Why go vegan?

We care for the animals we share our home with and we get to know their personality and their wants and needs. We form emotional bonds with animals and even see them as members of our family. Most people really care about animals.
Animal agriculture causes more than the suffering of animals. It also impacts people throughout the world, especially the powerless and the poor, in a number of ways.
The havoc caused to the world by the billions of animals we breed, raise and kill for food each year is staggering. The UN has identified animal agriculture as ‘one of the most significant contributors to serious environmental problems’
A well planned 100% plant-based diet is healthy. This is confirmed by a solid body of peer-reviewed scientific evidence. Not only is a vegan diet as healthy as any diet containing animal products, in many aspects it is more beneficial to human health.
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My son, (and later my daughter) became vegan for the animals. At first I prepared vegan meals for our health but now am also vegan for the animals and the planet.

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