There are a lot of diet trends going around, from Macroscopic to Paleo, and it can be overwhelming to make a decision about which changes to make. With hundreds of voices and sources preaching the superpowers or evils of this food and that food, choosing what to eat and what not to eat is suddenly a difficult task.
Veganism has been around for centuries, mostly existing in the East due to religions across India and southeast Asia. It’s recent spread to the west has made it one of the most popular diet lifestyles (besides Vegetarianism). There’s been a lot of speculation about the proposed health benefits of trading animal products for lots of fruits and veggies, and some of the information can be a bit exaggerated.
When it comes to making a big change in your life, you should always be informed about exactly what you’re getting yourself into. Research is key, and in this case we’ve answered a lot of the beginner Vegan’s frequently asked questions for you.
Remember that you don’t have to go all-in to get the health benefits of a certain diet. You can start on a middle term by eating vegan two to three times per week and going from there. It’s all about what you feel comfortable with and what you want to achieve.