3 very good reasons why we should all be Vegan [INFOGRAPHIC]

Could you eat vegan?

Perhaps you are one of 1% who have made the decision to abstain from anything animal? If that’s you, then you can smugly ignore anyone who thinks you odd or eccentric – you know you’re having the last laugh:

Vegans are healthier, spend less on food and are help to prevent climate change.

This neat infographic, sent to us by the lovely folks at Column Five (developed with Ethical Ocean) sums it up nicely and busts some big vegan myths. To be savoured with a glass of Soy Milk…

UPDATE! – 18th Feb 2012: Following a comment on our Facebook wall – it has been (quite rightly) pointed out that with there may be a causation-correlation issue here. Much like claims that coffee drinking prevents cancer, diabetes and dementia – it is quite feasible that a vegan diet (or indeed coffee drinking) is not the cause of a longer, healthier life. Perhaps those who choose to be vegan are generally more health conscious, or are from a wealthier, more privileged demographic?

(As always, feel free to comment below) – Click image to enlarge
Vegan Myths debunked infographic

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February 17, 2012

Doctor Stu is editor of Guru Magazine. He originally trained as a medical doctor before deciding to branch out into lecturing, writing, editing and science communication. He drinks far too much coffee, eats lots of ice cream and has a bizarre love of keeping fit.
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