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  • You put a baby in a crib with an apple and a rabbit. If it eats the rabbit and plays with the apple, I'll buy you a new car - Harvey Diamond

Your Health Print E-mail
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Vegetarian foods provide us with all the nutrients that we need, minus the saturated fat, cholesterol, and contaminants that are found in meat, eggs, and dairy products. Plant-based diets protect us against heart disease, diabetes, obesity, strokes, and several types of cancer. Vegetarians also have stronger immune systems and, on average, live 10 years longer than meat-eaters do. Read more.

 
Cruelty to Animals Print E-mail
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Animals in factory farms have no legal protection from cruelty that would be illegal if it were inflicted on dogs or cats, including neglect, mutilations, genetic manipulation, drug regimens that cause chronic pain and crippling, transport through all weather extremes, and gruesome and violent slaughter. Read more.

 
The Environment Print E-mail
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Methods of farming animals for meat are poisoning and depleting our potable water, arable land, and clean air. Up to 8,500 gallons of water can be used to produce one pund of beef, and since farmed animals produce 130 times more excrement than the human population does, the run-off from their waste also greatly pollutes our waterways. Read more.

 
World Hunger Print E-mail
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Raising animals for food is extremely inefficient—for every pound of food that they eat, only a fraction of the calories are returned in the form of edible flesh. If we stopped intensively breeding farmed animals and grew crops to feed humans instead, we would easily be able to feed every human on the planet with healthy and affordable vegetarian foods. Read more.