Nutrition and the Immune System – How Does Our Immune System Protect Us? 

Our immune system protects us against bacteria, viruses, and other disease-causing organisms. It is an efficient, complex defence system shielding us against disease and is on constant high alert on a mission to search and destroy any potentially harmful organisms from invading.

Do I need to supplement Choline when pregnant & plant based?

Choline is an essential nutrient in our foods. When we use the term essential, it basically means that the body is unable to produce something by itself and we therefore need to source it from our diet or by supplementation. Although widely distributed in the diet, choline is absent from most prenatal vitamins currently on the market, and less than ten percent of pregnant women achieve target intake levels.

The Best Lemon & Berry Vegan Cheesecake

This cheesecake is on a totally different level. Despite being called a ‘cheesecake’ no cheese curd, soft cheese, eggs or cream were hurt in the making and thankfully the typical crust made with crushed digestive biscuits and butter doesn’t make an appearance. What does make an appearance is a list of ingredients that contain such an abundance of plant based healthiness that you’ll be hard pressed to categorise this dish as ‘dessert’