If you decided to become a vegan good for you. There are definitely tons of benefits becoming a vegan, but you must consider these four facts below:
- Decrease immune function is evident with vegan diets. You are more prone to colds and injuries.
- Not getting enough protein is often evident in vegan diets. Protein is considered an essential macronutrient.
- Vegan diets are found to be low on Iron (important for electron transport chain, neurotransmitter and protein synthesis), Zinc (important for cell functions) and Calcium(necessary for muscle contraction, nerve conducting and bone health)
- In vegan diets, there is a increase consumptions foods that are high in saturated fat, refined carbohydrates, sugar, and hydrogenated oils.
If you are one of those people that dislike animal products you better think twice and make sure you follow a well-balanced diet.