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Why is Vitamin B12 so important and natural sources of B12

A wholesome plant-based diet is not only tasty, but also nutritious and sufficient to get your daily dose of macro and micronutrients barring some exceptional ones like Vitamin B12. We need Vitamin B12 for the healthy functioning of various organs and systems of our body. Also known as cobalamin, this water-soluble vitamin is essentially a …

Is a vegan diet healthy for dogs? Will they just survive, or can they thrive?

Many vegan dog owners will face the dilemma of whether or not their pet should follow a vegan diet. Ideally all vegans want to reduce animal suffering, so it makes sense to avoid feeding pets meat where possible.  But is a vegan diet healthy for dogs? Can they just survive or do they thrive on a …

Hemp tofu is the new high-protein, nutritious option taking the vegan world by storm

For some people, traditional tofu is off the menu due to allergies or simple taste preferences. But hang-on, have you tried the alternative version called Hemp tofu?  Or are you wondering if it’s worth the hype? What is hemp tofu?  Also known as Hemp-fu and Hefu, hemp tofu is simply tofu made from hemp seeds …

People are most likely to be turned vegan by family members

Family relationships may be the biggest driver to convince people to turn vegan, a study by social scientists has found. The year-long Pathways to Veganism study found that non-vegan relatives are most likely to respond to health messages in the promotion of veganism. Study The study questioned omnivores and vegetarians, and aimed to understand how …

Want to prolong your life? A major study has concluded you should go vegan

A major study published in a leading scientific journal has concluded that living a vegan lifestyle is likely to prolong your life. The health benefits of veganism has been well-known for years. A plant-based diet is often rich in nutrients, can protect against certain cancers and lowers the chance of blood disease. And a new …

Research finds veganism drastically relieves depression and pain for people with type 2 diabetes

Veganism may hold the key to a happy life for humans as well as animals, after research found that sticking to a plant-based diet can reduce symptoms of depression for people with type 2 diabetes. A study in the British Medical Journal analysed the impact of diet on people with type 2 diabetes who had …

What is Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP)? Everything you need to know about TVP

Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP) or Textured Soy Protein (TSP)  was one of the first commercially available meat alternatives for vegans across the globe. But what is TVP? Is it healthy? What does it taste like? Where can you buy it? How can you cook with it? Totally Vegan Buzz brings you the ultimate guide. What …

Is palm oil vegan? Everything you need to know about palm oil

Palm oil comes from the fruit of oil palms, and therefore does not directly use animal produce. However, the huge environmental implications associated with its production mean many people avoid buying products containing palm oil. What is palm oil and how is it made? Palm oil is a vegetable oil extracted from the fruit of …