Veg or Vegan?

What is a vegetarian?
The definition of a vegetarian is someone who does not eat meat, fowl, or fish.

What is a vegan?
The definition of a vegan is someone who does not eat animal products, including meat, fish, seafood, eggs, and dairy products.

A vegan lifestyle is one in which a person tries to abstain from any animal products, such as leather, fur, wool, down, etc.

We understand that there are numerous reasons and causes that lead to vegetarianism/ veganism, and we are open to all points of view. Regardless of the reason there are many health benefits to choosing a meat-free diet. Vegetarians often have

  • Much lower cholesterol levels and heart disease is less common
  • Lower blood pressure than non-vegetarians
  • Lower blood glucose levels
  • Cancer deaths of 1/2 to 3/4 of those in the general population
  • Less tendency to form kidney stones or gall stones
  • Less frequency of osteoporosis

On top of these tidbits, it should be noted that choosing a vegan diet is considered the healthiest choice as a vegan diet is *cholesterol-free*.