What is Vegan Diet?

Category: Nutrition/Diets

Most popular types: Raw Food Vegan Diet 80/20 Raw Vegan Diet

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Vegans eat only plant-based foods. They don't eat foods from animals, including meat, poultry, fish, milk, eggs and cheese.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
General health 32 17
Support weight loss 8 8
Multiple sclerosis 6 2
Fibromyalgia 3 2
Diabetes type 2 2 2

Show all 38 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 1
None 25

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Vegan Diet

Side effect Patients
Weight loss 2
Flatulence 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Vegan Diet

Dosage Patients
daily 7
3 other three times daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Vegan Diet

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 3
Personal research 3
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Expense 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped using Vegan Diet

Duration

Currently using Vegan Diet

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 3
5 - 10 years 3
10 years or more 1

Stopped using Vegan Diet

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 17
Usually 5
Sometimes 4
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 3
Somewhat hard to take 8
A little hard to take 12
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 3
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 7
Not specified 17
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1 patient evaluation for Vegan Diet

Jul 28, 2014 (Started Jan 04, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support weight loss)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: Daily

Jun 10, 2013 (Started Jan 04, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Support mental / emotional health)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Support weight loss)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fatigue)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for major depressive disorder)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Weekly

  • 0 helpful marks
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