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World Vegan Day treats you can find in your local supermarket

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Happy World Vegan Day! It was established in 1994 by Louise Wallis - then Chair of The Vegan Society in the UK - to commemorate their 50th anniversary and the coining of the terms "vegan" and "veganism".  Since then, many treats have been termed 'accidentally vegan' in supermarkets - as very few vegans were unaware it was safe to eat. Looking for a delicious vegan treat but don't have the time to read the small print? Lucky for you, I’ve done the dirty work. Starburst Haribo – Sour Rainbow Strips, Sour Rainbow Twists. Flying Saucers   Love Hearts Skittles Polo Mints Original Jelly Tots McCoy’s – Salt & Malt Vinegar, Ultimate Sea Salt & Black Pepper, Ultimate Sizzling BBQ Chicken, Ultimate Chargrilled

Cutting meat out of your diet will not make you look like your super skinny vegan friend

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Having recently learned that pigs have the ability to learn to play video games faster than your average three year-old (I swear, fact check me), I revisited my yearning to cut meat out of my diet despite my horrific lack of willpower. When talking to a friend about just this, she mentioned she would only cut meat out of her diet as a means of losing weight. This had me wondering, would simply just cutting meat out of my diet facilitate weight loss? Seems too easy - and it is. But, only to an extent. While cutting meat out of your diet can aid in weight-loss, it takes a fair amount of nutritional education to be sure that you are getting enough protein, not too many carbohydrates, and maintaining a balanced diet while trying to lose weight as a vegan or vegetarian. I had...