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Vegan Diet

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Cha Buenconsejo

on 10 February 2014

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Vegetarians eliminate meat, fish, and poultry
Vegan VS Vegetarian
History & Purpose
Vegan/Vegetarian Diet: How does it work?
Egg & Dairy Substitutes
Pros & Cons
2000's - 2010's
Mainstream Acceptance
grains, beans, legumes, leafy greens, nuts, seeds, bread, vegetables, fruits
What can a vegan eat?
Adequate calorie intake = variety
free of cholesterol and low saturated fat
Calcium sources: Dark green vegetables, dried beans tofu, soy milk, orange juice
Calcium & Iron
1 egg = 2 Tbsp. potato starch
Egg Replacers
Soy milk, almond milk, potato milk, rice milk, hemp milk
Dairy Replacers
Likely that you will shed pounds
Health Benefits
Low animal protein intake may reduce calcium intake
Nutritional Concerns
"Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian [or vegan] diet."
Albert Einstein
Vegan/Vegetarian Diet
Vegans exclude ALL animal products - even dairy and eggs
Strict vegetarians
Abstain from animal use entirely
1944 - Donald Watson coined the term vegan
United States (1996 - 2012) : 9 million people
Animal rights, articles, books
Humane lifestyle
Protein sources: lentils, peas, tofu, peanut butter, soy milk almonds, spinach, rice, whole wheat bread, potatoes, broccoli,
Fat sources: oil, margarine, nuts, avocado, coconut
Calcium supplement
Common Foods
1 egg = 1/4 cup mashed potatoes
1 egg = 1/4 cup pumpkin or squash
1 egg = 1/4 cup pureed prunes
1 egg = 2 Tbsp. water + 1 Tbsp. oil + 2 tsp. baking powder
1 egg white = 1 Tbsp. plain agar powder dissolved in 1 Tbsp. water, whipped,
chilled, and whipped again
Crumbled tofu for cheese
nondairy cream cheese
Reduces risks of heart diseases and cancer
Keeps cholesterol and blood pressure in check
Source: Wikipedia
Source: Wikipedia
Source: Wikipedia
Promote self-control
Source: The Vegetarian Resource Group
Source: The Vegetarian Resource Group
Source: The Vegetarian Resource Group
Source: The Vegetarian Resource Group
Source: U.S. Health News
Source: U.S. Health News
Loss of vitamin B12, and vitamin D

Not many restaurants offer vegan meals
Healthy. Happy. Life.
Source: Wikipedia
Raw Vegans or Raw Foodists
Levels of Veganism
Don't eat food heated up higher than 37 degrees Celsius
belief that heating up food will cause nutrients to break down and lose its value
Source: Wikipedia
Why be vegan/vegatarian?
Source: Wikipedia
6th century B.C. - Pythagoras encouraged meatless eating
India, Greece, Greek civilization
- peace towards animals
Live longer
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