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How these Northern Ireland people all got a taste for the vegan lifestyle and stuck to it

More than a million people have taken part in Veganuary since it started in 2014, switching to a vegan diet for the month of January. Linda Stewart asks four NI people why they decided to take part, and how they got on

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Changes: Vegans Kim and Billy Dixonat Wild Thing in Donaghadee

Changes: Vegans Kim and Billy Dixonat Wild Thing in Donaghadee

Changes: Vegans Kim and Billy Dixonat Wild Thing in Donaghadee

Kim and Billy Dixon, from the Ards peninsula, decided to try veganism after watching The Game Changers documentary which was released in 2018.

Kim (56) has now launched the One Earth vegan food service, delivering foods such as nut roasts, lentil and chickpea burgers, flapjacks and vegan mince pies to clients.

"I had been thinking about it for a long time - I used to be vegetarian, but I went off it," she says. "But after watching The Game Changers I thought 'do you know what, I'll give it a go'. What convinced me was seeing what a difference it's made to people's physique and energy levels. I have noticed a big difference in my energy.


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