It is rightly said that you are what you eat! Lord knows it has been drilled into us since we were in school; food pyramids, food chains, you name it! Since what you eat directly affects your health both physically and mentally, people have grown more mindful of what they consume. In the age of food trends, fads, and phases, veganism has dug its roots in conscious stricken individuals as a more humane form of lifestyle. But what exactly is veganism? Healthline.com defines veganism as a way of living that attempts to exclude all forms of animal exploitation and cruelty.