Veganism is a diet and a lifestyle that seeks to exclude animal products and animal-derived ingredients from one’s food, clothing, and other lifestyle choices. Most commonly, vegans do not eat meat, eggs, or dairy products, but also refrain from buying and using clothing produced through the killing and exploitation of animals, such as leather and fur.
People may choose to adopt a vegan diet and lifestyle for any number of reasons related to personal health, environmental and ecological, religious, humanitarian, and animal rights. Many vegans fundamentally disagree with the animal abuses inherent in factoring farming techniques, and the impact of meat and dairy additives on human health. Some believe humans have no concrete right to take the life of a living animal, therefore choosing to focus on living a plant-based diet and lifestyle.
Contrary to some outside opinion, a vegan diet and lifestyle can be extremely nutritious and fulfilling, with many nutritionists arguing it to be the healthiest choice. A vegan diet is based upon the consumption of grains, beans, legumes, vegetables, and fruit. In contrast to a omnivore’s diet, whose meals often uses the previous foods as side plates, a vegan’s diet can be termed more varied because of the intensive use of the many varieties and uses of vegetables, beans, and legumes as main courses.
Posted on November 22nd, 2012 by admin
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