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by vepurusg
Dec 1, 2011 12:22 am
Forum: General Health and Beauty Forum
Topic: Food for healthy hair
Replies: 39
Views: 10922

Re: Food For Healthy Hair

I'm sorry... But how many of these comments are by vegans? Many of them are advocating meat, milk, and eggs. For hair? And half of the comments here look like they're written by spam-bots, or people staffed from some outsourcing firm to create "fluffed up" forum accounts for advertising pu...
by vepurusg
Nov 30, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: Vegan Chat
Topic: Food Libel
Replies: 8
Views: 2171

Re: Food Libel

Generally they can only successfully sue you if it's false. You just have to be very careful about the exact information, make sure you have sources, and don't ever exaggerate or misquote anything (even the slightest inaccuracy can make you liable). More abstract points which the companies can't arg...
by vepurusg
Nov 30, 2011 8:47 am
Forum: General Conversations
Topic: Not a Vegan or Vegetarian but...
Replies: 2
Views: 1043

Re: Not a Vegan or Vegetarian but...

I have a philosophical question to ask in my first posting on this board. Assume for a moment that all animals raised for food or food products were being raised as they were perhaps 100 years ago or so. Modern vegetarianism got its start well before factory farming and other such practices. There ...
by vepurusg
Nov 30, 2011 8:22 am
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: various food questions
Replies: 1
Views: 2089

Re: various food questions

- I use lard and butter (4 to 1 ratio) in my pie crusts to achieve a light flaky crust. What would you recommend as suitable substitutes? - I also use lard for frying. What oils would you recommend that have as high of a smoke point (400+ degrees)? Coconut oil. It's a saturated fat, and should be s...
by vepurusg
Nov 30, 2011 7:44 am
Forum: Veggie Questions and Answers
Topic: Going vegan or not?
Replies: 9
Views: 4940

Re: Going vegan or not?

The likely culprit is carrageenan, which is added to many commercial plant-based milks to make them thicker and "mucus-like" (like cows milk). You can try finding one without that. If you still vomit with a pure milk (like 100% soy or almond), and can otherwise eat soy and almond, then the...

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