Vegan Diet Center

Learn about vegan diets with articles, meal plans and recipes from EatingWell's food and nutrition experts.

Understanding the Vegan Diet

9 Healthy Tips to Help You Start Eating a Vegan Diet

If cutting out meat, dairy and eggs leaves you confused about how to eat a healthy, balanced diet, you're in the right place.

6 Best Tips for Eating Plant-Based on a Budget

Eating plant-based on a budget isn't as tough as it may seem. Whether you want to start incorporating Meatless Monday into your week or go full-on vegan, we have some great money-saving tips for you!

I Went Vegan for One Year to Manage Heart Disease–Here’s What Happened

Cardiovascular disease affects nearly half of all adults in the U.S.—and it was knocking on writer Paul Greenberg’s door. So he asked the question: Could shifting to a vegan diet get his blood pressure and cholesterol in check?

Vegans May Be Missing This Key Nutrient—And It's Not Vitamin B12

Iodine can be hard to come by, especially for those on a vegan diet. Here are food sources and more to help you meet your daily needs.

Vegan Meal Plans

11 Protein-Packed Vegan Smoothies to Start Your Morning Off Right

These smoothies have at least 7 grams of protein per serving and are packed with nutritious fruits and vegetables.