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    Re: help me with a sticker

    Progress is indeed gradual, but that doesn't mean we should deliver the message gradual as well. Because then we get gradual steps to our gradual messages and it all takes longer and we run the risk...
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    Re: help me with a sticker

    "...one of the most intelligent animals on the planet..."

    I would drop "or vegetarian". Because:
    a) we want people to go vegan
    b) and "a step towards consuming less animal products" is somewhat...
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    Re: Feedback for vegan store names?

    I understand avoiding the word vegan if you need to attract mainstream business, just in case I like to add the name "The Vegan Find" to the list with names that have vegan.

    To the names that...
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    Re: Ultra-pacifist veganism

    This is what a fruitarian diet is. Searching for 'fruitarian' should give you tons of results.
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    Re: Substitution for whey?

    Probiotiocs is the general public marketing version of stool transplant: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fecal_bacteriotherapy

    Instead of putting another persons poop up your bum they refined it,...
  6. Re: Is it possible to neutralise the flavour of coconut oil?

    It might be possible with cryogenisation, but that might not be possible without specialized equipment. It is what this company (http://www.mycryo.com/callebaut/en/about.html) does with cocoa butter...
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    Re: Mini-questions and mini-answers about this forum

    If you comment in the same thread in short succession when none else commented in between your second post gets appended to your first, and the two posts separated with that updated line.
  8. Thread: Fortified Soup

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    Re: Fortified Soup

    If you make soup from fresh ingredients you can just cook dry beans in it. Canned beans are very wasteful as metal and water are a large portion of the weight transported around. Washing away the...
  9. Thread: Vegan lactose?

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    Re: Vegan Lactose?

    That is lactic acid, made from bacteria. Not lactose which is the sugar in milk from mammals. Lactic acid has nothing to do with milk really but was first discovered/extracted from milk back in 1780...
  10. Thread: Vegan lactose?

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    Re: Vegan Lactose?

    From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kefir#Milk_types
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    Re: Slow digestion?

    Do you get enough fiber? Have you lost weight these past 6 months? Maybe you simply don't eat enough? If you switched from calorie dense foods to more raw uncooked veggies you would have to eat more...
  12. Re: Raising a baby vegetarian when the dad really is not on board

    The packed lunches rule probably only applies when eating in the canteen? Can't they eat a packed lunch elsewhere?
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    Re: Vegan remedies for psoriasis?

    Have you checked what the active ingredient is in that ointment? If the active ingredient is vegan but something else in the ointment isn't, maybe your pharmacy can get a hold of that active...
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    Re: Kellogg's misprint

    For a company like that "small number" has a different meaning than for the rest of us heh.
    Thanks for sharing the information.
  15. Thread: Tartex

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    Re: Tartex

    Tartex comes in cans too. If those aren't available in your area try to find a tube key perhaps.

    http://www.torquato.co.uk/mall/2/pic/it7658105307.jpg
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    Re: chem trails does anyone else know about these?

    The trails in the sky (not calling them chem trails heh) are actually trapping heat. They work/are like clouds and in places like hubs or around airports might be frequent enough to increase the...
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    Re: How do you view vegetarians?

    So you would let the black slave that lived in the attic of the mansion serve you, but you wouldn't eat from the crops that were grown by the slaves living in dirty sheds next to the fields? Because...
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    Re: How do you view vegetarians?

    I would kill for three exclusively vegan places nearby. We have none :(




    Medical reasons aside of people who need meds and stuff, people that choose to use eggs, milk, fish, get a blanket...
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    Re: Occasional slips and ongoing food cravings

    I don't buy the I crave xxxxx so my body must by missing nutrient yyyyyy thing you see pop up once in a while. Maybe something triggered you (a smell, or a taste) that makes you crave eggs and since...
  20. Re: "Plants have feelings too"

    Not really, fruitarian is only a diet. It would be a step on from a vegan diet, but not from 'vegan'.
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    Re: How do you view vegetarians?

    I can portray a happy cheery vegan and be part of the lovely bunch and be cool to hang out with... just until the rape and abuse starts, then I turn bitter, disappointed and sad. :(

    I agree that a...
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    Re: How do you view vegetarians?

    I don't know about that. All the spent chickens and spent cows and male calves are killed anyway. If there is no demand for the meat the prices will drop resulting in cheaper meat. Cheaper meat...
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    Re: How do you view vegetarians?

    It's not personal when it involves others. Would you call rape, slavery, violence, abuse, theft, abduction, eugenics... done do others a personal choice? Or only when it involves non-human animals...
  24. Re: Vegetarian vs vegan: the trend changed in 2011

    (my bold) "Vegan" is no different than a brand name if you think about it from a marketing perspective. It should be protected and fought for by all who care for it and not dismissed lightheartedly...
  25. Re: Vegetarian vs vegan: the trend changed in 2011

    It would depend on what animal you talk to I guess. Those being used for entertainment or for their skins or other secretions like silk probably don't care what we eat. Reduction of animals that...
  26. Re: Vegetarian vs vegan: the trend changed in 2011

    Sadly it probably has more to do with increased interest in the vegan diet, not veganism itself. People that breed and race pigeons like Tyson are called vegan, so is Clinton who occasionally...
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    Re: Convincing vegetarian mince?

    Alpro has a mince, and if you can believe advertisements Italians can't tell the difference...




    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctGHNxOSS38
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    Re: Cages, yes or no?

    We shouldn't keep animals as pets at all. But we have a responsibility to the animals that we bred and are already here, so we should home those the best as we can. How that should be is dictated by...
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    Re: sugar addict seeking for help

    Since recently stevia has been approved for consumption by the EU. Maybe try some products made with stevia? And/or get some stevia to try baking with it yourself? Unlike artificial sweeteners this...
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    Re: Article - Is this the end of meat?

    I don't know if it is in the article (case of TL;DR) but I know of them and their products. They have some vegan products as well, and mark them as vegan. Usually an indication that they are a bit...
  31. Thread: nut butters

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    Re: nut butters

    I don't have that machine, nor did I ever make nut butter in a food processor or any other way. But I do like cashew butter. If you never had it make sure to add it to the list of nut butters to...
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    Re: Article - Is this the end of meat?

    "Is this the end of meat". This guy uses eggs and milk in a lot of his products. There is no difference between using meat or using milk and eggs from an ethical point of view. Just another welfarist...
  33. Re: Which vegan products available in the US would you like to buy in UK/Europe?

    A while back I tried to get food coloring, all I could find here were nasty colors from chemical source. I couldn't even find someone that would sell me samples of industrial used colors. The only...
  34. Re: What would you do? Ethical question about homemade cheese

    Not only the question about the calves is pertinent. What about how the cows got pregnant? Where they artificially inseminated without their consent? Where they introduced to a bull that was selected...
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    Re: Feminism and veganism

    The video was the wrong version still. Now it's the one from the TED seminar. The sad thing is that it's a woman giving the TED talk in a bit about orgasm. Clearly disconnected from other animals I...
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    Re: Feminism and Veganism

    Don't forget the discrepancy in the treatment between day old male and female chicks. Chick sexer is a job description in that sector.

    The artificial insemination humans do with other species come...
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    Re: Copper overload in vegan diet

    No, ULs indicates the safe daily amount for long periods.



    Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dietary_Reference_Intake#Current_recommendations
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    Re: Vegan Society's new video - your response

    Either your omni friends aren't the smartest bunch or they feel threatened by it and ridiculed it because of that.


    The Tree Stages Of TRUTH: 1. Ridicule 2. Violent Opposition 3. Acceptance!!!
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    Re: Vegan Society's new video - your response

    They also didn't give any recipes or showed pictures of vegan food...
    It's a video about the double standard towards animals, not the diet of humans or the food supply of humans nor the environment....
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    Re: Copper overload in vegan diet

    http://www.ianrpubs.unl.edu/pages/publicationD.jsp?publicationId=295


    Table II. Tolerable Upper Intake Levels (ULs) of Vitamins and Essential Minerals for Adults.

    Copper 10 mg
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