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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.
Avoiding both farmed fish and wild fish is the solution. Consuming fish is a personal choice for people consuming a Western Diet, not a staple for survival.
The animals don’t care why you aren’t eating them. But on a human level there are distinctions between people’s motives for their behavior.
“If slaughterhouses had glass walls, we’d all be vegetarians.” The Beatle and decades-long vegetarian, Paul McCartney, has been speaking out for animal rights for many years.
By educating yourself more about where your food comes from and how your body reacts to the foods you consume, you will find yourself in a more informed position than most people.
Over the years, the Western Diet has created numerous dangers for people who follow it. Unfortunately, many of those people don’t realize they’re harming their body or are unwilling to give up their favorite foods.
Healthy weight loss involves a well-balanced diet, plenty of exercise, and a true understanding of how your actions impact your health. That goes for vegans, too.
The dairy industry is often presented to consumers as wholesome and humane. What actually goes on at dairy farms doesn’t match up with the marketing message, though. Dairy cows lead miserable lives from the moment they are born. Both male and female calves are taken...
Vegan snacks aren’t as elusive as you might think. After you have a few months of veganism under your belt, you’ll feel more confident about choosing snacks and meals that align with your values.
There’s nothing inherently dangerous about a raw vegan diet. It’s naturally full of antioxidants, anti-inflammatories, and heart-healthy foods. Let’s dive in to the wonders and misconceptions of this diet.
Animal cruelty is real and pervasive. It happens to all different types of animals and in every corner of the world. It’s also preventable and unnecessary.
Food labeling isn’t nearly as clear, concise, and transparent as it should be. Lots of people are confused about what specific food labels mean, especially those that are often used erroneously, such as organic, free range, and all natural.
The illegal animal trade has lots of moving parts, and every animal victim has a different purpose and value. But ultimately, animal trafficking only happens because there’s a market for it.
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