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What I’ve Learned in 7 Years as a Vegan

Everyone is suddenly a nutritionist

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My personal decision to stop using animal products was an ethical one — I wanted to take a stance against the exploitation of animals. That was in September 2013. Here are some of the things I have learned since then:

  • When you go vegan, people you know are suddenly nutritionists. People like to point out what…




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Annika Wappelhorst

Annika Wappelhorst

Multilingual master’s graduate of Sustainable Communication. I mainly write about language learning and living in Sweden, France & Germany. (she/her)

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