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    Re: Skin

    I had problems with dry skin and a little acne before I went vegan. When I went vegan my skin cleared up completely after a few months. I agree with Cherry, flax seems to be helpful for my skin and...
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    Re: Baking with flax A-OK!

    Yes! Sometimes I leave out the cocoa and cut the water in half and make spice cakes (1 t cloves, 1 t nutmeg, 1 t cinnamon, and I sub about 1/3 cup of pureed pumpkin in place of the banana...it's...
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    Re: Online vegan shopping links

    I found a tshirt that I want to get here:
    http://getvegan.com/blog/2003_06_01_archive.php

    It's the 'Don't get mad, get Vegan' shirt.
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    Re: Organic Pesticides?

    Thanks for that info. I plan to go to a party that an organic farmer is having and I will ask him if he uses any 'organic pesticides'. Thanks!!!
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    Re: Baking with flax A-OK!

    I've been successfully baking with flaxseed for years. I use it as an egg replacer and it works well as an oil replacer. I also use bananas or pumpkin puree as an oil replacer when baking sweets.
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  6. Thread: Fluoride

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    Re: Fluoride

    I signed it, thanks for the info Roxy
  7. Thread: Peter Singer

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    Re: Peter Singer backs monkey testing (Monkeys, Rats and Me: Animal Testing Documenta

    If Singer or Aziz were to insert their own name in place of the word 'monkeys' in the above paragraph, I wonder if they would still feel the same. Or anyone else for that matter.
  8. Thread: Peter Singer

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    Re: Peter Singer backs monkey testing

    PETA has a group of scientists who are working on alternatives, as well as other scientists who are doing the same. (you are probably aware of this but I thought I'd throw it in)

    'Please write...
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    Re: Soya / Soy Milk Makers

    I bought this one last year and so far it's saved me lots of money. I use brown rice syrup or barley malt to sweeten mine and I use vanilla extract sometimes for extra flavor, I don't use salt. I...
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    Re: Poor vegan, cheap living

    Thought I'd share this website. I use it a lot and every recipe I've created has been inexpensive, tasty and healthy too!
    http://www.veganlunchbox.com/loaf_studio.html
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    Re: What are you doing for Thanksgiving?

    You're not alone. My husband and I hold a fast/vigil/letter writing campaign every thanksgiving, we've done so every thanksgiving since we've been vegan. We also protest and leaflet the day after.
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    Re: (how often) do you eat meat/cheese substitutes?

    I eat some of the organic tofurky products. They use windpower too!

    "Turtle Island Foods is a certified Organic Processor, registered and inspected by Oregon Tilth Certified Organic of Salem,...
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    Re: Crafty ways to end ignorance

    I leaflet like there's no tomorrow
  14. Thread: Food allergies

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    Poll: Re: Food Allergies? Eating things you shouldn't?

    I don't have any allergies, that I know of anyway. I eat anything I want without problems. :) I knew someone with a 'shellfish' allergy and they would swell up....at least they have to give the sea...
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    Vegan Buddies Project (US)

    I just found this on Viva (scroll down to 'Vegan Buddies') and thought I'd share. I don't know much about it but I like the concept. From what I gather, it's a network for new vegans to buddy up with...
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    Re: Heather Mills' vegan restaurant plan

    Me too

    I do think the vegan 'fast food' restaurant is a great idea assuming the food is organic and healthy. I hope it takes off internationally.....I dream big
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    Re: Favourite vegan sweets

    I just discovered 'Cherry Nirvana' soy ice cream by Turtle Mountain and it delivers. I tried their peanut butter zig zag recently also thanks to a bunch of thumbs up it got on this board, it was...
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    Re: Junk food ad crackdown announced

    That's brilliant! Over here in the US they allow the fast food chains to target children even on the public broadcasting channel which shows only kids programming during the day. I pre-record the...
  19. Thread: Fast Food Nation

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    Re: Fast Food Nation

    I've read the book 'Fast Food Nation' and I'm going to see the movie on the release date which is Nov 17, 2006, here in the states. I was discouraged to learn that the author of the book Eric...
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    Re: Humans living far beyond planet's means

    :) Glad you liked it howdawg, I thought it may be too long a read to hold much interest. I thought it was a great, though sad, read.

    Get an idea of where you rank in the grand scheme of things:...
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    Humans living far beyond planet's means

    Humans living far beyond planet's means

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    Humans are stripping nature at an unprecedented rate and will need two planets' worth of natural resources every year by 2050 on current...
  22. Thread: Coffee

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    Re: New movie about Fair Trade Coffee

    Capitalism is alive and well. Not only are the workers being ripped off but the consumer who pays $2.50 for a .20 cup of coffee is also ripped off. After watching the clip, I feel even better about...
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    Re: Your Input Into a New Vegan Shopping Website

    I shop at Pangea because they have the best selection of vegan dog/cat products that I've found so far. Since I order the vegan cat/dog products from them, it's easier just to get items for myself...
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    Re: vegan gourmet... cheddar? Eww gross...

    My husband loves it. I melt it with a little soymilk, green chiles and tomatoes and use it as a dip. I use both the cheddar and mozz on pizza, it's good!
  25. Re: vegan girls become vegan women and keep on evolving thru the 'MP' feedback please!

    I'm a long way from menopause, sorry I can't help there. I did read this article the other day and thought I'd share:
    http://www.pcrm.org/news/commentary020725.html
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    Re: Ever been to vegan essentials?

    I'm loyal to Pangea because they carry my vegecat and vegedog supplement and veggie ears, so it's easier to just order other stuff at the same time.
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    Re: Need help w/angry pediatrician

    I don't have kids but I do have a vegan doctor. I would seek out a vegan doctor if possible or find one that's vegan friendly. As your child gets older they may be influenced by the negativity...
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    Re: Help cooking for a hardcore carnivore!

    I'm rather mean about this sort of thing. Unless they have a particular dietary problem, they can eat what I serve all of my guests. You may want to try the whole Tofurkey meal in a box, I've never...
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    Re: On a quest for real vegan ice cream

    I buy Turtle Mountain Soy Ice Cream. It's really vegan and organic. It tastes so much better than Tofutti. I found out that Tofutti wasn't really vegan a while back and posted it everywhere I could,...
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    Sticky: Poll: Re: Have you ever had a B12 deficiency caused by your diet?

    Before I became vegan I had a deficiency. Since being vegan, my blood tests are always fine. I know several meat eaters who have a deficiency.
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    Re: What's a good way to inform about B12?

    Here's a great online talk from Dr. Michael Greger, he goes into length about vitamin B12. The lecture has really important nutritional information for vegans and I suggest everyone listen. I learned...
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    Re: Order of reasoning for going vegan?

    ethical concern for animals
    health
    environment
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    Poll: Re: How much organic stuff in your life?

    I go out of my way to buy organic, it's that important for health and the environment. When I go the long distance where organic is readily available, I load up on bulk organic grains....I save a lot...
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