Vegan vegetarians are representatives of vegetarian nutrition that by different motivations and reasons avoid consuming non-plant products at all. Real vegan vegetarian excludes not only meat and fish as well dairy products, eggs, and even consumer goods: leather, natural fur, animal fat based cosmetics and even all products that have been tested on animals.
Vegan vegetarian declares that only in this lifestyle way it is possible to save not only good health but also pure soul. It is obvious that vegan vegetarian believes that keeping vegan diets he/she can improve own health, environment, society and the universe itself. So from this point the veganism stops being just nutrition system and transfer in sophisticated philosophical stream.
But there are some exceptions from the list of general vegans.
The group of people who follows vegan diet but at the same time consumes leather, woolen, fur, etc. goods is called dietary vegans. At the same time strict vegetarians? name for people who reject meat eating and at the same time animal products usage.
The list of reasons that motivate certain vegan vegetarian is really huge. Some people struggle for animal rights; others search for health benefits; the rest are motivated by religious, aesthetic, spiritual, ethical, etc. reasons.
Recent polls show that only 4% of American society members consider themselves vegetarians at the same time only 5% of this number are vegans. It means that American vegans present 0.2% of adult Americans. The comparison of these data shows that the number of vegans in the
The term ?vegan? was created by Elsie Shrigley in 1944 that proclaimed the appearing of the first Vegan society in the
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