Tuesday, July 22, 2014

5 Reasons to Go Vegetarian

image courtesy of Adventures in Cooking

  • Eating a plant-based diet significantly reduces your carbon footprint. Roughly, a vegetarian diet produces half as much greenhouse gases as a typical American omnivore diet. 
  • A recent study shows that vegetarians live 20% longer than their meat-eating counterparts.
  • Non-meat protein sources are delicious too!
  • Its easy to grow your own veggies and/or buy local in-season veggies, which reduces your carbon footprint even further.
  • You no longer have to worry about the horrors of factory farming and living conditions for animals. 

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