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Find Out the Important Health Facts of Adopting a Vegan Diet

By: Gil Haddi - Published: Feb 16, 2013 • References: peta.org and peta.org
For anyone who is considering taking the plunge and converting to a purely vegan diet, this infographic explains important information about how to ensure optimal health.

There are many misconceptions about vegans, particularly about their sources of essential vitamins and nutrients including protein, iron, calcium and vitamin D. For those who are unfamiliar with this diet, it seems almost impossibly restrictive, with meat, fish, eggs and all dairy products completely out of the picture. This chart explains which foods are necessary to maintain a balanced cruelty-free diet and the benefits of keeping up the vegan lifestyle.

A vegan diet is not only better for the heart and waistline, it is also easier on the wallet, not to mention the animals.