Omega 3 fatty acids

Some non-dairy milk is fortified with DHA. A study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association found that soya milk consumption improved the blood lipid profile of adults with hypercholesterolaemia.Some foods, such as muesli and energy bars, are fortified with DHA. A study published in the Journal of Nutrition found that DHA-fortified foods improve the blood lipid profiles of healthy adults. It is important to note that the body's conversion of ALA to EPA and DHA is limited. Vegans need to consume a variety of plant-based omega-3 sources and consider supplementing with DHA and EPA, especially if they are pregnant, breastfeeding or have a history of heart disease.

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Caraway – a spice, a culinary delight, and a medicine all in one

Always carrying caraway on you is cheaper and preventative, especially if you have to eat out. Almost every salad is easier to digest if you sprinkle some caraway seeds on it. It is, of course, particularly digestible when served with all types of cabbage and pulses, and it is a special treat when sprinkled on raw beetroot, carrot and celery salads. Caraway also goes well with cheese and potatoes. If you love cheese fondue, you can do without the schnapps afterwards with caraway, or you can go straight for caraway schnapps (a popular spirit, especially in northern Germany). This tangy spice can also be used in sauces, soups, bread, and savoury cakes and pastries.

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