I agree that a vegan diet is difficult to follow to get necessary nutrients such as Vitamin B12 and long-chain omega-3 fatty acids such as EPA and DHA thus requiring constant supplementation. It can be done as I wrote an entire book (The Soy Zone) on the subject. I feel it is far easier to follow a lacto-ovo vegetarian diet to get more consistent results.
Enlarge this image For some, there’s a a glam factor attached to the vegan lifestyle. And these days, there seems to be a growing chorus singing the praises of the environmental and health benefits of a plant-centric diet.