Leather: What are the best vegan alternatives?

best vegan leather alternatives

A material much loved by the fashion industry is soon to become something of a faux pas. As buyers begin to take an ethical standpoint, designers are opting for more sustainable, plant-based materials which are free from cruelty and big on style. From pineapples to mushrooms, leather is out. Plant-leather is in, says Charlotte Willis…   Fashion More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, May 17th, 2019
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Want to boost your energy levels and support bone health? Enter our competition to win a 12 month supply of super supplements. On average, vegans live three and a half years longer than omnivores, but with vitamin More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Have you tried For Goodness Shakes Plant Protein Shakes?

For Goodness Shakes, the UK’s market leader in ready-to-drink protein shakes, are introducing the nation to For Goodness Shakes Plant Protein, a plant-based, ready-to-drink protein shake, which refuses to compromise More...

frankie & bennys vegan nuggets
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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Frankie & Benny’s UK launches unlimited vegan nuggets for £5.99

In celebration of National Nugget Day, Frankie & Benny’s UK is launching unlimited vegan nuggets so hungry vegans can join in the celebrations.  With National Nugget Day (November 13th) coming up, American-Italian restaurant More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Taste test: Get the scoop on the best vegan ice-creams

We all love a bit of ice cream on a sunny day, or when we’re in need of some comfort food, or just about any day, really. It’s irresistible, indulgent and simply delicious! So we here at VF&L HQ More...

tips for quitting dairy
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
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10 top tips to help you go dairy-free

Deciding to go dairy-free can be daunting, especially when you realise how common dairy products actually are. But don’t fret; the choice you’re making is a good one! Let us provide you with a list of More...

By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Vegan pizza takeaway to open second shop in Manchester City Centre

Zad’s, famous for being the first vegan kebab-style takeaway in the UK, is expanding to a new location in Manchester City Centre. The original takeaway went from success to success after opening on the premises More...

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By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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All Bar One adds brand new nutritious vegan dishes to its menu

After seeing an incredible 50% increase in the number of dishes sold from their popular Veganuary menu this year, All Bar One has added a whole host of nutritious dishes to the menu – one of which even includes More...

Why do vegans live longer?
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Why do vegans live longer?

On average, vegans and vegetarians live longer – they have longer life expectancies than meat-eaters, and grow old with fewer health issues. But why is this? Before we get into the science and evidence More...

Blind hypocrisy: Hitting back at the Daily Star's claim that a vegan diet could turn you blind
By VeganFoodAndLiving On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Blind hypocrisy: Hitting back at the Daily Star’s claim that a vegan diet could turn you blind

This week’s silly headline goes to the Daily Star’s story that claims “Around 500,000 people in the UK follow a vegan diet – and it could be making them blind”. As vegan charity Viva!Health point out, More...