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Doctor insights on: Eggplant Parmigiana Vegan

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Could eggplants possibly cause allergy?

Could eggplants possibly cause allergy?

Yes: People can have adverse reactions to ingesting eggplant, possibly due to the pharmacologic action of histamine and other non-protein components, rather than to specific protein allergen. The prevalence of ige-mediated eggplant allergy is estimated at 0.8%, with higher rates of sensitization in females and more common in india. ...Read more

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Are there vegan desserts?

Yes: some really good ones too. http://allrecipes.com/recipes/1664/everyday-cooking/vegan/desserts/

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What is the simplest way to go vegan?

What is the simplest way to go vegan?

Stop eating meat?: Couldn't be more simple. Vegetarian diet is associated with lower incidence of obesity, heart disease, hypertension, and type 2 diabetes, but specific effects of diet versus associated lifestyle are hard to sort out. There may be some marginal benefit to being a vegetarian. ...Read more

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What is the downside of being a vegan?

What is the downside of being a vegan?

None: There are no physical or medical contraindication to being a vegan, as long as you make efforts to obtain all of your complete proteins, nutrients and vitamins through a well balanced diet and poss. Supplements if necessary; also call ahead to restaurants if unsure of their desire or ability; most will be accommodating! ...Read more

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What is a vegan diet?

What is a vegan diet?

No animal foods.: Check these sites for vegan info, diet & recipes: http://www.provegan.info/eng/vegan/, https://www.vegansociety.com/, www.vegan.com/, www.chooseveg.com/?, www.peta.org/recipes/ ...Read more

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What is a vegan diet like?

What is a vegan diet like?

No animal products: Vegan diets exclude any animal or animal byproducts such as milk, eggs, fish oil, etc. It is limited to only foods that are plant based or derived from plants. ...Read more

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Is a vegan diet any good?

Is a vegan diet any good?

Moral high ground: In this era of factory farming, it's a conscientious choice but each of the big recent studies shows no health advantage or disadvantage of a supplementing vegan over an omnivore in longevity or any category of illness if you control for other health habits. A non-supplementing vegan will become seriously sick in a few months. Be discerning and recognize the huckstering & real caring about animals ...Read more

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Is being a vegan a good idea?

Is being a vegan a good idea?

If done carefully: There is limited research but a careful vegan diet can be very healthy; vegan diets reduce risk of obesity, high blood pressure, lower cholesterol & likely reduce cancer risk. However, certain nutrients such as vitamin b12, carnitine, taurine & dha are difficult to obtain with a vegan diet so should be supplemented. See www.Vegetarian-nutrition.Info/updates/vegan-diets-pros-cons.Php for more info. ...Read more

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How to eat a healthy vegan diet?

How to eat a healthy vegan diet?

Less processed food: You may have an unhealthy vegan diet if you add too many processed foods. Granted , they may be better than non vegan choices. Using whole foods whenever possible is a good start. ...Read more

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