Meat or vegan? Which diet is better for your health?

Is veganism good for my health? A major study published in the British Medical Journal supports the theory that veganism could prevent some serious health conditions. The research looked into more than 48 000 participants in the course of over 18 years and classified them into three main groups: meat eaters, fish eaters and vegetarians, including vegans.  The study found vegetarians were 22% less likely … Continue reading Meat or vegan? Which diet is better for your health?

Can butchers survive the vegan boom?

What a strange time to be a butcher. Global warming is threatening our existence and the meat industry is blamed  for being one of its top contributors, alongside deforestation, and the burning of fossil fuels. Some scientists suggest  “the single biggest way” to reduce those environmental impacts and reverse the climate catastrophe is to go vegan.  Driven by the conscious decision not only to cut greenhouse gases, … Continue reading Can butchers survive the vegan boom?

How to have your beef cake and eat it

Have you ever heard of flexitarianism? It is a diet that encourages more plant-based foods but allows the occasional consumption of meat and other animal products in moderation. Flexitarians are also known as flexible vegetarians or vegivores or even vegetarians with benefits.   What makes the diet so popular is the flexibility it allows in terms of consuming a variety of different foods. There are no … Continue reading How to have your beef cake and eat it

Feng Shui: happy house, happy spouse

Meet Anna Dun, the Essex feng shui expert who can convince you within seconds that happy house means happy life If you feel like you are stuck in an endless cycle of negative emotions, your family life looks more like a battlefield and the last time you saw luck was in this sentence, then you might need to detox your home. “It is the house … Continue reading Feng Shui: happy house, happy spouse

Why should Cupid never hit a gardener and a swimmer with the same arrow

May you attract someone who speaks your language so you don’t have to spend a lifetime translating your soul. This line stuck in my mind while scrolling down my Instagram feed one night and I cannot stop thinking about it since then. The author is unknown, but I am pretty sure by language they meant the way you perceive the world. And the more I … Continue reading Why should Cupid never hit a gardener and a swimmer with the same arrow

How to survive as an international student in the UK

We have all listened to the 80’s “Staying Alive” hit by the legendary Bee Gees.  And if you are an international student in the UK, who finds it hard to immerse yourself in the new culture, you might want to belt out the following line as loud as you possibly can: “Life goin’ nowhere, somebody help me”.  Good news everyone – your prayers have finally … Continue reading How to survive as an international student in the UK

Meat: A threat to our planet? – 58 minutes that will put you off your steak

If you have ever wondered why climate activists are fiercely advocating cutting down meat consumption, but fail to see the connection between the mouth-watering bacon in the Sunday roast and global warming, then this is the documentary for you. But don’t be put off from watching it if you are not vegan or vegetarian. The film does not delve into the morality of eating animals … Continue reading Meat: A threat to our planet? – 58 minutes that will put you off your steak