Home > Diet and nutrition > News 11 May 2019 WATCH: What if everyone went vegan? Considered switching to a plant-based diet? Not everyone is convinced that going meat-free and dairy-free is for the best. 0 Related Everything you should know before trying a plant-based diet Going vegan may boost diabetics' mood and health The 4 best vegan foods to eat if you’re trying to tone up 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 Vegan food and vegan lifestyles are more popular than ever, with people switching to a plant-based diet for lots of different reasons. But, not everyone is convinced that going meat-free and dairy-free is for the best.Image credit: iStock NEXT ON HEALTH24X 5 reasons to love avocados 2018-10-14 07:00 More: Diet and nutritionNews advertisement Other news Medical WATCH: Why do heights give men awkward erections? Fitness Here's what you need to know about working out on the keto diet Medical Your DNA might determine whether you're a dog lover Medical WATCH: Why do we get addicted to things? Lifestyle Too hot or too cold? The room temp can get blamed after botching a test or exam – but now science says it's a valid concern News Do doctors give better care in the morning? From our sponsors Chela-Fer® iron supplement is easy on the gut for better days Effective treatment for ADHD is available Live healthier » Most couples do not get divorced after infertility struggles IVF kids may have higher risk of autism Progesterone gel as good as injection for IVF Fertility treatments tied to higher odds for pregnancy complications For most women who cannot conceive naturally, in vitro fertilisation is very safe and effective, but it may involve a higher risk of complications during pregnancy. Heart health » Another day at the office – thanks to a defibrillator close at hand Statins help the heart, no matter what your age Even the smallest fitness gains could help you reduce the risk of a heart attack 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.'