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Vegan Wine

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Wine lovers know that not all wines are created equal. And, as it turns out, not all wines are vegan either.

The clarification process that occurs in wine-making is called fining. This process filters the wine by using such substances as albumin (egg whites), casein (milk protein), gelatin (animal protein), and...

Vegan Apps You Need To Download

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You can now eat, drink, and avoid animal products without any guess work just by using vegan-friendly apps for your smartphone and other personal devices.

Being vegan has so many health and environmental benefits, but figuring out where to shop and dine can sometimes be a little tricky, particularly if you're just starting out. Vegan iPhone users can now get a little help with a variety of apps geared toward people who don't eat animal products.

Here are a few Apps that can help:

7 Personal Health Reasons To Go Vegan

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If you are transitioning to a plant-based diet, you'll be happy to know that new studies confirm that foods high in fiber and low in fat, are beneficial in many ways when it comes to your overall health.

If you're already enjoying the benefits of a plant-based diet; that's fantastic! You're several steps ahead of the game! But if not, you might want to reconsider.

Forbidden Fruit

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While it's true that all fruit is vegan, not all fruit is created, or shall we say processed, equal. Some fruit is processed quite literally to death. As many people know, not all fruit is considered cruelty-free, and, therefore, does not qualify as vegan, but that's an entirely different topic for an entirely different post.

Here's how to make the most of your produce selections.


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Did you know that while nuts are healthy, eating too many of them could actually be harmful? According to Joel Fuhrman, MD; Alan R. Gaby, MD; and Lily Nichols, RDN; and the April 2016 Prevention Magazine, eating too many nuts can cause the following 4 unhealthy things to happen.

Protect Your Animals In Extreme Weather

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Our pets love the outdoors. But when the weather is extreme it's our job to protect them and take the necessary steps to keep them safe.

During the summer, with temperatures reaching into the triple digits in some areas, a good rule of thumb is if you can't hold your hand palm side up on the pavement for more than 5 seconds, it's too hot for your dog to be on the pavement.

If you have access to a grassy area, keep them on it, or drive them to a nearby park, or invest in...

Vegan Dog?

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Vegans often wonder if their dog's diet is as healthy and compassionate as their own.

It's a real concern for some vegans, and it's no wonder since dog food companies are controlled by big corporations who would have you believe your dog needs chicken, beef, and lamb as a main staple in their diet to stay healthy.

But is it true?

Can Dogs live long, healthy lives on...


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