Omega-3 for Vegans

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Omega-3 is a type of fatty acid that is mainly found in fish, e.g. salmon and tuna. It is important for our well being and health, however, it is a substance that must be consumed as our bodies cannot make them. Since it is mainly found in fish and fish products, omega-3 nutrition has always been a hot topic for vegans. …read more

Palm Oil: Vegan or Not?

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We’ve all heard or seen this before – vegan products advertising that they are palm oil free; or vegans on forums stating that products aren’t vegan friendly due to the inclusion of palm oil in their ingredients list. But wait a sec, why palm oil? Isn’t palm oil derived from plants? If palm oil isn’t from an animal or derived from animals, why are some vegans so adamant that it is not vegan friendly? …read more

Vegan Cheese

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Love your cheese so much that it’s the one thing that’s stopping you from committing to the vegan lifestyle? Fret no longer! Whether you love having cheese on its own, cheese in your cooking sauce or as a topping on your pizza, there are now vegan friendly substitutes that you can use instead! …read more

Cancer Candles

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There’s nothing more enjoyable (well, at least it sits towards the top of our list!) than coming home on a spring evening and lighting up some amazingly scented candles. As the fragrance fills the air at home, you feel a sense of comfort and peace. But what are these fragrances and candles made of? Are they actually as good for our health as they make us feel? …read more

Vitamin B12 and the Vegan Diet

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Vitamin B12 is required for a variety of bodily functions ranging from the formation of red blood cells, to the creation of DNA and other nervous functionality. In nature, B12 is generally found in animal products, such as fish, meat, eggs and dairy products, and therefore is a cause of concern for those on a vegetarian or vegan diet. …read more

Soap is not vegan!?

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We all use a bar of soap everyday without even thinking about it. But the question we SHOULD be asking is – what is IN this bar of soap? Are the ingredients derived from animal by-products? Or are the ingredients even good for us? …read more

Jail Time for Vegans

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A new bill is being proposed by Italian parliament which could see parents jailed for forcing their children under the age of 16 to follow a vegan diet.  It has been described as a diet “lacking essential elements for a … Continued

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