animal concerns logo
advanced search
  • Site Map
  • Animal Concerns Forum
  • About Animal Concerns
  • EnviroLink Network
  • Category: General Information > Vegetarianism > Veganism

    Staying Healthy on Plant-Based Diets (Formerly Known As Staying a Healthy Vegan)

    I was vegan for awhile, but...

    Vegan Outreach promotes a vegan diet in order to lessen the suffering of animals. Since the average American consumes thousands of animals over the course of a lifetime, each person who eats a vegan diet makes a difference by removing their support from the factory farming and slaughtering of these animals. For this reason, I have been involved in vegan advocacy for over fifteen years.

    During my years of outreach, I have been told by many people that they tried to be vegetarian or vegan, but hadn't felt healthy. I found this troubling. How can we prevent animal suffering by promoting a vegan diet for our entire society if some people do not respond well to it? Finding an answer to this problem was a major motivation for my becoming a Registered Dietitian. In researching the subject, I discovered that some claims about the vegan diet include distortions or omissions which can lead to people having poor experiences.
    Ratings/Review of this resource:

    P.O. Box 38492
    Pittsburgh , PA 15238-8492
    Contact Person: Vegan Outreach

    Detailed Information:

    Resources that may be related:

    Home | Site Map | About EnviroLink | Advanced Search | Suggest a Resource

    All content on this website is governed by a Creative Commons license.

    This site powered by WebDNA
    Community Information Systems provided by Rhiza Labs

    site statistics