When most people think of the word vegan, they think of food. In reality, veganism is a lifestyle that tries reduce cruelty, improve the environment, and reduce suffering to people and animals. Two reasons people want to try veganism is because the want to improve their health or they care about animals. People that stay vegan learn about all of the benefits including health, impact on the environment, and saving animals eventually. If you are not ready to embrace the vegan lifestyle, you can still enjoy some of the benefits.