Real Foods Blog

Discover Edinburgh’s best outdoor attractions this summer

What better way to celebrate the summer than with a picnic in the great outdoors? We’ve put together a list of Edinburgh’s best outdoor attractions for picnics where you can amble in nature and dine al fresco.

Published: August 25, 2020
Author: Jen Marsden
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Why the world needs independent shops now more than ever

The fragility of our highly centralised food distribution has become a talking point during the UK’s COVID-19 response. Here at Real Foods we believe the world needs independent shops now more than ever. Now’s the time to look at the benefits of independent shops compared with supermarkets.

Published: June 30, 2020
Author: Jen Marsden
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The best foods to boost your immunity and wellbeing

Eat your way to good health! The team at Real Foods share their recommendations for the best foods to boost your immunity and well-being for the time ahead.

Published: June 22, 2020
Author: Jen Marsden
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What are the Best Alternative Milks?

The world of milk is changing.  As more consumers opt for a healthy, cruelty and dairy-free alternative, there’s been a plethora of alternative milks hitting the UK market. How do you find the best dairy-free alternative milks for you?

Published: May 19, 2020
Author: Jen Marsden
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The best plant-based nutrition for athletes and sportspeople

It’s official: plant-based nutrition is not just good for the planet but it’s also great for our health. The team at Real Foods, Scotland’s largest independent retailer, shares why so many athletes and sportspeople are turning to plant-based nutrition and adopting vegan and vegetarian diets.

Published: February 26, 2020
Author: Jen Marsden
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Veganuary Challenge! Vegan substitutes for the New Year

The team at Real Foods, Scotland’s largest independent retailer, shows you just how easy it is to ace the Veganuary challenge with our vegan substitutes.

Published: December 31, 2019
Author: Jen Marsden
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How to make an eco-friendly first aid kit

Can you really make an eco-friendly first aid kit? Of course. The team at Real Foods, Scotland’s largest independent retailer, is here to help you.

Published: October 31, 2019
Author: Jen Marsden
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Winter wellness: Natural remedies to combat colds and flu

Real Foods is on hand to help you stock your larder with tried and tested ingredients so that you can create your own natural remedies to combat colds and flu at home.

Published: October 29, 2019
Author: Jen Marsden
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Get hooked on the new Loma Linda vegan, plant-based Tuno

Discover the latest convenience in sustainable foods! Tuno, the first plant-based tuna alternative by Loma Linda, has been creating waves with the Real Foods team this month.

Published: August 19, 2019
Author: Jen Marsden
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What are the best proteins for vegans?

Everyone is talking about protein these days. Those wishing to lose weight are switching carbohydrates for protein bars, whilst gym enthusiasts are gulping down protein in the hope it will bring a bit of muscle. However, what exactly is protein and what role does it really play in our nutrition? Is it as important as the hype it is receiving? What about if you are vegetarian or vegan – how do you know you are getting sufficient protein? What are the best proteins for vegans? The team at Real Foods, Scotland’s largest online retailer and leading wholefoods and vegetarian foods purveyor, shines a light. 

Published: August 9, 2019
Author: Jen Marsden
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