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To Enjoy Life More
A vegan diet means you will enjoy a longer, healthier and happier life. The killer diseases of the Western World are caused in large part by our diet. In the USA (and I guess the UK is pretty similar) 2/3rds of the population are overweight and 1/3 are obese.
Health systems throughout the first world are overwhelmed by the task of keeping us alive despite record spending, and our best efforts to kill ourselves through what we eat.
Much of the world is in food poverty and the situation will only get worse. For me it’s a choice we need to make now, or not too far down the road we’ll all be eating insects!
For Better Health
Well-planned vegan diets that follow healthy eating guidelines, and contain all the nutrients that your body needs can prevent or reverse these life changing diseases:
Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Disease, High Blood pressure, Stroke, Type 2 diabetes, Prostate, Colon, Breast and other Cancers, Macular Degeneration, Cataracts, Arthritis and Osteoporosis.
For the Animals
Avoiding animal products is one of the most effective ways you can take a stand against animal cruelty and animal exploitation everywhere.
The suffering in the dairy and egg industry and the plight of factory farmed animals is well publicized and more people than ever before are no longer prepared to accept this situation.
For the Environment
A Vegan diet will dramatically lower your carbon footprint. A kilogram of beef is about 30-times more demanding on the environment than a kilogram of plant protein.
The vast amount of grain feed and water needed for meat production is a significant contributor to deforestation, habitat loss and species extinction.
A plant-based diet requires only one third of the land needed to support a meat and dairy diet.
For the People
Meat production perpetuates the inequality between the richest and poorest countries in the world. The EU imports 70 per cent of the protein used for its animal feed.
People in developing countries are going hungry because instead of growing grain for their own populations they are growing grain for meat consumption in western countries.
Veganism is the most sustainable option when it comes to feeding the world. The current system is unsustainable, especially if China or India change from their current plant based diets to a western meat based diet.