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Is a vegan diet healthy?

Introduction

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Conversation Summary

A vegan diet consists of only food that is not an animal or does not come from an animal, for example: chicken, milk, eggs, honey etc…

Although the vegan diet is increasing in popularity, it is debatable whether is actually good for you. Some vegans say how they have never felt better eating a vegan diet whereas others have the opposite experience and go back to eating animal products.

Vocabulary

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balanced (diet/meal) (Adjective) = A healthy mixture of a variety of different foods.
Example: “It is very important to eat a healthy balanced diet”.

Beneficial (Adjective) = Used to describe something that is good or helpful.
Example: “It's very beneficial to exercise every day”.

Diet (Noun) = The type of food that someone generally eats.
Example: “A diet that is high in fat is not very good for you”.

Healthy (Adjective) = Used to describe something that is good for your health.
Example: “It is important to eat healthy foods regularly”.

The Question

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Is a vegan diet healthy?

Additional Questions

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  • Do you know anyone who is vegan?
  • Do you think you could eat a vegan diet?
  • What would be most difficult for you if you ate a vegan diet?
  • Why do you think people decide to eat a vegan diet?
  • What aspects of a vegan diet do you think are beneficial?

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