"Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or poultry. Vegans,
in addition to being vegetarian, do not use other
animal products and by-products such as eggs, dairy
products, honey, leather, fur, silk, wool, cosmetics, and
soaps derived from animal products" (www.vrg.org).
"Well-planned plant-based diets are rich in protein, iron, calcium and other essential vitamins and minerals. Some benefits include: increased energy, younger looking skin, and obesity prevention."(http://www.vegansociety.com)
No harm done to animals with the consumption of plant-based foods.
More information on:http://www.peta.org/living/food/vegetarian-101/
"Raising animals for food produces more greenhouse gas emissions than all of the cars, planes, and other forms of transportation combined" (http://www.chooseveg.com/environment).
Common Vegan Food Choices
Many people who don't understand veganism
think that a vegan diet is "boring" and consist
of eating salads and nuts all day, but in fact
that is not true. There are many food choices
for vegans, some include..
Here is a great video showing some delicious foods you can make on a plant-based, vegan diet!