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How Veganism Can Save Our Environment ?

I used to hear a lot about Veganism, and World Vegan Day. but I always wondered what that meant and what was the benefit of being a vegetarian.
this question has come to the minds of many, like me. So, I wanted to shed light on this topic through this article and get to know what all that means.

How Veganism Can Save Our Environment

What Is the Meaning of Vegans?:

They are people who choose not to eat any animal products. including meat, eggs, dairy products, honey, and gelatin. Vegetarians do not wear fur, leather, wool, feathers, or silk. or use cosmetics or household products. 

that have been tested on animals or contain ingredients derived from animals.
Most vegetarians also don't support industries that feature captive and/or performing animals. including circuses, zoos, and aquariums.
The American Vegetarian Society defines it as an advanced way of living. At life discretion. To recognize the rights of all living things, to impart mercy and kindness. And justice embodied in the golden rule.
In 1944 by Elsie Shrigley and Donald Watson, the word "vegan" is derived from the word " Vegetarian".
Is There a Difference Between Vegan and Vegetarian?.

Difference Between Vegan and Vegetarian

The difference between being vegetarian and vegan. is that vegetarians don't consume animal flesh of any kind. but they will consume eggs and dairy products, etc.
Vegans do not consume any animal flesh, nor dairy products, and do not wear leather or any form of animal skins.
There are wonderful substitutes for protein. and iron intakes sold by supermarkets and health food stores worldwide.

Is there a World Vegan Day?:

World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated every November 1. by vegetarians around the world.
It is celebrated World Vegan Day. through activities such as organizing food, planting memorial trees, and repairing stalls.
In 1994, the event was established by Louise Wallis. then president of the UK Vegetarian Society, to celebrate the organization's 50th anniversary.
Coined the terms "vegan" and "vegan," partly because I liked the idea of this date. that coincides with Samhain / Halloween as well as the Day of the Dead.

What percent of the world is vegan 2020?:

What percent of the world is vegan 2020

In fact, there is no accurate estimate of the current number of vegetarians in the United States.
A report by the American Dietetic Association (ADA). noted that in 2000, 2.5% of the adult population in the United States (4.8 million people) followed a vegetarian diet.
under 1% of those surveyed were considered vegetarians.

A survey published in Time magazine on July 7, 2002. showed that 4% of 1,007 American adults surveyed consider themselves vegetarians. and 5% of those who describe themselves as vegetarians consider themselves vegetarians.
A 2005 survey by ARAMARK, a company that caters to universities and school districts. indicated that 24 % of college students say vegetarian diets are important to them.

Although most people turn to vegetarians for ethical reasons. health and environmental concerns are also motivating factors.
In 2020, 40% of the world's population is expected to eat meat. 35% eat lab meat, and 25% will choose vegetarian alternatives. (Source: Precision Nutrition and The Vegan Society)
These vegans versus carnivore statistics speak for everyone.

Reducing red meat intake reduces death for seven out of every 1,000 people. It has also been found that 8 fewer deaths per 1,000 people occur when you cut out processed meat from your diet.

What are the reasons for being a Veganism?:

According to NAVS, there are seven reasons for being a Veganism that may be effective in protecting our environment:

  • Reduce the risk of major life-threatening illnesses like heart conditions. stroke, and cancer while reducing exposure to foodborne pathogens.
  • Provide a meaningful response to feeding the world's hungry. through more efficient use of grains and other crops
  • Save animals from suffering in factory and farm conditions, and from pain and terror. Preserving vital but limited freshwater, fertile land, and other valuable resources
  • Preserving irreplaceable ecosystems such as rainforests and various other wildlife. Reduce greenhouse gases that speed up global warming. Mitigate the growing environmental pollution caused by livestock. 

How can veganism help the environment?:

How can veganism help the environment

1) Your health:

prevent disease, Meat-eating has been linked with cancer. heart disease, strokes, diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, kidney stones. and lots of other devastating diseases.

By eliminating meat from your diet. you'll take an important step towards an extended lifetime of health and happiness.

2) Increased energy and endurance:

A vegetarian diet improves the ability to focus. and feel physically and intellectually comfortable.
In one study, athletes who switched to a vegetarian diet improved their endurance. to almost 3 times the most amount as those that remained carnivorous.

3) Avoid toxic food contaminants:

Much of the meat is full of toxins and dangerous pollutants. such as hormones, herbicides, pesticides, and antibiotics. that are often used to increase production.
Besides dangerous viruses and bacteria such as salmonella, trichinella, and other worms. These toxins are concentrated in the fatty flesh of the animals. As a fat-soluble.

4) Humans are vegetarians by design:

The flat tooth formation nature is ideal for grinding grains. and vegetables, not chopping animal flesh.
Our saliva also contains alpha-amylase. and its sole purpose is to digest complex carbohydrates in plant foods.
This explains its absence in the saliva of carnivores Likewise. our hands are designed to gather, not to tear flesh.
Basically, we have all the devices that are suitable for consuming plant products. and no device suitable for meat foods.

5) Taking care of the environment:

Raising animals specifically to kill and eat them wastes and damages our precious resources. Where more than 4 million acres of agricultural land is lost. due to erosion in this country every year, due to the plunder of our agricultural lands to fatten animals for slaughter.

6) Helping to end world hunger:

According to statistics from the Department of Agriculture. one acre of land can grow 20,000 pounds of potatoes.
This helps reduce the number of unnecessary deaths, of forty thousand children on this planet every day.
The same acre of land, when used to grow cattle feed, can yield less than 165 pounds of edible beef.

7) Compassion for animals:

Animals raised for slaughter suffer from incredible suffering throughout their lives and deaths. Many people try not to think of the torturing experiences of an animal. that ended up with its meat in a hamburger or at the dinner table.
But if the thought of it is distasteful, consider giving it a try.

8) Veganism is moral and ethical:

Given the devastating consequences of eating meat at the individual, social, and ecological levels. such as thinking and interested organisms, we must choose vegetarianism.
many great philosophers have taught the ethics of the botanical system. such as Plato, Socrates, Leo Tolstoy, and George Bernard Shaw.

Let people know that November 1 is vegan awareness. If you haven't already, explain why a vegetarian diet is important to you. Tell everyone the benefits of meatless meals.

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