I've recently been reading a book titled Vegan for Life by Norris and Messina and can definitely recommend that.
From experience I can recommend paying attention to your Omega fats. I don't like using the straight oil in any cooking myself and for a long time I used flax oil capsules. However a few months ago I discovered Opti3 Omega which is garnered from algae, the stuff whic
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I have ancestral roots in Myanmar and I'd say the bulk of Buddhist monks there - and probably in most denominations - eat dead protein hacked off murdered creatures, including fish. I had a baptist upbringing in the U.K myself and was amazed to see the general incoherence of most "believers", following their priest around David Koresh style.
I think this gets to the nub
Most societies and the Homo Sapiens within them consume dead protein/pets, and I'm not so unrealistic to believe that this shallow "niceness" will change any time soon. Personally I'm aware of things Jack-the-Unfit and Bitch-to-the-Bone Savages eat but whenever I get any rubbish from "nice" folk (assholes), I usually don't bother trying to reason with these monsters; in my exp
It was my love of animals that did it for me during my childhood, not to mention that my favourite foods were always fruit and vegetables. Veganism now because I fully appreciate the lot of hens, although I've never been a regular eater of eggs anyway.
For me the issue of animal welfare - or rather cruelty - finally condemned my previous occasional consumption of eggs to the definite past. I don't buy the idea that vegan food is less tasty than non-vegan; it really depends on your cooking skills, and how enthusiastically you search out vegan fare and products. Add to that the great vegan cookbooks around; my current favourite is Isa Chandra Mos
For me the fact that you've got contradictory opinions on soy can only mean one thing; it's perfectly okay to consume - so long as you don't go overboard on the unfermented stuff. I actually like soy milk, but you've also got oat, and rice "milks" on the market too. Soy's not the be all and end all; gluten and other veggie "meats, not to mention vital & nutritious fresh fruit a