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What you need to know about Australia’s number one killer…

This month is Heart Research Month in Australia, with Thursday 14th February being ‘Wear Red Day’ to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease. The team at Garden Of Vegan are all wearing red this week in the hope to start many conversations around how small lifestyle choices like what food you choose to consume and how much physical activity you do a day, could prevent you or a loved one from dying prematurely, due to our biggest killer in Australia. Wear Red Day was established by Heart Research Australia, a group of Royal North Shore Hospital cardiologists with the aim to reduce the high mortality rates around heart disease. Currently, in Australia, Heart Disease is the leading cause of death, accounting...

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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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Robyn Chuter Episode #4 - Instant benefits after going plant-based

Benny from Garden of Vegan sits down with Robyn Chuter, Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner, Naturopath, Nutritionist and Counsellor continue their deep dive into the wholefood plant-based lifestyle. In this episode Robyn shares some of her client’s experiences and their immediate results after going plant-based. By adopting a 100% plant-based diet and by removing all animal products, her clients started having more energy, improved their sleep quality, increased their performance, improved their mental clarity, regulated their weight and this is all just in the beginning. Learn what instant health benefits you can expect by going plant-based…

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Vitamin B12 – Do we really need it?

What is B12? B12 is a water-soluble vitamin which is vital for normal physiological functioning of the human body. Why do we need B12? B12 is essential for the metabolism of virtually all cells in the body. It is an essential cofactor in DNA synthesis, particularly the development of the nervous system and production of red blood cells. B12 deficiencies often manifest with neurological problems such as fatigue or memory problems, or it can also present as anaemia (low haemoglobin in our blood). Who needs it? 26% of Australians have subclinical levels of Vitamin B12 and only 2% of the population follow a plant-based diet. It is therefore an issue regardless of the diet you consume so it is important...

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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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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.