#22 Veganism Can Be Dangerous Due To High Intake Of Processed Foods
Following a vegan diet doesn’t guarantee supreme health and fitness. For vegans to stay healthy, it is important to limit the intake of processed foods that have high sugar, fat, and empty calories.
Vegan junk foods like ice creams and cookies contain an equivalent amount of sugar as their non-vegan alternatives. In addition, important vitamins and minerals are absent in such foods that makes them an unhealthy choice.
Mock meats contain a high amount of additives and are low on important nutrients. Thus, they should be replaced with protein-rich counterparts like beans, nuts, and lentils.
Opt for unsweetened versions of dairy-free milk. Sweetened versions are high on added sugars and may pose health risks, such as diabetes.