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Reasons to Go Vegan in the New Year (December)

Article by Maureen Kasuku
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Posted: December 11, 2019

What would you do to get tickets to see Beyonce  FOR FREE for thirty years or even a lifetime?

Attempt veganism? Well on January 30, 2019, Beyonce announced her collaboration with Greenprint on the ‘ Greenprint Project.‘ This project would enable her fans to incorporate a plant-based diet into their lifestyle and reduce their carbon print.

 

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Although the challenge ended, it allowed fans to attempt at a vegan lifestyle. So it does beg the question why is veganism becoming such a trendy topic and being endorsed more and more?

Veganism is the practice of abstaining from animal products basically, not eating meat or using any product like leather and etc.

Veganism does has a lot of benefits. According to Healthline, a vegan diet can/may:

  • Help you lose excessive weight
  • Lower blood sugar levels and improve kidney function
  • Protect against certain cancers
  • Lower the risk of heart disease
  • Reduce the pain from arthritis
  • Be richer in certain nutrients
  • Give you healthier skin

Veganism shouldn’t just refer to food but should be incorporated into the lifestyle. Whereby, people no longer use animal products. This means, using more natural ingredients and becoming more environment-friendly, through use of sustainable material.

Other high-profile celebrities who have endorsed the vegan lifestyle are Paul McCartney, Ellen DeGeneres, Mya, Erykah Badu, Andre 3000 and many others. Their Fountain of Youth is credited to veganism.

As you question your decision to join the veganism movement, there are also YouTubers who can help you create delicious dishes.

Here’s a list of vegan-friendly restaurants We’d recommend.

  • Asmara
  • Nyama Mama
  • Tin Roof Cafe
  • About Thyme
  • Nook Cafe
  • Chowparty

Try them out and let us know!

About the author

Maureen Kasuku

Maureen is our resident cat lady and Beyoncé stan. She writes about spas, brunch and ballet recitals but has never been to any. Moonlights as a social justice activist in her spare time. She knows things and is obnoxiously opinionated on the internet but not in real life

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