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Do Animals Need a Bill of Rights?

Do you believe that animals deserve basic legal rights? Should there be legal remedy for animals who have had unnecessary suffering and death inflicted upon them? Yes! Right? However there seems to be confusion between what truly constitutes an animal’s rights and what we think our duties should be towards them. Elated drew up a […]

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Making A Wish For Mainstream Non-Dairy Milk

Did you know you can make tasty, healthy milk from oats, rice, almonds, hazelnuts, seeds, legumes, coconut, soya and even hemp? You can even buy a few of these options from your local supermarket. However, many people still believe that being vegan means you have to give up milk. This is not the only misconception […]

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Sign This Petition: I Am Vegan For Life!

Do animals matter to you? Do you feel it is wrong to kill animals unnecessarily? You will save the lives of over 400 animals every year by being vegan. Please take your first step today by signing this Petition ‘I am Vegan For Life!’ It is the single most important thing you can do to […]

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Who Moved Your Cheese?

Have you ever stopped to wonder why we have such a strong attachment to cheese? Cheese, along with other dairy products, seems to have become imbued with an importance that far outweighs any rational reason for our dependency on it.  Perhaps it has something to do with how difficult we find it to face change. In fact, what we […]

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There is No Them – It is Up to Us

When our minds are initially opened to the mind-numbing cruelty involved in animal exploitation; following the sheer horror we feel at the enormity of the situation; our initial feeling is often one of bitter betrayal. We have naively trusted “them” to care for our health needs by supplying us with nutritious food. We have also […]

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How Can You Say Being Vegan is Easy?

Are you someone who gets irate when people tell you it is easy to be vegan? Is it similiar to asking for directions and, after driving up and down the road a dozen times, being told “You can’t miss it”? However, in this instance, I have to say I agree: it is easy to be […]

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How You Can Transition to Being Vegan

Do you want to go vegan but don’t know how? We have good news for you: being vegan is far easier than you think! Here are some simple plans for you to choose from, that will help you transition at your own pace. Don’t get distracted by going vegetarian first, forget Meatless Mondays, don’t invest your time […]

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When You Go Vegan and Your Partner Doesn’t

Just because you are a vegan doesn’t mean you will end up dating a vegan. In more cases than not, you could end up dating or being married to an omnivore. As vegans are currently only 1% of the world’s population, holding out the hope of meeting a vegan soulmate will reduce the likelihood of […]

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Vegan Social Networking, Facebook Groups, Forums & Dating Sites

Get together with other vegans who will support you on your vegan journey. Are you looking for the love of your life but you want him or her to be vegan? Or do you just want to hang-out and talk to other people who get where you are coming from? Take a look at these […]

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Redefining Your Ethical Food Choices

When Elated began, we were looking for a name that conveyed two concepts: 1) being a vegan is a joyful experience and 2) as consumers we have the power to save the lives of animals through conscientious food choices. So discovering that ‘Enhancing the Lives of Animals Through Ethical Decisions’ produces the acronym ‘ELATED’ was […]