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Looking beyond the myths of plant-based diet

I am a Chartered Accountant and a complete foodie. I turned vegan a year back and as opposed to common belief this did not come in my way of being a foodie at all. I loved cooking earlier too, but I could barely look beyond cheese and paneer when I cooked and even while eating […]

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How your diet affects animal agriculture and what you can do about it

Veganism promotes a compassionate lifestyle, aiming to omit cruelty towards non-human animals, by avoiding animal products in everything we consume. This includes abstaining from meat, eggs, fish, dairy, honey, leather, silk, wool and products tested on animals, as these industries thrive on the exploitation of our fellow earthlings.  We at Vegan Fest India are working […]

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The rationale of a plant-based diet

I have been a vegan for a while now. This paradigm shift from a meat lover to adopting a plant-based diet came through a turmoil of thoughts and rationalizing them to accept the concept myself.  Why do we have canines? Because we are essentially randomly mutated from primates as meat-eating omnivores. That is our evolution. […]

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How I transitioned to a vegan lifestyle by experimenting with food

I started understanding Veganism while working at my vegan/plant-based restaurant called Carrots. One of my friends forced me to turn vegan and being a vegan for six years now, I noticed that my health improved. Then I started joining vegan groups and communities where I found out a lot about the animal industry. So, even […]

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Why going vegan is better for the environment

The moment I started questioning where my food came from, the part of my brain that made sure whatever on my plate was edible, also made sure that whatever was on my plate was ethical and vegan. As I made more and more conscious efforts to eat healthier and more ethically, I learned a lot […]

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Know About Veganism on World Vegan Day

What is veganism? Veganism, the term, was coined back in November 1944 by Donald Watson when he co-founded the Vegan Society in England. The philosophy of veganism rejects the commodity status of animals. He chose the word vegan himself, based on the first three and last two letters of ‘vegetarian’. The new Vegan Society held […]

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