Did you know your diet can change the world? The climate and environment are being destroyed by the very acts of human negligence, greed for meat, and insatiable need for more material goods. If people do not start changing their diet and lifestyle, our oceans can be devoid of fish by 2050, and climate will change dramatically. Most of us live in a bubble where life is good. We have an abundance of commodities and goods, and food…but at what cost to the world? Cowspiracy is a powerful documentary showing you the research and hard proof facts about the horrible destruction that mankind has done to Mother Earth including our health and our fellow animals.
Did you Know?
- Livestock and their byproducts account for at least 51% of all worldwide greenhouse gas emissions
- Livestock is responsible for 65% of all emissions of nitrous oxide – a greenhouse gas 296X more destructive than carbon dioxide and stays in the atmosphere for 150 years
- One hamburger requires 660 gallons of water to produce – the equivalent of 2 months worth of showers..
…and the list goes on.
As you can see, animal farming is the #1 most detrimental industry to our environment. If environmental and climate destruction isn’t bad enough, look at the harmful effects of a meat-based diet. A high meat diet has been associated with almost every chronic health condition including heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, autoimmune disease and more. The list goes on and on.
A newly released documentary, What The Health is another incredibly informative documentary about how we are literally eating ourselves to disease and death.
Learn More About the Myths We Have Been Taught About Food and Nutrition
We have been brought up being taught lies about our food and nutrition from food industries who have influenced everything we have learned about diet and nutrition. Cancer, heart disease, diabetes and obesity are increasing at a rate never seen before and it all has to do with what we are eating. These articles are cited from the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine, an ethical charity dedicated to revealing the truth about diet and nutrition to get people on the right path. It contains a wealth of information and if you care about your health, this is a must-visit reference site for you.
- The Vegetarian Diets and Advantages for Kids
- Vegetarian Diets for Kids Right from the Start
- Healthy Eating for Life
- Pregnancy Fat Sheet
- What About Milk?
- Red and Processed Meat and Harm for our Health
- The Protein Myth
- Why Eggs Aren’t Good For You
- Protecting Your Bones
- Foods For Cancer Prevention
- Prostate Health
- Women and Cancer
- Essential Fatty Acids
Wanting to Know More about the Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet?
Check out 50 Reasons to Try a Vegan Diet!
Living With Compassion s a choice to be more aware, to self-educate and to embody kindness, care and empathy on all living creatures, without prejudice. Living with compassion also entails leading a life that causes the least amount of destruction and suffering to the environment and other animals, even if it means cultivating a more simplistic lifestyle.
~Julie Chan, Founder of Peace Fur Paws
If everyone is willing to make simple changes to their habits, we can create profound change. We have the ultimate power to shape our world. Start by making adjustments today, no matter how small and we can create change together. Here are some tips how you can start helping animals today.