Veganism is the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products,particularly in diet, and an associated philosophy that rejects the commodity status of animals.
An individual who follows the diet or philosophy is known as a Vegan.
Well planned vegan diets are regarded as appropriate for all stages of life, including infancy and pregnancy, by the AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS, DIETITIANS OF CANADA and the HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL. As a result of the elimination of all animal products , a vegan diet may lead to a healthy and prevents deficiency in the body.
A vegan diet generally consists of made from plants which is very nutritious and healthy , with all this a vegan diet is considered as the best diet for an individual because it encompasses all kind of vitamins and proteins except fat.
On a vegan diet , you can eat foods made from plants , including:
FRUITS AND VEGETABLES LEGUMES SUCH AS PEAS, BEANS AND LENTILS
NUTS AND SEEDS
BREADS , RICE AND PASTA
DAIRY ALTERNATIVES SUCH AS SOYAMILK , COCONUT MILK AND ALMOND MILK .
WHAT VEGAN CAN’T EAT
Vegans can’t eat any foods made from animals and their skin , including:
BEEF , PORK , LAMB , AND OTHER RED MEAT
CHICKEN , DUCK AND POULTRY
CHEESE AND BUTTER
MAYONNAISE as it includes egg yolk
Studies show that vegans have better heart health and lower odds of having certain diseases. Those who skip meat have less of a chance of becoming obese or getting heart disease , high cholesterol , and high blood pressure . Vegans are likely to live a longer life as it helps in cutting down daily calories.
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