What Is A Vegan Diet? A vegan diet is a diet that DOES NOT contain any animal products. Animal
products include flesh and other body parts from cows, chickens and other birds, pigs, fish, etc.
Animal products also include milk and milk products, and eggs. A Vegan diet contains absolutely no
cholesterol and produces significantly less free radicals in general (these are both risk factors for
heart disease and other diseases). A vegan diet does not include any animal proteins. Animal
proteins are particularly acid forming and contribute to osteoporosis, arthritis, gout, kidney problems,
cancers and aging in general. A Vegan diet contains all nutrients required my human beings
including proteins, amino acids, fatty acids, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and fiber.