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The Soya Story, Fry’s tells it factually.

Soya Infographic

The soya bean has been part of the human diet for thousands of years and the Ancient Chinese believed it to be one of the five sacred grains vital for life (alongside  rice, wheat, barley and millet.) Soya is particularly important in a vegan diet, as it is one of the few plant products which provides protein that is nutritionally equivalent to meat. However, despite soya being a longstanding natural source of nutrition, there are elements of controversy regarding the

Diabetes Update from Fry’s

Diabetes Glucose Meter

A teaspoon of sugar. . . A drop in the ocean or a dangerous liaison?   Sugar, once the only supposed causative culprit of high blood sugar, is actually now accepted as a lesser evil than various other sweetened and even unsweetened foods. Caryn Davies, registered dietician shares some perspective on the sugar saga. Diabetes management is no longer solely focused on restricting all dietary items that contain sugar, but is rather centered on an understanding and avoidance of the

The health benefits of superfoods

So called ‘Superfoods’ offer more than just sustenance to those who consume them. This is a group of foods, collectively named for their high concentrations of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients and particularly antioxidants. Whilst the various vitamins and minerals have individual functionality for health, antioxidants are those which specifically help to prevent and repair oxidative stress in the body, a process which damages cells and causes ageing.  Oxidative stress is an inevitable occurrence, but the risk of associated onset of age-related

How to Calculate How Much Protein You Need

South Africans eat up to 81 grams of protein a day while Americans and the British eat over 100 grams a day. While according to the U.S. Centre for Disease Control and Prevention the recommended daily average for protein is between 46 and 56 grams. But how much do you really need?

Top 10 vegetarian sources of protein

Are you wondering how to get enough protein as a vegetarian or vegan? Or are you looking for plant-based sources of protein?

Tammy Fry Kelly

Marketing Director at Fry’s Family Foods, vegetarian, mother of two, and a 5th Dan black belt for karate.

Featured Product: Thick Cut Chunky Strips

Our Thick Cut Chunky Strips are the perfect addition to any pasta, stew or curry. They are versatile and make any vegetarian dish burst with flavour without having too put anything at steak.

Bradley’s vegan diet not new among athletes

As surprising as Timothy Bradley’s split-decision win over Filipino boxing champ Manny Pacquiao is, the former’s vegan diet (devoid of any animal protein—pork, beef, chicken and dairy) during training isn’t really new in the athletic world. Nine-time Olympic gold medal winner and vegan Carl Lewis, who was voted “Sportsman of the Century” by the International Olympic Committee and named “Olympian of the Century” by the American Sports magazine Sports Illustrated, was quoted in chef Jannequin Bennett’s book “Very Vegetarian” that

Fry’s Launches new website!

Welcome to our brand new website! Keep browsing for the latest product news, vegetarian news from around the world, great new recipes and resources to help you with your vegetarian diet. Stay tuned for competitions by signing up to our newsletter or by pledging your support for Meat Free Monday!