Going vegan is becoming more and more mainstream. With many celebrities now endorsing this brave and healthy lifestyle, many more people are asking themselves, “Is this right for me?”
Becoming a vegan will affect your entire daily routine as well as your health. Regardless of whether you are choosing this lifestyle for dietary, allergy, ethical, or personal reasons, there are a few things you should consider before making the jump to the no meat, no eggs, no dairy lifestyle.
Protein and B12- Two things lacking in a meat-free diet are proteins and B12 vitamins. Many vegans either take supplements or find other ways to get these important nutrients into their diet. This might mean eating protein fortified oatmeal for breakfast and snacking on some protein-packed nuts throughout the day. B12 on the other hand, can only be found naturally in meat. Even though some B12 fortified vegan food is available, most of the time it is not enough. Everybody transitioning from meat eater to vegan should buy B12 supplements to avoid getting sick… CONTINUE READING >>>>