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How much damage is veganism really doing to the dairy milk industry?

There’s no doubt that veganism has well and truly entered the mainstream. Popular culture is welcoming new vegan food launches, clothing lines, supermarkets, fashion weeks and celebrities. But how much impact is this shift really having on the dairy milk industry?  Demand The market for plant-based milk has expanded over recent years, with new options available …

‘But Humans Have Canines’: Why A Common Argument Against Veganism Is Totally Flawed

A common argument against veganism states that as humans have canines, we have evolved to be omnivores and therefore must eat meat – but this perspective is flawed. Omnivores are animals which eat both plants and animal products such as meat, eggs, fruit and vegetables. This description fits most humans today, but the existence of …

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 …

What is Soya Milk? Is it healthy? Everything you need to know about Soy Milk

Soya milk is widely used as a vegan alternative to dairy milk. But what is soy milk? How is it made? Is it healthy? How does it compare to other plant-based milks such as rice milk and coconut milk? Totally Vegan Buzz brings you the ultimate guide to soya milk. What is soy milk? Soya …

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 …

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 …

Do vegans eat honey? Everything a vegan needs to know about honey

Veganism is all about preventing harm to animals, but there’s one food not all vegans agree on: Is it OK to eat honey? Honey and veganism Honey is a sweet viscous food produced by bees. Honey bees extract nectar from flowers and regurgitate it when they reach their hive. This is processed by enzymatic activity …

What is Miso? Everything you need to know about Miso

Miso is a Japanese staple used as a flavour enhancer. It commonly features in soups, dressings, tacos and butter. But what is miso? Is it vegan? What varieties are there? Is it healthy? Where can you buy it? Totally Vegan Buzz brings you the ultimate guide to miso. What is miso? Miso is a thick …

What is Sauerkraut? Everything you need to know about Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut is a popular vegan cabbage-based food often used as a topping on vegan hot-dogs and sandwiches. But what is sauerkraut? Is it healthy? How do you make it? Where did it originate? Totally Vegan Buzz brings you the ultimate guide to sauerkraut. What is sauerkraut? Sauerkraut is a tangy dish made from fermented cabbage …

What is Kombucha? Everything you need to know about Kombucha

Kombucha has been making waves as a vegan health drink. But what does it taste like? What’s in it? Is it really good for you? And what is SCOBY? Totally Vegan Buzz provides the ultimate guide to Kombucha. An introduction to kombucha Kombucha is a fizzy, slightly alcoholic drink made from fermented tea, sugar and …

What is Tempeh? Everything you need to know about Tempeh

Tempeh is a popular soy-based food often used as a meat replacement in vegan and vegetarian dishes. But what is tempeh? Is it healthy? How do you make it? Where does it come from? Totally Vegan Buzz brings you the definitive guide to tempeh. What is tempeh? Tempeh is a traditional soy based food commonly …

What is Seitan? Everything you need to know about Seitan

Seitan is a popular soy-based food often used as a meat replacement in vegan and vegetarian dishes. But is seitan healthy? How do you make it? Where does it come from? Totally Vegan Buzz brings you the definitive guide to seitan. What is seitan? Seitan is also known as wheat gluten, vital wheat gluten, wheat …