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Do some vegetarians eat gelatin?

The other rationale for eating something like gelatin, e.g. Amonium phosphatides, Magnesium Stearate, Carmine, Lipase, is that animal derived additives are everywhere. They often occur in small ...
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Do some vegetarians eat gelatin?

I think the main reason one eating gelatin is not knowing how it is made (extra source) or, more probable, that many products than seem vegetarian, actually contain it. This is summed up here: ...
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Can pescetarians eat gelatin?

Gelatin is not vegan, vegetarian nor pescetarian. Gelatin is made of animal collagen. Collagen is extracted from animals' (pigs' or cows') hides and bones through a chemical process. I would not ...
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Milk substitute for home-made glue

The first thing that popped in mind was flour glue, which is cheap, easy to make and possibly strong enough for glueing on glass bottles. It might be worth a try. However, I found a glue recipe ...
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Is eating gelatin consistent with veganism on consequentialist grounds?

Veganism excludes all animal products (at least by the commonly accepted definition) so gelatin is not consistent with veganism regardless of whether there's additional suffering. The way I look at ...
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What are some vegan substitutes for gelatine in terms of health benefits?

The health benefits of gelatine In a review of available evidence for gelatines effects on joint health, the European Food Safety Authority writes that: In weighing the evidence, the Panel took ...
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Is eating gelatin consistent with veganism on consequentialist grounds?

That's a good question and I see the argument behind your thoughts. However, I would argue that, even on consequentialist grounds, it might be problematic because gelatin is still profitable to sell ...
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What are some vegan substitutes for gelatine in terms of health benefits?

Glucosamine Chondroitin MSM is a supplement that claims many of the same health benefits of gelatin. According to the National Institutes of Health, it repairs cartilage, eases the pain of connective ...
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Is there a way to take medications that come in capsules that may be gelatine?

Talk to your doctor/pharmacist. The medicines are often available in alternate forms, but it will depend on the specific medication. Your doctor may be able to prescribe a different form, or the ...
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Is eating gelatin consistent with veganism on consequentialist grounds?

For me, this was quite a fundamental question when I first started to think about my consumption 10 years ago. So I can understand your "confusion". Since other users have pointed out some &...
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Is there a way to take medications that come in capsules that may be gelatine?

Non-gelatine empty capsules can easily be found online for purchase in standard sizes. Filler racks and tampers (a tool for filling single or multiple capsules) are also readily available from ...
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Is eating gelatin consistent with veganism on consequentialist grounds?

Short answer: NO Consuming gelatin increases the profitability of animal farming. The consequence is quite direct and clear.
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Do some vegetarians eat gelatin?

Concerning the usage of the words vegetarian and vegan, by definition gelatin is not any of the two, so the question is moot. On the other hand when it comes to an ethical framework based on morals ...
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Do some vegetarians eat gelatin?

I am a vegetarian, and I have no issue with consuming gelatin. My reason for being vegetarian is because meat doesn't taste pleasant to my palate.
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Is eating gelatin consistent with veganism on consequentialist grounds?

This attitude could lead to some very unusual vegans. I know several couples in which one will only eat the "nice" cuts: steaks, chicken breast, etc and not the icky bits: offal, tail, feet, head, ...
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Can pescetarians eat gelatin?

It's up to you what you allow yourself to do and how you set your taboos. By definition, gelatin is not vegetarian, as it's made of a slaughtered animal. However, it's only a byproduct and not what ...
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Does the national health insurance in Germany cover the costs of more expensive medicine if the cheapest variant is non-vegan?

Pharmacies in germany are forced by law to give you the cheapest medicine. Sometimes your health insurance has a contract with a special manufacturer. In that case, the pharmacy will give you a ...
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Do some vegetarians eat gelatin?

It just depends on your reasons for becoming a vegetarian. I am a vegetarian and I do not eat gelatin, I am a vegetarian for animals. My mom is a vegetarian and she eats gelatin, but, she does it ...
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Do some vegetarians eat gelatin?

I’m a vegetarian, and I eat gelatin. Simply because I feel bad eating meat (I guess morally) so I don’t eat it. It’s a lot easier to eat something yummy like lollies (which is when I eat it.) and just ...
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Do some vegetarians eat gelatin?

intentional ignorance (as a self chosen exception) - "at least the rest of this cake is vegetarian, and whoever paid for it didn't understand the issue..." just plain old ignorance - some people might ...
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