Unanswered Questions

12 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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How have dairy farms been repurposed?

I'm looking for instances, ideally small family farms exhibited in news articles, for converting their farm into an industry not centered around animals. It would be great if you can include ...
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Are there any studies of methylation status in case of proper B12 complementation in vegans/vegetarians?

I'm trying to look for scientific studies that study the impact of careful vegetarianism/veganism on DNA methylation at the locus level (meQTL study). The closest I could find was this one, that ...
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Calcium bioavailability in traditional tofu?

As a vegan, I intend to use tofu as my main source of protein, iron and calcium. Therefore, I am concerned about bioavailability (i.e. absorption divided by intake) of iron and calcium in tofu. As far ...
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Lecithin content in various oils?

How much lecithin is in various plant oils like olive, sunflower, soybean, canola, safflower, avocado, palm, coconut, etc.? Or in animal fats? cf. R. W. Bernard, Science Discovers the Physiological ...
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Kombucha as a vitamin B12 source

Kombucha can have very high amounts of vitamin B12 (e.g. https://www.reddit.com/r/mildlyinteresting/comments/65wjep/this_kombucha_has_a_ridiculous_amount_of_b12/). Where does the vitamin B12 come from?...
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How much myrosinase do mustard sprouts contain?

It is known that ground mustard seeds contain active myrosinase, but what about soaked or sprouted mustard seeds?
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Is meat and bone meal still used to feed livestock?

It looks like meat and bone meal can cause mad cow disease. I understand that feeding it to pets like dogs and cats is not such a big problem since humans (usually) don't eat pets. But is meat and ...
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Organic produce in plastic

Is anyone aware of any campaigns to reduce the amount of plastic packaging for organic produce? They are typically the only vegetables/fruit in a grocery store that are often individually wrapped in ...
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How can I make different styles of tofu - varying temperature and/or nigari percentage?

Does anyone know a good temperature/process for using nigari to make medium, firm and extra firm tofu?
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Veganism vs prolonged fasting for cancer treatment

This article suggests that short term fasting helps fighting cancer by making cancer cells more vulnerable while at the same time making normal healthy cells even more resistant to stress, this can ...
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Do vegans need to consider reduction in angiogenesis?

Polyphenols play a role in the reduction of inflammatory angiogenesis during cancer treatments, primarily administered as part of a diet (Mediterranean). Do vegans, or people who follow other plant ...
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Are Crownfield cereal boxes with plant-based ingredients vegan?

As an example, Crownfield -Special- Flakes Red Fruit is a cereal sold by Lidl. The ingredients listed appear to be vegan and the box has a "vegetarian" label. Here's the simplified list: ...