Category: Food & Health

10 Plant-Based Influencers and Bloggers to Follow for Veganuary Inspiration

10 Plant-Based Influencers and Bloggers to Follow for Veganuary Inspiration

Eating a whole foods, plant-based diet can help prevent and treat (perhaps even reverse) chronic illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Furthermore, a plant-based diet is widely accepted as the most sustainable and climate-friendly. If you’re undertaking Veganuary and need some additional motivation to stay on course or you’ve committed to eating more...

Going Plant-Based in 2020: Everything You Need to Know

Going Plant-Based in 2020: Everything You Need to Know

So you’ve decided that 2020 is the year when you will make the switch to a plant-based way of life. Maybe you’re worried about the ongoing climate crisis (aren’t we all?), and have read the headlines about recent research from Oxford University that has found that the single biggest way to reduce your impact on...

A Quick Guide to Plastic-Free Tea and the Brands That Offer Plastic-Free Tea Bags

A Quick Guide to Plastic-Free Tea and the Brands That Offer Plastic-Free Tea Bags

Drinking tea can be a spiritual experience. In various cultures, the preparation and enjoyment of tea warrants a ceremony as crafting and drinking it requires full presence, to appreciate its aroma, its flavors and its perfection. Setting aside time for the whole ritual becomes a sensory retreat. ‘Tea ceremony is a way of worshipping the...

Why Empowering Women Is Essential For Sustainable Development and Health

Why Empowering Women Is Essential For Sustainable Development and Health

In the last few decades, female education rates have improved globally but economical, social and reproductive inequality is still stifling women and girls across the world. This doesn’t just impact women, it’s a global problem. This is also particularly an issue for indigenous women, women of colour and trans women, which requires the most attention...

New Report Reveals Australians Are Wasting More Food Than Ever, And Gen Z Are Leading the Way

New Report Reveals Australians Are Wasting More Food Than Ever, And Gen Z Are Leading the Way

Globally, one-third of all food produced –1.3 billion tonnes of food worth $1 trillion– is wasted. According to a new report released by Rabobank Australia is the fourth largest food-wasting nation per capita, throwing 298kg of food away per person. The report, part of Rabobank’s annual Financial Health Barometer (FHB) surveys over 2,300 financial decision...

Sukin Natural Sunscreen- Australian Reef-Safe Sunscreen Helping to Save the Great Barrier Reef

Sukin Natural Sunscreen- Australian Reef-Safe Sunscreen Helping to Save the Great Barrier Reef

With summer just around the corner, sun safety becomes a major priority. To protect skin from the sun’s harmful rays, most people will turn to conventional chemical sunscreen. However, there are also potential health and environmental risks lurking within a bottle of chemical sunblock unbeknownst to many. In several recent studies, two chemicals oxybenzone (also...

40+ Facts and Statistics About the Meat Industry to Inspire You to Eat Less Meat (or Go Vegetarian/Vegan)

40+ Facts and Statistics About the Meat Industry to Inspire You to Eat Less Meat (or Go Vegetarian/Vegan)

People eat more meat now than they ever have. What was once a luxury food item for those privileged enough to afford it has quickly become a staple in most people’s diets (most people in the developed world that is). This increased meat consumption is due in part to rising incomes and better standards of...

Crying Over Plant-Based Milk: Neither Science Nor History Favours a Dairy Monopoly

Crying Over Plant-Based Milk: Neither Science Nor History Favours a Dairy Monopoly

Soy milk. Almond milk. Rice milk. To some dairy farmers these products are like a red rag to a bull. They want governments to decree the word “milk” should be reserved for milk from mammals. They argue letting plant-based products be called milk is potentially misleading consumers. Australia’s National Party has joined the call, passing...