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www.downtoearth.org/go-veggie/top-10-reasons

There is evidence that vegetarians tend to have a lower overall rate of cancer compared to the general population. “Red meat and processed meat consumption is consistently associated with an increase in the risk of colorectal cancer.”4 Reducing your risk of cancer is a great reason to eat your fruits and veggies!

www.britishmeat.com/49.htm

The Environment. Conservation of Fossil fuel. It takes 78 calories of fossil fuel to produce 1 calorie of beef protein; 35 calories for 1 calorie of pork; 22 calories for 1 of poultry; but just 1 calorie of fossil fuel for 1 calorie of soybeans. By eating plant foods instead of animal foods, I help conserve our non-renewable sources of ...

veg.ca/go-veg/the-7-day-veggie-challenge/top-ten-reasons-to-go-vegetarian

This excellent PETA video is only four minutes long. Here is what some past Challenge participants have said about it: The more I researched, the more I wanted to become vegetarian. PETA's “Meet Your Meat” video actually made me cry, and I knew that there was no turning back. – Kaela, 20's, from mostly vegan to vegan.

www.ecomall.com/greenshopping/pveg1.htm

2) Increased energy and endurance: A vegetarian diet improves your stamina, concentration, and sense of well-being. In one study, athletes who switched to a vegetarian diet improved their endurance to almost 3 times as much as those who remained carnivorous. 3) Avoid toxic food contaminants: Flesh foods are loaded ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/09/best-things-about-being-vegetarian_n_4550876.html

Jan 9, 2014 ... This is far from the most upstanding reason to call yourself a vegetarian, but sometimes you have to wield your vegetarianism as a defense mechanism against those ... Also, being a vegetarian means you're in particularly good company with famous people, from Leonardo da Vinci to Natalie Portman.

www.vegetariantimes.com/health-and-nutrition/why-go-veg-learn-about-becoming-a-vegetarian

Jun 15, 2007 ... Learn the good reasons to change over to a vegetarian diet, and start eating less meat today—or none at all! ... Some people become vegetarians after realizing the devastation that the meat industry is having on the environment. According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), chemical and ...

kidshealth.org/en/teens/vegetarian.html

Why Do People Become Vegetarians? For much of ... In countries like the United States where meat is not as expensive, though, people often choose to be vegetarians for reasons other than cost. Parental ... If you're interested in following a vegan or macrobiotic diet it's a good idea to talk to a registered dietitian. He or she ...

www.happycow.net/vegtopics/why-vegetarian

Animal Rights and vegetarianism information, including reasons why to be a vegetarian. ... How animals become meat and why the vegan diet helps animals. Modern high-pressure agriculture commonly keeps cows, calves, pigs, chickens, turkeys, ... Because it's Good for the Spirit. A vegan diet reduces needless suffering ...

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Feb 10, 2014 ... Going green isn't just good for the environment: reducing your meat consumption benefits your whole body. "The average American who switches to a healthy reduced-meat or vegetarian diet will lose weight, see improvements in their cholesterol profiles and blood sugar levels, reduce cardiovascular risk, ...