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

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

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

What’s in my drink!?

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So it is clearly obvious that now that you’re on a vegan diet, you need to avoid things like sausages, cheese and eggs. But what about less obvious things like alcohol? Is alcohol vegan friendly? Can you still enjoy that glass of wine over dinner? …read more

Poisonous Armpits

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Are antiperspirants actually toxic for our body? Is there any truth behind the links between aluminium and diseases such as Alzheimers and cancer? If it is concerning new mums, is it something we should be looking into regardless of whether we are expecting or not? …read more

Top 5 Green Vegetables

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Worried about getting enough nutrients, e.g. iron and protein, in your diet? We run through the top 5 green vegetables that should be on everyone’s plate – what are their nutritional values and what are the health benefits to eating these vegetables. …read more

Top 5 Vegan Milk Alternatives

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Being on a vegan diet doesn’t meant that you have to miss out on the awesome ‘creaminess’ of milk. There’s a huge variety of non-diary milks out there, some of which are now easily accessible from your local supermarket! …read more

Is Silk Vegan?

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As we learn more about veganism and the cruelty free lifestyle, we also learn more about different products that we see in every day life that we never even considered in the past. One of these products is silk. What is silk? Where does it come from and is it cruel to use silk? …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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