Veganism is on the rise. More and more people are opting away from meat towards a plant-based diet. And in Canada it seems British Columbia is leading the way with more vegans per capita than any other province. The popularity of the “Beyond Meat” and “Impossible” burgers has stormed the market in the past few years. And it’s fueled an avalanche of other plant-based food items. As meatless goes mainstream, it’s become a billion dollar industry. But what is veganism and is it really better for you? Are all vegan foods healthy? Let’s answer some of those questions and look at the science behind the claims.