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The truth about palm oil

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As palm oil production has increased exponentially over the past 35 years, the impact on the environment and the welfare of the indigenous populations and wildlife is becoming increasingly clear.

The plastic pollution revolution

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A large part of True Food’s ethos is to reduce all waste, including plastic. Our supporters are only too aware that our world-wide obsession with using plastic is destroying our planet. But the tides are turning and many people in the UK have been spurred into taking action.

Helping shoppers to reduce plastic since 1999

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The BBC’s Blue Planet II highlighted the damage being done to our seas by plastic waste. We were delighted when Get Reading followed this up by highlighting the efforts True Food has made over 19 years to reduce plastic use.

Pre and Pro-Biotics

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We surely all know about the gut microbiome by now. It is the prime player in our immunity and there are billions more microbes in our gut, than cells in our bodies! What does it all mean for us?

The journey to True Food

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The journey to True Food is a pilgrimage, it’s one of the few shops of its kind outside of London.

Legumes low-down

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Legumes are a staple food of many countries around the world and they are popular here due to their nutrient density, taste and low cost. Diana Earnshaw gives you the Legume low-down and a recipe to try.

How to eat healthily on a budget

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Charlotte Hawkins offers top tips to eat healthily on a budget at True Food, as well as give you the reassurance that it has been ethically sourced with minimal environmental impact. A win-win situation!

Talking Turkey

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Christmas means turkey for many people – although it has only been “traditional” for the last several hundred years. Learn more about the this wild meat’s nutritional benefits and try brining your turkey before roasting.

Eating bread as it was meant to be

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Bread has been part of the human diet since the development of agriculture. Find out why the advent of the 1961 Chorleywood bread process changed our relationship with bread and why eating bread how it was meant to be is better for our health.