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    Re: Weight Control & Uneaten/Leftover Food

    So long as it is lighter in colour than the plate.

    I'm not sure how well it actually works when the psychology of a dieter is applied to the optical illusion,
    but that's the Mathematical logic...
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    Re: Don't put uneaten portions in the fridge.

    It makes sense. If you draw a black square on a white piece of paper, and a white square on a black piece of paper, although both squares the same size, the white square looks bigger, it's an optical...
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    Re: Don't put uneated portions in the fridge.

    Make sure you drink 6-8 glasses of water throughout the day.
    Alot of the time people think they are hungry when they are actually thirsty.
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    Re: Don't put uneated portions in the fridge.

    :) OK.

    Another one:
    If you eat a variety of different colours on your plate and eat at the table without distractions (so turn TV off at dinner time, and actually stop working during your lunch...
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    Weight Control & Uneaten/Leftover Food

    If you're like me, you'll go back and eat more.
    Say you make something that has 2 or 4 servings (most recipes are 2 or 4 servings). Dish out your portion and put the rest in the FREEZER IMMEDIATELY....
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    Re: Is it easy to live as a vegan in New Zealand?

    We said it was easy to be Vegan in New Zealand, we didn't say it was easy to be a pampered Vegan haha.
    We do have those things, but like, for example the soy yoghurt, at my supermarket anyway, there...
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    Re: Has anyone ever tried those patches?

    Yeah, I should have known that really. lol.
    I'm so impatient though.
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    Has anyone ever tried those patches?

    They are advertising a 'slim patch' and a 'reduce your waistline patch' on TV alot atm in New Zealand. I was just wondering if anyone ever used them and they actually work? The ingredients are just...
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    Re: where to buy quinoa cheaply in Australia?

    Do you live in the city or in a suburb?
    When I was out west I noticed the Kelston Foodtown didn't have many Vegan things at all, whereas the Foodtown downtown has quinoa amoung other things that...
  10. Thread: Going Raw

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    Re: Going Raw

    I have been reading about the health benefits of being raw lately,
    and I was wondering, because I'm not too sure I want to eat completely raw even though I think it's very healthful.
    So are there...
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    Poll: Re: Has your weight changed since going vegan?

    I'm so sorry I didn't notice this comment earlier.
    Argh, you need a hug! *HUGZ and HUGZ you*
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    Re: Cosmetics and Body Care?

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    Re: Cosmetics and Body Care?

    Yeah I found a hippy-type store that has some good body and skincare necessities,
    East West Organics, in Glen Eden (Unit G 273 West Coast Road).
    And some products you do need to check carefully for...
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    Re: Why weren't you vegan before you became vegan?

    Doesn't wholefoods have lots of Vegan stuff like cakes and biscuits(erm..cookies for the Americans lol) and everything? (I've never been to wholefoods the one here is in GreyLynn , so yeah). The...
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    Re: What did you eat today?

    Wow, you can stop at 3 squares of chocolate. You're a good girl haha.
    I want to know what sprouted grain and almond cereal is, sounds good...
    Maybe there is somewhere I can order online that will...
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    Re: Why weren't you vegan before you became vegan?

    I believed what I had always been taught growing up, that we need animal foods to survive and be healthy.

    When I was younger I told my parents I wanted to be a vegetarian, they convinced me it...
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    Re: What did you eat today?

    I made the best salad today.
    Don't you hate going out and finding the only Vegan option on the menu is a salad? so you think 'yeah a salad would be good and healthy, why not' THEN they bring out...
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    Re: Animals Like Vegans Better?

    My cat loves me, but she always did, because I'm the one who feeds her probably.
    My friend's rabbits let me pat them and don't let my friend near at all.
    Maybe "prey animals" like Vegans better...
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    Re: Vegemite B12

    I couldn't care less if it was kosher or not personally, It doesn't bother me if they share factory equipment used for meat. Seriously, it's not like I'm gonna start saying "I'm not going to shop at...
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    Re: Vegemite B12

    I didn't know they did that.. They say it is suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans!
    Does Sanitarium also do that?
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    Re: Vegemite B12

    Marmite is made in NZ (it's slightly different to the UK one), Vegemite comes from Aussie.

    I suppose I could just send an e-mail to Kraft and ask, I grew up with Vegemite so I like it better than...
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    Vegemite B12 in NZ/Australia

    I've read online that Vegemite and Marmite have B12,
    so I went to the cupboard and read the packet of Vegemite to determine how much Vegemite one should eat to get enough B12 (had my suspicions I...
  23. Re: HELP: i've lost the VEGAN in me! and i'm sad! (NEW HERE)

    If you need some encouragement, just keep thinking what is the best kind of food to be eating with your daughter, the importance of feeding her healthy plant foods and the damage meat and dairy can...
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    Is LoSalt Healthy?

    You know the reduced sodium salt stuff.
    Is it healthy or full of nasty chemicals?
    I like salty foods, so I thought I ought to buy LoSalt, but it doesn't really say much on the tube, just "reduced...
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    Re: How important is Breastfeeding?

    I did have some counseling years ago, and I have had relationships that have been functional and healthy sexually, but I'ld always wear a bra and not liked them touched but it wasn't an issue because...
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    How important is breastfeeding?

    Someday in the future, I'ld like to start a family, but I really don't know if I could handle Breastfeeding. I have extremely sensitive nipples and have been through some sexual abuse and rape in the...
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    Re: Quit smoking! (Encouragement thread)

    Does anyone have any advice when it's the habit that is addictive and not the nicotine?
    I've managed to stop smoking all the time at home and stuff, but I still smoke at work. I work at a bar, and...
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    Re: egg replacer - recipe ideas??

    Before today I've never cooked in my life.
    Tonight I mixed together in a bowl some No-Egg and margarine, a head of broccoli that I chopped up, with a packet of mixed pieces potato pumpkin and...
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    Re: Blackstrap Molasses

    Heh cute.

    Yeah it's sweet, way too sweet (never a fan of sweet things),
    but mostly it's the bitter poison like taste that gets to me.
    But maybe thats just me, I also think lettuce and walnuts...
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    Blackstrap Molasses

    It's suppose to be really healthy, heaps of vitamins and minerals and shit.

    But it is also disgusting. I couldn't eat a teaspoon, so I spread the teaspoon over slices of apple, it was disgusting,...
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    Re: I'm not really vegan

    Realfood Mary is bang-on correct.

    "Laying Hens" have been bred to produce 250 eggs each per year.
    Before factory farming (i.e. the pioneering family farmed hens) they produced 70 eggs each per...
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    Re: Soy Protein Isolate?

    Soy protein isolate isn't BAD
    Soy isn't bad.
    But too much of ANY one substance is toxic to the body, including healthy things like vitamins and even water.

    The only reason why soy might be...
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    Re: Cosmetics and Body Care?

    Thanks, I will check those out.
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    Re: What can we eat in chain restaurants?

    Oh I never heard about that, yukky.
    I'm pretty sure they are Vegan now, even if they wern't before.
    But they might cook their chicken nuggets and such in the same deep fryers because when I worked...
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    Re: Urm... periods stopped!

    I don't think models could actually be a size 0,
    That's the same a size 4 right? There are only a couple shops here that even sell size 4 (aimed at 13 yr olds) the rest of the stores smallest size...
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    Re: Which non-dairy milk can I use to make a cup of tea??

    EDIT: Uh duh, I gave a really stupid suggestion due to not reading the original post properly.
    Must. Open. Eyes.
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    Re: Is it easy to live as a vegan in New Zealand?

    I'm sorry you found it difficult to be Vegan here.
    I just go to the supermarket and get mostly fruit, veg, rice, oats, oils, herbs and spices and very little else. There are some specialty Vegan...
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    Poll: Re: How Old Were You....

    I was never a Vegetarian, went Vegan at age 20.
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    Re: where to buy quinoa cheaply in Australia?

    In New Zealand, they have it at the supermarket (Foodtown) it comes in bags that are 450g and costs $4.30 NZ, which is $3.85 Australian, so 250g should be around $2 Australian.

    Get your Vegan butt...
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    Re: What can we eat in chain restaurants?

    Wasn't tryna argue, just saying. :)
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