12 Meat Free alternatives to choose from for your Christmas and New Year meal
Dec23

12 Meat Free alternatives to choose from for your Christmas and New Year meal

With all the tasty meat alternatives available on the market it is easy to plan a Meat Free Christmas and a Dairy Free New Year. Let’s have a look at 12 meat alternatives brands on the market and what they offer. 1. Valsoia Valsoia have a wide range of meat free products. They have recently launched their Irresistible Super Burger which is obviously meant to compete in the growing battleground of plant based burgers that taste...

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Emotional and Mental Wellbeing this Christmas
Dec09

Emotional and Mental Wellbeing this Christmas

Christmas is on our doorstep meaning 2020 is nearing its end. And what a year it has been. At some point we all must have suffered emotional stress or anxiety brought on by the pandemic.  With cold weather and Christmas known to effect emotional and mental health, let us see what can be done to improve mental health. A good night’s rest is one of the most important factors for our wellbeing, both mentally and physically.  It...

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VeggyMalta checks out Clipper Organic Tea
Nov17

VeggyMalta checks out Clipper Organic Tea

VeggyMalta checks out Clipper Organic Green Tea which is also #fairtrade. this #organicgreentea has unbeached teabags. #greantea is rich...

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Taking Vitamin D to boost Immune Health
Oct28

Taking Vitamin D to boost Immune Health

In February, when Covid-19 had not yet hit Malta, I had published an article on Vitamin D see here. Eight months on we have learnt a lot more on how important this Vitamin is for a healthy immune system. A quick look at how we obtain Vitamin D Few are the foods that are rich in Vitamin D and we would need to eat large quantities to get the daily amount. Referred to as the sunshine vitamin, we can also absorb this vitamin with the help...

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Home Gardening and the achy muscles
Oct06

Home Gardening and the achy muscles

Gardening is a passion of mine, passed down to me by my mother. Although I have no garden, my terrace makes up a good alternative. From flowering plants to many succulents, to herbs and some vegetables. Since I am working from home, no time is spent commuting to and from work and less running around for errands. Thus, I am utilizing the time for gardening.  Gardening is therapeutic for body, mind and soul. It relaxes whilst...

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Are we getting ready for school?
Aug14

Are we getting ready for school?

As Covid-19 has hit us in large numbers, the question most parents are asking is, naturally, if schools are going to open come September. Some are adamant that even if they do, they are not risking their children’s health. Others do not really have an option as fear of job losses still prevail. It is a stressful situation, and with the knowledge that stress weakens the immune system, its the last thing we needs. Keeping to healthy...

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Healthy Snacking and Tea Time Breaks
Aug07

Healthy Snacking and Tea Time Breaks

Living a healthier lifestyle is something many of us aspire to, but wouldn’t it be a bonus if you didn’t have to compromise on taste? For healthier snacking and tea time breaks, look no further than Galbusera. Galbusera produces different ranges of biscuits, crackers and wafers for varying nutritional needs, from low sugar to low fat options, gluten free and high fibre ranges, as well as rice-based and corn-based items, amongst...

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Snacking to Smile About
Jul23

Snacking to Smile About

The more time passes, the more people are jumping on to the healthy eating and healthy lifestyle bandwagon. This shift was needed since as Maltese people we tend to rank very poorly when it comes to healthy habits such as the right nutrition and exercise. Indeed, we ranked very high on the obesity spectrum when compared to other countries in Europe.Apart from people being more conscious about what they consume, there is an also bigger...

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Keeping your energy level in check this summer
Jul15

Keeping your energy level in check this summer

Summer has started and the heat has hit us. Our bodies need their time to adjust to the high temperatures whilst producing more sweat to cool down. Even our metabolic rate slows down in summer leaving us feeling sluggish and listless. Too much sun exposure especially during peak hours also contributes to low energy as it causes dehydration. How do we keep our energy up naturally? Drink plenty of water, a lack of it will result in...

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QNT’s Vegan Protein Chocolate Muffin
Jun27

QNT’s Vegan Protein Chocolate Muffin

A common misconception is that meat is needed to build protein. That lie has been debunked a number of times yet it unfortunately has been pushed into people’s mind. Thankfully so many athletes are coming out and stating how healthier and fitter they feel after switching to a vegan diet. The choice of vegan products is also starting to fill up even the shelves of fitness sections in supermarkets and also in gyms. A case in point...

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VeggyMalta checks out Valsoia Burger Verdure Grangusto
Jun08

VeggyMalta checks out Valsoia Burger Verdure Grangusto

  VeggyMalta checks out Valsoia’s new bean burger. Valsoia Burger verdure Grangusto is rich in protein, soy free, and also contains omega6. It is 100% #vegan and totally plant based.

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VeggyMalta checks out Good Earth’s organic Thyme honey
Jun03

VeggyMalta checks out Good Earth’s organic Thyme honey

VeggyMalta checks out @Good Earth’s organic Thyme Honey made in Crete (Greece). It is EU certified organic and brings with it all the benefits of honey and wild thyme.

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The Benefits of Aloe Vera for your skin this summer
Jun02

The Benefits of Aloe Vera for your skin this summer

Whether you are lounging in your backyard or your rooftop, a trip to the beach or a walk in the countryside your skin is going to be sun kissed. Your skin can get damaged if you do not apply the right products and avoid sun exposure during peak hours. My go-to remedy has always been Aloe Vera, an ingredient from nature providing beneficial soothing, moisturising and softening properties, whilst helping to restore dry and damaged skin....

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Magnesium, the vital mineral that helps us cope with stress and anxiety.
May08

Magnesium, the vital mineral that helps us cope with stress and anxiety.

It is 2020 and we are facing a virus that has created havoc the world over. Quarantine, lockdown and Covid-19 are the most used words of our time. Routine has changed in many ways – working from home or job loss, home-schooling kids and the necessary social distancing. Whatever the situation, we are all experiencing some sort of anxiety and stress. Emotional stress drains the body of magnesium.  Magnesium is wasted via the urine...

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The importance of Probiotics for good health
Apr08

The importance of Probiotics for good health

Inside each of us, there are millions of bacteria which call our body home – the internal world these organisms form is commonly referred to as ‘The Microbiome’. The human microbiome is a small, but incredibly complex, ecosystem, containing hundreds of different competing and co-existing species. In fact, our own cells are outnumbered 10-1 by the plethora of cells and microbes which live in us and on us. There is currently a huge...

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