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Is there such thing as a vegan pregnancy test?

Some pregnancy tests (as far as I know most/all) use animal antibodies, called monoclonal antibodies. These antibodies are grown/farmed from animals, often mice or rabbits. Because these pregnancy ...
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Can you achieve sufficient daily complete proteins as a vegan if you only eat grains, fruits, vegetables and other whole foods?

I.e. if you eat enough grains, pulses, fruits and vegetables, but not processed foods like tofu, seitan, mock meats, etc.
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What are the main nutrient deficiency concerns for vegans?

What are the main nutrient deficiencies strict vegans are at risk of and how to avoid them?
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Many plants need animals to grow (pollination, worms digging up the soil, etc.); when is it still vegan? [closed]

Many plants need animals to grow, for example, by relying on pollination or on worms digging up the soil. Usually, animals arrive naturally to perform those roles, but in some circumstances, people ...
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Is it healthy to be a vegetarian? [closed]

Considering the human evolution and the diet of our ancestors, are humans biologically able to become a vegeterian and remain healthy?
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What are the key differences between lacto-ovo and pesco vegetarians?

What are the main differences between lacto-ovo and pesco vegetarians? As non-vegetarian, these terms are confusing for me, and Wikipedia isn't clarifying the main differences between them.
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Does a vegan diet actually cause weight loss?

I've heard many places (just google the title of this question) that a vegan diet causes weight loss, usually in the context of trying to lose weight. Does a healthy vegan diet actually cause weight ...
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Pros and cons of trying a vegetarian diet for a few months as a transition to veganism?

I'm interested in becoming a vegan, and cutting all animal products out of my diet. Should I go cold turkey (pun intended) and just stop eating animal products immediately, or should I try to be a ...
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Do vegan diets contain enough calcium?

With lack of dairy products which comes from a cow, is it still possible to have enough calcium in your diet?

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