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 7 healthy swaps for everyday foods and drinks 2020-01-15 14:15 More: Diet and nutritionNews advertisement Other news Medical Coronavirus 101 – here's what you need to know Medical Coronavirus in SA: All the confirmed cases Medical Coronavirus: What are the criteria for a suspected case? Medical Coronavirus: Basic protective measures Medical Here's how quality sleep can help you fight the new coronavirus Covid-19: SA Government's Online Coronavirus Portal 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.