10 Quick Facts about Veganism

1- The term vegan was coined in 1944 by Donald Watson DW1

2- There is an estimated figure of  16million vegetarians of which around 7.5million are vegans in the US alone!

3-80% of antibiotics sold in the US are for livestock.

4- One vegan saves 1.3 million gallons of water every year

5-Humans are biologically herbivores, we were not designed to eat meat.humans-are-biologically-herbivores

6- A study done by Nobel Prize winner Elizabeth Blackburn found that a vegan diet caused more than 500 genes to change in three months, turning on genes that prevent disease and turning off genes that cause cancer, heart disease, and other illnesses

7- If we stopped eating meat the grain grown for meat production could be used to feed 1.3 billion people.Unbenannt

8-Since vegans eat no animals, each vegan saves nearly 200 animals per year.

9-Animal agriculture accounts for 51% of greenhouse gases

10-Every HOUR in the United States 500,000 animals are killed for their meat.

Heres to a better future, until next time, Charlotte xxxx

2016-01-18T10:53:36+00:00 Blog, Vegan Facts|0 Comments

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