Do Vegans and Vegetarians Have an Iron Deficiency?

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Do vegans and vegetarians have an iron deficiency? I get that question a lot. I also overhear people sometimes claim that we actually do have that deficiency. I wanted to get to the bottom of this and see how close to or far from the truth they are. Protein is not a problem, neither is … Read more Do Vegans and Vegetarians Have an Iron Deficiency?

How to Go Vegan And Stay Vegan

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Are you thinking of going vegan this year? Perhaps you want to eat healthier, or you don’t want to consume products that come from animal cruelty. Especially now, we all want to stay healthy, right? To prevent diseases, we must nourish our bodies, and a plant-based diet is ideal for that. How can you stay … Read more How to Go Vegan And Stay Vegan

Vegan Transition – Free course

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It can sometimes take a while before you figure you what to eat and what substitutes to use for certain ingredients that are based on animal products. It seems overwhelming, perhaps. Where to start? What to buy? Do I need any “weird” foods? Isn’t it great that nowadays a vegan transition is becoming more achievable? … Read more Vegan Transition – Free course

What’s The Difference Between a Vegan And a Vegetarian?

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Vegetarians eat no animals, but they may still consume animal products. A vegan eats or uses no animals or animal products. Vegetarianism refers to a diet, but veganism is a lifestyle, unless you choose to follow just a plant-based diet but still use animal products like leather and fur, for example. So, let’s break this … Read more What’s The Difference Between a Vegan And a Vegetarian?

Best Vegan Wines

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After my previous article on vegan beers, I thought it would be a good idea to venture into wine territory. Who would even think of vegan or non-vegan wine? Isn’t this made from fermented grapes? Then, how do animal products come into this? Many wine producers use animal products during the filter process of the … Read more Best Vegan Wines

Why Did I Become Vegan?

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Many people ask me that question, besides the other inquiries as to where I get my protein and calcium. Have you ever seen Gary Yourofsky’s speech? Pretty powerful. If you haven’t heard of him, Gary Yourofsky is a vegan activist, and in this famous speech he addresses the question whether he loved meat. His answer? … Read more Why Did I Become Vegan?

Vegan Documentaries on Netflix

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Netflix has some great movies, series, and also documentaries. There is a whole plethora of documentaries, and Netflix features some very good ones that explain a lot of questions you may have about veganism. For example, athletes building muscle on a vegan diet? Check The relationship between food, a global health crisis, and big pharma? … Read more Vegan Documentaries on Netflix

Vegan Celebrities List – 9 Stars Who Chose a Vegan Lifestyle

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More and more people are becoming vegan nowadays. More and more are waking up to the health benefits of a plant-based diet, the animal cruelties that form the basis of the Western diet, and the impact the Western diet can have on the environment. Many celebrities are also changing their lifestyles to a more compassionate … Read more Vegan Celebrities List – 9 Stars Who Chose a Vegan Lifestyle

Vegan Grocery List and Meal Plan on a Budget (recipes included)

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How many times do I hear “vegan food is too expensive!” “I can’t afford being vegan”? Well, I have been vegan on a low salary for twelve years, and I do not agree that it’s an expensive lifestyle. If it was, I wouldn’t have been able to do it with my pay. Origins of These … Read more Vegan Grocery List and Meal Plan on a Budget (recipes included)

New Year’s Resolution 2020

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Losing weight, making more money, drinking less alcohol, and more exercise are perhaps the top new year’s resolutions, but one new year’s resolution that I see popping up in many status updates on online platforms is the following: going vegan. More and more people are waking up to the animal cruelties that are committed to … Read more New Year’s Resolution 2020