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01/21/2014 08:15 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

12 Things You Need To Know Before Going Vegan

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By K. Aleisha Fetters

Veganism has come a long way: Once reserved for peace-loving hippies, interest in a totally animal-free diet is at an all-time high, with celebrities like Bill Clinton, Alicia Silverstone, Jay Z and Beyoncé leading the charge. But before you jump on the no-meat-eggs-or-dairy bandwagon, you should know what you're getting into. Here are 12 things to expect when you're going vegan.

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Before Going Vegan

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12 Things You Need to Know Before Going Vegan originally appeared on Health.com

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BEFORE YOU GO

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