kick start your digestive system and can even help you wake up naturally without having to rely on a morning cup of coffee. Here are our favourite fruit recommendations you can enjoy first thing in the morning when you're breaking your fast.

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How Do Vegans Get Enough Calories?

David Beaver
There are numerous advantages to eating a vegan diet. However, here is a preconception that eating only plant-based foods makes maintaining or increasing weight more difficult.

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The Best Fluffy Vegan Pancake Recipe

David Beaver
With Shrove Tuesday just around the corner our two development chefs, Lyndon and Nathan have been experimenting in the Root Kitchen this week trying to find the perfect Vegan Pancake Recipe. 

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Vegan Valentines Meal Ideas: Pimp Up Your Vegan Valentine's Day

David Beaver
Love has certainly been in the air this week and we've chatted to a few of the Root Tribe this week who tell us they are going to plate up some of our vegan ready meals for their special lockdown Valentine's Day dinner so we thought we'd give you all a helping hand to add some Wow factor to your plate 😍.

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