Yasmin Jafar

Yasmin is a journalism undergraduate at City, University of London who is a massive foodie — especially for anything dessert- or coffee-based! She’s passionate about food, its history, and researching and reviewing different diets around the world.
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Sustainable plant-based milk: how macadamia and pea are hitting the right notes

While the likes of oat and almond have taken the world by storm, plant-based milks from macadamia and pea are riding the sustainability wave. The...
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The benefits and effects of soy, according to a nutritionist

A popular alternative for vegans and a crucial component in plant-based diets, what are soy’s nutritional benefits and side effects? If you’re part of the...
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Allergies and veganism: balancing plant-based diets with nut allergies

Within veganism, nuts are used as a protein source or alternative ingredient, but what does that mean for those with serious allergies to nuts? Although...
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Veganism in Russia: the past, present and future

Typically, veganism isn’t associated with Russia. However, it has significant historical ties and is becoming increasingly popular in the region. Growing up with an amalgam...
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The cell-based debate: the future of agriculture or a food experiment...

Cell-based products blend scientific approach and daily life, but there’s a lot of controversy surrounding the industry, begging the question, is cell cultivation the...
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From plant-based meat to protein shakes: Why pea protein is the...

Pea protein is a vegan alternative that has soared in popularity in recent years, notably being used in plant-based meat. Why are companies turning...
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Sustainable periods: Why plastic and chemicals make most products damaging to...

A majority of period products aren’t biodegradable, are largely made of plastic and can have harmful side effects. So how do women stay sustainable...
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Exclusive: The Oatly boycott – Activist who brought the Blackstone issue...

Oatly is facing backlash after selling a stake to Blackstone, which is connected to Amazon deforestation, Donald Trump and America’s housing crisis. Laura Young,...
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SHU GUM: The sustainable and vegan solution to cleaning your shoes

Are your cleaning products vegan-friendly and sustainable? Anne-Sophie Flurry’s SHU GUM uses natural and sustainable ingredients to protect against bacteria buildup in shoes. Anne-Sophie Flurry...
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Sumear Safdar-Robins: The man bringing aged cheesemaking to the vegan world

How do you get your cheese fix if you’re vegan? Sumear Safdar-Robins has the answer. Using traditional methods, Food by Sumear is making authentic...