Veganism In Sport

Tweet The latest trend Skinny; malnourished; protein-deficient; freaks. Words you would not associate with elite athletes. Words that many, however, would direct towards vegans. So, when the two intertwine, when the world’s strongest man, Patrik Baboumian, and some of the greatest athletes of all time in their respective sports, Novak Djokovic and Lewis Hamilton, follow a plant-based diet, should we realign our beliefs to how elite athletes eat? Almost half of the UK vegan population, 42%, made the change from a non vegan diet in 2018. In other words, two…

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The truth about COVID-19 and the environment

Tweet As nations worldwide continue with lockdown, we can see small changes to the environment. While a pandemic is a disaster, especially for underdeveloped countries that do not have the means to battle the virus- this report outlines the linkage between nature and disease. The most prominent change is reduced air pollution as people are forced to stay at home and avoid travel. Transport makes up around 23% of global carbon emissions and as a result of restricted commuting, harmful gases like carbon dioxide (CO2) and nitrogen oxide (NO2) have…

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Clean Air Eastbourne

Tweet It may come as a surprise to you that Eastbourne is one of the most polluted cities in Britain. A report from the World Health Organization revealed that this city contains levels of lethal particulates much higher than what is considered ‘healthy’ air. Tiny particles known as particulate matter (PM 2.5’s) shouldn’t be more than 10 micrograms per cubic meter- but Eastbourne as a whole, has exceeded that. Along with Southhampton and London, we inhale toxic air that has 50% more particulates than the legal levels. Clean Air Eastbourne…

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