Argumentative Essay On Veganism

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Since the creation of the vegan society in 1944, the population of people who identify as vegan has skyrocketed. Social media apps such as Instagram and YouTube, provide younger generations with the ability to learn more about the vegan lifestyle than ever before. Due to these resources, we can only expect for the vegan diet to become more relevant over time. We also expect that veganism will make a bigger eprence in the world of politics as the years continue due to the fact that many political problems such as the ethics of slaughterhouses, over pollution, and global warming, are big problems that many vegan ograntions will meation as well. Despite this growing interest, the vegan lifestyle is criticized immensely because of their harsh political beliefs and constricting diet guidelines. However, not all vegans are vegan for the same reasons, most are for more political reasons such as the mistreatment of animals' and the harm that factory farms inflict on the environment, but there are others who are going vegan …show more content…
Since plant based foods are not as enriched with these vitamins as most meats, vegans and vegetarians struggle with finding ways to consume an ideal amount of vitamins that their body needs. Over time, lack of iron and natural vitamins can lead to possible iron deficiency, such as anemia. According to the article “Disadvantage of being vegan” by Jill Lee, “Females need 18 milligrams of iron daily between the ages of 19 and 50, but the requirement jumps to 27 milligrams for pregnant women. Men only need 8 milligrams daily.” Based off these statistics, the majority of vegans will have to turn to iron supplements and take more vitamins than the average healthy carnivore. Women especially need to consider taking iron supplements, since there are more susceptible to anemia too began