Dear Readers, I've survived freshers week and its now been over a month since I moved in to university! Everything has been quite crazy. I've been busy adjusting to my new surroundings and at the same time attempting to learn something... but rest assured my blog has not been forgotten! I thought i'd give you an insight into some of the cheap student meals I've been cooking since I arrived. Because contrary to the popular belief that veganism is too expensive for the average student it turns out its actually quite easily :) I apologise in advance for the pink [...]
1- The term vegan was coined in 1944 by Donald Watson 2- There is an estimated figure of 16million vegetarians of which around 7.5million are vegans in the US alone! 3-80% of antibiotics sold in the US are for livestock. 4- One vegan saves 1.3 million gallons of water every year 5-Humans are biologically herbivores, we were not designed to eat meat. 6- A study done by Nobel Prize winner Elizabeth Blackburn found that a vegan diet caused more than 500 genes to change in three months, turning on genes that prevent disease and turning off genes that cause cancer, heart disease, and [...]
Dear Readers, Often people vegan or not are unaware of the huge amount of food we vegans are actually able to eat. This is often because people get so caught up on looking for the food in supermarket labelled vegan, but actually these foods are often what give our vegan diet a bad name. This is because these commercially produced substitute foods sold in supermarkets are 1.Full of chemicals 2.Overpriced (as we are a niche market which companies are able to take advantage of due to lack of competitors) 3. Can be far more unhealthy for you than eating the real thing [...]
I would just like to say thank you to all the people so far who have taken the time to read my blog and I hope you will continue to do so, i look forward to sharing with you in the future, I have picked out a quote to share with you all which holds a powerful message, "The time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men."~ Leonardo Da Vinci Heres to a better future, until next time, charlotte xxxx
I love this. I saw it on my Facebook page a while ago and immediately saved it, this is just so true. There is so much stigma surrounding veganism yet so many of those who judge know so little about the reasons behind our choice.