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Why Plant Based?
Let’s face it: plant based is just better. There are so many benefits to adopting a plant based lifestyle – for yourself and for the planet. Here are just a few:
People who eat very little meat add 3.6 extra years to their life compared to those who eat meat regularly.
Saving the Planet
Eating plant based for 4 days a week is the carbon-savings equivalent of 3 months with no car for a family of 4.
average reduction in body mass index
Vegan body mass
Omnivore body mass
additional gallons of water needed to produce
One pound of beef
One pound of veggies
Number of miles saved if every American ate no meat or cheese one day a week for a year.
Amount by which global mortality could be reduced if our human population adopted a plant based diet.
Number of additional people we could feed if the Earth’s crops were used for human consumption instead of animal feed.
reduced mortality rate
For people who are high risk for cardiovascular disease and adopt a plant based diet.
reduced risk of ovarian cancer
For women due to a larger consumption of isoflavones (soy, peanuts, beans, alfalfa, etc.)
reduced chance of high blood pressure
For people who consume a plant based diet.