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Ultimate Guide to the Vegan Diet

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With so many alternative milks and soy products appearing on grocery store shelves lately, it should come as no surprise that veganism is on the rise—about 3 percent of the U.S.

7-Day Vegan Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories

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Following a vegan diet, or even just including more plant-based foods in your routine, can be a healthy and delicious approach to eating. Research has shown that cutting back on animal products and eating more beans, whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds is associated with a decreased risk for diabetes, heart disease and certain types of cancer. Plus, you may have an easier time losing weight on a vegan diet, thanks to fiber-rich foods, which help you feel full and satisfied throughout the day.

Anne Hathaway and 6 Other Celebrities Are No Longer Vegan—Here's Why

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News flash: If you've seen your favorite celebs, best friends, or family members go on the vegan diet and tout its benefits, it doesn't mean you should ditch your burrata and fish and hop on the bandwagon, too. There are plenty of reasons to cut out animal protein, such as ethics, bodily discomfort, or medical complications and advice from a doctor. But it may not be worth it to join in for "trendy" purposes alone.