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What is a vegan diet? A vegan diet is a diet free of all animal products and their derivatives, including gelatin, dairy, eggs, fish, meat, poultry, and honey. Why follow a vegan diet? People choose to follow a vegan diet for a variety of reasons including but not limited to ethica[...]
The vegetarian diet has grown in popularity over the years due to its environmental sustainability, ethical implications, and health benefits. In fact, an estimated 5% of the American population follows a vegetarian diet. While the vegetarian diet can be an extremely healthy way of eating, ther[...]
Andrew (co-founder of Fig) here. We have a few important changes coming to Fig this week, and I wanted you to hear about them from us.  But first, I'll start with a little about our team: a group of people with dietary restrictions - just like you and me - who have dedicated our lives t[...]
We know that consuming too many added sugars can have negative health repercussions, but are some sugars healthier than others? Does our body process all sugars in the same way? And how much sugar is too much sugar? Read on for everything you need to know about common forms of sugar. Wha[...]
If you have been diagnosed with Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), you may be wondering what your treatment options may be. Since EoE can be triggered by food, one way to alleviate symptoms and identify your specific triggers is through diet! We’ve broken down the common EoE diets and how to follo[...]