I’ve spent a total of 11 nights in a tent over the past few weeks. Camping is great, but it’s not without its challenges. There’s staying warm, keeping everything dry…and feeding yourself, too. Being vegan adds an extra dimension to that. At a campsite I stayed in at the beginning of August, the shop sold … Read More
I love being vegan – it’s changed my life in ways I could never have imagined. I’ve met so many like-minded people, many of whom have become good friends. My compassion for animals and other people has expanded hugely. Learning about the harms caused by animal agriculture to animals, the planet and human health has … Read More
When transitioning to a vegan or plant-based diet, dairy is one thing many people struggle to eliminate. Ditching cheese can be particularly difficult! Oliviarjohnson requested I write a post on giving up dairy, so here it is. I’ll briefly discuss the reasons for avoiding dairy, before outlining some strategies for weaning yourself off it. Here … Read More
There are tons of articles out there on getting kids to eat their veggies. But getting adults to eat theirs can sometimes be even more of a challenge! Most of us in the West don’t eat anywhere near enough fruit and veg. This puts us at risk of vitamin and fibre deficiencies, and more serious … Read More
So you’re thinking of transitioning to veganism, but you have some questions. How will your health be affected? What were your loved ones think? Will there be any side effects of adopting a vegan diet and lifestyle? It’s impossible to answer these questions with any certainty, as everyone’s situation is different. But as someone who’s … Read More
It’s another argument vegans hear a lot; “Humans were meant to eat meat, we’re top of the food chain.” The logic is simple – we eat animals, they rarely eat us, so we must be at the top. But does this stand up to scrutiny? Are we really on the same level of the food … Read More
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