The benefits of embracing the vegan diet, and jot down or mentally note which ones you would like to achieve. Some of the most reported benefits of the vegan diet are as follows: Weight loss, clear skin (no acne, psoriasis) sparkling white eyes, healthy hair and nails, soaring energy levels, inner peace and contentment, ability to concentrate and focus, a new-found zest for life, low-calorie but nutrient-dense superfoods, lowers cholesterol, prevents and reduces the symptoms of disease including cancer, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, etc., reduction or a complete clearing up of allergies, migraines, headaches, bad breath and body odor. In a nutshell, the vegan diet consists of fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, whole-grains, legumes, beans, tofu, meat-substitutes, avocado, olive oil, coconut oil, vegan smoothies, vegan treats (e.g.: muffins, brownies, cakes, slices), fresh juices, cooked salads, raw salads, baked vegetables, vegan bread, vegan sandwiches and wraps, and vegan soups. You will find that any of your favorite foods will have a “vegan clone” recipe nowadays. This is because of the increasing popularity of the vegan diet.