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Health Benefits of the Vegan Lifestyle

Health Benefits of the Vegan Lifestyle

Veganism is a dietary choice that’s grown in popularity over the past few decades, due to the desire of people to eliminate animal-based foods from their diets because of

--health concerns

-- the increasingly poor treatment of animals by large food and clothing manufacturers, and

--the environmental impact of places such as feedlots on their surrounding environments

What makes a vegan a “real” vegan? Well, a real vegan doesn’t consume or wear any animal-based foods or products. True vegans don’t wear any leather or fur.

Take a look at the myriad benefits one can get from eating a strictly plant-based...


Favorite Accidentally Vegan Foods

Favorite Accidentally Vegan Foods

Part 1

Pssst. Want to hear a secret? Lean closer. Guess what? Vegan food doesn’t ALWAYS have to be super healthy!

Chips, chocolates, baked goods, and other delights—believe it or not, you can still partake! Of course, I am all for a healthy vegan diet, but I am just as in favor of naughtier indulgences. For some reason, many omnis think that vegan food is bland, inaccessible, expensive … you get the drift.

Accidentally-vegan foods are foods which weren’t made with the intention of being vegan, but it just so happens that they are vegan friendly. Many of these products...


Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes

When doctors, nutritionists, and other healthcare professionals stress the importance of diet, they certainly aren’t exaggerating. Our diets have a huge impact on our physical and emotional health. A poor diet can cause a variety of health concerns, from obesity and diabetes, to fatigue and mood swings. A good diet, on the other hand, can raise our energy, uplift our mood, and improve a range of health complaints.

And what better diet than a cruelty-free, healthy, delicious vegan one? Following a balanced plant-based diet can improve

  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Obesity
  • Indigestion and
  • Overall Wellbeing

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Countries Taking Veganism to the Next Level

Countries Taking Veganism to the Next Level

Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we looked at five countries in the Americas and Europe that are great places for vegans to be. Now, in Part 2, we take a look into why veganism in Australia is booming, and explore the exotic countries of Africa and Asia to find the best of vegan living from all around the globe!

Africa

Egypt

You may be surprised to find that many traditional Egyptian foods are vegan friendly and can be readily found in restaurants or as street food. A large number of Egyptians are also Coptic Christians,...


Countries Taking Veganism to the Next Level

Countries Taking Veganism to the Next Level

Part 1

Traveling and food go hand in hand. If you’re ever had a bad meal on vacation, you know it can ruin the entire holiday—or even make you sick. As a vegan, you no doubt wonder about whether or not your favorite holiday destination is a vegan-friendly haven. Chances are, it is! A vacation in the right country or city can open up an entire world of new plant-based experiences:

  • Foods: It is always a delight to be able to try a new cuisine from a different culture, especially when it’s of the vegan variety.
  • Places: Explore...