Veganism: The Down Side

Most people quickly recognized a vegan diet with great benefits, not only in terms of health, but also in terms of spiritual benefits such as compassion for all living things. So, what is the down side of veganism?

Firstly, adopting a vegan diet can be quite expensive if you buy your groceries at supermarket causing people to limit their diet to items that they can afford. Due to their limited diet, people miss out on certain vital vitamines, proteins and other nutrients. Therefore, it is advisable to search for vegan suppliments to make up for the deficit and a good place to begin is at the Vegan Power Nutrition.

Also, some people find it very difficult to adopt a vegan lifestyle and there are several reasons why they tend to fail. They have trouble finding accurate information, but even worse, they cannot make these changes in their diet. Although it is quite possible to overcome these difficulties, people also tend to fail because they do not get enough support from their family and friends and believe that the environment also has a high cost in terms of failure. They believe that they cannot be vegans in a busy and fast life.

Next, the biggest difficulty is to give up the meat. These include the most common, such as beef, pork, chicken or turkey, but also meats such as fish, shrimp, ham, hot dogs and other similar foods. Therefore, this can be a real challenge for someone who can always be accommodated with no other choice than a fast food platter.

Finally, others find it difficult to abandon the dairy. With products like milk, cheese, yogurt and even ice cream on a hot summer day, people have a hard time giving up because they have been part of their diet since childhood. This is another challenge.

And some people do not want to go so far as to refuse any product that may contain animal products such as leather, skin and silk. So, if you are a fashion lover, this can also be a reason why adopting a vegan lifestyle is too difficult.

You can ask, why is it so hard to give up these things? For me, domestication during childhood really depends on the belief in a particular myth of our diet deeply rooted in our subconscious. For example, with all the research on all the hormones, pesticides and chemicals they introduce into our food and awareness of the health risks of these products, would not it make sense for all to become vegan?

If you really want to accept this diet, one of the most important things you should have is willpower and commitment. Stand-by your daily commitment to the vegan lifestyle and compassion for all living things. You can fall, but if you do, then engage and recommit in yourself and you will succeed.

Kelly Tate

Kelly Tate

Kelly is a full-time supermum, caring for two kids and a hardworking husband. A cook, a cleaner, a carer and all round hard worker, striving for the perfect family life (with a few bumps along the way!) Eternally honest and sometimes brutally forward, no topics are off limits with Kelly.
Kelly Tate