Veganism has become widely known around the globe, not solely for the diet but also for the impact it can have.
As veganism grows more and more popular as becoming vegn and more as well decide to go vegan for Veganuary.
Here are some facts that are usually associated with a vegan diet.
Vegans do not suffer from a lack of protein
This is a common misconception as there is more protein in broccoli than beef. Lentils, spinach and almonds are also protein-packed and contain other great nutrients too.
You simply do not need to consume meat to get protein. Other vitamins and minerals that are widely and easily available to vegans include Vitamin D, Vitamin B12 and Vitamin C.
Vegans are not pale, weak people
Athletes and Olympians are increasingly adopting a vegan lifestyle.
Carl Lewis, Venus Williams, Lewis Hamilton, Jermaine Defoe, David Hayes and many more are some athletes and Olympians that are all vegan.
Vegan food is not bad food
There are thousands upon thousands of easy, quick, healthy and tasty vegan recipes to try. Dubai’s restaurant scene also has a number of vegan outlets with many dining establishments now offering delicious vegan menus, that can satisfy any craving.
Celebrities are not vegan
Many celebrities have now seen the benefits of veganism and have made the switch. Some famous and influential vegans include Albert Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci, Beyonce, Alicia Silverstone, Ellen DeGeneres, Joaquin Phoenix, Woody Harrelson and Casey Affleck.
Ananda Shakespeare, Founder of Dubai Vegan Days
Dubai Vegan Days were launched and conceived by Ananda Shakespeare, as a way of helping people enjoy and learn more about veganism, ethical living and how to live with more compassion. Each event brings people together to enjoy good food, good company and good products and hopefully encourage fun, learning and friendship. We encourage dialogue and information-sharing around veganism but are not preaching hippies.
For more information, visit the Dubai Vegan Days Instagram and Facebook.
Benefits Of Switching To A Vegan Diet