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How many vegans and vegetarians go back to eating meat?

How many vegans and vegetarians go back to eating meat?

Well – most people are more astute than I was at that age but interestingly it is estimated that a staggering 84\% of people who try a vegan or vegetarian diet go back to eating meat.

Are vegetarians still omnivores?

Although many humans choose to eat both plants and meat, earning us the dubious title of “omnivore,” we’re anatomically herbivorous. The good news is that if you want to eat like our ancestors, you still can: Nuts, vegetables, fruit, and legumes are the basis of a healthy vegan lifestyle.

What is the difference between a vegan and an omnivore diet?

A person following a standard vegan diet consumes less high sugar, processed carbohydrate-rich foods than a person following a standard omnivorous diet. A standard omnivorous diet contains more protein than a standard vegan diet. A standard omnivorous diet contains more riboflavin than a standard vegan diet.

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How many vegan transformation stories have we collected?

We collected 14 incredible vegan transformation stories from people all over the world and at all stages of life. Some of them have lost tremendous amounts of weight in a healthy and sustainable way. Others escaped death by an inch or got off their medication.

Are there any peer reviewed research articles on vegan diets?

While there are thousands of published, peer reviewed research articles on vegan diets (as a stand alone) or omnivorous diets (as a stand alone), I’ve chosen to review only those articles that compare both. I have to draw the line somewhere. For similar reasons, I haven’t looked into any conflicts of interest of the authors or study-funders.

Why is it so hard to talk about veganism?

For a few reasons. It’s an emotionally charged topic. It often promotes argument rather than discussion. How we choose to eat is intensely personal. People get easily offended, fiercely protective, and respond on the offensive. I didn’t want to write it as a knee jerk reaction to a current upward trending in vegan eating.