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    Chocolate cake

    Michelle -

    This is my favorite chocolate cake recipe - I have made it for family and it was a very big hit - good texture, good taste. Its on veganfood.net

    INGREDIENTS

    1 1/2 cups...
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    Although my education and experience in the...

    Although my education and experience in the Animal Liberation movement isnīt much, and I havenīt had much experience debating the issue of veganism, I can say that on an instinctive level, using...
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    If you eat the same amount of calories that you...

    If you eat the same amount of calories that you burn, you will maintain your wieght, it doesnīt matter if you eat omni or veg*n. There is no magic thing about gaining or losing weight - Even vegans...
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    Yoghurt was just about the only dairy I at eon a...

    Yoghurt was just about the only dairy I at eon a regular basis before I was vegan - I had some soy yoghurt when I first made the transition, buit I also donīt like them much, and I avoid all...
  5. Poll: Gee, Phillip, you should have told us that a long...

    Gee, Phillip, you should have told us that a long time ago - I would have added it to my reasons for being vegan ;)


    regards,
    globesetter
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    I went from omni to vegan over a period of about...

    I went from omni to vegan over a period of about 2 weeks - I just continued eating the food I had at home, and added something new everyday or so. I think, that it would be less stressful to do it...
  7. Thread: Atkins

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    All studies ever done on low carb diets and their...

    All studies ever done on low carb diets and their results are compiled on this site - Dr. Gregor, is a very thorough researcher and post all sources - everything he reports can be checked. For...
  8. Thread: Atkins

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    The latest on Atkins

    Dr. Michael Gregor has compiled all the facts that can be found on the Atikins diet - or low carb in general, and has put up a comprehensive website about it - http://www.AtkinsFacts.org

    regards,...
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    Welcome Finch

    It looks like youīve gotten some great answers to your questions already, so I will just add a bit of my experiences.


    I folllow a quote I got from Mr. Michael Gregor, and eat greens, beans,...
  10. Thread: Bread

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    You might try the bakery section of the grocery...

    You might try the bakery section of the grocery store, rather than the regular packaged bread aisle, or a regular bakery.

    regards,
    globesetter
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    you should be getting enough protein through...

    you should be getting enough protein through veggies, beans and grains - if you are a serious athlete with extra protein needs, then you can supplement with a protein shake or something like that you...
  12. Thread: Weight

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    Foxytina - sorry about your mom - I am very...

    Foxytina -

    sorry about your mom - I am very impressed at your positive attitude - you will get where you want to be if you take one day at a time.

    I think it also helps to not to put too...
  13. Thread: Weight

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    Just stick to eating greens, beans, grains and...

    Just stick to eating greens, beans, grains and fruit - and burn more calories that you eat. Add a 20 minute walk or other exercise to your daily routine -


    When I want to watch my weight, I eat...
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    Poll: Congratulations - its been 10 months for me. ...

    Congratulations - its been 10 months for me.


    regards,
    globesetter
  15. Thread: resturants

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    I also recommend calling ahead - it also depends...

    I also recommend calling ahead - it also depends where you are - in Boston, for example, I went to several restaurants that didnīt have a problem catering to me at all - but if you are in a small...
  16. Thread: Fake meat

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    There are a few restaurants here who also serve...

    There are a few restaurants here who also serve different `meat`s`that are vegan - they are soy or seitan products - they are seasoned and prepared differently to taste like whatever meat they are...
  17. What a great idea! regards, globesetter

    What a great idea!


    regards,
    globesetter
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    You donīt really need to eat the specialty foods...

    You donīt really need to eat the specialty foods - I had a blast shopping for food when I first went vegan - but actually, all you need is fruit, veggies, beans and grains - dried or canned beans are...
  19. Thread: Soya milk

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    I never had a problem with the spout/cover...

    I never had a problem with the spout/cover breaking off on my soy milk - I sometimes get Alpro, but its usually Granovita. It stores fine in the fridge.

    I am not very good about giving it a good...
  20. Celeste, many of the points you mention in your...

    Celeste, many of the points you mention in your post have been responded to by the vast amount of information on B12 available on this site. Perhaps you would enjoy reading some of those.


    The...
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    I donīt know what kind of teeth you have, but my...

    I donīt know what kind of teeth you have, but my `canines` would be no more capable of ripping into raw flesh than my fingernails would be of tearing it.


    We also donīt have the enzymes in our...
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    My INCISORS work well on broccoli....not so good...

    My INCISORS work well on broccoli....not so good on raw animals -

    Not only have you given us a great lesson on anatomy and nutrition, but also on spelling!

    :D

    Have a nice day.
  23. Thread: Pilates

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    Well, I am not an expert, but as I understand it...

    Well, I am not an expert, but as I understand it - when you lift weights or do sports that require lots of strength, the muscles build up in the middle - thatīs why there is a buldge. When you do...
  24. Thread: Pilates

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    I did Pilates for over a year with a private...

    I did Pilates for over a year with a private trainer. He moved away, and my life changed, so I couldnīt continue but would like to very much.


    Pilates is based on the principle of developing a...
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    I donīt eat any of the foods you listed here,...

    I donīt eat any of the foods you listed here, besides tofu, so I donīt have any suggestions for you! I stick with fruits, veggies, a few whole grains and legumes. I donīt eat tofu mroe than once or...
  26. You can get almond butter in any whole foods...

    You can get almond butter in any whole foods grocery store or health food store - there are all kinds of nut butters available - haselnut, cashew, sesame (called tahini) and almond. I love them, and...
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    I donīt have the disease, but there are cookbooks...

    I donīt have the disease, but there are cookbooks out there who cater to people with the disease. You can download 2 free cookbooks at www.vitalita.com. I have made some recipes from them and I...
  28. Thread: Weight

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    Hi - I have been vegan for about 9 months - I...

    Hi -

    I have been vegan for about 9 months - I did lose some weight in the beginning, but I didnīt try to do it, or plan it. I think going vegan cuts out alot of high calorie foods, like baked...
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    Latest report on low carb diets

    NPR has a nice report on the latest medical news....


    http://www.npr.org/display_pages/features/feature_1901288.html


    Low carb showed faster weight loss on average over 6 months, but the same...
  30. Thread: Calories

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    I have counted my calories on www.fitday.com. ...

    I have counted my calories on www.fitday.com. Once I got the idea of how much I eat, I can pretty much judge on my own - I eat about 1500 calories a day.

    Calories do matter - if we eat more...
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    That is interesting - here in Vienna they do it...

    That is interesting - here in Vienna they do it the same as in the US....
  32. Thread: Shortbread

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    I made this today - assuming that the 3000 gram...

    I made this today - assuming that the 3000 gram margarine was a typo and used 300!

    Delicious, but is kind of crumbly.


    Next time, I may add a bit of oil, or use flax seed boiled in water to...
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    I donīt understand your numbers - cholesterol is...

    I donīt understand your numbers - cholesterol is usually described in 3 digit numbers - there are two components : low density = ldl and high density=hdl, and then total cholesterol.

    I`ve...
  34. Thanks veganmike - I was drawing a blank :eek: ...

    Thanks veganmike - I was drawing a blank :eek: How could I forget Isaac?!?!?


    I think there was another one though, who is not so famous....


    regards,
    globesetter
  35. Julie said: but that has no bearing on whether...

    Julie said:

    but that has no bearing on whether or not a vegan feels all right about eating animals who were NOT killed ...



    And I said:


    I know many vegans who do not feel alright about...
  36. I know many vegans (15-20 of them) and none of...

    I know many vegans (15-20 of them) and none of them would eat a deer, or any other animal that was accidentally killed, or died a natural death. Most vegans who have not eaten animal products for...
  37. Peta organized a demonstration here in Vienna...

    Peta organized a demonstration here in Vienna that compared the animal industry to the holocaust- It was organzed by the grandson of a holocaust survivor, but the media and most people who saw the...
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    A friend of mine makes chocolate mousse with...

    A friend of mine makes chocolate mousse with silken tofu, and coconut milk. If the coconut milk is very cold, it whips up pretty well. I have never tried to make it, but she does and it tastes and...
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    FDA refuses to test a downed cow in Texas for mad cow....


    http://www.nytimes.com/2004/05/08/opinion/08SAT3.html?th
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    She just has worms and a light intestinal infection. She just finished anti biotics, and almost finished with her worm tablets.

    She isnīt a puppy, though - between 2 adn 3 years old.

    She has...
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