Our food and everyday products are effecting our health and the planet, the more knowledge we have about our choices, the more successful we will be in our ability to survive, avoid suffering, illness and disease. The best way to do this is by developing healthier food production and choices, become better consumers and broaden our overall knowledge.
What appeals to me about a plant based diet is the pure fact that it isn’t just a diet, I feel it is a lifestyle choice: more of a way of life, a life based on a philosophy and purposeful principle. While there might be different motivations for people embracing a more plant based diet; health, environment or ethical the path and end result (avoiding animal products) are the same.
You don’t have to be an activist, vegan or vegetarian to be concerned, you just have to be a person who cares, a person who is living conscious, healthy and responsible. You get to decide what changes you want to make, and at what pace you want to make them. Your path is your own you decide how you are going to benefit from bringing awareness to the choices you are making.
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“Plant-based living denotes a philosophy and way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as possible and practical–all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing, or any other purpose; and by extension, promotes the development and use of animal-free alternatives for the benefit of humans, animals, health and the environment; There are many reasons to choose a plant-based diet, but probably one of the most beneficial reasons is for your own personal health. A vegetarian diet, or even a “less-meatarian” diet, can have many positive health effects”