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Are there vegan desserts?

Yes: Some really good ones too. Http://allrecipes. Com/recipes/1664/everyday-cooking/vegan/desserts/ ...Read more

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Is it healthy to be a vegan?

Is it healthy to be a vegan?

It can be: As long as you vary the specific foods you eat, and make sure you get enough Vitamin B12. http://tinyurl. Com/lb6bjcz ...Read more

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Is vegan food free of dairy?

Is vegan food free of dairy?

Yes: By definition. If you want to become a vegan for moral reasons, be sure you know exactly what you are doing, and take the supplements you need, or you will ruin your health quickly. The vegan industry is full of both very good and upstanding people, and also shameless crooks and liars. Be warned. ...Read more

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How to gain weight as a vegan?

How to gain weight as a vegan?

Weight gain: Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil ; smoothies (w added silken tofu). ...Read more

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Is vegan a healthy way to eat?

Is vegan a healthy way to eat?

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 dirt so should be supplemented. See www. Vegetarian-nutrition. Info/updates/vegan-diets-pros-cons. Php for more info. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to be a raw vegan?

Is it healthy to be a raw vegan?

Yes: You have the moral high ground & are watching your diet. The health benefits of any form of vegetarianism have resisted demonstration in the major scientific studies largely because vegetarians tend to have other healthy lifestyle considerations. You must supplement as a vegan or you will ruin your health quickly. Adopting this lifestyle also makes it much harder for you to be a good guest. ...Read more

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The ultramind solution, is it vegan?

The ultramind solution, is it vegan?

It can be: It is an extremely restrictive diet that is billed by its promoter as a one-size-fits-all for a huge variety of totally distinct diseases of the nervous system. I'd simply urge you to address real health concerns with an evidence-based physician, and not trouble yourself with a difficult diet that's almost certain to disappoint you -- either "ultramind" or something else. ...Read more

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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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Is it going against nature to be vegan?

Is it going against nature to be vegan?

Perhaps a bit: A good question without an easy answer. Carnivorous & vegetarian animals have differing anatomy & physiology & it can be argued that humans have more in common with vegetarians, but actually our features are most consistent with omnivores. See http://rense. Com/general20/meant. Htm. But being peaceful may also be against our nature, but that doesn't mean it's a bad idea. Vegan diets can be healthy. ...Read more

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Can you be a vegan and still be healthy?

Can you be a vegan and still be healthy?

Absolutely: See: http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/481795-the-statistics-of-vegetarians-vs-meat-eaters/

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Would becoming a vegan make me healthier?

Would becoming a vegan make me healthier?

You and others.: You will become healthier when you stop poisoning your body with meat, milk and eggs. The global effect of reducing methane in the atmosphere and local effect of reducing fecal pollution in the groundwater is great for public health. The effect on the health of the chicken, cow, pig, lamb, fish, etc. Is immeasurable. Don't let meat eaters make you think veganism is dangerous. ...Read more

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Is it good for your health to become vegan?

Is it good for your health to become vegan?

Yes and no: If you want to become a vegan for moral reasons, be sure you know exactly what you are doing, and take the supplements you need, or you will ruin your health quickly. You'll lose weight because your food doesn't taste as good, and meet fitness enthusiasts which is good. The vegan industry is full of both very good and upstanding people, and also shameless crooks and liars. Be warned. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to gain weight as a vegan?

Can you tell me how to gain weight as a vegan?

Vegetarian foods: To help with healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, Smoothies (with added silken tofu), pasta/ bagels & use of juice rather than soda. ...Read more

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How can I slowly transition into being a vegan?

How can I slowly transition into being a vegan?

Know your facts: If you want to become a vegan for moral reasons, be sure you know exactly what you are doing, and take the supplements you need, or you will ruin your health quickly. You'll lose weight because your food doesn't taste as good, and meet fitness enthusiasts which is good. The vegan industry is full of both very good and upstanding people, and also shameless crooks and liars. Be smart & good luck. ...Read more

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Why are so many kids going vegan? Another fad?

Why are so many kids going vegan? Another fad?

Fad: Some think it's healthy. Some protest animal cruelty. They need to learn where to get protein and b12. ...Read more

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Ready to become vegan but not sure how to do it?

Ready to become vegan but not sure how to do it?

Check these sites: They don't give us enough space here to fully answer to your question but here are links to some excellent websites that will give you great guidance & provide quality information on starting a healthy vegan diet: http://www.21daykickstart. Org/http://www. Vrg. Org/nutshell/vegan. Htm, http://www. Veganoutreach. Org/guide/index. Html, http://vegandietguy. Com/ and http://www. Happycow. Net/vegan_diet. Html. ...Read more

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If I want to become a vegan, what site should I see?

If I want to become a vegan, what site should I see?

Several good ones: There are many good websites that provide quality information on how to have a healthy vegan diet. See http://www. Vrg. Org/nutshell/vegan. Htm, http://www. Veganoutreach. Org/guide/index. Html,
http://vegandietguy. Com/
http://www. Happycow. Net/vegan_diet. Html
and http://www.21daykickstart. Org/. ...Read more

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What is healthier, raw vegan vs. Cooked grains vegan?

What is healthier, raw vegan vs. Cooked grains vegan?

Vegan Diet: Vegan Diet includes Vegetable, fruits, grains, nuts, seeds. It does not include any dairy products.
Good Nutrition is necessary for having Energy to function well.
Grains are complex carbs that body uses for energy. Since they digest slowly, energy is lasting instead of spiked.

Both are Healthy part of Diet.

Cooked grains with some olive oil and spices give more flavor and taste. ...Read more

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What vegan friendly foods will improve my health the most?

What vegan friendly foods will improve my health the most?

Vegan friendly foods: I commend you for your desire for Good Health.
Vegan friendly foods:
Oatmeal, Plant Protein smoothie.
Collard greens, watercress, kale, arugula, Avocados, peanut butter.
Watermelon, Plums, red grapes.
Beans and lentils.
Nuts, seeds, unsweetened dried fruit, and dark chocolate.
Drink Water filled with sliced whole lemons, oranges or grapefruits
Be disciplined, be consistent, set small goals. ...Read more

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New to being vegan, where can I find how to balance foods?

Get help: If you have become a vegan for moral reasons, be sure you know exactly what you are doing, and take the supplements you need, or you will ruin your health quickly. You'll lose weight because your food doesn't taste as good, and meet fitness enthusiasts which is good. The vegan industry is full of both very good and upstanding people, and also shameless crooks and liars. Be smart & good luck. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to become a pure vegan now and for long term?

Is it healthy to become a pure vegan now and for long term?

Depends: If you grow up with the Vegan lifestyle you tend to become well educated in the diversity of intake it will require to stay healthy. If you want to go that route and study up on the lifestyle, it could work out well. It is not as simple as just stopping meats, etc. You must learn how to gain the nutrients/vitamins that are lost when you do. Many enjoy the vegan lifestyle. ...Read more

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What to do if I am thinking about going vegan but should i?

Research: Vegan can be a healthy way of life but you need to do it smartly. Research the issue - and see if you are up for that. It should not be approached in a haphazard manner. Take care. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods can I eat as a vegan to gain weight?

Please suggest what foods can I eat as a vegan to gain weight?

Fat vs fit: You may want to gain weight but not fat. Lean body mass can increase with the combination of increase caloric intake and exercise. Resistance training and weights will help you gain mass.
Vegan choices include vegetable oils and beans and legumes. ...Read more

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I just quit polo; I feel bad for doing it but became a vegan. Right or wrong?

I just quit polo; I feel bad for doing it but became a vegan. Right or wrong?

Be careful: You will die miserably and slowly if you consume only foods of vegetable origin without supplementing. If you feel morally superior or physically more vigorous as a vegan, do it -- but you will need to supplement. Without carnivores, the surface of the earth would be nothing but a layer of bacteria -- yet I am sickened by the way factory-farmed animals are treated. It's your choice. ...Read more

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Is there a healthy weight to gain weight if I have decided to become a vegan?

Is there a healthy weight to gain weight if I have decided to become a vegan?

Ideal BMI: ...is 19-25. You have not shared your height, so we can't calculate your Body Mass Index here. However, here's a link for you to fill in the blanks, and self-determine your preferred "healthy weight" range: https://www. Nhlbi. Nih. Gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc. Htm ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to tell people I'm vegan without them thinking I'm self-righteous?

Be honest: Whenever you do something that gives you the moral high ground, you'll be called "self-righteous." Whatever your motives, here's your best approach. "It's just my personal preference. Please tolerate me." And don't argue. I also trust that you're aware of the real science -- it gives you a moral, but not a demonstrable health, benefit. Keep it up as long as you feel it's right for you. ...Read more

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What to do if I do not want to go veggie or vegan but what diet can I just keep forever?

What to do if I do not want to go veggie or vegan but what diet can I just keep forever?

A sensible one: Eat what you like, but only to satisfy hunger, not as entertainment or solace. Avoid the very salty, sugary, and greasy stuff. No diet plan, no matter how hyped, will benefit you nearly so much as just getting plenty of strenuous exercise every day. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight could you loose from eating vegan food for a month or 2?

Can you tell me how much weight could you loose from eating vegan food for a month or 2?

Can be a lot: This will cause you to lose weight because you're making food choices that aren't greasy / sugary / extremely tasty so you won't overeat. You must supplement or you can damage your nervous system permanently. An even better option is to get with your physician and examine your diet and exercise habits -- fitness activities make friends for you & lifestyle change keeps you lean long-term. ...Read more