Few diets are as difficult to follow as a vegan one. No animals or animal products period. It’s simple in theory, but it presents a whole host of health concerns, as well practical ones. Laci has what you need to know if you’re thinking of making the vegan switch.
Becoming a vegetarian
“People become vegetarians for many reasons, including health, religious convictions, concerns about animal welfare or the use of antibiotics and hormones in livestock, or a desire to eat in a way that avoids excessive use of environmental resources.”
The Oxford Vegetarian Study: an overview
“The Oxford Vegetarian Study is a prospective study of 6000 vegetarians and 5000 nonvegetarian control subjects recruited in the United Kingdom between 1980 and 1984.”
Would We Be Healthier With a Vegan Diet?
“A July 2012 Gallup poll puts the percentage of American adults who say they consider themselves vegetarian at 5%, and those who consider themselves vegans—who eat no meat or dairy products—at 2%.”
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