Tag : veganism

World Vegan Day: The Veg Pledge

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Veganism is becoming a huge movement; it has grown by 700% in the UK in the past two years and you just know that someone, somewhere, is Instagram-ing their avocado on toast. With it being World Vegan Day today, let’s talk about what all the hype is about. Why are … Read More

An Unhealthy Veganism

1 month ago / 0 comments

‘Veganism’, ‘plant-based’, ‘cruelty-free’. All refer to an increasingly popular dietary regime that should be celebrated, promoted and endorsed globally. But in the wake of world mental health day, is it necessary to consider the darker side of dietary restriction? The link between veganism and mental health issues is rather taboo … Read More

Pets on vegan diets: foxy or not?

8 months ago / 0 comments

Vegan activist and Youtuber, Sonia Sae, has recently caught the attention of the media due to her severely underweight fennec fox pet, Jumanji. Sae adopted, or as she claims, rescued, the fox from a breeder in 2014. The Youtuber makes educational videos about veganism including exposes of the pet food … Read More

A period of willpower and lifestyle change: giving up animal products for Lent

9 months ago / 0 comments

This year I am attempting to give up animal products for lent. Considering I have never partaken in Lent up until now, this is not only going to prove challenging, but has also raised several questions for me about my own willpower and the value of giving things up. Lent … Read More

Vegan Delights: 3 amazing recipes from the Veg Society

2 years ago / 0 comments

Now that you’re in university, you most probably are embarking upon a journey of cuisine expertise. Cooking for yourself can be a tiring ordeal, especially at first, when you have no idea what you’re doing, and your only hope is to not burn the kitchen down. However, once you get … Read More

Veganism: Compassion for animals and the environment

2 years ago / 0 comments

With Christmas pretty much around the corner, much of the Western world and this country particularly, will be brewing up for a period of overindulgence, with everything in excess: drinking, partying and most importantly, food. Nothing says Christmas like the twinkling tree in the front room, festooned with ribbons and … Read More

Vegan victory or diet dilemma?

2 years ago / 0 comments

With the rapidly increasing number of vegan converts, Emma Purvis debates the benefits and pitfalls of this phenomena. With veganism straying away from its moral and economically sound roots, is the hype surrounding it a good thing? Or is it a step towards turning a valuable way of life into a fad … Read More