Benefits of a vegan diet and health

For health: The position of the largest diet organization (Academy for nutrition and dietetics) is that a vegan diet can reduce the risk of: cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, certain types of cancer, obesity and related diseases. Numerous studies suggest many other benefits, but so far the consensus of science points to the aforementioned diseases.

Some authors of vegan eating plans and advocates of veganism believe that vegan eating also has other positive effects – increased energy, improved skin, weight loss, firmer nails and hair, improved bad breath and body odor.

For the environment: The transition of humanity to a vegan diet could address the challenges of climate change, reduce soil erosion and pollution of drinking water, and increase humanity’s food supply. At the same time, a vegan diet requires less arable land, as it does not require the production of mass quantities of animal feed.

For animals: Animals are present in our lives on a daily basis and have their own needs and can feel a wide range of emotions and feelings. The decision to vegan was made with the aim of ending the exploitation of animals, their suffering, injury and death. They advocate against cruelty and exploitation caused to animals by the food industry.

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