ARE TORTILLAS VEGAN? PEOPLE ARE FREAKING OUT TO KNOW THIS!

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I was wondering while eating tortilla wrap, is this vegan? Surely, we need to be aware of our every diet intake. People are becoming more health-conscious these days.

Do you know the reason? Well, due to increasing health complexities and unknown diseases.

There is a surge in sudden death counts. The estimate of the incidence of sudden death is 42.4/100 among males and 22.4/100 among females between the ages of 18 and 64 years.

The main culprit behind this count is cardiac arrest due to high cholesterol levels. But to my knowledge and latest researches, vegans are safer than carnivores.

WHY VEGANISM IS GOOD – LET’S EXPLORE!

Eating a vegan diet could be the only biggest way to reduce your environmental impact on the earth, a new study suggests. Researchers at the University of Oxford found that cutting meat and dairy products from your diet could reduce an individual’s carbon footprint from food by up to 73 percent.

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Recent scientific studies suggest the following importance of veganism:

  • A vegan diet is very safe for lowering risks of heart diseased
  • It cuts off the excess weight from your body
  • It lowers blood sugar level and improves kidney functions
  • It is rich in certain nutrients and hence protects against cancer
  • This diet reduces arthritis pain

FACTS ABOUT TORTILLAS – A VEGAN MUST KNOW

We all know that tortillas are of many kinds and tortilla companies use 100% vegetable oil in every recipe.

IS WHEAT FLOUR TORTILLA VEGAN?

The large tortillas used for burritos and quesadillas are made of wheat flour. Wheat tortillas traditionally contain lard or tallow. But practically all commercially-made tortillas are now vegan as they contain wheat or white flour, water, and salt.

So if you are a vegan and you see a wheat flour tortilla, never think twice to eat it!

ARE CORN TORTILLAS VEGAN FRIENDLY?

The most concerned question of a vegan is: Are corn tortillas vegan?

There are some variations in making these tortillas especially the ingredients that prepare the dough. Most corn tortillas sold in supermarkets are made vegan.

Corn tortillas are made with masa harina corn flour, water, and salt, oil/fat is optional (if you are a non-vegan) and commercially made corn tortillas do not have added oil/fat in it.

*QUICK TIP: every time you go supermarket to buy tortilla, watch out for lard! Read the packaging carefully as some companies doesn’t mention in ingredients but in nutritional facts, you can pick contents of lard or tallow*

ARE MISSION TORTILLAS VEGAN?

Mission foods claim that their tortillas are vegan-friendly and don’t contain any animal ingredients. Mission corn products are produced with 100% corn masa flour

The Mission Tortillas are fortified with omega 3s, have “heart-healthy” on the packaging, and say they are 96 percent fat-free.

If you’re on any type of low-carb/ keto Lifestyle you have to get these. They’re a great replacement for bread.

ARE GUERRERO TORTILLAS VEGAN?

According to the company’s claim, Guerrero tortillas do not possess any animal products in their ingredient.

Guerrero flour tortillas are vegan.

They are very popular among vegans. It is no doubt a jump of joy for them to know that they do not contain any traces of animal products.

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CONCLUSION – GO VEGAN TORTILLA

Luckily, vegans can take a sigh of relief because tortillas are available to fill their diet with these yummy snacks. Vegans can enjoy many dishes containing tortillas. Also, since tortillas are extensively available, they benefit a lot of people.

Tortillas are also available in every store. It was a wise decision of tortilla-making companies to stop producing tortillas with animal products in them, due improved the popularity of vegetarianism.

 

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