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    Re: "Is it vegan"?

    Hi Johaer

    If you are not in the UK would you like to use our database to set up a version of the "is it vegan" website wherever you are? It does become much simpler as you get used to it, as you...
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    Re: The problem with the term 'dietary vegan'

    Why would the society remain nameless? :confused:
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    Re: LOOKING FOR FRIENDS(I live in essex)

    Hey Eva! It is Mary from Vegan Buddies here. How is it going?

    Do you know about Karin Ridgers in Essex, who does the veggievision website? She is in your neck of the woods I think...
  4. Thread: nausea

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    Re: nausea

    When I was pregnant I had bad nausea - I found really little meals helped. Like a rice cracker with a tidgy bit of hummous. Fizzy water with a bit of lemon or grape juice helped, as did peppermint...
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    Re: BBC Slaughterhouse programme

    It isn't that surprising that the documentary the BBC showed was glossy, unrealistic, and softened the blow. Read the following link - the film maker was not a vegetarian. And what kind of hospitals...
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    Re: Insects

    :D Ditto.

    What a nice kid.
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    Re: Dahl with spinach recipe

    You can use olive oil instead of ghee. I know a lovely Sikh lady, a life long veggie, who has just gone personally vegan. She runs a lovely catering van called "Sukhi's savouries", in the outside...
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    Re: My lad's school trip to a farm...

    Hey Nivvie!

    That is wonderful. Well done you and your daughter for being such positive vegan examples! And your friend seems to be that rare thing, a mum who respects her six year old. You have...
  9. Re: Vegan Food Question, Fairly New Vegan Here

    Hi there!

    Nice to see you.

    I have to go to bed now, it is twenty to three in the morning here, but I just wanted to say, thanks for going vegan, and keep up the fantastic work. I will write...
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    Re: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    I imagine that Korn has the site set so that "swear words" don't come up. I will have to check what we have done on our site, since I have certain words to be censored as well. (We want kids to go on...
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    Re: BBC Slaughterhouse programme

    I agree we have no choice where our taxes go, but if we go vegan then we put our money where our mouth is, and don't give them our cash directly. Which has to be a good thing!

    I don't know who...
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    Re: BBC Slaughterhouse programme

    It was a thing to get their hairs off them. Pigs have thick wiry hair. Sometimes pigs are still conscious when they are thrown onto that thing. As you can imagine, they can break bones on that thing....
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    Re: BBC Slaughterhouse programme

    Here is the review that was posted on the vegan buddies website.



    Thanks to those who contributed to this thread - the review is better for your input!
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    Re: BBC Slaughterhouse programme

    We won't know for another few days, until people either do (or don't) start approaching the vegetarian society, the vegan society, Viva or ourselves at vegan buddies for help to cut animal products...
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    Re: BBC Slaughterhouse programme

    Well said St George!!! You read my mind.
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    Re: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    Sleep! Yes, that too!

    I found that substituting potatoes for sweet potatoes in many recipes helped when I was going through bad times. They are a nightshade, right?
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    Re: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

    I used to have dreadful ulcerative colitis, and was on medication for it, but going vegan helped. What helped most though was cutting down on sugar and caffiene, having said which I am on my third...
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    Re: France

    Vegetarian shoes'en angleterre estcher pas que ils utilisont (mauvais francais, pardon) les usines a Europe qui practiser bon conditions...

    Excusez moi - ma francaise n'est pas tres bien, mais...
  19. Re: 5,300-year-old Iceman on vegan diet - or not

    I think that is what the scientists decided, that the meat was food of "last resort." He was above the snow line, being chased by enemies, and in "dire straits." Shame though - even though it proves...
  20. Re: 5,300-year-old Vegan Iceman

    Bad news folks. Otzi may have been a vegan for most of his life, but according to the science his last meal was meat. If you do a google search for Otzi, vegan the following comes up.

    "In the...
  21. Re: 5,300-year-old Vegan Iceman

    Otzi might have been a shaman, or a soldier. He was carrying weapons, but these would have been in self defense. Shame it didn't work for him...
  22. Thread: Olives

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    Re: Lactic Acid Olives, Cysteine

    If you see any olives like this, then let us know the contact details of the company, and we will check it out for you. Or if you check it out yourself let us know the answer. Best to err on the side...
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    Re: What did your Vegan Child/ren Eat Today?

    Hey, congratulations on fostering a child!!! I would never be allowed to foster or adopt, though I can breed with impunity (she says with her brood of one!) so you must be the perfect mum to get past...
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    Re: HayFever

    Is that what it is? I thought it was Granny magic! ;)
  25. Re: It's Not So Hard to Switch to a Vegan Diet: Report

    Wahay! People are using our database!

    And if any of you find new vegan products, or have a question, let us know. Makes keeping the site up to date so much easier. :D

    Thanks for the plug...
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    Re: What do you all think of this?!?!?

    They didn't get their hands dirty. They soaked them in blood.

    (Mary, revolutionary purist. ;) )
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    Re: Heart of England Vegan Festival 2005

    Anyone else who was at the Dunayer keynote speech, drop me a line? Thanks!
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    Re: What do you all think of this?!?!?

    Cool. Wish we had thumbs up smileys for the text! :D
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    Re: Peach sorbet

    Sounds lovely!
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    Re: What do you all think of this?!?!?

    Well, I was raised Irish Catholic, and was driven out of Ireland as a small child by the IRA (because my Dad was polite to English soldiers and didn't talk to them like shit, amongst other things.) I...
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    Re: What do you all think of this?!?!?

    Well, doing leaflet drops on people's doors, and walking up to people in the street and saying "do you want to try this vegan burger, icecream, whatever," and starting a conversation really does...
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    Re: What do you all think of this?!?!?

    Exactly Adam!

    Also, how is killing healthy puppies in any way shape or form "euthanasia." Surely it is infanticide? How can a puppy not be adoptable?

    Just because Newkirk doesn't like dogs by...
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    Sticky: Re: Vegans and eggs

    One of my uncles is a chicken farmer, and he kept them in sheds. He used to go really bonkers when these spots turned up, because it meant there was a cockerel in the shed - sometimes they become...
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    Re: HayFever

    Granny planted the first seed of my veganism. When I was little girl I saw her pouring boiling water over her weetabix when she was visiting us. "Urgh," I said. "Why don't you have milk like everyone...
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    Re: HayFever

    My Granny went vegan on the day of her first son's funeral. He died the day he was born, and she was full of milk for him. When they took him to be buried on the Wednesday it was also market day. Her...
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    Re: HayFever

    My Granny was clued up, she was even vegan from 1945, and didn't know the word! She said she "kept the black fast". :D

    Yes, prevention will be better than cure. Also, see if you can get any...
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    Re: HayFever

    If it is related to trees get the flowering parts of the tree, but also leaves will help. Flower and leaf teas will help.

    If it is willow trees, then use the bark to make a willow tea. You can buy...
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    Re: HayFever

    This may sound daft, but find out what edible flowers you have growing near you. A lot of the holistic people say honey is good for allergies - well, obviously vegans won't be touching honey! The...
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    Re: What is nutritional yeast?

    Gorgeous. It is a flakey golden coloured powder, cheesy in texture, packed full of b vitamins, and about 40% protien. You can use it to flavour soups, boost the flavour of lasagne (make a white sauce...
  40. Thread: Avocado

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    Re: Avocado

    Why Cilla?
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