Palm Oil- the reality

Dear Readers, As a vegan almost by default you become much more aware of the mistreatment our planet suffers from as the saying goes... 'you can't be any environmentalist if your not a vegan' but the point is that many people are unaware of the huge consequences of consuming unsustainably produced palm oil. Palm oil is not only hugely detrimental to the environment since its is produced mainly through destroying the rainforests particularly in Indonesia and Malaysia to make room to cultivate the plants to produce palm oil. But also this huge deforestation has  implications for the people and wildlife, specifically the [...]

2016-02-22T11:37:14+00:00 vegan, Vegan Facts|1 Comment

10 Quick Facts about Veganism

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 [...]

2016-01-18T10:53:36+00:00 Blog, Vegan Facts|0 Comments