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Rhodiola: The Suprising Benefits of Adaptogens

Rhodiola Rosea is a cold weather plant native to Russia and East Asia with strong medicinal qualities In Sweden and Iceland its healing qualities are essentially embedded into lore and people have been using the plant to fight fatigue since the 1700s. Obviously a lot has changed in the last 300 years –  most of us […]

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Veganuary: Meal Plan, Recipes and Vegan Essentials

Veganuary is officially upon us. This January, thousands of people have made the pledge to stick to a plant based diet for one month and with over 500,000 vegans already living in the UK – veganism, it seems, has never been more popular. People everywhere are choosing forks over knives. With many citing the environmental impact, […]

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Your Complete Guide To IBS: Probiotics, Prebiotics, Symptoms and Treatments

IBS or Irritable Bowel Syndrome is a common long term health problem which often manifests itself in the form of bloating, stomach cramps or diarrhoea and or constipation. That much at least is common knowledge. What many people don’t know is that it affects around 1 in 5 people  and it can be a lifetime condition. The issue […]

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Glucomannan: How Weight Loss Works

What is Glucomannan? Glucomannan is a soluable dietary fibre and the principle active ingredient derived from the root of the Konjac plant. For 1500 years, this plant has been hailed for its medicinal and culinary applications. Native to the warmer climbs of East Asia, Konjac, is a popular starchy vegetable similar to a yam. Yet the rarity […]

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Probiotics: It’s time to get your gut back in balance

Probiotics – it’s one of those words that we seem to hear everywhere. But who out there actually knows what it really means? What are probioitics? Put simply, probiotics are the live, friendly bacteria that are thought to help restore the natural balance of bacteria in your gut (including your stomach and intestines). A healthy, […]

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Carbohydrates Debunked: What are they and why do we need them?

Carbohydrates: Alongside fats and proteins, carbohydrates are one of the three organic macro nutrient compounds that our body needs to survive. Just like our intake of fats and proteins, most people take all the carbohydrates that they need from food. However, unlike any of the other main food groups, carbs seem to get an unnecessarily […]

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Nutrients, Vitamins, Minerals: Just what exactly is your food actually made of?

Nutrients are the key building blocks of everything your body needs to perform at it’s best. Without them we can’t produce the energy that our bodies need to thrive. Ensuring that you get the correct nutrition is about more than just eating your 5-a-day and hoping that means that you have a balanced diet. If you want […]

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The 5 best health benefits of Astaxanthin

Astaxanthin is a naturally occurring keto-carotenoid with some amazing health benefits. Found naturally in Hawaiian red algae, astaxanthin – in its raw form – is a bright red pigment of the carotenoid family. It is this same pigment, found in salmon, flamingos and lobster, that lends many animals their distinctive pink colour and is the […]

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Maca Root: The Complete Autumnal Superfood Guide

Autumn is here to stay (well, at least until winter) and though the leaves might be falling the time is absolutely ripe for you to get into superfood. Superfood, superfruits, even super-roots are exploding in popularity at the moment. People are starting to realise the long forgotten powers of plant-based nutrition. With so many products […]

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On Self Care: Winter Weather and What to do About it

It’s cold out there. There’s no two ways about it and it would be putting it very lightly to say that nobody really likes it. This part of winter, although horrible, is pretty easily solved. For the most part staying warm can be accomplished with with a good jumper, a cup of tea and never […]

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Raw Matcha Flapjacks

Get ready for the snack of a lifetime. We are all about matcha recipes this winter because there is so much that you can do with just one little teaspoon. It’s one of the only ingredients out there that somehow manages to be a deliciously distinct taste on its own and yet blends so perfectly into a […]

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Vitamin D3 & K2: A match made in heaven

It’s fair to say that very few vitamins get on quite so well as D3 & K2. That’s why we’ve put them both into a handy spray for you By now everybody knows about D3. A veritable rock star of the vitamin world, D3 even has its own nickname: The Sunshine Vitamin. But K2? Well for most people that […]

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Vitamin B12 + D3: The key to conquering the winter

This week we are launching our new vitamin B12 &  vitamin D3 and K2 sprays. These sprays have been designed for everyone that struggles to, or simply doesn’t like to, swallow tablets in the morning just to get the vitamins that they need into their system. In the autumn and in winter, many people struggle […]

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B12: Here’s why the ‘vegan vitamin’ is not even a big deal

The Vegan Vitamin: Vitamin B12 or Folate deficiency can be a problem. On a vegan diet B12 foods can be hard to find. But really, what’s all the fuss? B12 is not a big deal. B12 Love it or loathe it, the chances are high that if you follow a vegan diet then at some […]

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Caramel Vanilla Slice Recipe

Vegan dessert recipes can be pretty hard to come by. Especially since most of us can still remember the taste of the real thing. If i’m honest I’ve tried all manner of ti-RAW-masus and coconut creams but nothing filled that gigantic void in my soul reserved for ice-cream. Postre, dolce, sweet and Pudding. At the […]

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How It’s Made: Top Quality Vitamins & Supplements

Quality. Quality is a word that really matters. It’s the thing that makes something stand out from the crowd and separates it from the sea of imitators. And when it comes to vitamins, nutrients and wellbeing there’s so much different stuff out there that it becomes hard to know who to trust. How can you […]

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Why we care about being organic

If this sounds like a really simple question to you, you’re right, it is, and that’s good, because it means that you think like we do. For us, being organic is all about doing things the right way and as with all things in life, if you want to do the best job you possibly […]

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How to sport the best mo’ in support of Movember

Since 2004 the Movember Charity has been asking men to grow their mo’ to help raise awareness about prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health. Movember or ‘No Shave November’ was started to get men talking about their health. The people at movember decided that moustache growth was the perfect sign, an instant recognition that […]

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The Ultimate Vegan Food Awards

Autumn may have only just arrived but awards season is already in full swing. The vegan awards that is. The best vegan food that the world has ever seen is currently stocking the shelves of your local supermarkets. So forget tinseltown, red carpets and designer dresses – The real deal is happening in the streets, […]

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Autumn Recipes: Pumpkin Spice Smoothie Bowl

Autumn: It’s pretty much everyone’s favourite season. Yet, Autumn recipes don’t get the credit they deserve! If summer has fruits and salads and cocktails and sunshine. Then winter has snow and pies and veg and gravy. But what exactly does autumn have? Well actually, we think that’s pretty obvious… Is it because of the fantastic […]

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What is the difference between Curcumin and Turmeric?

Turmeric Turmuric is a spice that by now (hopefully anyway) we should all be familiar with. Far from being a simple curry spice this vibrant orange root extract is now receiving widespread recognition for its many medicinal qualities. It has been a mainstay of Indian and Asian medicines and cuisine since time immemorial but nowadays […]

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How to keep your hair healthy this Autumn

It’s a pretty well-known fact that extreme temperatures can damage your hair. If your hair is getting to hot or too cold then you are running the risk of damaging it and this is never more apparent than in Autumn and Winter. Back in July your work alarm used to show 06:30 but now it […]

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Stories

Chloe Professional dancer “I’m a professional dancer and I am studying to become a personal trainer. Between studying & training – both dance and fitness – it can be hard to find the right balance in my nutrition” “The protein powder & superfood mixes are perfect for my smoothies while a matcha frappe or latte […]

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Autumn Berry Bowl

Acai recipes are everywhere right now but this incredibly simple (and simply incredible)  autumn berry bowl is your new must have recipe for fall and beyond. What is Acai? Aside from being an absolute nightmare to pronounce *ah-sai-eee* this Brazillian miracle berry is the new must have superfood this year and lucky for you we’ve got […]

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Why we’re running the Berlin Marathon

In Berlin, there is a saying: “Berlin is not Germany”. This might sound strange at first, but over the years Berlin has gradually earned itself the reputation of a city where people like to play the game a little bit differently. Here at Vegavero we feel the same way and this very special city just […]

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Why Beta-Alanine should be your new workout essential

Beta-Alanine, its the new name on the scen and rightly so. A lot of fitness blogs out there are full of information about this product because it is one of the newer sports nutrition aids on the market that really makes a big difference to your performance. Increasing your understanding of a product like this […]

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Organic Matcha Energy Balls

We have teamed up with SoBodyUK to create some new and inspiring vegan recipes for your Organic Japanese Matcha Green Tea Powder. Matcha is incredibly versatile. The unique flavour has an earthy and verdant body followed by a long sweet crema which makes it absolutely perfect for baking into cakes, blending into smoothies and of […]

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The Vegavero Guide To: Surviving Oktoberfest

Wait… Isn’t it still September? Correct! 10 points for you, observant as you are. It’s a common misconception, but the truth is that Oktoberfest starts in mid-September and always ends on the first weekend of October! We can understand the confusion, especially if you have ever had the misfortune of trying to book a hotel […]

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Why potassium is the important nutrient for Autumn

When we think about our health we tend to ask ourselves a few common questions: Am I doing enough exercise? Am I eating healthily? Am I getting enough sleep? Crucially, Am I healthy? The chances are that the answer to at least one of those questions is a resounding no. But even if you are […]

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The 7 most incredible health benefits of yoga

Yoga. It’s probably the oldest exercise routine in the world. Forget CrossFit, Boxercise and that Jane Fonda VHS. Yoga, in its oldest forms, is thought to have existed in India for at least six thousand years. Now there are a whole host of reasons why this ancient eastern practice has survived for so long but […]

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