The number of people following a vegetarian or vegan diet has increased steadily in recent years. Vegetarian and vegan diets are nutritionally appropriate, and may prevent or treat certain diseases. …
On the one hand, a change in our diet is not always easy, as both the food and the choice of recipes are changing. Depending on which food groups are omitted, the intake of certain nutrients can therefore become crucial.
On the other hand, problems often arise even with a longer transition period. The problem doesn’t lie in eating plant-based meals, but often insufficient calorie and/or carbohydrate intake. Both of which are sometimes practiced on purpose for weight loss, or they often arise unconsciously due to the low energy density of vegan food. Consequences may be, for example:
This is why it is important for vegetarians and vegans that the actual calorie requirement is precisely evaluated and the nutrient composition adequately adapted.Only this way can we make sure that we do our best not only for the environment and the animals, but for our own body too.
With the Swissveg-Card you can benefit twice! On the one hand, you support the work of Swissveg and thus help to make the advantages of plant nutrition for animals, the environment and health better known in Swiss society and politics. On the other hand, when you book one of our packages, we will give you an additional appointment worth CHF 85. You benefit from a longer care on the way to your very own betteryou.