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Stay up to date with the latest health news from the Grape Tree community. Or, get inspired with our healthy recipes designed with healthy eating in mind. You can find many vegan recipes and gluten-free recipes and recipes from guest bloggers, including award-winning blogger and recipe creator Nourishing Amelia.

  1. December 22, 2020

    Meet Your Immune System Bodyguards

    Our bodies are able to detect and protect against illness and disease, but there are simple changes we can make to boost our chances of remaining well. Starting with what we eat is essential. Here is a quick guide to the bodyguard foods packed with the nutrients vital for our immune system:... Read more »

  2. December 21, 2020

    Can We Eat Ourselves Happier?

    One in five of us is now suffering from symptoms of depression. That is twice as many as before the gloom of the Covid 19 pandemic closed over us. ... Read more »

  3. December 14, 2020

    Vitamin D Foods: Maintaining A Well-Balanced Diet

    With the UK Government requesting guidance on the use of Vitamin D throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, here are a few Vitamin D health foods and supplements you should consider taking.

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  4. December 1, 2020

    Five Reasons to Try a Plant-Based Diet

    Global studies show there is a reduced risk of obesity, heart disease and diabetes and cancer by the adoption of a plant-based diet.... Read more »

  5. November 16, 2020

    Ten Things You Should Know About Almonds

    There are so many benefits to eating almonds such as reducing blood pressure levels, lower cholesterol and almonds can even help with weight loss, not to mention being high in calcium and protein. ... Read more »

  6. November 11, 2020

    Two Way Classic Christmas Cake

    The Christmas cake is, of course, naturally vegetarian. But this year we have introduced a simple twist that means it can also be naturally vegan. You can make it any time in the run up to the big day and nobody has to miss out on a slice of festive tradition!... Read more »

  7. November 3, 2020

    Making the most of Raisins, Currants and Sultanas

    The joys and health benefits of eating raisins, currants, and sultanas were almost certainly discovered when someone stumbled across unpicked grapes that had simply dried in the sun. That may have been around 2000 BC.... Read more »

  8. November 3, 2020

    Five New Stores Open

    Despite the pandemic Grape Tree has opened five new stores and more are on the way. The expansion, which will create dozens of new jobs, comes against the bleak retail background of shop closures and job losses across the whole of the UK.... Read more »

  9. November 2, 2020

    Honey is the Best Cold Cure

    Scientists have confirmed that the old family remedy for coughs and colds, a spoonful of honey, really does work. In fact, researchers at Oxford University say that honey is a better cure for upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) than antibiotics and over the counter medicines.... Read more »

  10. October 30, 2020

    Vegan Halloween Gingerbread Cookies

    A spooky vegan Halloween snack, great for parties or to bake with your family.... Read more »