I know most of you might be wondering what the hell is Vegan or who is a Vegan?
according to the oxford dictonary a Vegan is a person who does dont eat meat or any animal product.
The difference between a vegan and a vegetarian is that a vegan eliminates all animal products from his or her diet, including dairy. Those following a vegan lifestyle generally do not wear leather and avoid products made from animals such as wool, silk and down. Vegans’ tremendous humanity for animals is an abiding, overriding conviction in their lives.
Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish or poultry, but might eat dairy products such as cheese, eggs,yogurt or milk. Vegetarians are not as predictable in their beliefs, as there are many reasons to become vegetarian that don’t necessarily include altruism as a primary motive. For example, many vegetarians have eliminated meat for the sake of their health. In fact, there are a great many people lumped into the category of vegetarian. Lacto-vegetarians will eat dairy, but not eggs. Ovo-vegetarians will eat eggs, but not dairy. Lacto-ovo vegetarians will eat eggs and dairy products. The reasons for these choices are varied and based on individual beliefs. In some cases they are based on moral choices, and in others on dietary needs or simple preference.
A vegan, on the other hand, is self-committed to upholding a personal standard of living where animals are concerned. The vegan will often go beyond eliminating meat, dairy and animal products, to become an activist for animal rights. Generally, the vegan point of view is that animals are not here to be exploited by man, and that commercialization of animals necessarily involves a fundamental, inhumane component and lack of respect for basic life. Unfortunately, cruel methods are often cheaper methods, and animals raised for meat or dairy products by commercial interests are commonly and routinely kept in abusive conditions and slaughtered inhumanely in the interest of a competitive marketplace.
When i came to China i used to eat meat and what influenced me to change to veagn diet is to see the way animals are being mistreated here,for example the coming YuLING DOG MEAT FESTIVAL,i grew up knowing that dogs as man best friend and killing dogs for meat is truly insane.
I also realized that by not eating meat can help me save life for 100 animals each ye
A report just released by the World Health Organization warns that processed meats rank alongside cigarettes as a major cause of cancer.
According to the findings, 50g of processed meat a day – the equivalent of one sausage or less than two slices of bacon – increases the chance of developing bowel cancer by 18 per cent.
Summer is around the coner and evryone is looking for a lean slim body shedding some extra pounds first on your list of goals for summer Vegans are, on average, 20kg lean than meat-eaters are. And unlike unhealthy fad diets, which leave you feeling tired (and usually don’t keep the pounds off for long), going vegan is the healthy way to keep the excess fat off for good while leaving you with plenty of energy.
If interested in starting down the road to a vegetarian or vegan diet, By looking for vegan and vegetarian products in the grocery store China is very rich in vegatables and fruits and you should try different products each week, over time you will develop a list of vegetarian foods you enjoy. As this list grows and your tastes change, you will appreciate the healthier feeling of eating vegetarian. The process of switching your diet and improving your health can be a gradual and natural one.
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