Clearer skin, fewer vitamins: How a vegan diet can change your body

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A few weeks in, you may see more energy and a change in bowel function

After several months, acne may clear up, but vitamin D might be lacking

Veganism, the plant-based diet which shuns meat and dairy, is having its time in the sun. Since 2008, there has been a 350% increase in the number of self-described vegans in the UK alone. Where this motivation stems from is varied, but includes concerns about animal welfare, worries about the environment and religious reasons.