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I'm concerned about being vegan and vegetarian. Can a person get sick from drinking milk but not sick from eating yogurt or cheeze?

I'm concerned about being vegan and vegetarian. Can a person get sick from drinking milk but not sick from eating yogurt or cheeze?

Let's talk: A vegan eats nothing of animal origin and probably does not wear leather. As often used, "vegetarians" often will drink milk ; perhaps eat eggs. Both options are primarily for moral reasons, and the health benefits are elusive when we control for the fact that these people tend to have other healthy habits. The idea that milk / meat are intrinsically unhealthy if prepared well is hard to support. ...Read more

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Freezing is to mean turning liquid into solid form by lowering the temperature. Water begins to freeze at 32 degree f or 0 degree celsius. Freezing reduces the movement of the substance/object--solid. Also commonly used in daily communication--police says to a perpetraitor "freeze" and hopefully the bad boy/girl stays solid/still (just for fun :-)). Have ...Read more


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Is there any connection between the consumption of meat and immunity? I have reduced my meat and moved to a more vegan diet and i'm getting cold often

Is there any connection between the consumption of meat and immunity? I have reduced my meat and moved to a more vegan diet and i'm getting cold often

Anemic?: Have you had your iron and blood count checked. One possible source of feeling cold could be low iron stores and anemia. Consult with your doctor and have your iron profile evaluated. ...Read more

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Are there vegan desserts?

Yes: some really good ones too. http://allrecipes.com/recipes/1664/everyday-cooking/vegan/desserts/

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Is it healthy to be a vegan?

Is it healthy to be a vegan?

It can be: as long as you vary the specific foods you eat, and make sure you get enough Vitamin B12. http://tinyurl.com/lb6bjcz ...Read more

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Is vegan food free of dairy?

Is vegan food free of dairy?

Yes: By definition. If you want to become a vegan for moral reasons, be sure you know exactly what you are doing, and take the supplements you need, or you will ruin your health quickly. The vegan industry is full of both very good and upstanding people, and also shameless crooks and liars. Be warned. ...Read more

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How to gain weight as a vegan?

How to gain weight as a vegan?

Weight gain: Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil ; smoothies (w added silken tofu ). ...Read more

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Is vegan a healthy way to eat?

Is vegan a healthy way to eat?

If done carefully: There is limited research but a careful vegan diet can be very healthy; vegan diets reduce risk of obesity, high blood pressure, lower cholesterol & likely reduce cancer risk. However, certain nutrients such as vitamin b12, carnitine, taurine & dha are difficult to obtain with a vegan dirt so should be supplemented. See www.Vegetarian-nutrition.Info/updates/vegan-diets-pros-cons.Php for more info. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to be a raw vegan?

Is it healthy to be a raw vegan?

Yes: You have the moral high ground & are watching your diet. The health benefits of any form of vegetarianism have resisted demonstration in the major scientific studies largely because vegetarians tend to have other healthy lifestyle considerations. You must supplement as a vegan or you will ruin your health quickly. Adopting this lifestyle also makes it much harder for you to be a good guest. ...Read more

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The ultramind solution, is it vegan?

The ultramind solution, is it vegan?

It can be: It is an extremely restrictive diet that is billed by its promoter as a one-size-fits-all for a huge variety of totally distinct diseases of the nervous system. I'd simply urge you to address real health concerns with an evidence-based physician, and not trouble yourself with a difficult diet that's almost certain to disappoint you -- either "ultramind" or something else. ...Read more