Samuel Anthony

Plant-Based Nutritionist & Fitness Coach

Hey, I’m Sam! A plant-based nutritionist and personal trainer bringing you recipes and guidance to transform your relationship with food and get the most out of a balanced lifestyle.

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Nutrition
Sugar on a tablespoon next to strawberries and fruit

Is Sugar in Fruit Bad for You?

Sugar causes inflammation, liver disease, body fat gains, and blood glucose instability, to name a few. Is this the same for the sugar in whole foods like fruits and vegetables?

September 16, 2022
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Microbiome
Bacteria in the microbiome next to junk food including pizza and chips

How Gut Bacteria Control Your Cravings

Cravings can be a real problem, and many people struggle to change their lifestyle due to those powerful desires for unhelpful foods. What if gut bacteria could influence our cravings and keep us latched to specific foods they want?

September 11, 2022
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Nutrition
Bottles of alcohol on a white background

Alcohol's Effects on the Body and Brain

Should we cut out alcohol, or is it enough to just limit its presence in our diet? If we know it causes harm to the gut and internal systems, how much is safe?

September 11, 2022
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Nutrition
A pile of meat with rosemary

Can Meat be Healthy?

We don't hunt, we shop. We don't move, we order. Is meat unhealthy, or are we doing it all wrong? One thing is for sure, our ancestors relied on plants.

September 11, 2022
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Veganism
A pig in an environmentally damaging agricultural farm.

The Benefits of Veganism

Discover how a plant-based diet benefits the environment, the advantages of a vegan diet for athletes, and the purported health benefits of veganism.

September 11, 2022
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Film & TV
A close up of a cow's pink nose and whiskers

BBC Panorama: A Cow's Life and the Cost of Dairy

BBC Panorama documentary A Cow's Life: the True Cost of Milk exposes animal abuse in UK dairy farms, growing a national trend to boycott cattle products.

September 11, 2022
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Film & TV
Vegan athlete jumping in a lunge pose

The Game Changers: Vegan Netflix Documentary

Netflix doc The Game Changers dispels myths that meat makes you strong with an evidence based investigative look into the role of nutrition within sports performance.

September 9, 2022
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Nutrition
Granules on pink himalayan salt

Is Salt Bad for You?

Is salt bad for you, and is Himalayan pink or iodized salt good for you? Let's explore how much sodium we need and why with 7 FAQs.

September 9, 2022
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Veganism
A cheesy pizza slice with strings of cheese stretching

Is Cheese Addictive

Something addictive about cheese has a hold on many of us, making it very difficult for some to make the vegan switch. Why is cheese so addictive to those that eat it?

September 9, 2022
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Nutrition
A koala bear sleeping in the trees

Foods for a Better Sleep

Let's explore foods that help you sleep naturally through the night and various tips on how to achieve a healthy sleep-wake cycle, and potentially cope better with anxiety, without pills.

September 11, 2022
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Nutrition
Tape measure around someone's waist to measure weight loss

Whole Food Plant-Based Diet for Weight Loss

A balanced, whole food plant-based diet seeks to entirely exclude all processed food and is arguably one of the best diets for supporting healthy weight loss.

September 11, 2022
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Nutrition
Cholesterol in arteries diagram

Can Plant-Based Lower Cholesterol

From why we need it, how plant-based and whole-food diets can help us to lower 'bad' LDL cholesterol to the roles of various food sources such as oats and soy.

September 9, 2022
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Veganism
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Supplements Vegans Need: 2023 Guide

What vitamins do vegans need to supplement? From Vitamin B12 to Vitamin D, sustainable Omega-3 to Iron discover the supplements vegans require and precisely why these micronutrients are vital for sound nutrition.

September 9, 2022
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Nutrition
A bottle of extra virgin olive oil pouring out

Is Olive Oil Good for You?

Is extra virgin olive oil good for your health? The headlines tell you both, but should we be including it - or for that matter any cooking oils - in our diet?

September 8, 2022
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Microbiome
Green bacteria in the gut microbiome

The Microbiome: Bacteria in the Gut

Around 100 trillion bacteria make up your gut microbiome. Evidence suggests they're far from the cause of all disease and instead may be one of the strongest internal defences.

September 11, 2022
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Veganism
A vegan burger with lettuce, mayo, shredded faux meats

What is Veganism?

What is veganism, when was it invented and by who, what is the history of veganism and what can vegans eat?

September 11, 2022
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A bowl of warm soup topped with coconut yoghurt, coriander and two slices of wholemeal bread

Feel Good Soup

This perfectly autumnal sweet potato and carrot soup is so easy to throw together last-minute and get its name because this recipe packs a tonne of vitamins A and C, along with the fibre needed for your gut!

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September 15, 2022
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Tofu egg mayo on wholemeal bread buns topped with tomato slices

Tofu Egg Mayo (Oil-Free)

This oil-free tofu egg mayo alternative provides more protein per serving than traditional eggs and makes an excellent topping for a vegan wholemeal egg sandwich.

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September 10, 2022
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Beetroot soup in a bowl with carrot and ginger

Beetroot, Carrot & Ginger Soup

Delicious and warming beetroot, carrot and ginger soup boasting high vitamin A & C and fibre content. Low in calories, vegan & Whole Food Plant-Based.

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September 10, 2022
Lunch
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Vegan chilli with beans and veggies in a cast iron pan

Vegan Chilli

Fiery vegan chilli - perfect for the slow cooker or ready in just 25 minutes! Bean and veggie chilli made easy. I'm using kidney beans and black beans, but you can use any beans you like!

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September 10, 2022
Dinner
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Strawberry, raspberry, blueberry and mixed berry overnight oats in a bowl topped with peanut butter

Berry Overnight Oats with Peanut Butter

Indulgent overnight oats with peanut butter and some mixed berries (strawberry, raspberry, or blueberry) are ALWAYS a win! A regular breakfast in our house as they offer a different combination every time.

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September 10, 2022
Breakfast
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Mashed chickpea tuna with sweetcorn and cucumber on a salad

Vegan Chickpea Tuna

Chickpea-based tuna alternative - fish and mercury-free, loaded with iron that tastes amazing in a vegan tuna salad! Protein, iron, and fibre-rich.

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September 9, 2022
Lunch
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Healthy falafel on a bed of spinach next to some hummus

Falafel

A traditional, vegan-friendly, chickpea-based delicacy with a kick of spice and seriously nutritious profile. High in iron, fibre, protein and vitamins A and C for very few calories and little fat content.

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September 9, 2022
Lunch
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Whole wheat pasta loaded with a plant-based beetroot bolognese sauce

Beetroot Bolognese

An anti-inflammatory powerhouse loaded with fibre, flavour and antioxidants. The grated beetroot adds a surprisingly meaty texture to the Bolognese.

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September 9, 2022
Dinner
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A wok filled with golden scrambled tofoo

Scrambled Tofoo 'Egg'

Delicious tofu scramble recipe with turmeric, black pepper and kala namak for a great addition to any plant-based breakfast and is cholesterol-free.

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September 9, 2022
Breakfast
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Vegan paella in a large steel saucepan.

Vegan Smoked Tofu Paella

Vegan paella with smoked tofu and chestnut mushrooms. This vegan Spanish paella recipe is budget-friendly, healthier and delicious packed with fibre, vitamin C, iron, calcium and protein.

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September 9, 2022
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Dusted with coconut, a slice of raw vegan carrot cake with cinnamon

Raw Vegan Carrot Cake

Indulgent raw vegan orange and carrot cake with walnuts, coconut flour and dates - cholesterol-free, no eggs, no added sugar, and no baking!

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September 9, 2022
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Cacao and peanut butter oats in a bowl topped with flaxseeds and banana.

Peanut Butter Cocoa Overnight Oats

Indulgent cacao steel cut overnight oats oozing with peanut butter topped with banana and flaxseeds. Protein, fibre and iron-rich vegan breakfast.

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September 8, 2022
Breakfast
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A chickpea and peanut butter curry with sweet potatoes and rice

Peanut Butter Chickpea Curry

Try this indulgent creamy peanut butter, chickpea, spinach and tomato curry with chunky sweet potato and traditional Indian spices.

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September 8, 2022
Dinner
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A bowl filled with vibrant red tomato rice with beans, okra, spring onions and chickpeas.

Fiery Vegan Jambalaya

This delicious vegan jambalaya loaded with veggies, fibre, protein and - most importantly - flavour makes an excellent dish for getting more plants into your diet.

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September 8, 2022
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