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Vegan nutrition is the subject of curiosity on the agenda. Masterchef Turkey’s new episode trailer featured vegan dishes. Afterwards, vegan food became the subject of curiosity. So what does vegan mean, what are vegan foods?

Masterchef has started a new week in Turkey. The new episode of Masterchef will feature a vegan kitchen. Viewers began to dig into the details about vegan nutrition. So what does vegan mean?


Veganism, in its simplest definition, is the refusal to use animals and the consumption of any animal products. Vegans derived from animals, where animals are used for the production not consumed like food products hence making leather, fur, bone gelatin, wool (sheep wool, cashmere, Angora, silk does not use substances out of the food materials are used, such as animal, plant or synthetic fabrics such as cotton and linen in clothing they use, such as acrylic. These include cosmetics and household cleaning products that have been tested on animals and contain animal products such as lanolin, propolis. In addition, vegans are transformed to various forms of entertainment in which animals are used (circus, bullfighting, zoo, horse racing, etc.) does not participate.

As a result of the spread of veganism, only restaurants serving vegan dishes can now be found in large metropolitan areas, the number of restaurants stating that some dishes on their menus are vegan is increasing, vegan supermarkets are opening.


Vegans do not use animal meat (including poultry and fish), milk from cows, goats or other animals, eggs, honey and other animal by-products in their diet. Vegans, in Sella, Carmine, beeswax, bone, charcoal, casein, elastin, gelatin, isinglass, keratin, lanolin, rennet, retinol, tallow, whey, whey powder obtained from the output of the body or from the body of an animal, such as materials found or do not consume the product where these materials are used in the construction phase.

A vegan diet includes vegetables, legumes, lentils, fruits, cereals, nuts, and mushrooms.


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President of Organ Transplant Center at MedicalPark Hospital Antalya

Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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