Hundreds of millions of sheep are slaughtered every year to produce wool, meat, and milk. And while many people think of shearing sheep for wool as a harmless practice, it is actually far from that.
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Foie gras might be considered a delicacy, but the suffering that goes into its creation is cause for alarm. In fact, there are activists around the world working to ban its very existence.
Going vegan has never been easier. As grocery stores and restaurants add new vegan options and more information becomes available online, going vegan is the logical answer to anyone looking to stop animal cruelty and suffering.
A plant-based diet is a great way to improve your overall health and slow down the aging process. There are many different benefits to eating a plant-based diet including fighting off many preventable illnesses associated with consuming animal products.
Speciesism is the unspoken, most of the time unknown, assumption that humans are superior to non-human animals. It is an attitude that allows, and even encourages, the mistreatment of animals.
Animal agriculture is not only bad for the animals that are bred into existence for the sole purpose of being slaughtered, but it’s also bad for both the environment and human health as well.
Plant-based meat is here to stay. With growing popularity, these cruelty-free options are presenting meat eaters and vegans alike with delicious options on their mission to end animal farming.
Animals born and raised on factory farms don’t know what it is like to be free. They are bred into a lifetime of extreme confinement and suffering.
A person following a vegan diet is certainly healthier than someone who consumes animal products. However, being vegan by default doesn’t automatically make you healthy. Understanding vegan nutrition is key to staying healthy as a vegan.
The end goal should always be a world where humans and animals co-exist peacefully. And if that means animal rights activists and animal welfare proponents co-existing peacefully in the meantime, then we will get there even faster.
Compared to plant-based alternatives that are at least as nutritious and usually much healthier, the dairy industry is extremely harmful to our climate, our soil, our water resources, the air we breathe, and to public health of kids and adults alike.
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