Vegan Myths Debunked

Vegans don't get enough protein

According to the Harvard Medical School, the average individual should ingest 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram, or 10% of their daily calorie consumption. 

Vegan and plant-based are the same thing

human exploitation of animals for food, commodities, employment, hunting, vivisection, and other purposes. Thus, veganism seeks to free animals from human activities.

Oreos are vegan

"Milk's favorite cookie" might not be vegan. The Oreo cookie's crevices include non-vegan elements that aren't evident.

All vegans miss meat (or cheese) at first

How well someone knows alternative proteins affects their vegan diet transition.

Eating vegan is expensive

How well someone knows alternative proteins affects their vegan diet transition.

All vegan food is healthy

Fruits, grains, and vegetables are rich of antioxidants and fiber, but dairy-free cheeses, alternative meat products, and dips typically include saturated fat and high-sodium, high-sugar components.

Veganism isn't really that popular

Veganism is rising. The media and a desire to avoid animal-related illnesses may be behind this increased interest in veganism.

Vegan food is cruelty-free

Vegans would like to think their organic strawberries and avocado toast were made without harming humans or animals, but all food items have ethical issues.

Real vegans don't eat honey

Honey has been used as an antidepressant, anticonvulsant, and anti-inflammatory for ages and has various health benefits, according to a professional analysis.

Being a vegan is better for the environment

Animal agribusiness advocates dispute the vegan diet's environmental benefits. Meat production requires more inputs than plant production, empirically.

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