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Learn more about Veganism

The word vegan was initially defined as a diet free of animal-based foods (such as meat, dairy products, eggs, and honey.) Nowadays, the word's meaning is commonly extended to refer to non-food products—such as clothing, cosmetics, and medicine—that are made without animal-derived substances. Vegans also typically object to exploitative uses of animals, from animal testing to rodeos to zoos and dolphin shows.animal-derived substances. Vegans also typically object to exploitative uses of animals, from animal testing to rodeos to zoos and dolphin shows.

What is vegan?

Vegan and vegetarian diets both exclude meat and seafood. A vegan diet goes a step further, though, by also nixing every other food of animal origin.

Why go vegan? The elevator pitch for the reasons to choose a vegan diet crams several compelling points into just a few seconds.

Why go vegan?

A vegan lifestyle prevents a tremendous amount of animal slaughter and suffering. It offers a potent way to shrink our environmental footprint, especially in regard to climate change

Switching to a plant-based diet is easier than you would ever expect. Instead of trying to cut animal products out of your diet, crowd them out

Vegan nutrition guide

Everybody eating a mostly or entirely vegan diet should learn the basics of vegan nutrition. Going vegan, or merely taking a few steps in that direction, can deliver important health benefits.