There are various reasons to go vegan. Whether for the environment, compassion for animals, global concerns, health, weight loss–they are all good reasons.
There is a wealth of information out there and it can be overwhelming for the newbie. If your focus is on personal health, and breaking the cycle of disease stemming from the standard western diet, here are a couple of movies I highly recommend. Both are available for streaming on Netflix.
“Forks Over Knives”
“What The Health”