18 Apr '11, 4am

The Plant-Based Diet: Who's Doing It, Why It Works: Soy, almond and coconut milks are all staples of the plant-b...

The Plant-Based Diet: Who's Doing It, Why It Works: Soy, almond and coconut milks are all staples of the plant-b...

Megan Dobransky contributed to this article. The plant-based lifestyle has many environmental benefits. Photo: Alex Vietti, Earth911 I decided to write this article for our partner Silk, because I’m vegan. Vegan – the word comes with a lot of baggage. You get the instant concept of “rabbit food” or perhaps various radical stylings, but rarely do you get the whole truth. Before I delve too deeply, let me make a little disclaimer. Vegan is a label, one used to easily identify a set of choices, but still, a label, and nothing more. My definition of vegan may be different than yours, so for the purpose of clarity, let’s get on the same page. Vegan is most commonly defined as a person who does not consume, purchase or use animal products. As an example, I don’t wear leather, wool or silk, I don’t eat whey or honey, and I don’t buy products that test on animals. The reasons behi...

Full article: http://earth911.com/news/2011/04/17/why-plant-based-diets...

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