Sure, Vitamin B12 might be the only supplement required by vegans in order to survive. As it turns out, there is compelling evidence suggesting that a handful of certain nutrients not typically part of the plant-based diet can help ensure optimal wellness and maximum healthspan. My hope is not to convince you to take a multivitamin. But first, a warning. This is our research. Use it, but do your own, too.
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Not long ago, telling people you were vegan would likely have elicited a hostile response. Now, when plant-based diets are more popular than ever before, vegans are far more likely to be met with congratulations than commiserations — probably from fellow vegans — and after having been vegan for 10 weeks myself, I can already see why. Ethical and environmental benefits aside, there are endless studies that document the myriad health benefits reaped by vegans, including lowering your risk of cardiovascular disease and protecting you against diabetes. I have however, discovered a newfound love of yoga. Studies show that vegans benefit from good gut health thanks to an increase in fibre intake. This can subsequently lead to lower levels of inflammation and elevated digestive health. Plus, on the odd occasion when I do eat a little more than I probably should because vegans are only human too , I feel back to normal in no time.
Choosing vegan clothing might appear to be daunting at first. You have to carefully look at the materials that you never thought about before, such as the glue that holds your shoe together. Fabric and shoe adhesives can have casein, gelatin, beeswax, or other animal products that would make them non-vegan appropriate.
Being vegan is easier than ever. But it turns out a lot of things are coincidentally vegan that may shock you. For example: did you know Baco-Bits and Oreos are vegan?