Plant-based eating has skyrocketed and become increasingly popular. Is there more to this lifestyle than just a trend? There might be many of you still debating about giving it a go.
It is important everyone makes their own decision with regards to their diet, to choose what serves them the best. However, it’s always good to get a better insight into why a vegan diet might be an option for you.
- Good For Health
There are studies showing a Vegan diet might help reduce the risk of heart disease and type II diabetes. Several studies have shown that the most nutrient-rich food are all vegetables. Few years ago, the World Health Organization announced that red meat such as bacon, prosciutto and sausages— can sometimes contain carcinogens.2. For The Environment
From recycling to cycling to work, we're all aware of ways to live a sustainable life. The production of meat and other animal products puts a heavy burden on the environment; from crops and water required to feed the animals, to the transport from farm to people. Research has shown that it takes up more fossil fuels to produce 1 calorie of meat than to produce 1 calorie of vegetables. We can help lower our carbon footprint by reducing our intake of animal products.
- Sparing An Animal’s Life
Going vegan is a way to stand against animal cruelty and animal exploitation, and it can help us reflect on animal welfare.
- Improve Your Culinary Knowledge
Going vegan is a great opportunity to learn more about the nutritional composition of your meal, to make sure you get sufficient protein, fiber, vitamins from health-promoting options like whole grains, fruit, nuts, seeds and vegetables in your daily diet.