Why Women Need to Go Vegan



I talked about the benefits of a vegan diet for men but women also have a ton of reasons to go vegan including reduction in menstrual cramps, breast cancer risk, and improved sexual function.

Outro Song: Beef by KRS-One
Research referenced:
Estrogen and menstrual cramps:
http://www.pcrm.org/health/health-topics/using-foods-against-menstrual-pain
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1459624/
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=diet+and+sex-hormone+binding+globulin%2C+dysmenorrhea%2C+and+premenstrual+symptoms.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7144835
http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/82/2/129.abstract
Breast Cancer:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23780838
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2374537/
http://carcin.oxfordjournals.org/content/21/3/427.long
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17435448
http://press.endocrine.org/doi/pdf/10.1210/er.2008-0022
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3113287/?tool=pubmed
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18789600
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22342103
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3634910/
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23503572
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21862237
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19851860
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21197569
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7019459
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19851860
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22867847
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21422422
http://jnci.oxfordjournals.org/content/95/14/1079.full.pdf+html
Sexual Function:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19453904
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16779988
Pregnancy complications:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21195558
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22195364
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18814872
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1257552/