Home > Diet and nutrition > News 14 November 2019 WATCH: 6 health benefits of being vegan Veganism is a type of diet that excludes the consumption of any ingredients derived from animals. 0 Related World Food Day – should you consider veganism? KFC rolled out vegan 'chicken' in the US, and it proved to be a hit – but how healthy is it? WATCH: Some plant-based burgers may not be as healthy as they seem, say nutritionists Vit & Min doses per day » Count calories in food » Is my vegetarian diet balanced? » Ask The Dietitians » 10 foods to boost your immune system Your quick guide to Banting Veganism is a type of diet that excludes the consumption of any ingredients derived from animals.Image credit: Nadine Primeau, Unsplash NEXT ON HEALTH24X 5 reasons to love avocados 2018-10-14 07:00 More: Diet and nutritionNews advertisement Other news Medical How cards, board games could be a win for ageing brains Medical Bad vibes with your fam can lead to chronic illness, says new study Medical Popular heartburn drugs may up odds of stomach bug Medical New treatment offers hope for kids with deadly nerve cancer Diet and nutrition 12 fasting tips that’ll help you actually lose weight (and not go crazy) Medical Does your sunscreen work for you? Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.