5 Common Misconceptions About Veganism

Susan S. Johnson



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PHOTO: UNSPLASH/@ANNAPELZER

PHOTO: UNSPLASH/@ANNAPELZER

Despite its growing ubiquity, veganism tends to be misunderstood by meat–lovers. So, before you go around asking your vegan friends how they survive on rabbit food, chew on these 5 myths about their lifestyle.

Myth #1: Veganism and vegetarianism are the same thing

The truth: While vegetarian diets have long been part of our local food scene, whether for religious reasons or otherwise, veganism is still a fairly new phenomenon locally.

At its most basic, vegetarianism involves the exclusion of meat from one’s diet. Depending on the variation, vegetarians may still eat eggs, milk or both.

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