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Veganism by Mind Map: Veganism

1. What is veganism?

1.1. a lifestyle that excludes any animal products

2. Vegan celebrities

2.1. Zac Efron

2.2. Sia

2.3. Ariana Grande

2.4. Madonna

2.5. Miley Cyrus

2.6. Jennifer Lopez

2.7. Ellen DeGeneres

2.8. Brad Pitt

3. Myths

3.1. It’s too hard to be a vegan

3.1.1. it can be easy when you stick to whole foods

3.2. Vegans can’t go out to eat

3.2.1. it is not rare to find vegan food

3.2.2. vegans have to beware of the ingredients

3.3. Veganism is only about food

3.3.1. Over 100 million animals are harmed in the production and testing of things we use every day

3.3.2. things like makeup and clothing can be made out of animal products

3.4. There are no health benefits to becoming vegan

3.4.1. vegans have lower risk of developing diseases

3.5. Veganism and vegetarianism are the same thing

3.5.1. vegetarians consume products the animal didn’t have to die for

3.5.2. vegans obstain from all products that come from animals

4. Disadvantages

4.1. difficulty when dining out

4.1.1. they might not give you accurate answers if a product is vegan or not

4.2. vegan diets lack specific nutrients

4.2.1. don't get enough protein since it is mostly found in meat and fish

4.2.2. Vitamin B12: mostly found in dairy, eggs and beef

4.3. learn many new things

4.3.1. cooking

4.3.2. grocery shopping

4.3.2.1. look at the ingredients

4.3.3. words with meanings that they have animal products

4.3.3.1. e.g. lactose, gelatin

4.4. vegans get a lot of questions asked about why they are vegan

4.4.1. most people are just curious

4.4.2. could be annoying

4.4.3. might feel guilty

5. Non-food products what vegans don't use

5.1. soap

5.2. silk

5.3. leather

5.4. fur

5.5. cosmetics

5.6. wool

6. Why go vegan?

6.1. health benefits

6.1.1. decrease risk of diabetes

6.1.2. lower chance of heart disease

6.1.3. lower risk of cancer

6.1.4. richer in vitamins and nutrition

6.1.5. disease prevention

6.2. weight loss

6.3. religious/moral/ethnical reasons

6.3.1. ethical vegans strongly believe that all creatures have the right to life and freedom

6.4. environmental motivation

6.4.1. Lower carbon dioxide emission

6.4.2. 9,5L of water are used to produce 500 grams of beef

6.4.3. animal agriculture is responsible for up to 91% of the Amazon rainforest destruction

6.4.4. by 2048, the ocean could lose all of its species

6.5. animal rights

6.5.1. prevent exploitation of animals

6.5.2. each vegan saves 30 animal lives a year

7. What do vegans consume?

7.1. vegetables

7.2. fruits

7.3. legumes

7.3.1. beans

7.3.2. lentils

7.3.3. chickpeas

7.4. tofu

7.5. nuts

7.6. seeds

7.7. bread

7.8. spaghetti

7.9. salad

7.10. chips

8. What don't vegans consume?

8.1. gelatin

8.2. honey

8.3. eggs

8.4. chocolate

8.5. meat

8.6. fish

8.7. dairy

8.7.1. cheese

8.7.2. yoghurt

8.7.3. butter

8.7.4. milk

8.8. some beer and wine

8.9. marshmallow

8.10. some sugar

8.11. oil

9. Food substitutes

9.1. Egg replacement

9.1.1. vinegar

9.1.2. tofu

9.1.3. banana

9.1.4. apple sauce

9.2. Milk replacement

9.2.1. soy milk

9.2.2. coconut milk

9.2.3. almond milk

9.2.4. rice milk

9.2.5. oat milk

9.3. Meat replacement

9.3.1. tofu

9.3.2. beans

9.3.3. mushrooms

9.3.4. eggplant

9.4. Cheese replacement

9.4.1. avocado

9.4.2. tofu cheese

9.4.3. cashew cheese

9.5. Butter replacement

9.5.1. coconut oil

9.5.2. vegetable oil

9.6. Honey replacement

9.6.1. agave nectar

9.6.2. maple syrup

9.7. Gelatin replacement

9.7.1. agar flakes

9.7.2. carrageenan

10. Vegan vs. vegetarian

10.1. vegan

10.1.1. someone who doesn't consume or use any animal products

10.1.1.1. no specific clothing or cosmetics

10.2. vegetarian

10.2.1. someone who doesn't consume any meat

10.2.1.1. still eat eggs, dairy, etc.

11. Sources

11.1. 10 things you’re getting wrong about veganism

11.2. 13 myths about veganism

11.3. What Is Veganism and What Do Vegans Eat?

11.4. Vegan celebrities who are inspiring us to adopt a plant-based diet

11.5. Top 10 vegan alternatives - Today's Parent

11.6. Vegan Substitutions Guide

11.7. Vegan Substitutions 101

11.8. How could veganism change the world? | The Economist

11.9. https://podcasts.apple.com/de/podcast/veganism/id1372626236?i=1000410213111&l=en

12. History

12.1. Established 70 years ago

12.2. Evidence of people choosing to avoid animal products can be traced back over 2,000 years

12.3. In November 1944, Donald Watson created the term “vegan”

12.3.1. Watson claimed that it proved the vegan lifestyle protected people from tainted food (Tuberculosis)