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Why Become a Vegan? Reasons to Make the Switch

How to Become Vegan? Veganism has become an increasingly popular lifestyle choice, and whether you’re just considering it or have already made the transition, there are many reasons why becoming vegan can be good for both your health and the planet. To learn more about why becoming a vegan is one of the best decisions you can make for your health and for the world, keep reading.

Lowers Risk of Heart Disease
According to Dr. Greger, There's been an explosion of research demonstrating that plant-based diets promote weight loss and significantly reduce one's risk of heart disease, as well as diabetes, cancer and food allergies. He also says that animal cruelty is a major issue for vegans because of how much animals suffer before they are slaughtered.

Saves Animals from Being Raised in Factory Farms
Factory farming is an industrial scale method of food production that sees animals raised in cramped, inhumane conditions. They are given no space and they never see the light of day. Unsurprisingly, these conditions have led to an increase in animal welfare problems such as tail docking, debeaking and lameness- many of which occur without pain relief.

Improves Digestion
One of the many benefits of becoming vegan is that your digestion will improve. This is because plant-based foods are easier for your body to digest, and there are no animal products that can cause you GI issues like eggs or dairy. Plus, when you cut out animal products from your diet, you don't need as much fiber since animal protein typically contains most of it.

Lower Blood Pressure
One of the major benefits of going vegan is that your blood pressure can drop. Studies have shown that people who go vegan or vegetarian see their blood pressure drop by 10-20 mmHg, which can lead to lower rates of heart disease and stroke.

Cancer Prevention
Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. It is estimated that about 1,658,290 cancer cases and 609,640 cancer deaths will occur in 2018 in the US. Moreover, cancer rates are on the rise. It is estimated that cancer rates have increased by 4% since 1990. Cancer prevention involves lifestyle changes such as eating healthy foods and exercising regularly. A vegan diet can help reduce your risk of developing many types of cancers by reducing your exposure to carcinogens such as animal fat and processed meat.

Decreases Skin Wrinkles
Excluding all animal products from your diet can have many benefits for your skin, including decreased wrinkles. Studies have shown that simply by adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet, you can decrease skin wrinkles. This is because these foods are rich in antioxidants which help slow down the aging process.

Decreases Body Fat
One of the benefits of veganism is that it's good for your body. Vegans have been shown to have lower body fat than meat-eaters, which is great for those looking to lose weight. It also helps with cholesterol levels and high blood pressure.

Gives Life Meaning
Becoming vegan can give your life meaning. The act of abstaining from eating animal products and recognizing that you are doing something good for yourself, for animals, and for our planet will give you more meaning in life.

Prevents Deforestation and Landfill Waste
People are becoming more aware of their environmental footprint and looking for ways to reduce their carbon emissions. One way is to become vegan and have a plant-based diet. When people eat meat, they consume huge amounts of grains that could be feeding humans instead. Plus, cows produce methane gas which is one of the most potent greenhouse gases causing global warming. Cows also release large quantities of ammonia which pollutes nearby streams and rivers

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