A new study has found that young Brits would be willing to change to a more sustainable diet, but a lack of understanding about what that actually means is preventing many from doing so.
There are lots of reasons to choose a vegetarian diet. Whether you’re a vegetarian for moral reasons or to improve your health, there are lots of benefits to foregoing meat. Vegetarian diets generally contain fewer saturated fats, more fibre, less cholesterol and fewer calories. But a vegetarian diet also comes with challenges – meat is one of the easiest ways for the body to get large amounts of protein.
So how do you complement your diet to compensate for the absence of meat?
While a vegan diet may offer some health benefits, vegan enthusiasts need to ensure they are getting sufficient vitamins and nutrients from a purely plant-based diet – and the most important one vegans often lack is Vitamin B12.