did you know?

here are some interesting facts about veganism:

  1. vegan diets help stop the formation of blood vessels that feed cancerous tumors.
  2. in proven studies, in countries where women eat very little meat and other animal products, the rate of getting breast cancer is much lower.
  3. all the grain that is used to feed the livestock that will then become meat to consume, could feed 1.3 billion people, which could greatly contribute to ending world hunger.
  4. 20 per cent of pollution that is man-made actually comes from meat factories.
  5. according to the novel, “eating animals” by jonathan foer, if every year, one person sticks to a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle, that person will have saved an entire ace of trees.
  6. 500,000 animals are killed per hour in the united states for meat production.
  7. nobel prize winner elizabeth blackburn found that a vegan diet caused more than 500 genes to change in three months, alerting genes that can prevent disease and turning off genes that cause cancer, heart disease, and other illnesses.
  8. the average american eats about 222 pounds of meat per year.
  9. the original actor who played ronald mcdonald, jeff juliano, is now a vegetarian.
  10. 150 billion animals are killed every year for meat consumption.

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