The 7 Things You Should Know If You’re Thinking About Going Vegan

The 7 Things You Should Know If You’re Thinking About Going Vegan

  • Sarah Von Alt
  • Sarah Von Alt

1. You will spare countless animals from a lifetime of suffering.

Animals raised and killed for meat and other animal products are subjected to horrors few of us can even imagine. By choosing vegan foods, you’ll spare the lives of about 30 farmed animals each year!

2. You will cut your carbon footprint from food in half.

Yes, you read that right. Climate change is easily one of the biggest issues threatening our very existence on the planet, and going vegan cuts your CO2 emissions from food in half!

3. You could live longer.

Skipping meat is a great way to reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and cancer. Plus, a report published in Men’s Journal found that people who followed a plant-based diet had an early mortality rate 20 percent lower than those who consumed meat!

4. You’ll actually love eating your veggies.

For most people, eating vegan expands their palates and opens up a whole new world of flavors they might never have tried otherwise. Plus, there are tasty animal-free versions of all your favorite foods!

5. You could save money.

Some of the most affordable foods on the planet are rice, beans, legumes, pasta, and all kinds of fruits and veggies, making eating vegan a great way to save money!

6. You’ll make some great new friends.

Vegans are some of the most talented, intelligent, and compassionate people alive. Join a vegan Meetup, go to a vegan potluck, or attend other veg events close to you and make new friends.

7. You won’t regret it.

You’ll be so much happier knowing that you are contributing to a kinder, more compassionate world.

Ready to give it a shot? Click here for delicious meal ideas and tips on making the switch.
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