Nutrition — vegan diet

“Vegan” Diet vs. Plant-based?

Posted by Adam Walsh on

“Vegan” Diet vs. Plant-based?

Is there a difference?  “Vegans” are people who strive to live their lives according to the definition of veganism: “Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.” Vegans are driven by compassion towards all living things, many people who are exposed to the cruel practices that are rampant in the animal agricultural system will be inclined to eat less animal products. How outrageous is that… People who have strong anti-vegan opinions are probably more upset...

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Is a Vegan Diet Healthy?

Posted by Adam Walsh on

Is a Vegan Diet Healthy?

Vegan diets CAN be very healthy… it’s not debatable.

Many people try to discourage or poke holes in veganism and criticise vegans. After learning more about veganism, as a dietitian I was quick to criticise and assume that vegans would inherently suffer some kind of nutritional issues without animal sources in their diet.

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