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Reasons To Turn Vegan

Having emotional attachments with animals is one of the major reasons for turning Vegan. Although many believe that all sentient creatures have a right to life and freedom.

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With the surge in the level of mindfulness with which people are living their lives, ethical choices like turning vegan are not surprising.  

Ethics aside, there are umpteen peripheral benefits for your health too.

Animals
Having emotional attachments with animals is one of the major reasons for turning Vegan. Although many believe that all sentient creatures have a right to life and freedom.

Apart from the obvious, avoiding animal products is one of the most obvious ways you can take a stand against animal cruelty and animal exploitation everywhere. Being vegan demonstrates true compassion for animals.

Preventing the exploitation of animals is not the only reason for becoming vegan, but for many, it remains the key factor in their decision to go vegan and stay vegan.

Veganism is becoming trendier
with growing research on plant-based diets and its effect on one's health.

Health
According to research, vegans are, on average, up to 20 pounds lighter than meat-eaters are. Unhealthy fad diets leave you feeling tired (and the weight doesn’t stay off for long), going vegan is the healthy way to keep the excess fat off for good while leaving you with plenty of energy.

Research from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics claims that vegans are less likely to develop heart disease, cancer, diabetes, or high blood pressure than meat-eaters are.

All the nutrients that one needs to be healthy such as plant protein, fiber, and minerals are part of the Vegan plate. Meat slows you down and makes you sick with all the cholesterol and saturated animal fat.

Environment

Farmed raised animals require tones of water to raise them. In fact, it takes up to 13 pounds of grain to produce just 1 pound of animal flesh!

All that plant food could be used much more efficiently if it were fed directly to people.

If you want to save the planet know that meat is far from “Green”.
Consuming meat is actually one of the worst things that you can do for the Earth.

The dairy industry is one of the biggest causes of climate change. It causes pollution and is wasteful.

Adopting a vegan diet is more effective than switching to a “greener” car in the fight against climate change.

Meat production is a leading cause of climate change, water depletion, soil erosion and most other environmental problems, according to United Nations scientists.

Considering the times we live in, where we are struggling to breathe with the levels of pollution, the choice of the food we put in our mouth is one of the easier choices in our control which directly effects our planet.

Vegans are all about responsible choices, for one's self and the planet.


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