One main Vegan benefit is having a clean colon, which prevents colon cancer. I'm not a vegan, but I prefer to fish, chicken, and occasional beef. Eat beef in moderation, not every week, due to beef taking longer to digest. Being vegan I'm sure would also decrease effects of cholesterol.
A well planned vegan diet tend to provide more fiber, antioxidants and beneficial plant compounds than the traditional Western diet. It's also richer in potassium, magnesium, folate and vitamins A, C and E.
Eating a plant based diet can help you lose weight. Many vegans experience a large weight loss when they first give up animal products.
Vegan diets tend to promote lower blood sugar, and better kidney function. Vegans also have a lower risk of some cancers, and heart disease.
I've been vegan for seven years. It's awesome. There is a lightness that comes with not eating animal products. I no longer feel heavy and sleepy after eating.
Great said Lisa! I become a vegan for ethical reasons, not so much for the health (I was living quite healthy, was vegetarian first for 19 years and I am vegan for 5 years now). Benefit for me is that I have a clean conscience, I know that I am trying hard not to hurt no animal (human also). Me being vegan means that my children are vegan also - and I am happy for that because I know that they really eat healthy (I can not imagine all the hormones, antibiotics, ... they would consume). They are really healthy, have a great blood, only catch some cold occasionally. I suppose it's because of the food (a lot of fresh vegetables and fruits) and the fact that they are a lot outside, in the woods, in the garden, ...
by Natalia M Aeschliman 3 years ago
What is the difference between being a vegetarian and being a vegan?I was just wondering. I am planning on becoming a vegetarian, because I am not a fan of meat or seafood, or anything dairy. I just want to know what would be the best option for me, thank you in advance.
by Tester McModMod 6 years ago
What one food would keep you frm being a vegan, and why?What one main food would you find it the hardest to give up that is derive from animal products?
by anonymousthoguhts 6 years ago
Want to know why I chose to live a vegan lifestyle ? Yes? Okay but remember these are my opinions and beliefs , I am not forcing my way of thinking on anyone . Okay so my first reason is yes , my unconditional love for animals. I refuse to support the belief that animals were put on this earth to...
by jackiewilliam 9 years ago
I am not intent to lose weight. I do not why some people become vegans. Is there any vegans here?
by hinckles koma 9 years ago
Can someone explain the difference, and what is actually better for health?
by Krzysztof Willman 3 years ago
What are the benefits of Veganism?I'm interested in gradually going vegan but I would like to know all the positives of becoming one. Also what foods should I be eating and are there substitutes for chicken and other meat products that taste similar?
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