Behind the Body

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Andrea Cutuk and Anna Daltro

18 October 2023

28m 24s

Unveiling the Truth: The Pros and Cons of a Vegan Diet



Curious about what it truly means to go vegan? In this video, I, Andrea, share my personal experience and insights on the benefits and challenges of adopting a plant-based lifestyle. 4 years (mostly) plant-based, I delve into the pros and cons of a vegan diet and its impact on health and fitness goals (spoiler - it's not all good). We also dive into intentionality in food choices and how being well-informed can contribute to a successful transition and execution. Whether you're considering going vegan or just want to learn more, this episode is a must-listen!

In this episode, we will

  • Discover the secrets of a healthy vegan diet to help you achieve weight loss goals.

  • Uncover the importance of professional guidance for optimal nutrition while following a vegan lifestyle.

  • Learn practical tips and strategies for successfully transitioning to a vegan lifestyle.

  • Explore the challenges of finding suitable vegan alternatives and discover creative solutions.

  • Gain insights from a personal journey and expertise in veganism, inspiring your own path.


The key moments in this episode are:

00:00:03 - Introduction

00:01:27 - The Misconception of a Healthy Vegan Diet

00:04:38 - Veganism for Animal Compassion

00:09:35 - Challenges of a Vegan Bodybuilding Diet

00:11:56 - Incorporating Fish Into a Vegan Diet

00:17:03 - The Challenge of Going Vegan

00:18:39 - The Importance of Strong Reasons

00:21:16 - Learning to Cook and Get Creative

00:24:42 - Watch out for Hidden Dairy

00:28:19 - Resources for Going Vegan 


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