A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
In addition to being vegetarian (do not eat meat, poultry, or fish), vegans do not consume or use any animal products (such as eggs, milk, leather, honey, etc.)
For questions that relate to health benefits of certain foods/diets and how veg*n food can affect your health in general.
For questions about nutrition as it relates to veg*nism, such as how to get a specific nutrient in a vegan way.
considered vegan. Process contamination, obscure ingredients, and products of unknown composition.
Use a more specific tag for questions about food substitutes, buying or preparing foods, health and nutrition, and suitability of foods for specific diet patterns.
About plant-based substitutes for dairy products (such as milk, butter, cheese, cream and yogurt). Alternatives to these products are often made from soya, almonds, cashews, coconut, rice, oats, hemp …
Identifying sources, optimal and adequate intakes, and possible risk factors for deficiency or excess. Use a more specific tag like [b12] or [iron] if the tag already exists.
should be specific to vegetarian and/or vegan food preparation
for questions about the most appropriate vegan and vegetarian alternatives in recipes and processes.
Communicating about (or promoting) vegetarian and vegan lifestyles with non-veg*ns. For questions about getting along with the non-veg*ns in your life, you may want to use [living-with-omnivores]
The process and effects of breeding, raising, using, and slaughtering animals.
For questions about philosophical or moral reasoning relating to veg*n practices. Try to avoid asking questions that invite primarily opinion-based answers
Both crop raising and animal agriculture as a business, rather than for subsistence
Any eating pattern that excludes animal-derived ingredients such as meat. Use a more specific tag if the diet is known to have additional restrictions (eg. eggs, dairy, fruit, raw).
asking for a recipe to make vegan or vegetarian items. Please be specific - try to avoid very broad questions (eg what can I make for lunch?) or completely opinion based questions (eg…
Sources of protein, human protein requirements, and obtaining protein within specific diet patterns.
A type of vegetarianism that excludes meat and fish but allows consumption of eggs (ovo) and dairy products (lacto)
Impacts of human activities on the natural world including use of scarce resources (water, land) and release of waste products (greenhouse gases, air pollution).
an essential vitamin that has no reliable known plant sources, and must therefore be obtained from fortified food products and/or supplements in a vegan diet
Refers to the quality of life and wellbeing of animals, particularly of animals kept by humans. This tag should be used for questions about the conditions and treatment of animals raised or kept for u…
Nutrition fact labels, allergen warnings, certification programs, and legislation about labelling.
Obtaining nutrients from non-food sources such as pills, powders, or injections.
when you are asking for scientific studies as sources for answers to your question. All answers to these questions *must* have scientific studies as sources. If you are asking about expe…
designed to mimic the taste, texture and appearance of meat.
for questions about the production or use animal-derived milk and products made from such milk
For questions about research statistics on vegetarians and vegans.
changing from one diet to another, for example, from omnivore to vegetarian, from vegetarian to vegan, and so on. You are very welcome to ask for advice on transitioning diets here, but please make yo…
a legume eaten as immature edamame or mature whole soybeans, or prepared for consumption in many other forms such as tofu, tempeh, soy milk, and TVP. It is also used in the production o…
For questions about getting along with omnivores, for example, sharing living or work space or any relationship, despite differing opinions. For questions about encouraging others to try or take up ve…
A particular/habitual eating pattern, for example, "I'm following a raw vegan diet". This is a very general tag: please consider using more specific tags if possible.