Vegan or Vegetarian: Which Diet is Healthier?

When it comes to healthy eating, two of the most popular diets are vegan and vegetarian. While vegetarians only avoid meat, vegans take it a step further and avoid all animal products, including dairy and eggs. But which diet is healthier? Both vegan and vegetarian diets can be nutritionally adequate and provide health benefits. However, vegans may be more susceptible to nutritional deficiencies of iron, vitamin D, calcium and protein. To learn more about vegan coaching and how to make sure you're getting all the nutrients you need, explore Shed & Shift's Balanced Health Consciousness.