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#eatlikebenny

Co-Founder Benny from Garden of Vegan, is an avid wholefood, plant-based eater. He has a 65-70% raw vegan diet, trains 4 times a weeks and works full time. To see a day in the life of Benny, and check out what is exactly fueling his body and this lifestyle, keep reading....

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Why go Vegan this January?

Our planet is suffering. Mother nature is not happy with us. Towards the end of 2019 we have seen devastating fires across Australia which have taken multiple human lives with hundreds of homes gone. Innocent animal lives have been lost, posing a massive threat to our native flora and fauna. Across the globe, horrendous floods have taken over parts of the UK, dangerous snow has caused havoc in the USA and let’s not forget about the fires in the Amazon in August. It’s time to listen to her warnings. Climate change is happening and its up to us to do something about it. ‘ The easiest, simplest thing we can do right away is… change our diet. A study released...

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What Garden of Vegan has saved the planet in 2019

What a year it has been. Garden of Vegan officially opened its doors in April 2019, with a massive mission on their hearts, wanting to help improve the health status of Australians. Garden of Vegan was created by it’s co-founders, to inspire conscious and abundant living… to empower individuals to take control of their health… to support families in accessing Australia’s healthiest meals… to educate on more conscious consumerism… to help contribute to a more sustainable future… to change the game in health… to change the game in sustainability… to help save the planet and all its inhabitants! By supporting Garden of Vegan, you have not only contributed to supporting small, local, family run, ethical businesses, but you have helped...

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Episode #1 Robyn Chuter and a wholefood plant-based diet

So let me tell you a little bit about Robyn Chuter. She is a renowned certified lifestyle medicine practitioner, naturopath, nutritionist and counsellor. She has been practising since 1995 in Australia. Currently, Robyn is a health transformation practitioner and the owner of Empower Total Health on the Gold Coast. Robyn’s passion lies in helping people reverse serious and chronic lifestyle disease and illnesses such as Type II diabetes, high blood pressure and many autoimmune conditions, just to name a few. Her philosophy is around living your most optimal and healthy life, and to be free from disease and illnesses that can be overcome from adopting a whole food plant-based diet (WFPBD). She also believes it is a lifestyle approach including regular exercise,...

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Episode #7 Dr Andrew Little on Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Iodine and Omega-3-6-9 Fatty Acids

Watch the full episode below with @plantbased_aussie_doctor and @vegan_like_benny   There is said to be four essential nutrients that cannot be obtained readily from the average Australian diet. This is due to a number of factors being the high amount of low nutrient food we consume, the diminishing health of our soil and current lifestyle practises.We have been led to believe that supplements are the easiest was to obtain missing nutrients.  Dr Andrew once questioned the need for supplements on a plant-based diet. When you think about it, vitamins and supplements are most of the time synthetic versions of wholefoods in isolation. People who don’t get enough nutrients which come from plants and whole foods are generally recommended to seek supplements. However, if...

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5kg Fruit Box

Ideal to accompany you on your individual health journey, or can be shared in the workplace or amongst the family.
We understand that we all have different tastes and preferences. If you have any particular likes, dislikes or allergies, please let us know in the comments when checking out and we will try our best to meet your individual needs.