Worldwide Meat Free Day October 5, 2014
Animals will love you.
If you care about our Planet, if you wanna live in good health and if you think that animals deserve a better life, then join the Meat Free Day and spread the word.
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Animals

Worldwide about 150 billion animals are killed for food production every year. This figure includes both land and marine animals (the latter being about 50 billion). Animals are caged, mutilated, treated with abominable cruelty in factory farms and in slaughterhouses. Once animals are ready “to become food”, they are crowded onto trucks to be transported to the slaughterhouses. The animals’ transport is a nightmare: no space to move, no food, no water. Many of them die before arriving to destination. [...]

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Health

  All the nutrients our body needs are available in nature, so it is absolutely not necessary to consume animal products. Since Vitamin B12 deserves particular attention, you will have all the answer you need here:  Vitamin B12 In the last few years more and more studies by well-known nutritionists show that eating less meat (or even better not eating it at all) helps our health a lot. Such studies made clear that red meat is very dangerous for our [...]

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Environment

Besides animals and health, another important reason to take into consideration, is the health of our Planet. In fact, the meat industry has a huge environmental impact on the Planet and is actually one of the main causes of pollution. According to the UN, raising animals for food is the main contributor to greenhouse gases. Furthermore livestock causes the depletion of fossil fuels and topsoil as well. There is no doubt that meat industry is one of the main threats [...]

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                                                                                                                                                                                                          The “Paleo” diet worsens cholesterol levels, according to a new study in the International Journal of Exercise Science. Researchers put 44 healthy adults on a “Paleo” diet including lean meat, fish, eggs, nuts, fruit, and vegetables, as well as on a circuit training program. Click here to read the full article

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“Where does our food come from? Often the answer is Tyson Foods, America’s meat factory. Tyson, one of the nation’s 100 biggest companies, slaughters 135,000 head of cattle a week, along with 391,000 hogs and an astonishing 41 million chickens. Nearly all Americans regularly eat Tyson meat — at home, at McDonalds, at a cafeteria, at a nursing home.” Click here to read the full article

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James McWilliams Jan 18 2012, 8:58 AM ET More There’s plenty of science to justify a plant-based diet, but the stories of personal transformation—curing diabetes, losing 100 pounds, living an active lifestyle—make the biggest impression. Click here to read the full article

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“People should have one meat-free day a week if they want to make a personal and effective sacrifice that would help tackle climate change, the world’s leading authority on global warming has told The Observer Dr Rajendra Pachauri, chair of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which last year earned a joint share of the Nobel Peace Prize, said that people should then go on to reduce their meat consumption even further.” Click here to read the full [...]

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“In one of the largest studies to date, researchers from Loma Linda University in California report that vegetarians outlast meat eaters. Among a group of 70,000 participants, researchers determined that vegetarians had a 12% lower risk of death compared with nonvegetarians.” Click here to read the full article  

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