Veganism is by no means a new thing. According to TIME Magazine, the term has been around since 1947 but the lifestyle predates Christianity. But just like leather fringe, it keeps resurfacing, each time with wider mass appeal, before everyone goes back to having the meat sweats. So is vegan the new bacon? With its current surge in popularity among pop-culture icons and athletes alike, the newly trendy lifestyle and cuisine is also in line with increasing health and environmental concerns. Have you tried eating vegan? Tell us about your experience in the comments below!