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  • Veganism is extremism? Highlight the attitude of University students as they search to establish their identity separate from their peers and their parents are highly susceptible to attaching themselves to a 'radical' movement. Whether this is socialism, environmentalism or veganism.

    Veganism is extremism?

    Veganism is extremism? Highlight the attitude of University students as they search to establish their identity separate from their peers and their parents are highly susceptible to attaching themselves to a 'radical' movement. Whether this is socialism, environmentalism or veganism.

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  • The trend towards cycling is a result of people's growing concern for their own health, the environment and their wallet. This is right in-line with the movement towards going veg*n.

    Vegan cycling

    The trend towards cycling is a result of people's growing concern for their own health, the environment and their wallet. This is right in-line with the movement towards going veg*n.

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  • Being vegan can be a great way to save money without compromising on variety or quality of foods. Whether you've been affected by the recession or you need to increase your savings the vegan diet can be a great starting point to spending less but getting more.

    Veganism on a budget

    Being vegan can be a great way to save money without compromising on variety or quality of foods. Whether you've been affected by the recession or you need to increase your savings the vegan diet can be a great starting point to spending less but getting more.

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  • It seems carnivores want to make us, vegetarians and vegans, out to be the environmental bad guys. As the Brazilian rainforest is being destroyed by illegal soybean plantations the finger is being pointed at us the biggest culprit. Except, of course, that according to Worldwatch Institute nearly 80 per cent of global soybean harvest is used to feed livestock.

    Soybeans and the environment

    It seems carnivores want to make us, vegetarians and vegans, out to be the environmental bad guys. As the Brazilian rainforest is being destroyed by illegal soybean plantations the finger is being pointed at us the biggest culprit. Except, of course, that according to Worldwatch Institute nearly 80 per cent of global soybean harvest is used to feed livestock.

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  • But here I found myself forced to defend over and over again my reasons for being vegan - the benefits to the environment, the improvement to the animal’s wellbeing, the advantage for my own health. The situation escalated to the point a friend asked me if I was going to wait until I'd had my first miscarriage before I started 'taking care' of myself. The support I was once given as a vegan was gone replaced by scepticism and doubt that I was putting my health in danger.

    Veganism and vitamin deficiencies

    But here I found myself forced to defend over and over again my reasons for being vegan - the benefits to the environment, the improvement to the animal’s wellbeing, the advantage for my own health. The situation escalated to the point a friend asked me if I was going to wait until I'd had my first miscarriage before I started 'taking care' of myself. The support I was once given as a vegan was gone replaced by scepticism and doubt that I was putting my health in danger.

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  • The desire to go veg*n is just the start. If you're thinking it's for you then resources like Happy Cow are an absolute blessing as they help you locate restaurants and food centres catering to veg*n diets. Ease yourself into your new lifestyle. Embrace a healthier new you and good luck!

    A beginners guide to going veg*n

    The desire to go veg*n is just the start. If you're thinking it's for you then resources like Happy Cow are an absolute blessing as they help you locate restaurants and food centres catering to veg*n diets. Ease yourself into your new lifestyle. Embrace a healthier new you and good luck!

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