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

Cosmetics Animal Testing Banned!

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Labor has promised to enforce a ban on cosmetic products tested on animals! Finally, Australia is moving forwards and taking animal cruelty seriously following other countries, such as New Zealand, where after similar bans are already in place. …read more

Almond Milk – Hot or Not?

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As most vegans (and even non-vegans) know, almond milk is a popular alternative to dairy milk. Sourced from almond nuts rather than a dairy cow, this plant-based milk is changing the way the world views milk. In this post, we’ll look into what almond milk is, how is it made, and what are its nutritional qualities. …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

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

Bones In My Sugar

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Sugar is carbohydrate that is found in plants and fruits. Once the juice is extracted from a plant, it needs to be processed to remove any impurities, such as colouring and minerals. In some instances, the manufacturer will use bone char. …read more