Veganism is a way of living which excludes all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing, entertainment, body care products etc.
It is a philosophy that aims to uplift the moral status of non-human sentient beings.
It is a common misconception that veganism is a diet such vegetarianism or non-vegetarianism, however, it is not limited to that. Veganism includes vegetarianism but it also includes avoiding dairy products, honey, fur, leather, silk, down, animal circuses, zoos and any other product or place where animals are used and abused.
Animals are living sentient being who feel and express pain and joy, both. Just like us, humans, they also deserve of living a life free of suffering and cruelty.
No one wishes to be born with an execution date set for them at birth!
Most vegans make the transition towards veganism due to the cruelty and abuse involved in procuring animal products. Not only are animal products cruelty-filled but are also unnecessary for the human body.
It is often believed that vegetarianism is cruelty-free living, however, consuming Dairy leads to the sexual exploitation and murder of several non-human beings used in the Dairy Industry. In order to know more about cruelty in Dairy, click here.
Not only is cruelty involved in procuring Dairy products but even honey, fur, wool, silk and most other animal products involve unnecessary infliction of harm to these living and sentient beings.
Over 76 billion animals suffer each year for humans for food. By going vegan one can save the lives of 100 animals a year!
This video gives a glimpse into the horrific and disheartening fate that the animals in the poultry industry face. The only way to save them is to GO VEGAN!
A recent study published by Oxford University in their journal Proceeding of National Academy of Sciences says that in a world where everybody was vegan, the food-related emissions would have dropped by 70% in 2050, saving the world around £440 billion.
Plant-based dairy alternatives reduce the emission of greenhouse gases by a whopping 49% compared to the dairy industry. As a result of the increase in the green cover on the planet, the carbon levels are regulated by the plants through photosynthesis.
One of the primary reasons people make the switch to veganism is because consumption of animal flesh and by-products has a detrimental impact on the animals as well as the environment. In addition to this, here are some great health benefits of going vegan that may encourage you to make the lifestyle switch:
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