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    Vegans

    Got an vegeterians who want to comment on why they choose that kind of lifestyle? I run across some of these Hollywood stars Bio's who are Vegans and I just kinda wonder why? Did they really think about that decision or was it a fad thing they dove into?

    I love meat and think people are designed to eat it We're omnivores and can eat both plants and meats, but truly only do well long term if we eat both. Yes most Americans should eat less meat and more vegetables. No disputing that fact. I've really tried to start eating more fish the last few years.


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    Re: Vegans

    Fish don't count! Most vegans I know married into it.


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    Re: Vegans

    Quote Originally Posted by Bubbahotep View Post
    Fish don't count! Most vegans I know married into it.
    i don't know any fish.


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    Re: Vegans

    Not vegetarian, but appreciate the lifestyle. I've been slowly switching over to a healthier diet and have enjoyed ideas in some vegetarian books. Growing up on a farm, I'll never be able to give up meat completely, but I do enjoy mixing in a lot of vegetarian dishes to my staple recipes.


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    Re: Vegans

    Some people from places like India have religious reasons for eating vegetarian.



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    Re: Vegans

    Usually its either for health reasons, religion, or they feel its wrong to eat animals.

    I know I couldn't do it.



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    Re: Vegans

    How about Freegans? Any Freegans in here?



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    Re: Vegans

    We have a couple of friends who are vegans. They currently live in Iowa City - I guess it's a lot easier to find restaurants that will support the menu needs over there than it is around here. They do it for a couple of reasons - the husband has some GI problems, and they both don't eat meat for animal rights reasons. I know several other regular vegetarians, but those are the only two vegans.


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    Re: Vegans

    I could maybe think about vegetarian, but the no milk and no eggs thing would be too much for me.


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    Re: Vegans

    My sister is "vegeterian" because she does not like the taste of meat. I use the term vegeterian loosely because she will eat meat from time to time and does eat fish.


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    Re: Vegans

    Quote Originally Posted by Angie View Post
    We have a couple of friends who are vegans. They currently live in Iowa City - I guess it's a lot easier to find restaurants that will support the menu needs over there than it is around here. They do it for a couple of reasons - the husband has some GI problems, and they both don't eat meat for animal rights reasons. I know several other regular vegetarians, but those are the only two vegans.

    What is the differeance between vegitarian and vegan?



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    Re: Vegans

    Quote Originally Posted by cyrevkah View Post
    What is the differeance between vegitarian and vegan?
    Vegan does not eat anything that comes from animals, including dairy.



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    Re: Vegans

    Quote Originally Posted by cyrevkah View Post
    What is the differeance between vegitarian and vegan?
    Vegetarians usually don't eat meat, but a lot of them still eat cheese, milk, etc. Vegans don't eat ANY animal products. Even certain breads are out if they're made with animal fat.


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    Re: Vegans

    Thanks.

    I like to cook, but I wouldn't want to spend the research time to see what products have been made from animals or not.



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    Re: Vegans

    Assuming that they carry the no animal thing over to other products as well.



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