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By Dean Tillbrook | GrassRoots Health Ltd is an Edinburgh based company that specialises in Nutritional Therapy, Raw Food Coaching and Vegan/health products. At GrassRoots Health Ltd we believe that the key to a healthy successful life is supported by three pillars:- What you put in you. What you put on you. What you know and think.

What’s all the fuss about Barley?

When you think about gladiators and the Roman Army, probably the last thing you associate with them is a plant based diet. But recent discoveries …

Nutrition

11 lesser known superfoods you need in your life

The importance of being alkaline

Raw Pumpkin Soup recipe

Ingredients:<p>3 cups of pumpkin (or butternut squash), peeled and chopped.<br>2½ cups distilled water (boiled and left to cool at room temperature).<br>1 …

Raw Vegan Pumpkin Pie recipe

Ingredients/Method:<p><b>Base</b><br>Ingredients:<p>1 cup of cashew nuts (or mixed nuts).<br>• ¼ cup of shredded coconut.<br>• 2 tbsp date juice (use juice from soaked dates that …

Natural Body Range

This collection is one of my new favourites, it is absolutely amazing, it is so worth the money, it is usually £25.50 but it is currently £21. It …

What nasty's are in your cosmetics?

HOW TO MAKE VEGAN MAYO

Ingredients:<br>1 x tin of chickpeas in water.<br>1 teaspoon white wine vinegar<br>1/2 teaspoon salt<br>1/4 teaspoon of coconut sugar<br>1 teaspoon lemon juice<br>1 teaspoon …

T. Colin Campbell, PhD: Link Between Dairy Protein, Casein, & Cancer

The Dangers of Drinking Cow's Milk

Due to the extreme processes that milk goes through and the high amounts of antibiotics, hormones, and genetically-modified substances that cows are …

THAT SUGAR FILM, PERHAPS THE SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT HEALTH FILM YOU'LL EVER WATCH

If you only watch one film this year, then it should be "That Sugar Film" by Damon Gameau.<p>It is only in recent times that warnings issued by John …

HOW TO MAKE RAW VEGAN PEPPERMINT BITES

For the Base:<br>1/2 cup of cashew nuts<br>2 tbsp melted coconut oil<br>1/2 cup cacao powder<br>8 pitted dates<p>Process the above ingredients in a food processor until …

How do you make a quick Raw Vegan Lunch in less than 10 minutes?

Ingredients.<br>Veggetti: Any Vegetable of your choice, I have used Zucchini (courgette)<br>Either Spiralize or cut into ribbons using a vegetable peeler. …

How to make a Raw Vegan Strawberry Tart

Base.<br>1 cup cashew nuts<br>1 cup desiccated coconut<br>1 tbsp lemon juice<br>2 tbsp maple syrup <br>1/2 bar excellence dark chocolate with coconut<p>Place all …

So where do you get your Protein?

Simple Raw Vegan Chocolate Mousse

Ingredients:-<br>1 ripe avocado<br>1 tbsp coconut oil (melted)<br>1 cup coconut milk (keep extra to hand)<br>2 tbsp raw cacao powder<br>1-2 tbsp agave nectar (or maple …

5 tips for quitting sugar

​Ok, first off I’m not going to pretend that I never have sugar. I still do, every day, more on that later, but what I do is limit my sugar intake as …

Would you like a meat free Sausage Roll?

​Method. <br>Add the garbanzo beans, olive oil and lemon juice into a bowl, mash together (or use a hand blender) until there are no whole beans left.<br>Add …

How long does it take to make a Vegan?

Six weeks is the answer, well sort of, but I don't want to spoil the ending of this award winning film.<p>Although filmed on a low budget it has as lot …

Raw Vegan Chocolate Superfood Brownies

Ingredients:<br>1 cup of mixed nuts (or any nuts you have to hand )<br>1 cup pitted dates (soaked save the water for later)<br>5 tbsp cacao powder<br>4 tbsp …