Plant-based diets center around foods that come from the earth rather than foods that come from animals. There are 4 main types: - Vegetarian Diet - Vegan Diet - Flexitarian - Whole-Food Plant-Based Diet
- Supports Cardiovascular Health - Encourages Weight Loss - Reduces Type 2 Diabetes Risk - Supports Brain Health - Reduces Cancer Risk - Supports Immune Health
Animal agriculture releases more greenhouse gasses than the entire transportation sector, is responsible for 90% of US water consumption, and is the leading cause of species extinction and ocean dead zones.
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Over 55 billion animals are killed for their meat in the US every year. This one’s fairly simple: Without a demand for animal products, there is no profit in the exploitation or death of animals.
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Studies have shown that going vegetarian or vegan will save you money—about $0.77 per meal on average. If saving money on groceries is important to you, there are ways to stretch these savings even more.