i’ve recently been on a date with a girl. when i told her that i don’t eat animal products, she asked me curiously: “so are you vegetarian or a vegan?”“wait what, do you know the difference?” – i replied. she answered with: “i think so, vegans completely avoid animal products while vegetarians sometimes eat eggs and dairy.” the definition was basic, yet spot-on. needless to say, i was impressed.most people don’t know what veganism is nor the difference between vegan and vegetarian. in this article you will learn the difference between vegan and vegetarian so you are educated and can decide which one of those two are most suited for you.table of contentswhat is veganismwhat is vegetarianismthe difference between vegan and vegetarianhow to become a vegetarian (without overwhelming yourself)how to become a vegan (a step-by-step guide)conclusionwhat is veganismveganism is defined as:“the practice of abstaining from the use of animal products, particularly in diet, and an associated philosophy that rejects the commodity status of animals.”to put it simply: vegans neither consume or buy anything that comes from an animal.while most vegans act this way because of ethical reasons, the reasons don’t matter – the actions do. behind veganism there’s often a cult.at its heart [of veganism] is the healing power of compassion, the highest expression of love of which man is capable. for it is a giving without hope of a getting. and yet, because he would free hi...