|1. Why Vegan?||2. Nutrition||3. Environment||4. Ethics||5. Resources|
First off, why are vegans constantly prattling on about their stupid diet? Why should I waste my time reading this?
That’s an excellent question. Vegans choose this lifestyle for a variety of reasons. A few are just excited about the health benefits they gain from a vegan diet. But most vegans talk about veganism, because it’s critically important to the future of our planet and our civilization.
Veganism (VEE . gun . ism) a big part of the solution to climate change. It can go a long way in halting deforestation, water pollution, loss of biodiversity and extinction. It’s a big part of the solution to global poverty. It is a culture with strong values, and its impact on the quality of life for people, and future of our world, is tangible and very, very real.
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That’s cool. But I can’t ever give up cheese or steaks.
Being vegan doesn’t mean that you have to give up ice cream, cheese, steaks, burgers, milk, or anything else you love. Today, technology has advanced to a point that you can have meat or dairy made from nutrients obtained directly from plants. Many of them taste superior to any animal product, and you’ll feel incredible when you eat them, because they are entirely free of bad cholesterol and saturated fats.
List of animal-free meat and dairy products by ChooseVeg
List of animal-free meat and dairy products by Vegan Outreach
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