Whether you are interested in improving your health, reducing your carbon footprint, being compassionate for our fellow earthlings (the animals), reducing world hunger, or making the world a more peaceful place, you’ve come to the right place! I can provide guidance, information and resources for your plant-based journey. I am a Main Street Vegan certified vegan lifestyle coach and educator. I have been vegan for almost 8 years and have much experience educating, helping and informing people on how to make their own vegan, or plant-based journey.
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What’s the difference between vegan & plant-based?
The word vegan can stand for a diet or a person. A vegan is someone who chooses not to eat meat, poultry, fish, dairy, eggs, and honey. Moreover, vegans usually do not wear nor use animals at all. The original definition of “veganism” was coined by Donald Watson: “a philosophy and way of living which seeks to exclude — as far as is possible and practical — all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose…”
Plant-based is a newer term, which specifically deals with diet. It refers to eating plants as opposed to animals, mainly for health reasons, and it doesn’t deal with clothing, toiletries, etc. Other terms include: plant strong, whole food plant based, and many more.