Camila Cabello: ‘I share all of my boy … Binky Felstead: “I’m not living with JP” These days everyone from Beyonce and JayZ to Ellie Goulding and Russell Brand are embracing – or experimenting with – a diet free of animal products. Indeed, these days we’re hearing about “plant-based this” and “vegan-friendly that” like never before. According to The Vegan Society , the number of people in the UK shunning animal products has increased by a staggering 360 per cent in the last 10 years, and word is spreading fast. Comedian Simon Amstel is making a film on the […]
The Vegan Society defines veganism as seeking to exclude “all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose” and promoting “the development and use of animal-free alternatives for the benefit of humans, animals and the environment.”
So it means giving up meat, poultry, fish, shellfish, eggs, dairy, honey, and sweets containing gelatine and sticking to vegetables and fruits, nuts and seeds, herbs and spices, beans, grains and pulses, tofu, rice and rice noodles, coconut and olive oils, vegetable stock, yeast extracts and peanut butter.