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12 Things You Need to Know Before Going Vegan

Switching to a vegan diet? Here's what you need to know before making the change.

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Vegan diet must-knows

by K. Aleisha Fetters

Veganism has come a long way: once reserved for peace-loving hippies, interest in a totally animal-free diet is at an all-time high, with celebrities like Bill Clinton, Alicia Silverstone, Jay Z, and Beyoncé leading the charge. But before you jump on the no-meat-eggs-or-dairy bandwagon, you should know what you're getting into. Here are 12 things to expect when you're going vegan.

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