How Healthy is a Vegan Diet?

It is the position of the American Dietetic Association that appropriately planned vegetarian diets, including total vegetarian or vegan diets, are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and may provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases.

NIH.gov/PubMed

 
 
 

Where Do You Get Your Protein?

Good sources of vegan protein are: legumes, grains, vegetables, nuts & seeds, tofu, tempeh, seitan, buckwheat, quinoa and amaranth. There is no biological need to consume animal products, it's a choice.

A plant-strong diet provides all the nutrients needed for vibrant health, a lean physique and amazing fitness. See vegan athlete Frank Medrano with a stunning performance - 100% plant powered.

By the way: the world’s strongest animals are plant eaters.

 
 
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Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends.

George Bernard Shaw, Irish Playwright (1856-1950)

 
 

Beyond Carnism

Melanie Joy, Ph.D., Ed.M. is a Harvard-educated psychologist, professor of psychology and sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, a celebrated speaker, and the author of the award-winning book "Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows". Melanie is the eighth recipient of the Institute of Jainology’s Ahimsa Award, which was previously awarded to Nelson Mandela and the Dalai Lama. Her work has been featured by numerous national and international media outlets, including the BBC, Germany’s ARD, ABC Australia, the New York Times, and Spiegel Online.

 
 
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If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be vegetarian.

Paul McCartney, English musician

 
 
 
 
 

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