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Dairy: from yummie to yuk

dairy everywhere Up until a couple of years ago, I still ate dairy. Not so much a glass of milk (never liked that), but a lot of ‘processed’ milk. A sandwich with cheese. Mac & cheese. Pizza with cheese. Icecream with fruit andΒ whipped cream. Yoghurt. I quite enjoyed it! Yummie! And there’s also a whole series of products of which you do not realise that they contain dairy. Milk (or whey or milkpowder) is included in a broad scala of food items, from bread to pizzadough, crisps to sauces, chocolates to cakes, soup and bread spreads. A couple of years ago, we went vegan. That means no animal products, so also no dairyproducts. You can read more about the reason’s why here.Β In a nutshell: for exactly the same reasons why I wentΒ vegetarian all those years ago: first and foremost for the animals. I also take note of the environmental aspect and the health reasonsΒ involved. Stolen mother’s milk I see dairy in a totally different light now. I see it as mother’s milk of cows, sheep …