There are an abundance of scientifically supported health benefits and protective effects for following a WFPB diet. These incude protection against most of the Western World's major risk factors for premature death.
A recent MORI poll undertaken for the Vegan Society highlighted a three-fold increase in vegans in the UK since 2006.
WFPB diets are more sustainable than diets based around animal products as they use fewer natural resources and cause less environmental damage.
Even when compared to the Mediterranean diet, which is often cited as one of the healthiest diets in the world, a vegan diet has been shown to have a higher nutritional quality, lower Global warming potential and to be more sustainable.