The Gems of Vegan Living

The Gems of Vegan Living

The benefits of being vegan are multifaceted.

Not only are vegan foods and vegan friendly products cruelty free and honour the animal kingdom, and being in harmony with the planet and eco-friendly living, they are good for you. Vegan diets include the following components – nuts, fruits, vegetables, wholegrains, soy products and legumes. A vegan diet can improve your health in the following ways:

  • you reduce saturated fats from your diet and improve your cardiovascular health
  • a diet full of fibre can help aid in best digestive and bowel function
  • a vegan diet is an excellent source of magnesium
  • potassium, contained in large quantities in vegan diets aid in reducing the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease
  • folate is important, and facilitates metabolism of amino acids, growth of new blood cells and cellular repair
  • antioxidants come from plant sources and protect the body from oxidative stress
  • vitamin C boosts your immune system
  • vitamin E helps prevent Alzheimers Disease, and is good for heart, skin, eyes and brain
  • plant foods are a great source of phytochemicals that help produce protective enzymes in the body and boost the immune system
  • beans, nuts and legumes are excellent sources of protein that are cruelty free and help contribute to good health

Protecting Our Health Through Vegan Foods

Using vegan and natural products helps protect your body from chemical and toxic stressors, as your skin absorbs a lot of chemicals. Your liver and kidneys process toxins out of your body, so ensuring that you are only placing natural and vegan products on your skin can help protect your health. Health benefits of vegan living can also expand to:

  • lowering of cholesterol
  • protecting cardiovascular health
  • lowering blood pressure
  • reduction of the likelihood of type 2 diabetes
  • prevention of macular degeneration
  • prevention of various types of cancer

Vegan living is a healthy way of life, good for your soul and also honours the planet and is in harmony with the animal kingdom. Our products are vegan, natural and sourced from cruelty free sources. You can feel good placing our products on your skin.