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    Re: Stella McCartney perfume

    Hello. If you google 'Stella McCartney perfume "vegan"' there are several sites that say it is vegan. (Putting quotes round the word "vegan" stops Google from finding "vegetarian" as well, I think.)...
  2. Thread: pom bears

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    Re: pom bears

    Could they just not have updated their table since reformulating?https://lucysfriendlyfoods.wordpress.com/2012/09/22/pom-bear-original-crisps-now-milk-free/ Best to write and ask, though.
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    Re: Vegan Southampton & Hampshire

    Not too bad then... Thanks Risker!
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    Re: Vegan Southampton & Hampshire

    Ah! I forgot to check the date on your message. Probably shouldn't expect a reply to my tweet :) Anywhere good there now?
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    Re: Vegan Southampton & Hampshire

    Risker, the Jamie Oliver one ought to be vegan-friendly considering how much he goes on about it now, oughtn't it? I went to a Jamie's Italian a while ago and they claimed they had a separate menu...
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    Poll: Re: When did you switch to a vegan diet?

    21! I might start claiming that's my age, online at least.
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    Re: Fish: health benefits?

    Clueless Git was just being sarcastic, Lucy. Obviously fish isn't essential for plant growth as plants grow without it.

    If vegans garden or farm, they avoid the use of animal products. Here's a...
  8. Re: warrior blend supplement / complete amino acids / new vegan, or nearly vegan

    Hi Katherine

    Easier in the sense of easier to count calories etc? Maybe, but wouldn't you feel hungry all the time?

    A lot of natural plant foods are low in calories and they will also fill you...
  9. Re: warrior blend supplement / complete amino acids / new vegan, or nearly vegan

    Hi Clouddog, can you explain more about why you are thinking about basing your diet around a protein powder?

    I associate them with bodybuilding etc but even so people manage seem to fine without...
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    Re: low budget, animal free diet?

    Go to a street market (or if you don't have one a supermarket near to closing time when things are marked down). See what vegetables are in season and therefore cheap. Buy a good quantity of those...
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    Re: Real Vegan Cheese: Kite Hill (CA, USA)

    Well done Pat! Let us know how it goes.
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    Re: Indian Restaurant! Need some help :(

    That sounds very annoying, Robin. I guess you can get stroppy disobliging people anywhere unfortunately.

    Generalising a bit, people who run Indian restaurants here seem typically to be fairly...
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    Re: Real Vegan Cheese: Kite Hill (CA, USA)

    That's an interesting idea, I never knew you could use that as rennet. I can't see anyone selling dried thistles etc, but OTOH they must be in season somewhere in the world!
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    Re: Indian Restaurant! Need some help :(

    Hi, welcome!

    I haven't been to your country unfortunately but my experience of Indian restaurants here and in other parts of Europe is that they are usually pretty helpful, and are knowledgeable...
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    Re: Thanksgiving 2014

    Maybe some kind of nut roast, which is a traditional vegan and vegetarian celebration dish in the UK - not sure if it is there? Some of them have breadcrumbs in but not all, e.g....
  16. Thread: Pizza Hut

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    Re: Pizza Hut

    All of those sound very good, CG and Robin (I probably should go and have something to eat as any sort of food is sounding good!).

    Pizza Hut certainly wouldn't be my first choice but I suppose...
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    Re: Is it okay or no?

    I agree with Robin - it's fine.

    In fact, following on from what Robin says, animal prints could be preferable to fake leather in the sense that nobody is going to mistake them for animal bits....
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    Re: Am i not 100% committed?

    Waitrose has a variety of non-vegan ones like these http://www.waitrose.com/shop/ProductView-10317--75898-Waitrose+Delicatezze+spinach+falafels thought they do also stock vegan ones (Caudron, I...
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    Re: Am i not 100% committed?

    I have come across non-vegan felafels too - incredibly annoying when they put honey or something else unnecessary in.

    As the others say, you're doing fine clouddog - shopping for vegan stuff will...
  20. Re: Weakness and headaches (possibly) due to improper vegan diet

    Could perhaps be blood sugar problems if you are eating a lot of refined carbs, which cause "spikes" followed by dips. Google "glycemic load" and you can read about this idea.

    If you think it...
  21. Re: Bulk Buying Laundry and Cleaning products online

    Hi, would this stuff be any good? http://www.naturalcollection.com/shop/bio-d/?page=2 Quite a few of them are available in bulk but I don't know how cheaply they would work out if you used them in...
  22. Thread: Nails

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    Re: Nails

    Hi, if you haven't already looked into omega oils, especially omega 3, you might want to. Sorry, can't find a vegan link at the moment but this explains it a bit...
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    Re: If you accidentally buy non-vegan food

    I'm with dropscone - I sometimes buy things with cross-contamination warnings, because I don't consider that my custom is encouraging the use of animal products in those instances.
  24. Thread: vegan wraps

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    Re: vegan wraps

    I thought I "knew" that the Mission Deli ones were vegan but I can't actually find a UK site that says that - only this US one...
  25. Re: 1000 kcal - eat once a day, then once in 2 days.

    Hi - what is your objective in eating like this, if I may ask?

    It's an interesting experiment, but to add to the good points Robin makes, I would be worried that it might not be possible to get...
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    Re: Where shall I go?

    Hi Risker - I've been trying to PM you but your mailbox is full!
  27. Re: Vegan Cookery Classes/Short Courses outside of London?

    Hi, the Vegetarian Society's Cordon Vert school do do a couple of vegan ones, not sure if they're what you're after though...
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    Re: How common is osteoporosis in vegans?

    Well done, Robin. Apart from anything else, it's great to have evidence that you can solve this problem while staying vegan, not that we doubted it of course ;)
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    Re: Vegan in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

    That's good news Sarah. Akbar's sounds jolly nice. Some Italian ones can be ok too - Carluccio's have a vegan list - but I agree it's hit and miss.
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    Re: Where shall I go?

    You'd be welcome to come to Wandsworth too of course, Risker, but I'm guessing you're thinking about somewhere a little more exotic :)
  31. Re: Doctor says that I NEED to have some animal protein in my diet

    Good points from Robin. FWIW I used to have hormone problems that might have been pill-related and they seemed to resolve after I went vegan, but a sample of one doesn't tell you much :)
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    Re: Vegan in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

    Hope you have a good time!

    There are also quite a few chain restaurants that have vegan options here - Pizza Express and Wagamama for example - but I don't know which have branches in Newcastle....
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    Re: Vegan in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

    Hello, I'm a bit late replying so you've probably already found places! I expect you've seen the various online guides e.g. http://www.happycow.net/europe/england/newcastle_upon_tyne/

    My...
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    Re: Where shall I go?

    I'm not jealous but - you jammy sod! :)

    I know you're not looking for accommodation but FWIW I was reading that couchsurfing can be a good way of meeting other vegans in new places...
  35. Re: Doctor says that I NEED to have some animal protein in my diet

    Hi, did the nutritionist explain why they thought you needed animal protein?

    As far as I am aware there's nothing in it that you can't get from eating a good variety of plant-based foods. If you...
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    Re: Greasy Spoon Near Hyde Park

    Haha, don't forget to bring your ferrets as well, or is that some other part of the country?

    Inspiral is jolly nice, I haven't been there for breakfast but everything I've had from there has been...
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    Re: Greasy Spoon Near Hyde Park

    Hmm, I haven't been pickpocketed in London since about 1980 but it's true that I have gone around with my bag clamped under my arm ever since.

    I suppose Tibits etc are a bit expensive by...
  38. Thread: New to raw

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    Re: New to raw

    Hello, there are sometimes people on here who are knowledgeable about raw food but I'm afraid I'm not one of them. However I eat quite a lot of nuts and seeds and rarely soak any of them, if that...
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    Re: Anyone been to El Piano in York?

    Hello, that's excellent news about York. I always liked it but the vegan food opportunities were a bit limited at one time IIRC. Must try and get up there soon!
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    Re: Greasy Spoon Near Hyde Park

    Hello there - do you mean somewhere that's open, like, in the morning? :o

    I can't think of anywhere round there offhand except for Tibits which is hardly a greasy spoon although they do have...
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