What Is Plant Based Food Made From? What Does It Mean?

David Beaver
If you are reading this you've probably already made the decision to move away from eating animal and dairy products and you probably won't need any more convincing that switching to a more plant-based diet and gradually eliminating meat items from your diet can have some pretty amazing health benefits, not to mention improving the health of our planet.

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Power Foods For The Brain: Vegan Friendly Foods That Boost Your Memory

David Beaver
Have you noticed you become more forgetful as you get older (or is that just me?) Although memory loss is a natural part of growing older, you don't have to accept it without a struggle.  Several foods possess natural memory-boosting ingredients that can help you keep your mind sharp while also providing other advantages to your health.  Here we look at some vegan friendly superfoods that you can add to your diet to stave off memory loss before you reach for the supplement bottle.

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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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Debunking Vegan Myths

David Beaver
As you may have guessed we are huge supporters of all things vegan and have enjoyed watching more people adopt a plant based diet, with celebs like Miley Cyrus, Pamela Anderson and Lewis Hamilton leading the charge.  As Root Kitchen's resident vegan blogger, I wanted to use this opportunity to debunk three of the most frequent misconceptions about veganism.

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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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Our Experience on the ProVeg Incubator

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We launched Root Kitchen in Veganuary 2021 and in that time we have been really lucky to have taken part in two of the world's leading food tech business incubators and accelerators so we how thought we'd write a blog post about our experience on each. As well as giving an update on what we've been up to, we thought a quick post might be worth it for any food startups considering applying in the future.

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Happiness Hacks As We Head In To Summer

David Beaver
As the weather starts to warm up, the nights are getting lighter and life starts to get back to the new normal following the past two years of the pandemic here are some suggestions to elevate your mood as we head in to summer.

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Gearing Up For Big Plans In 2022

David Beaver
In January we reached the end of our first year of trading!  In one sense, it feels like it's been a long time because we've been delivering thousands of meals to hungry customers all over the UK, but we've only just begun......

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