What Are The Health Benefits Of Going Vegan?
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A vegan lifestyle is gaining significant popularity amongst the millennial generation. From balancing our mental health to our immune system, it offers numerous health benefits. Veganism is more than just a diet. Vegans have the opportunity to make choices throughout the day that benefits their mind, body, soul and environment. Is a vegan diet, however, really healthy? Every year, an increasing number of people are embracing veganism as a way of life. The health benefits are attracting a lot of people and have been proven by scientific methods. Veganism is one of the healthiest lifestyle choices as per many experts. For those who have tried it, it has changed their lives in so many ways: numerous health benefits, more negligible effect on our environment, sustainable living, and so much more! 

Some of the health benefits as told by Mrs Yasmin Ahmad Jadwani, Director at Veggie Champ, are listed below:

  1. Cardiovascular Benefits: Essential nutrients such as fibres and antioxidant vitamins have been linked to lower the risk of cardiovascular disease on their own. Moreover, a vegan diet is connected to many other health advantages that should benefit heart health, including lower blood pressure, lower harmful cholesterol levels and lower weight.
  2. Metabolism Benefits: Vegan diet tend to be lower in saturated fat, calories, omega 3 fatty acids, cholesterol, zinc, vitamins D and B-12 and calcium. Studies in the intermediate-term have found that vegan diets can increase energy metabolism in obese, type 2 diabetic and healthy individuals.
  3. Cognitive Benefits: Neurobiology and cognitive function are two areas of vegan diets that have received less attention. Patients suffering from migraine, multiple sclerosis, etc., who ate a vegan diet showed mild to moderate changes in their symptoms and proved beneficial.

Stay healthy with the benefits of vegan diets!