Long gone are the days that announcing you are vegan was a cause for ridicule – as more and more people around the world are electing to adopt a vegan lifestyle.
Part of the reason for the increase in veganism is the knowledge that you are helping animals, the world, and your own health.
And it has never been easier to be a vegan – with a multitude of foods and products to choose from and hundreds of resources dedicated to helping people make the switch, the choice to live a plant-based lifestyle is as easy as deciding to.
To make the process even easier, we have answered some of the most common questions about going vegan.
A vegan is a person who does not consume animals or use animal products.
People who live a vegan lifestyle typically do so to on the basis of protecting animals, as well as for the benefit of humans and the environment.
You can learn more about going vegan here.
Once you make the switch to a vegan lifestyle, the plant-based diet will result in various changes to your body.
In addition to an initial boost in energy, acne may clear up, bowel movements may become more regular and you will likely lose weight.
A few months of a vegan lifestyle can also have a significant impact on cardiovascular health, and lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.