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Vegan ACT's 30 Day Go Vegan Challenge

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WELCOME TO DAY TWENTY-SEVEN!


 



 Kym's advice for day twenty-seven:
Horse trainers and jockeys say 'we love our horses and they are well looked after'. Is this true? Is horse racing inherently cruelty and immoral? 

It certainly is. Of course people involved in this shockingly cruel industry would say that the horses are looked after, because sadly they have spent many years convincing themselves of this and maintaining their speciesist views. 

Horse racing has perhaps the most 'glamorous' image of all so-called animal 'sports' . It is so alluring to many people that major race-meets such as the Melbourne Cup are even 'celebrated' with public holidays. Socialites spend thousands on designer outfits, the champagne flows, and millions of dollars are gambled on the outcome of races. But what is the life of a racehorse really like? And what of the thousands of horses that fail to 'make the grade'?

 

TODAYS ASSIGNMENT: Spend ten minutes and find out more about the reality of what goes on behind the scenes, and how spent horses are treated as 'wastage' by this cruel industry. Heres a great place to get some info: http://www.animalsaustralia.org/issues/horse_racing.php
 



WANT MORE INFO ABOUT THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF GOING VEGAN? 
Go to this page and check out some short videos about the benefits of a plant diet for arterial health!

 



Cassies' recipe idea for day twenty-seven: 

Spicy Vermicelli Noodle Salad
Makes 4 serves
Ingredients
125g dried vermicelli noodles
1 cucumber, halved, thinly sliced
1 carrot, peeled, finely diced
1 capsicum, thinly sliced
1/4 wombok (Chinese cabbage), thinly sliced
1 bunch coriander, roughly chopped, soaked
1/2 cup salted peanuts, roughly chopped
Dressing
1 birds eye chilli, thinly sliced
juice and zest of 1 lime
2 tsp brown sugar
2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
1 tbsp light soy sauce
2 tsp sesame oil
1 clove garlic, peeled, minced
1cm piece ginger, peeled, minced
  1. Place the noodles in a large heatproof bowl. Cover with boiling water and set aside for 2-3 minutes to soak. Use a fork to separate, drain and set aside.
  2. To make the dressing, add all dressing ingredients to a sealable jar and shake until smooth, approximately 1 minute.
  3. In a large bowl, toss together the remaining salad ingredients and drizzle over the dressing.
 

Click Here for Week Four's Advice from Psychologist, Clare Mann
My aim is to give you simple strategies to understand and manage your own emotions, thoughts and self-questioning.  Additionally, I’ll provide tips and techniques to have everyday conversations easily and effectively. 

 

Click Here for Week Four's Nutrition Tips from Naturopath, Robyn Chuter
Nine tips of the week:  Know your best vegan zinc sources, Get blood tests annually to check your nutritional status, Chew your food thoroughly, Know the facts about fish Parts 1 and 2, Eat only when hungry, How to tell ‘toxic hunger’ from true hunger, Know the difference between ‘satisfied’ and ‘full’, Plug yourself in to reliable vegan nutrition resources.

 

 

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Congratulations making it through DAY TWENTY-SEVEN of your 30 Day Go Vegan Challenge! 
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